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.
10 Rock + Metal Bands That Only Write Songs About One Specific Thing
Bands with lyrics that are singularly focused.
10 Bands Whose Bassist Is the Only Original Member Left
They anchor the low end…and the band.
Sum 41 Announce That They Are Breaking Up
See their statement.
Fistfight Erupts Between Crazy Town Members After Shifty Shellshock Misses Show
See the fan-captured backstage footage.
Dave Mustaine Says There’s a Reason Megadeth + Metallica Don’t Play Together Anymore
The bands last graced the stage together in 2011.
Marc Maron Explains Why He Doesn’t Like Tool
Maron spelled it out on his 'WTF' podcast.
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.