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.
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.
Slipknot, Highly Suspect, Ghost, Lamb of God, Foo Fighters + More Earn Nominations for 2016 Grammy Awards
Slipknot, Highly Suspect, Ghost, Lamb of God and Foo Fighters are among the acts competing at the 2016 event.
Foo Fighters Cancel Remainder of Europe Tour in Wake of Paris Terrorist Attacks
Foo Fighters have announced that they've canceled the remainder of their Europe tour in the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks that took place in Paris on Friday night (Nov. 13).
Dave Grohl Brings Up ‘Crying Grown Man’ From Audience to Sing ‘My Hero’ at Foo Fighters Show
It seems like every gig on Foo Fighters' current tour has a "Good Guy Grohl" moment, where frontman Dave Grohl goes above and beyond to please his adoring fans.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Reveals He Had Two Cancerous Tumors
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson is now cancer free, but his battle was bigger than first reported.
Creed’s Scott Stapp: I Have Bipolar Disorder and ‘Was Out of My Mind’ During Meltdown
Following his public meltdown late last year, Creed singer Scott Stapp reveals that he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and is getting his life back on track.
Killswitch Engage Guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz Wins Big on ‘The Price Is Right’
Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz was a contestant on 'The Price Is Right' today, and he made a killing!
2015 Grammys: Tenacious D Win Best Metal Performance Award for Dio ‘Last in Line’ Cover
Voters for the "prestigious" awards ceremony have bypassed legit metal bands to award the Best Metal Performance trophy to comedy act Tenacious D.
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Recalls Phone Conversation With Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain
We had the opportunity to ask Weird Al about his phone conversation with Kurt Cobain when he was seeking permission to spoof Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit.'