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.
Only Half of Current Vinyl Buyers Own a Record Player, Study Finds
50 percent of "consumers who have bought vinyl in the past 12 months own a record player," the report says, "compared to 15 percent among music listeners overall."
Freddie Mercury’s Private Collection to Be Unveiled + Auctioned This Summer
The exhibition opens on Aug. 4 and closes on Sept. 5. Before the showing in London, pieces will show in New York, London, Los Angeles, and Hong Kong this June.
Country of Belarus Legalizes Music Piracy to Spite ‘Unfriendly Countries’
The Republic of Belarus has essentially legalized music piracy throughout the Eastern European nation in response to what it considers "unfriendly countries" in the West.
‘Terrifier 2′ Box Office Jumps 84 Percent After Reports of Viewers Vomiting, Passing Out
Moviegoers really want that gory horror.
Dee Snider Tests Positive for COVID-19 Despite Being Fully Vaccinated
Dee Snider, the former Twisted Sister singer, revealed on Wednesday (July 28) that he had tested positive for COVID-19 even though he's fully vaccinated.
Brian May Imagines Freddie Mercury Would Still Be With Queen Were He Alive
What would Queen's Freddie Mercury be doing if he was still with us?
Hear What Scientists Discovered When They Translated a Spider Web Into Music
Ever wonder if spiders can make music? Well, it turns out that they can.
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Says ‘Cancel Culture’ Is Just a New Form of Censorship
The rocker's not gonna take it.
Ted Nugent Says Donald Trump Came Up With the Title for His Next Album
It's no 'Penetrator,' but it works.