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.
Slash Shares His Scariest + Silliest Halloween Experiences
When your name is Slash, you probably have a good Halloween story or two. And we were lucky enough to have the guitarist tell us a couple of Halloween gems.
Black Veil Brides Singer Andy Biersack Recalls Harrowing Halloween Experience
Black Veil Brides recently stopped by our studio to discuss their new self-titled fourth album, and we were also treated to a crazy Halloween story from frontman Andy Biersack.
Black Veil Brides Discuss New Self-Titled Album
Black Veil Brides have just unleashed their self-titled fourth album, and the guys recently stopped by the Loudwire studio to discuss the disc.
Cream Singer-Bassist Jack Bruce Dies at 71
Sad news to report, as legendary Cream singer-bassist Jack Bruce has died at the age of 71.
In Flames Discuss New Album ‘Siren Charms’
We recently welcomed three members of In Flames to our studio, where they discussed the new album 'Siren Charms.'
Slipknot Stream New Album ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’
Listen to Slipknot's new disc in its entirety before it's released on Oct. 21.
Hellyeah on the Meaning of New Single ‘Moth’
'Moth' is one of the standout cuts on Hellyeah's 'Blood for Blood' album, and we asked them all about the tune when they recently stopped by our studio.
Scott Ian Recalls Time When Metallica Discussed Firing Lars Ulrich
Scott Ian's autobiography, 'I'm the Man,' just hit store shelves, and one of the most interesting passages comes where the Anthrax guitarist recalls a time when Metallica had discussed firing drummer Lars Ulrich.
Joe Hahn Discusses Linkin Park’s Contributions to ‘Mall’ Soundtrack
Linkin Park DJ Joe Hahn's feature-length directorial debut, 'Mall,' is set to hit theaters and digital outlets on Oct. 17.
You Me At Six Talk Hit Single ‘Room To Breathe’
You Me At Six have been heating up rock radio with their hit single 'Room to Breathe.' Check out our exclusive interview with the band.