Philip Trapp is a writer and journalist who joined Loudwire in February 2019. In addition to covering music and culture for Loudwire, he also contributes to related outlets such as PopCrush, ScreenCrush and Taste of Country. Philip has reported on music and other entertainment since 2016. He previously wrote for Alternative Press, HM Magazine, Music Times, Classicalite and others. Along the way, he's defended Limp Bizkit on Sirius XM, gotten caught in a downpour with the band Hundredth, and he once made Kenny G wait on hold.
Who Was in Demi Lovato’s Backing Band at the 2023 MTV VMAs?
That's not Nita Strauss on guitar.
Corey Taylor Discusses His Eventual Retirement From Full-Time Touring
Playing in Slipknot is no walk in the park.
What Rock Band Has Sold the Most Albums?
Do you know?
Michigan Venue Bans Puddle of Mudd From Ever Playing There Again
See the venue's post about the situation.
Corey Taylor Says Stone Sour Never Had the ‘Same Impact’ as Slipknot
He pulled double duty in both bands for years.
Van Halen’s Michael Anthony Sells SoCal Home for $1.3M – See the House Photos
Take a photo tour through the house.
‘It’ Actor Bill Skarsgard to Star in Upcoming Remake of ‘The Crow’
It's been 30 years since the original with Brandon Lee.
Watch Fill-In Guitarist Teemu Mantysaari Play His First Show With Megadeth
See some footage from the concert.
True or False: Which of These 18 Legendary Rock + Metal Stories Actually Happened?
See how many you can guess correctly.
12 More Women Accuse Anti-Flag’s Justin Sane of Sexual Assault
The band broke up after an initial allegation came to light in July.
Rockers + Others Pay Tribute to Steve Harwell of Smash Mouth
See what they said.