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.
Emigrate Discussing Collaborations with Lemmy and Marilyn Manson
Emigrate were able to get both Lemmy Kilmister and Marilyn Manson to contribute to their latest disc, 'Silent So Long.'
‘That Metal Show’ Co-Host Don Jamieson Talks Ted Nugent, Lemmy Kilmister and Eddie Van Hal…
Don Jamieson discusses his favorite guests on 'That Metal Show,' as well as the musician he'd most like to see on the show.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Undergoes Treatment for Cancerous Tumor
Startling news from Iron Maiden today (Feb. 19), as it has been revealed that singer Bruce Dickinson has undergone a seven-week treatment for a cancerous tumor.
Steel Panther Slams Kanye West in New Song
Steel Panther have now weighed in on the Kanye West controversy at the Grammys, with a new song skewering the rapper for his antics.
AC/DC Opens 2015 Grammys with One-Two Punch of ‘Rock or Bust’ + ‘Highway to Hell’
Rock fans didn't have to wait long to see AC/DC perform on tonight's Grammy Awards telecast.
2015 Grammys: Tenacious D Win Best Metal Performance Award for Dio ‘Last in Line’ Cover
Voters for the "prestigious" awards ceremony have bypassed legit metal bands to award the Best Metal Performance trophy to comedy act Tenacious D.
2015 Loudwire Music Festival Lineup: Rob Zombie, Weezer, ADTR, Halestorm + Hinder Join Lin…
After announcing Linkin Park as one of the headliners of the 2015 Loudwire Music Festival, we're proud to unveil a new wave of bands who have joined the bill.
AC/DC Confirmed To Rock 2015 Grammy Awards
After a rumor floated around a couple of weeks ago that AC/DC would be performing at this year's Grammy Awards, that news has now officially been confirmed.
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi: ‘I Could Be Here Another 10 Years or Just One Year’
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi opens up about his cancer battle in a candid new interview.
Dave Lombardo: ‘My Door’s Open’ to Slayer Return
In a new interview, drummer Dave Lombardo says he wouldn't rule out a return to Slayer.
Dave Mustaine: Megadeth Fans Would Be ‘Very Happy’ Knowing What’s Going On Right Now
Dave Mustaine just made a public comment on the status of Megadeth, suggesting that good things are in store for the legendary metal act.
Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian Talks ‘I’m the Man,’ Mother’s Reaction to Book, ’70s New York …
Scott Ian recently stopped by our studio to chat about his new book 'I'm the Man: The Story of That Guy From Anthrax.'