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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
Motley Crue / Megadeth / Mastodon
Terry Wyatt / Michael Buckner (2), Getty Images

2014 PNR Amnesia Rockfest Reveals Lineup with Motley Crue, Megadeth, Mastodon + More

One of the most interesting North American festivals has just released its 2014 lineup. The ninth annual PNR Amnesia Rockfest will hit its massive festival crowd on June 20 + 21 with acts such as Motley Crue, Megadeth, Alice in Chains, Blink-182, Mastodon + many more.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Between the Buried and Me’s Tommy Rogers Announces Second Solo Album + Film Score

Between the Buried and Me frontman Tommy Rogers has announced some exciting new projects. Rogers is currently writing his second solo album under the moniker of Thomas Giles and has finished composing a film score while gearing up to film a new Between the Buried and Me DVD.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
KISS
Phonogram

Family of Late KISS Drummer Eric Carr Denies Involvement in Lawsuit

Yesterday (March 11), we reported that the heirs to late KISS drummer Eric Carr's estate had filed a lawsuit against KISS for "untold payments," according to an article in the New York Post. The supposed heirs were originally labelled as members of Carr's family, but according to an attorney representing the family, the lawsuit was filed by "a non-related third party."

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Slayer Dave Lombardo
Courtesy of Slayer

Dave Lombardo Claims He Only Made $67,000 From Slayer’s $4.4 Million Gross in 2011

Philm / ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo recently took a trip to Belfast, Ireland, to host a sold-out drumming workshop and master class. The legendary percussionist spoke about his departure from Slayer during a Q&A session, and for the first time, the specific financial issues which led to the split were made public by Lombardo.

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The Used's Bert McCracken
Theo Wargo, Getty Images

The Used’s Bert McCracken Philosophizes on the Past, Present and Future

Welcome to Part 2 of our exclusive dip into the mind of the Used's Bert McCracken. In this second half of our talk with the Used singer, McCracken talks about his continual lyrical theme of 'time,' the difference between recording vocals for the band's debut and the band's upcoming 'Imaginary Enemy' album, his favorite philosophers + much more.

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Category: Articles, News, Rock, Rock News
Nirvana
Universal Music

Nirvana ‘In Utero’ Tribute Album to Feature Thursday, Circa Survive, Daughters + More

On Sept. 13, 1993, Nirvana released what would become their final studio album, 'In Utero.' The influence of 'In Utero' and the rest of Nirvana's discography are still very present, and many celebrated rock and metal acts have teamed up to record 'In Utero: In Tribute' just in time for Record Store Day.

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Goatwhore
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Goatwhore Finish Recording Sixth Studio Album

The brutality of Goatwhore will pulverize us once again! The blackened death metal masters have just finished recording their sixth studio album with production from Hate Eternal frontman and longtime studio partner Erik Rutan. Even more interesting, Goatwhore and Rutan chose to go old-school and record the album onto analog tape.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Eric Carr
Facebook: Eric Carr (Official)

Late KISS Drummer Eric Carr’s Heirs File Lawsuit Against Band for ‘Untold Payments’

November 24, 1991 was an incredibly sad day for the rock world. Not only was it the day Queen legend Freddie Mercury died, but the day KISS drummer Eric Carr passed away, as well. Well over 20 years after Carr's death, the drummer's heirs have filed a lawsuit against KISS for "untold payments" stretching back all the way to Carr's passing.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Altitudes & Attitude
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin

Altitudes & Attitude, ‘Tell the World’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

The new project Altitudes & Attitude, featuring Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, are ready to unveil the new video for 'Tell the World,' and the 'Big 4' thrash legends have teamed up with Loudwire for the exclusive premiere (watch above).

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Maynard James Keenan
Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images

Maynard James Keenan’s Hollywood Hills Home on the Market for $2.795 Million

Every hardcore Tool fan (and there are a LOT of them) has wondered what the inside of singer Maynard James Keenan's home looks like. You may imagine Maynard dwelling in some sort of psychedelic kaleidoscope or even one of the worlds created for a Tool music video, and you wouldn't be entirely incorrect. Luckily, if you've got $2.795 million burning a hole in your pocket, you can buy Maynard's home in the Hollywood Hills.

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