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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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Rare Nirvana ‘In Utero’ Commercial Features Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic + Dave Grohl Giving Birth

Words cannot describe the bizarre, jaw-dropping nature of a long-lost promo for Nirvana's third studio album, 'In Utero' just surfaced. The would-be commercial for 'In Utero' features "pregnant" Nirvana members Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl taking a birthing class taught by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait in drag. Yes, you read that correctly.

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Drummer Vinnie Paul on Pantera Reunion: ‘It’s Never Gonna Happen’

Despite the tragic death of shredder 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott and the hostility held between certain members of the great Pantera, there has been rumblings of a possible reunion of the band for the past few years. Pantera / Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul hasn't been one to pioneer any sort of reunion, and while paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman along with his late brother Dimebag, the drummer addressed the Pantera situation with a simple bat-away.

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As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Makes First Public Comments Since Murder-for-Hire Arrest

As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis has issued his first public comments since being arrested on murder-for-hire charges. On Sunday (July 7) Lambesis posted a lengthy statement on his Tumblr page, claiming that he will someday tell the entire story of his legal battle from his own point of view, but Lambesis' post was taken down early this morning (July 8).

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Tool Classics Turned Into Lullabies by Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star

For a while now, we've been lamenting our own childhoods; not for any profound reasons, but simply because Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star didn't exist when we were infants. For a few years now, the company has been turning the world's most popular music into lullabies for your restless children, with Tool being the latest to receive the TTLRS treatment.

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Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Jams with Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins + Chevy Metal in Surprise Gig

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx recently joined Chevy Metal, a cover band featuring vocalist / bassist Wiley Hodgden, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and My Ruin guitarist Mick Murphy, for a Malibu, Calif., gig on June 22. Sixx hopped onstage to play some surprise Crue tracks with the band, including 'Looks That Kill' and 'Livewire.'

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Ex-Queens of the Stone Age Bassist Nick Oliveri Involved in Serious Auto Accident

Nick Oliveri, former Queens of the Stone Age / Kyuss musician and current frontman of Mondo Generator, was involved in a serious auto accident late Monday night (June 24). Mondo Generator released the news via their Facebook page late last night (June 26), offering their "well-wishes and hang in there's."

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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Kiedis / Photo by Anne Erickson
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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis Brawls with Security Guards [Video]

Earlier today (June 21), Red Hot Chili Peppers vocalist Anthony Kiedis got into a brawl with two security guards outside the Four Seasons hotel in Philadelphia. Even more interesting, it wasn't even hotel security that Kiedis had the confrontation with -- they were apparently bodyguards for the Rolling Stones, who were also staying in the same hotel.

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Ozzy Osbourne Hopes Bill Ward Will Return to Black Sabbath If They Record Another Album

The success Black Sabbath are currently experiencing after the release of '13' is pretty spectacular -- so spectacular in fact that fans worldwide are already begging for a follow-up album. Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne is excited about the band's future, even stating in a new interview that he hopes original drummer Bill Ward will return to the band if the time comes to create Black Sabbath's 20th studio album.

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Lemmy Kilmister Has Defibrillator Inserted in Chest; Motorhead Title New Album

Legendary Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister may seem like an immortal figure, namely God, but the musician recently went through an operation for serious heart issues. We hate to burst your bubble, but Lemmy is simply a man -- a man who now has a defibrillator embedded into his chest.

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Black Sabbath’s New Album ‘13’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Sure, Black Sabbath are metal legends, but after 35 years since Ozzy OsbourneTony Iommi and Geezer Butler recorded an album together, there was no telling how the band's new disc '13' would perform on the charts. But now the numbers are out and the album is a huge success, landing at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with an impressive 155,000 copies sold in the United States during its first week out.

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