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 10 Most Romantic Hard Rock Songs to Set the Mood
If you need to set the mood, turn these romantic hard rock songs on.
Blink-182 Play Secret Show at Denny’s, Live Up to the Classic Meme
'What the f--k is up, Denny's?'
Widow of KISS Guitar Tech Sues Band for Wrongful Death
The tech, Francis Stueber, died in 2021 after contracting COVID-19.
Ranking the Opening Song on Every Metallica Album
See our ranking.
Nirvana Biographer Suggests Kurt Cobain Was Jealous of Dave Grohl
The author, Michael Azerrad, wrote the Nirvana biography 'Come As You Are.'
YouTuber Claims to Have Made the World’s Longest Guitar
See the elongated axe in action.
Remember the Iconic Budweiser 9/11 Tribute Commercial That Only Aired Once? [Watch]
The Clydesdales honored the fallen on Patriot Day.
How Did AC/DC Get Their Band Name?
Danger, high voltage.
How Did Five Finger Death Punch Get Their Band Name?
It was a name meant to make an impact.
Kurt Cobain Guitar Pick Sold for $14K Now Reportedly the World’s Most Expensive Pick
That's a lot for a pick.