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.
The Most Expensive Guitars of All Time
From Clapton to Cobain, these axes drew hefty price tags.
Bands That Swapped Instruments Onstage, for Better or Worse
Sometimes a changeup works.
Ted Nugent Doesn’t Agree With Jann Wenner’s ‘Racist + Misogynistic’ Remarks
The Nuge has weighed in on the controversy.
How Did AC/DC Get Their Band Name?
Danger, high voltage.
KISS’ Paul Stanley Praises Taylor Swift After Attending Her ‘Eras Tour’ Show
The KISS rocker is now a Swiftie.
Dave Mustaine Discusses Troubling Trend of Concertgoers Throwing Objects at Musicians
The Megadeth bandleader gave his own unique take on the situation.
Rock + Metal Songs Turned Into Piano Ballads
Sometimes a low-key version is the best version.