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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 --->
Suicide Silence
Century Media

Suicide Silence Guitarist: It Took Our Singer Dying for Us to ‘Get Our Heads Out of Our Ass’

Suicide Silence publicly announced they would carry on as a band nearly a year after vocalist Mitch Lucker lost his life after a motorcycle crash. Recruiting All Shall Perish vocalist Eddie Hermida as the group's new frontman, the band is currently writing their fourth studio album, and guitarist Chris Garza recently spoke about the decision to carry on.

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Category: Articles, News, Rock, Rock News
Photo by Charles Epting for Loudwire
Photo by Charles Epting for Loudwire

Jane’s Addiction on Hiatus as Perry Farrell Works on EDM Musical About Thai Sex + Drug Trade

Jane's Addiction have experienced their share of downtime during their career, but they've been on a pretty good roll as of late. However, according to singer Perry Farrell, the alt-rock giants are on hiatus once again.

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Lamb of God
Epic Records

Lamb of God’s ‘As the Palaces Burn’ Czech Trial Documentary to Premiere Feb. 16 in Philadelphia

The story of Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe's Czech arrest, imprisonment and manslaughter trial is finally set to be told. The band's 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary will debut in Philadelphia on Feb. 16 and will be shown in over 350 theaters worldwide shortly after.

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Season of Mist

Cynic Release ‘Kindly Bent to Free Us’ Lyric Video

Progressive metal giants Cynic are set to release their third studio album, 'Kindly Bent to Free Us,' on Feb. 14. The album is certainly one of metal's most anticipated releases of the year, and to help hold you over for the next month, Cynic have unveiled a lyric video for the album's title track.

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Kimono Kult
Neurotic Yell

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers / Mars Volta Members Launch New Project Kimono Kult

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and At the Drive-In / Mars Volta guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez have teamed up to create the new project Kimono Kult. Both eccentric musicians have put out some odd forms of rock in the past, and from what we've learned about Kimono Kult, it has the potential to out-weird them all.

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M. Shadows / Zakk Wylde
Mary Ouellette, / Kathy Flynn,

Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows, Zakk Wylde + More Set for ‘That Metal Show’ Season 13

Season 13 of 'That Metal Show' will premiere Jan. 18 on VH1 Classic. The first episode of the season will welcome Avenged Sevenfold's M. ShadowsBlack Label Society's Zakk Wylde and Five Finger Death Punch's Jason Hook.

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Charles Epting for Loudwire

Testament Bassist Greg Christian Exits Band, Replaced by Steve DiGiorgio

Surprising news coming out of the Testament camp. The legendary thrash band has parted ways with longtime bassist Greg Christian. However, in true Testament fashion, when one member goes, a musician of the highest caliber comes in to fill the spot. Iconic Death / Sadus bassist Steve DiGiorgio, who had a previous stint in Testament, has been tapped as the band's new bassist.

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Frank Bello + David Ellefson
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin

Anthrax’s Frank Bello + Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk New Project Altitudes & Attitude

It's not often that two legendary metal bassists come together to create a new project, but Anthrax's Frank Bello and Megadeth's David Ellefson have done just that with Altitudes & Attitude. We recently caught up with the duo to discuss the new band and its debut EP.

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