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.
Bush’s Gavin Rossdale Would Only Take One Rock Record With Him to a Deserted Island
The Bush bandleader is known for his band's post-grunge rock hits, but his choices are surprisingly light on anything really rock.
Corey Taylor Gets Real in Mental Health Update Video – ‘I Kinda Don’t Recognize Myself’
Hear the latest from the singer himself.
Final Tours That Weren’t Final + Farewell Tours That Were Actually Farewell Tours
Sometimes final tours actually mean farewell. Sometimes they don't.
Even Metallica Are Making Fun of the ‘St. Anger’ Drum Sound Now
Jokey self-awareness looks good on Metallica.
How Old 15 Different Rockers + Bands Were When They Made Their Masterpieces
It's never too early — or too late — to make something great.
What 10 Rock Stars Had for Their Last Meals
See the gallery.
Bands That Broke Up + Bands That Got Back Together in 2023
See the full list.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Picks the 5 Heaviest Lynyrd Skynyrd Songs
The lesser-known Skynyrd that's 'deeper, heavier,' Ulrich explained.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Cancel Holiday Performance Due to Band Member Injury
See a statement from the band.