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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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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Placed on Suicide Watch, Asks For Move to Psychiatric Hospital

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has reportedly been placed on suicide watch while being held at Parc Prison in Wales. Watkins has been charged with a number of horrific crimes, including charges of sexually assaulting an infant. The singer is now attempting to be relocated from Parc Prison to a psychiatric hospital.

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Nine Inch Nails
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Nine Inch Nails Unveil New Song ‘Copy of A’

We're drawing ever closer to the release of Nine Inch Nails' new album 'Hesitation Marks.' The industrial project's latest full-length offering will be officially released on Sept. 3, but the album track 'Copy of A' has just been unveiled (listen above) and will be available for free download beginning Aug. 13. 

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Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor on Emotions Within ‘Hesitation Marks’: The Rage is Quieter

Nine Inch Nails will unveil their eighth studio album, 'Hesitation Marks,' on Sept. 3. The hugely anticipated release will be NIN's first record since 'The Slip' was unveiled in 2008, which means mastermind Trent Reznor has got five new years worth of emotion to draw from. However, according to Reznor, 'Hesitation Marks' has been inspired by a much larger window of time.

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Ozzy Osbourne and Bill Ward
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Ozzy Osbourne on Bill Ward: ‘He’s Incredibly Overweight. A Drummer Has to Be in Shape’

Black Sabbath are finally able to enjoy the fruits of their reunion. Well over a year-and-a-half after Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward first announced a new album and world tour, Sabbath have now accomplished both, but without Ward. There has been much discussion over Ward's departure, but in a new interview with Ozzy Osbourne, the singer questioned Ward's ability to perform a two-hour show each night; labeling the drummer as overweight and pointing out Ward's two past heart attacks.

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Bill Ward: ‘I’m the Drummer in Black Sabbath’

It was truly unfortunate when original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward announced his departure from the iconic heavy metal band's reunion. Although Ward was not a part of Black Sabbath's '13' album or any of the act's touring since the founding lineup reunited in late 2011, Ward still calls himself "the drummer in Black Sabbath."

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Nirvana
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20th Anniversary Edition of Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ To Feature Never-Before-Released Material

Nirvana's legendary final studio album, 'In Utero,' will celebrate its 20th birthday on Sept. 13. To celebrate the album's release and monumental impact, a 20th anniversary multi-formal reissue of 'In Utero' will drop on Sept. 24.

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Nine Inch Nails Debut New Song ‘Find My Way’ Live in Japan

Some very lucky Nine Inch Nails fans in Japan were given the opportunity to see Nine Inch Nails play their first show in four years. Trent Reznor's legendary industrial project played for the first time this decade at the 2013 Fuji Rock Festival, and as if that wasn't amazing enough, Nine Inch Nails debuted the track 'Find My Way' from the project's upcoming album 'Hesitation Marks.'

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Nikki Sixx
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Nikki Sixx: ‘Rolling Stone Has Disrespected the Families of the Boston Bombing Victims’

Yesterday (July 17), Rolling Stone revealed that the one still-living alleged Boston Marathon bomber would grace the iconic magazine's cover. Immediately after the announcement was made public, countless individuals unleashed their outrage via social media, condemning Rolling Stone for glamorizing a brutal terrorist and perpetuating the idea that sensational acts of violence will make you famous.

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Tommy Lee / Dave Navarro / Scott Ian
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Rolling Stone Magazine Places Accused Boston Marathon Bomber on Cover – Rockers React

The latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine features Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover, and the decision has caused widespread fury online. Countless individuals have used social media to express their outrage, including musicians such as Dave Navarro, Tommy Lee, Scott Ian and many others.

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Stone Temple Pilots’ DeLeo Brothers on Parting Ways With Scott Weiland + Releasing New Music

Stone Temple Pilots and their troubles with vocalist Scott Weiland came to a head when the band fired him earlier this year. Then, the band made one of the most interesting lineup changes in rock history by recruiting Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington as STP's full-time frontman. In a new interview, Banana 101.5 in Flint, Mich., spoke with Robert and Dean DeLeo about their singer situation, new music and more.

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Drummer Danny Carey Says New Tool Album Most Likely to Surface in Early 2014

Currently, in the world of rock, there is perhaps no album more anticipated than Tool's fifth full-length disc. Both vocalist Maynard James Keenan and drummer Danny Carey have commented on the possibility of a 2013 release throughout this year, the duo having even offered conflicting expectations at times. However, with the year more than half over, Danny Carey now reveals that a 2013 release for Tool's next album is highly unlikely.

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Nirvana
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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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