Philip Trapp is a writer and music journalist who joined Loudwire in February 2019. In addition to covering rock and metal for Loudwire, he also contributes to PopCrush, ScreenCrush, Taste of Country and more. Philip has reported on music and other entertainment since 2016. He previously wrote for Alternative Press, HM Magazine, Music Times, Classicalite, The Inquisitr and others. Along the way, he's defended Limp Bizkit on Sirius XM, gotten caught in a downpour with the band Hundredth and once made Kenny G wait on hold.
Joe Elliott Recorded a New Def Leppard Duet With His Younger Self
He said it was like singing with a ghost that's still alive.
Nightwish Keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen Names His Favorite + Least Favorite Nightwish Albums
He also went over his band's whole discography.
Person in Wheelchair Stage Dives During Kublai Khan TX’s Set at LDB Fest
The band's vocalist helped the stage diver out.
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Makes an Argument for Outlawing Alcohol
The Motley Crue bassist stated his case.
Virginia Tech Fans Sing Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ at Game After NCAA Bans Its Use
See a video of their loud a-cappella rendition.
Saxon Cancel Rest of European Tour After Biff Byford Catches COVID
See their statement.
Scene Queen’s New Song ’18+’ Calls Out Sexual Abuse in the Rock Scene
Listen to it here.
Empire State Bastard, Dave Lombardo’s Heavy New Band, Sign to Roadrunner
They make a screeching, grinding style of music.