Philip Trapp is a writer and journalist who joined Loudwire in February 2019. In addition to covering music and culture for Loudwire, he also contributes to related outlets such as PopCrush, ScreenCrush and Taste of Country. Philip has reported on music and other entertainment since 2016. He previously wrote for Alternative Press, HM Magazine, Music Times, Classicalite and others. Along the way, he's defended Limp Bizkit on Sirius XM, gotten caught in a downpour with the band Hundredth, and he once made Kenny G wait on hold.
That Time Metallica Wrote ‘St. Anger’ Lyrics in an Ad for America Online
They were madly in anger with dial-up.
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Has 2nd Heart Surgery, Shares Recovery Update
He had a life-threatening cardiac event last year.
10 Prog Rock Bands That Went Pop
They experimented with the mainstream.
Powerhouse Vocalist Belts Whitesnake Classic on ‘The Voice,’ Gets Denied
See the performance.
Metallica Ask Audience About ‘St. Anger,’ Get Boos in Return
'Just give it a little more time,' James Hetfield joked.
Bret Michaels Invited Families of Uvalde Shooting Victims to Stadium Tour Show
The Poison singer made a heartfelt offer.
Motley Crue Reportedly Planning Reunion Shows on 3 Other Continents
On with the show.
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Names His 5 Favorite Albums of All Time
The records he'd take were he stranded on an island.
Dee Snider Gives Democratic Candidate His Blessing to Use ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
The rocker was thrust into Arizona's gubernatorial race.
‘Stranger Things’ Wrote Eddie Munson Scene With Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ in Mind
The show never even considered another band.