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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 --->
Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Red Hot Chili Peppers on Next Album: ‘We’re Gearing Up to Start Writing Again’

It's been a little while since Red Hot Chili Peppers released their 10th studio album, 'I'm With You.' It's not unusual for the band to let a little time pass between records, but in a new interview, RHCP drummer Chad Smith says the act is "gearing up to start writing again."

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Tomas Lindberg
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At the Gates’ Tomas Lindberg on Comeback Disc: ‘We Live and Breathe This New Album 24/7′

The metal world is buzzing about Swedish metal pioneers At the Gates releasing a new album in 2014. After what will be 19 years since At the Gates unleashed the game-changing 'Slaughter of the Soul,' the band's upcoming record 'At War with Reality' will grace us in fall of this year. What should we expect from At the Gates' fifth full-length? Vocalist Tomas Lindberg spoke all about it in a new interview with Decibel.

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Nine Inch Nails
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Grammys Executive Producer Apologizes to Trent Reznor for Cutting Short All-Star Performance

The 2014 Grammy Awards was yet another successful broadcast of the annual event, but within the worlds of rock and metal, a tremendous amount of controversy and perceived disrespect caused a heated worldwide conversation. Most spiteful amongst Grammy performers this year was undoubtedly Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, who offered a strong "F--- You" to the Grammys, but now the award show's Executive Producer has offered a public apology to Reznor.

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Category: Articles, News, Rock, Rock News
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Cynic, ‘True Hallucination Speak’ – Exclusive Song Premiere

We're incredibly excited to bring you this exclusive premiere from legendary progressive metal act Cynic. Having spent over four years crafting their third full-length album, 'Kindly Bent To Free Us,' the disc will finally become available on Feb. 14. However, we've got an early peek into the record with the album's opening track, 'True Hallucination Speak' (listen above).

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Dave Mustaine / Nick Menza
Kevin Winter, Getty Images / Facebook: Nick Menza

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza: Dave Mustaine ‘Blew Me Off’ at NAMM 2014

For over 100 years, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) hosts a gathering like no other. A tremendous amount of talented and influential individuals from all corners of the music industry got together to share ideas, set up merch booths and witness special performances from legendary artists. Each NAMM event attracts many elite musicians to the convention, and although NAMM's Winter 2014 showcase was a success, former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza had an unpleasant run-in with ex-bandmate Dave Mustaine.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Ghost B.C. Announce 2014 North American Tour With King Dude

‘And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.' Revelation 12:9. In other words, Ghost B.C. (Ghost) have just announced a new string of North American tour dates!

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Randy Blythe: I Will Not Be Thinking About Lamb of God for a Good Long While

Since releasing 'Resolution' in 2012, Lamb of God have experienced an incredibly eventful chapter of their career. After performing in nearly every corner of the globe and suffering a setback that left vocalist Randy Blythe in Czech court, Blythe has revealed he needs a break from Lamb of God and that he "will not be thinking about Lamb of God, touring, playing heavy metal writing new Lamb of God material" for a long time.

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