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 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 once made Kenny G wait on hold.
Rockers Who’ve Defended Metallica’s Lars Ulrich
The Metallica drummer often gets a bad rap.
Corey Taylor Says He Didn’t Have to Help His Son Griffin With Anything
His son, Griffin, is in the metal band Vended.
Monster’s Legendary Warped Tour Water Is Now for Sale to the Public
Taste the canned goodness for yourself.
See How ‘America’s Got Talent’ Reacts to Steel Panther’s Audition
They've got the eyes of a panther.
David Ellefson’s Kings of Thrash Are Working on New Original Material
They won't always just play Megadeth covers.
Maynard James Keenan Performs in Drag Onstage With Tool
Florida just passed a number of 'anti-drag' bills.
David Draiman Responds to Fans After Sharing His Mental Health Struggles
The Disturbed singer recently opened up onstage,
Insane Clown Posse Reveal Initial Lineup for 2023 Gathering of the Juggalos
More refreshing than Faygo!