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Graham "Gruhamed" Hartmann is a 27 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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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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Megadeth Reveal ‘Super Collider’ Album Art + Preview of New Song ‘Don’t Turn Your Back’

Megadeth have just revealed two essential pieces of their fourteenth studio album, 'Super Collider.' Not only have Megadeth offered the record's artwork through a game of memory cards, but the thrash legends are also offering up a preview of the new song 'Don't Turn Your Back.'

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Vinnie Paul Has No Interest in Reconnecting With Former Pantera Bandmate Phil Anselmo

Phil Anselmo has been incredibly open lately about wanting to bury the hatchet with Pantera bandmate and Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul. Anselmo has repeatedly stated that his "door is wide open" for a reconciliation with Vinnie Paul, but in a new interview, the drummer reiterates that he simply has no interest in reconnecting with Anselmo.

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Pearl Jam + Queens of the Stone Age Collaborate Onstage at Lollapalooza Chile

A mass of hard-hitting rock bands took to the Chilean installment of Lollapalooza 2013, boasting brilliant performances and insane jam sessions. Not only did Pearl Jam and Queens of the Stone Age deliver full sets, but members of each act joined their respective counterparts for some Pearl / Queens collaborations in front of the 70,000-person crowd.

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Rock Producer + Engineer Andy Johns Dies at 61

One of rock music's most prolific producers / engineers has passed away at the age of 61. Andy Johns, who had worked on albums from Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Godsmack and many more, was hospitalized last week with reported liver issues. Sadly, Johns died in the hospital shortly after admittance.

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Seattle News Outlet Unveils Previously Unpublished Photos of Kurt Cobain Death Scene

In the world of rock, the date April 5 is a solemn one, as it marks the anniversary of the death of both Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley. Now, 19 years after Cobain's death, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer online newspaper has unveiled a number of never-before-published photos of Cobain's death scene have been revealed, some of which show Cobain being carried out of his home by medical workers.

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Ozzy Osbourne on Black Sabbath’s New Album ’13′: ‘It’s Better Than My Wildest Dreams’

Black Sabbath's upcoming album, '13,' is perhaps the most anticipated metal disc since Bruce Dickinson and Adrian Smith returned to Iron Maiden in 1999, entering the studio to create 'Brave New World.' Expectations for the new Sabbath release are understandably massive, and, in a new interview, singer Ozzy Osbourne calls the album "mind-blowing" and "better than my wildest dreams."

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Judas Priest to Release ‘Epitaph’ Live Blu-ray / DVD

Heavy metal gods Judas Priest have just announced that they will be releasing the new concert Blu-ray/DVD, 'Epitaph.' The upcoming release documents Priest's final 23-song performance of their monstrous 50-week 'Epitaph' world tour, which concluded last year at London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo.

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David Draiman / Dave Mustaine
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David Draiman of Disturbed + Device Contributes to New Megadeth Album ‘Super Collider’

Excited about the upcoming Megadeth album 'Super Collider'? Of course you are! But we've got some news that may make the wait even more difficult … according to Disturbed / Device singer David Draiman, and confirmed by Megadeth's Dave Mustaine, Draiman has lent his songwriting skills to "a few songs" on 'Super Collider.'

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Lollapalooza 2013 Lineup Features Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age + More

The iconic Lollapalooza festival has finally announced its full 2013 lineup! The three-day event will host a massive lineup of rock acts, including Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, the Cure, Baroness, Ghost B.C. + many more.

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