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.
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.
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.
Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack: Dramatic Reading of Fan Fiction [Exclusive Video]
Black Veil Brides have a devoted fan base, to say the least. In fact, some fans take their admiration of the rock band to passionate heights, especially when it comes to the world of fan fiction.
Slash on What He Admires Most About Axl Rose – Exclusive Video
Instead of harping on the negative, we asked Slash to name a few of Axl's best qualities.
Slash Talks ‘World on Fire’ Album – Exclusive Video
Slash discusses his new album 'World on Fire,' the title track and more in this exclusive interview.
Vincent D’Onofrio + Linkin Park’s Joe Hahn Discuss Their New Movie ‘Mall’
Joe Hahn has directed the independent film 'Mall,' which stars actor Vincent D'Onofrio, who also co-wrote the script.