Loudwire is an American online magazine that covers hard rock and heavy metal music. It is owned by media and entertainment business Townsquare Media.[1][2] Since its launch in August 2011, Loudwire has secured exclusive interviews with Slipknot, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Judas Priest, Guns N' Roses, Megadeth, Kiss, Motley Crüe, Suicidal Tendencies and many others. Loudwire has also exclusively premiered new material from Judas Priest, Anthrax, Jane's Addiction, Stone Sour, Phil Anselmo and many more of rock and metal's biggest acts.[3][4][5]

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Type of site
Online magazine
OwnerTownsquare Media[1]
Alexa rankIncrease 16,074 (June 2019)
Current statusActive

Every year Loudwire holds the Loudwire Music Awards, where visitors of the site vote in polls of various categories.[6]

Loudwire staffEdit

  • Chad Chillers
  • Graham Hartmann
  • Joe DiVita
  • Toni Gonzalez
  • Jon Matterhorn


  1. ^ a b "Townsquare Media—About Us". Townsquare Media. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
  2. ^ "La suerte del Colorado..." fmrockandpop.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
  3. ^ "New Music Showcase: Exclusive Premieres From Knee High Fox, The ReAktion, Voodoo Terror Tribe + Zodiac". Loudwire. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  4. ^ "Stone Sour's Corey Taylor: 'Hydrograd' Best Album We've Ever Done". Loudwire. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  5. ^ "Rob Halford: Judas Priest Reach 'Final Moments' of Recording Album, Promise 'Exciting 2018'". Loudwire. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  6. ^ "2011 Loudwire Music Awards – Vote Now!". Loudwire. 2 December 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2015.

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