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Graham "Gruhamed" Hartmann is a 26 year-old music addict with a taste for punk, metal and the touch of a keyboard. He is the current Senior Writer for Loudwire. Graham has been active in the music and entertainment industries since college, having worked for Metal Injection, Earache Records, The End Records, The Opie and Anthony Show and the Le Scandal Burlesque Show as a musician and stage manager. Favorite bands: The Ramones, Iron Maiden, Strike Anywhere, Poison the Well, Tool, Puscifer, Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Bad Religion, Rufio, Salome, Shining, Descendents, Gwar, System of a Down, The Beatles, Suffocation, Bloodbath, Polaris, Mark Mulcahy, Nirvana, Dead Kennedys ---> www.facebook.com/gruhamed
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Ozzy Osbourne Performs Black Sabbath + Solo Hits at ‘An Evening with Women’ Cancer Benefit

Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne dropped by the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center's 'An Evening with Women' cancer fundraiser on May 18. Hosted by comedienne Kathy Griffin, musicians Natasha Bedingfield and Sia performed at the function, but the highlight of the night was Ozzy himself, who performed a short set consisting of both Black Sabbath and solo hits.

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System of a Down Bassist Shavo Odadjian Calls Out Singer Serj Tankian

In a series of Facebook posts that went up today (May 20), System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian opened a huge can of worms in a very public way. According to a number of posts on Odadjian's official fan page -- on which the bassist does post regularly -- he accuses System vocalist Serj Tankian of holding the band back.

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Chester Bennington Confirms Longterm Commitment as Stone Temple Pilots Singer

Stone Temple Pilots recently parted ways with singer Scott Weiland (again), leaving a vacant spot center stage that needed to be filled. In an unexpected twist, Stone Temple Pilots stunned an Irvine, Calif., crowd as Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington took the stage with STP to perform an eight-song set Saturday night at KROQ's Weenie Roast. The collaboration would be exciting enough simply as a one-off, but as reported in a new interview, it looks like Bennington will act as Stone Temple Pilots' new full-time singer.

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Avenged Sevenfold Unveil Preview of New Song + In-Studio Footage

Avenged Sevenfold have just released part of a new track along with some in-studio footage of the band recording their latest album. However, the band has developed a challenging TV/radio puzzle which must be tuned properly to experience the entirety of the band's new offerings.

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Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Remembers His and Jeff Hanneman’s Punk Rock Roots

Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo continues to mourn his late bandmate Jeff Hanneman with a new post on the percussionist's personal Facebook page. Lombardo shared a picture of Hanneman and himself from "around 1982" while regaling fans with a backstory on the punk rock roots shared between Hanneman and himself.

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Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin Arrested on Two Warrants After Being Caught Speeding

Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin has reportedly been arrested yet again. After being stopped for speeding last night (May 7), Scantlin was booked after his info was run by Hollywood police, who found warrants for the musician's arrest -- one for driving with a suspended license and one stemming from his recent cocaine bust.

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Ozzy Osbourne on Fallout with Bill Ward: ‘He Couldn’t Remember What the F— We Were Doing’

Last year, original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward took his exit from the band's reunion plans. Ward had cited an "unsatisfactory contract" as the reason for his departure, but in a new interview, Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne says Ward was unable to meet the physical and mental demands that come with performing a full set behind the kit.

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Black Sabbath Debut New Song ‘Methademic’ Live in Australia

Black Sabbath have just introduced the world to yet another new track, this one from the deluxe edition of the highly anticipated album '13.' On Monday, April 29, in Melbourne, Australia, the band played the new song 'Methademic' in front of a stadium crowd.

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Sharon Osbourne ‘Devastated’ by Ozzy Osbourne’s Recent Drug + Alcohol Abuse

Amidst the excitement revolving around Black Sabbath's upcoming album '13,' the personal life of Ozzy Osbourne has made its way into the headlines. In a recent Facebook statement, the Black Sabbath singer admitted a relapse into drug and alcohol abuse after reports had surfaced that Ozzy and his wife Sharon were on the verge of divorce. Having remained silent for some time, Sharon Osbourne recently addressed the two very public situations on her television program 'The Talk.'

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