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.
Judas Priest Celebrate ‘Redeemer of Souls’ Release With Revved Up Entrance Into NYC Album …
Judas Priest marked the release of their stellar new album 'Redeemer of Souls' with a grand entrance into the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City's Times Square.
Pink Floyd to Release First Album in 20 Years
It appears that legendary rockers Pink Floyd are set to unleash their first album in 20 years. The disc will be titled 'Endless River.'
Cinderella Frontman Tom Keifer Reminisces About ‘Pat’s Chili Dogs’ Commercial
When you're a band looking for a big break, you'll take what you can get. But one of Cinderella's early decisions has come back to haunt them thanks to the Internet.
Metallica Take on the Haters at Glastonbury Gig With Explosive Set, Expressive T-Shirt + M…
Metallica responded to all the weeks of backlash leading up to their headlining set at Glastonbury fest in England in a very clever and explosive way.
Tom Keifer Talks Solo Album ‘The Way Life Goes,’ Cinderella and More
Check out Loudwire's interview with Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer, who talks about his solo album and much more.
Judas Priest Discuss ‘Redeemer of Souls’ Songs ‘March of the Damned’ and ‘Crossfire’
Judas Priest are set to unleash their new album 'Redeemer of Souls' on July 8, and we had the privilege of interviewing the band prior to the disc's release.
Will Ferrell vs. Chad Smith Drum-Off Features Surprise Red Hot Chili Peppers Performance
It all went down on the 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' last night (May 22). Actor-comedian Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers stickman Chad Smith faced off in an epic drum battle.
Judas Priest, ‘March of the Damned’ – Exclusive Song Preview
Judas Priest are set to unleash their newest album, 'Redeemer of Souls,' on July 15, and have already shared the title track with their fans. Now, Loudwire brings you an exclusive preview of the disc's first official single, 'March of the Damned' (watch and listen above).
Note Found at Kurt Cobain’s Death Scene Newly Unveiled by Seattle Police
Following the unveiling of a number of photos of Kurt Cobain's death scene in recent weeks, CBS has obtained a copy of a note found in the Nirvana frontman's wallet at the time of his death.
Download New Slayer Song ‘Implode’ for Free
Last night, we reported that Slayer surprised attendees and viewers of the Revolver Golden Gods Awards with an unannounced show-opening set that included the brand-new song 'Implode.' Today, the news gets better for Slayer fans, as the legendary band has made the tune available for free do…