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.
Jared Leto Honors Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell at MTV Video Music Awards
During the MTV Video Music Awards, Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto took the stage to pay tribute to Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington and Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell.
Marilyn Manson’s Father Hugh Warner Dies
Sad news to report, as Marilyn Manson's father has passed away.
Myles Kennedy: Chris Cornell Was a ‘Talent That Comes Along Once Every Few Decades’
Alter Bridge / Slash vocalist Myles Kennedy talks about Chris Cornell's talents, and shares a personal story about the late Soundgarden singer.
Ivan Moody: I Am Not Leaving Five Finger Death Punch
Following reports that Ivan Moody was departing Five Finger Death Punch, the singer has set the record straight.
Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53
Sad news to report on Christmas Day, as pop star George Michael died today at the age of 53.
Green Day Rock New York City’s Webster Hall [Photos]
See our photos from Green Day's recent show at New York City's Webster Hall.
Steven Adler Performs With Guns N’ Roses in Cincinnati
Drummer Steven Adler joined fellow classic Guns N' Roses members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan for two songs in Cincinnati on July 6.
Richard Patrick Discusses New Filter Album ‘Crazy Eyes’
Filter recently unleashed their seventh album, 'Crazy Eyes,' and we caught up with frontman Richard Patrick, who talked all about the album.
Iggy Pop Serves Up a Cure for ‘Depression’ With Stellar Show in Port Chester, N.Y.
Iggy Pop proved once again why he's a master of the stage on Thursday night (April 14) at the Capitol Theatre, in Port Chester, N.Y.
Axl Rose Confirmed to Sing for AC/DC on Remaining 2016 Tour Dates
It's official! Axl Rose will indeed sing for AC/DC when they play their upcoming European shows and make up their postponed U.S. dates.