Spencer Kaufman is the Editor-in-Chief of Loudwire. He grew up playing stickball and basketball in Brooklyn, N.Y., before graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Communication Arts. He has been a professional music journalist for more than a decade in New York City. He digs punk, hardcore and industrial music, and fondly remembers the time Iggy Pop landed on him after a stage dive. His favorite movie is 'Taxi Driver' and he once played in a fictional college band called the Raging De Niros.
Marilyn Manson’s New Album ‘The Pale Emperor’ To Arrive in January
Marilyn Manson fans, rejoice! The title, track list and apparent artwork of the Antichrist Superstar's upcoming album have been unveiled.
Papa Roach + Seether Announce Co-Headlining 2015 U.S. Tour
Two of rock's powerhouse bands are teaming up to co-headline a U.S. trek in early 2015.
Joe Hahn Discusses Linkin Park’s Contributions to ‘Mall’ Soundtrack
Linkin Park DJ Joe Hahn's feature-length directorial debut, 'Mall,' is set to hit theaters and digital outlets on Oct. 17.
You Me At Six on Breaking Through in America, ‘Cavalier Youth’ + More
During a recent trip to New York, You Me At Six stopped by the Loudwire studio to discuss their U.S. success, the creation of the new album and more.
Survivor Singer Jimi Jamison Dead at 63
Jimi Jamison, who was the singer of the rock band Survivor in the '80s and twice again in the 2000s, died at the age of 63 following a heart attack on Sunday (Aug. 31).
Slipknot Unleash New Single ‘The Devil in I’
After returning with the song 'The Negative One' a few weeks ago, Slipknot have now unleashed 'The Devil in I,' the official first single from their forthcoming fifth album.
Seether Perform Acoustic Rendition of ‘Broken’ – Exclusive Video
Seether stopped by the Loudwire studio and performed their monster hit 'Broken.' Watch the performance here.
Evanescence’s Amy Lee Gives Birth to Baby Boy
A big congratulations to Evanescence singer Amy Lee, who gave birth to a baby boy on Monday (July 28).
Tim Alexander, Drummer for Primus + Puscifer, Suffers Heart Attack
Veteran rock drummer Tim Alexander, a longtime member of Primus and key contributor to Maynard James Keenan's Puscifer project, has suffered a heart attack.
Metal Youngsters Unlocking the Truth Ink Major Deal With Sony Records
Last year, Unlocking the Truth were playing the streets of New York City. A year later, the youngsters have just signed a major record deal with Sony.