Philip Trapp is a writer and music journalist who joined Loudwire in February 2019. In addition to covering rock and metal 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 once made Kenny G wait on hold.
Alkaline Trio Drummer Derek Grant Leaves the Band After 22 Years
See statements from him and the group.
Social Distortion’s Mike Ness Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer, Issues Statement
See what the punk icon said about it.
Geezer Butler Says He + Ozzy Osbourne No Longer Talk Because of Their Wives
The Black Sabbath bassist discusses it in his new book.
A Photo Timeline of Rock Stars Who Have Attended the NBA Finals
It's not just Flea! All these rockers enjoy basketball.
Paramore Bring Congressman Onstage to Help Blast Ron DeSantis, Duet on ‘Misery Business’
Singer Hayley Williams also criticized DeSantis onstage last month.
Sammy Hagar Explains How Tool’s ‘Ænima’ Changed His Life
He included it in his rundown of life-altering records.