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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
Krist Novoselic, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl
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Paul McCartney + Nirvana Members Perform New Song ‘Cut Me Some Slack’ at 12-12-12 Concert

Throughout the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at New York City's Madison Square Garden, a monumental bulk of talent occupied the grand stage. During the charitable event, which lasted for over five hours, legendary artists such as Bruce Springsteen, the Who and the Rolling Stones performed for a worldwide audience, but the true highlight of the night was the collaboration between Beatles legend Paul McCartney and Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear (touring member) on the new song 'Cut Me Some Slack.'

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Fan Reportedly Tried to Fight Vince Neil After Singer Took a Swing at Him

During a solo performance in New Mexico, Motley Crue singer Vince Neil appeared to take a swing at an audience member for no discernible reason. In the footage released exclusively by TMZ, there was no context as to what incited the response from Neil, but we've now got the back story to go with the video.

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AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ Used to Test New Laser Technology for Drones

We all know how awesome AC/DC's music is, but their classic hard rock anthems appeal to people from all walks of life. Even British engineers rock out to 'Highway to Hell' while they're on the job! They just happen to be using the song to test new laser technology for in-flight drones.

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Kurt Cobain
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Kurt Cobain Multimedia Exhibition in Miami Showcased by Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore

Few musicians possess the talent and character to retain 'Rock God' status nearly 20 years after their demise, but since 1994, the memory of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has not faded one bit. Countless tributes have been paid to Cobain since his suicide, with the latest being a strange and multidimensional stage show featuring Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore.

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Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Appears on ‘CBS This Morning’

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has continued his non-stop press tour with interviews with 'CBS This Morning,' the Chicago Tribune and Sound Magazine recently. Out of the three sit-downs, plenty of riveting news and quotes was offered by Corgan, such as the possibility of writing a triple album, the current state of rock music and much more.

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Metallica Christmas Light Show Powered by ‘Creeping Death,’ ‘Battery,’ ‘One’ + More

This may be the most awesome suburban light show in the history of Christmas. If you live in fear of a jolly red-coated man with flying venison caving in your roof, your best bet to keep him away is to blast some heavy metal music. Combine that with an adorable light show, and you'll avoid that stocking full of coal we all know you deserve.

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Kim Thayil / Krist Novoselic
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Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil Recalls Attempt at Supergroup With Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic

After grunge legends Soundgarden chose call it quits in 1997, the band members who helped bring the group to worldwide prosperity all ventured out into various musical projects. Vocalist Chris Cornell and drummer Matt Cameron continued their massive careers after the breakup, but guitarist Kim Thayil chose to keep a low profile. However, Thayil reveals that he had started a supergroup with Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and other prominent musicians.

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Soundgarden Rock ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Soundgarden are now back in full force after announcing their reunion in 2010, and to help welcome them back in style, the band performed on the Monday night (Nov. 26) episode of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' In front of a standing-room-only crowd, Soundgarden took the outdoor stage to play 'By Crooked Steps' and 'Been Away Too Long' before surprising the live audience with three extra tracks off the air.

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Nikki Sixx Gets Engaged to Courtney Bingham, Continues Work on New Motley Crue Songs

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx is surely all smiles right now, as he's been revealing a mess of good news during the last few days. Along with the bassist giving fans an update on the progress of Motley Crue's new material, Sixx has just announced that he popped the question to his model girlfriend Courtney Bingham, officially snatching her up as the future Mrs. Sixx.

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Guns N’ Roses Joined Onstage by Izzy Stradlin During Final Two Las Vegas Residency Shows

Guns N' Roses just completed their 'Appetite for Democracy' residency in Las Vegas on Nov. 24, and fans who attended the final two shows were gifted with an pleasant surprise. Former GN'R guitarist Izzy Stradlin joined the band onstage for a number of songs throughout the band's sets, including '14 Years,' 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door,' Used to Love Her' and 'Paradise City.'

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