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.
Metallica Unleash New Trailer and Poster for 3D Film ‘Through the Never’ at Comic-Con
Metallica made a mighty appearance at Comic-Con on Friday (July 19) in San Diego. All four members of the band attended a panel discussion along with the film's director Nimrod Antal, producer Charlotte Huggins and lead actor Dane DeHaan.
Metallica to Promote 3D Film ‘Through the Never’ at 2013 Comic-Con in San Diego
Metallica will be roaming where they've never roamed before, as the metal giants are set to hit this summer's Comic-Con gathering in San Diego. The band will be there to promote their upcoming 3D film 'Metallica Through the Never,' which arrives in theaters this fall.
Metallica Play ‘Kill ‘Em All’ Album in Full During Surprise Set at Orion Festival
Metallica pulled off the surprise of all surprises today (June 8) at their Orion Music + More Festival. During a slot that was scheduled for the mysterious band 'dehaan,' Metallica themselves appeared onstage and ripped through their 1983 debut album 'Kill 'Em All' in its entirety.
Dave Mustaine Apologizes to James Hetfield for Megadeth / Metallica Supergroup Comments
After Metallica frontman James Hetfield recently called Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine a 'big mouth' for publicly stating that he'd like to form a Metallica / Megadeth supergroup, Mustaine has now apologized to Hetfield, promising that he'll never speak of the subject again.
Corey Taylor, Robb Flynn + Trivium Jam Metallica’s ‘Creeping Death’ at Golden Gods
Slipknot's Corey Taylor jumped onstage with Trivium and Machine Head's Robb Flynn for a rousing performance of Metallica's 'Creeping Death' at the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards tonight (April 11) in Los Angeles.
Metallica To Make Big Announcement February 7
Metallica are tantalizing fans with a new video clip that promises a big announcement from the band this coming Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 11AM PT. What can it be? Another collaborative album with Lou Reed? We don't think so! Whatever it is, it seems to be geared toward a big concert announcement.
Metallica Release Statement Regarding India Concert Cancellation
Metallica have issued a statement on the unfortunate cancellation of their concert in Delhi, India, that led to a riot by fans already at the venue. The concert originally was going to take place today (Oct. 28) and then was postponed to tomorrow (Oct. 29) because of security and staging concerns. Now, the concert has been canceled altogether.
Lou Reed & Metallica Streaming ‘Lulu’ in Full
A day after releasing 30-second clips of each song on their joint effort 'Lulu,' Lou Reed & Metallica are now streaming the entire album online in full.
Lou Reed & Metallica, ‘The View’ – Song Review
After months of speculation and intrigue, Metallica and Lou Reed have released the first full song from their upcoming joint album, 'Lulu,' which is due out Nov. 1. The tune, 'The View,' sounds a lot like ... Metallica and Lou Reed.
Cover Art Unveiled for Metallica / Lou Reed Disc
Metallica and Lou Reed have been teasing us with new details about their collaborative album 'Lulu,' which hits stores on Nov. 1. Well, now they've unveiled the cover art for the disc.