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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, producer of each YouTube Loud List and is the creator and host of our 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' series. Graham has been active in the music and entertainment industries since high school, 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 ---> https://twitter.com/gruhamed // www.facebook.com/gruhamed
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Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe’s ‘Dark Days’ Memoir Receives 2014 Release Date

Back in July, it was announced that Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe would write a memoir of his Czech manslaughter case. In a new catalog from Da Capo Press, the publishers of Blythe's 'Dark Days: My Tribulation and Trials,' the memoir will be released in summer 2014.

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Mastodon Defend Thanksgiving Shirt Depicting Pilgrim Pointing a Gun at Native American Woman

On Thanksgiving Day, Mastodon took to their Facebook page to advertise a new t-shirt. The shirt reads 'Happy Thanksgiving' and portrays a pilgrim holding a gun to a Native American woman's head while she holds a cooked turkey on a platter. Although the shirt provides social commentary on the very real massacre of Native Americans surrounding the first celebration of Thanksgiving, Mastodon have come under fire in response to the shirt's release.

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2014 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Announces First Wave of Confirmed Acts

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has announced the first wave of acts for the fest's 2014 edition. So far, bands such as All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Bleeding Through and many others have been confirmed to perform at NEMHC next year.

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Woman Claims She Warned Police About Lostprophets Singer’s Pedophiliac Desires in 2008

Yesterday (Nov. 26), former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 11 counts of various sex crimes, most of which involved children. The unbelievably graphic and predatory nature of Watkins' crimes has shocked rock fans worldwide, but in a new update, an ex-girlfriend of Watkins claims that she had warned police in 2008 that the singer "wanted to abuse children."

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘We’re Going to Take a Break’ in 2014

2013 has been a year of redemption for Green Day. The band returned to the stage for the first time since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong entered rehab in 2012. Both Armstrong and Green Day toured the world this year, but in a new interview, Armstrong says that the iconic pop-punk band will be taking a break following their Australian tour in early 2014.

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Tom Morello Responds to All That Remains Singer Phil Labonte’s Political Criticism

In a recent interview we conducted with All That Remains' Phil Labonte, the singer criticized Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello for his political views. After reading the interview, Morello responded to Phil Labonte's comments with a Twitter post directed straight at the All That Remains frontman.

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Recruits Testament’s Alex Skolnick for iPad Music Project

Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe recently recruited Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick for a new 'wacked out' musical project he's recording using his iPad.

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Meshuggah and ‘Pac-Man’ Combine to Create Brutal Video Game

Even though we're approaching Thanksgiving break, the work week still seems a bit too long, doesn't it? No worries, we've got a brilliant time killer for you to waste endless hours on! Get ready to avoid all human contact and check out 'Kidman,' a djent-tastic Meshuggah-ized version of 'Pac-Man.'

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Bleeding Through’s Van Skids Off Road During Farewell Tour

Bleeding Through recently embarked on the first leg of their U.S. farewell tour. As an extension to the original list of dates, the band added one last date in Albuquerque, N.M., but Bleeding Through nearly didn't make it to the show. On their way to the gig, Bleeding Through's van drove off the road, totaling the act's trailer.

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‘Randy Rhoads Remembered’ Concert to Feature Rudy Sarzo, Randy’s Brother Kelle + More

A massive tribute for late guitar icon Randy Rhoads has been organized for the 2014 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) weekend. Featuring musicians who had played alongside the shredder and members of the Rhoads family, 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' is set to invade Santa Ana, Calif. on Jan. 25.

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