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.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Undergoes Treatment for Cancerous Tumor
Startling news from Iron Maiden today (Feb. 19), as it has been revealed that singer Bruce Dickinson has undergone a seven-week treatment for a cancerous tumor.
‘That Metal Show’ Co-Host Don Jamieson Talks Ted Nugent, Lemmy Kilmister and Eddie Van Hal…
Don Jamieson discusses his favorite guests on 'That Metal Show,' as well as the musician he'd most like to see on the show.
Steel Panther Slam Kanye West in New Song
Steel Panther have now weighed in on the Kanye West controversy at the Grammys, with a new song skewering the rapper for his antics.
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: Complete List of Rock Winners
The 57th Grammy Awards took place Sunday night (Feb. 8), and the winners of most of the rock categories were announced during a pre-ceremony.
AC/DC Open 2015 Grammys With One-Two Punch of ‘Rock or Bust’ + ‘Highway to Hell’
Rock fans didn't have to wait long to see AC/DC perform on tonight's Grammy Awards telecast.
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.
Anthrax’s Scott Ian Reflects on Romances, ’90s Split With Joey Belladonna + Destructive Be…
We had a chance to speak with Anthrax's Scott Ian about his book 'I'm the Man,' and he discussed a few of its many highlights with us.
AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd’s Court Appearance Postponed After Lawyer Quits Case
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd's court appearance has now been delayed until April after his lawyer Paul Mabey withdrew from the case.
2015 Loudwire Music Festival Lineup: Rob Zombie, Weezer, ADTR, Halestorm + Hinder Join Lin…
After announcing Linkin Park as one of the headliners of the 2015 Loudwire Music Festival, we're proud to unveil a new wave of bands who have joined the bill.