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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
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Living Together Again as Black Sabbath Singer Remains Sober

Black Sabbath's '13' is topping charts worldwide and receiving positive reviews from critics, but Ozzy Osbourne has yet another reason to cherish the moment, as the singer just moved back in with wife Sharon Osbourne following time apart as Ozzy recovered from a drug and alcohol relapse.

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Ministry Announce Release Plans for 13th Studio Album ‘From Beer to Eternity’

Ministry have just announced the release of their 13th studio album, 'From Beer to Eternity.' Al Jourgensen has called many Ministry albums the last one the band would ever release, but 'From Beer to Eternity' may very well be their last, as it will be the final Ministry full-length to feature guitarist Mike Scaccia, who passed away last year.

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Andrew W.K.
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Andrew W.K. to Perform 24-Hour Drum Session in World Record Attempt

If you've ever seen Andrew W.K. perform, you know that the man is able to conjure enough energy to power a small city. The singer's frantic stage presence has mesmerized crowds for well over a decade and the party rocker will now use his internal power for an attempt to break a world record.

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Slipknot / Stone Sour Singer Corey Taylor Recites Haunted Encounter From New Book

Right on the heel's of Stone Sour's fifth studio album, 'House of Gold & Bones - Part 2,' and the release of Corey Taylor's second graphic novel inspired by the 'House of Gold & Bones' storyline, the Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist is soon to release his second book, 'A Funny Thing Happened on the way to Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process).' To help promote the upcoming memoir, Taylor has revealed a small, yet unsettling part of the book, which the musician reads aloud.

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Bruce Dickinson
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Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Secures $8 Million Investment for Aircraft Maintenance Company

Along with acting as the vocalist for one of heavy metal's greatest bands, Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson is an accomplished pilot. The man could probably kick some ass in a fighter jet ala 'Aces High,' but Dickinson instead chose to pilot commercial aircrafts, including Maiden's own Flight 666 jet. Dickinson recently started his own aircraft maintenance business, Cardiff Aviation Limited, and the singer has just secured a near $8 million investment to help his company soar to new heights.

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Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Recalls Epic Prank War with Van Halen During 1991 Tour

It's story time with Jerry Cantrell! In a recent fascinating and hilarious interview, the Alice in Chains mastermind spoke about the essential art of the prank. When two bands have been touring together for some time, pranks are bound to happen, and Cantrell went into detail about an epic prank war between Alice in Chains and Van Halen from 1991.

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Marilyn Manson
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Marilyn Manson Reaches Out to Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris After Apparent Suicide Attempt

Marilyn Manson is a self-proclaimed poster boy for all things society fears, but all those who pay close attention understand that Manson is a man of heart. Following the apparent suicide attempt of late singer Michael Jackson's 15-year-old daughter Paris, Manson reached out to the teen, offering her well-wishes and generosity.

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Dave Navarro
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Dave Navarro’s Blood Used to Create Portrait of Guitarist’s Deceased Mother

Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro recently participated in bizarre art ritual in the California desert. Documented in a series of photos, Navarro took part in a bloodletting practice, and with the musician's blood, a portrait of Navarro's late mother was painted.

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Marilyn Manson Joins Alice Cooper Onstage for Performance of ‘I’m Eighteen’

Marilyn Manson and Alice Cooper kicked off their 'Masters of Madness' tour on June 1 in Albuquerque, N.M. The horrorshow featured full sets from both shock rock icons, but the crowd was treated to a unique duet as the pair shared the stage for Alice Cooper's classic anthem 'I'm Eighteen' (watch above).

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Ben Shepherd of Soundgarden
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Soundgarden’s Ben Shepherd Recalls Time When He Nearly Became Nirvana’s Lead Guitarist

Did you know that Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd nearly became a member of Nirvana? Before either Soundgarden or Nirvana became grunge legends, Shepherd almost became Nirvana's second guitarist, but the band chose instead to remain a three-piece until the addition of Germs strummer Pat Smear.

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