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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 --->
Nikki Sixx / Michael Sweet
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Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Fires Back at Stryper’s Michael Sweet After Autobiography Criticism

Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx has been involved in various wars of words lately, including battles with Godsmack and Sebastian Bach. Now, Sixx has completed a verbal hat trick, firing back at Stryper's Michael Sweet after the Christian rock frontman questioned the validity of Nikki Sixx's autobiography.

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Jeff Hanneman
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Loudwire’s #ScreamForJeff Slayer Campaign Gets Huge Worldwide Response [Watch]

Thanks to all the fans who watched our video, shared our video and made their own video yelling "SLAYER!," Loudwire's #ScreamForJeff campaign was a huge success. To celebrate your participation, we're proud to share just a small percentage of the many Jeff Hanneman memorial videos posted online by Slayer superfans (watch below).

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Suicide Silence Reveal Album Art, Track Listing + Collaborations for ‘You Can’t Stop Me’

Last week, the details for Suicide Silence's first album without late vocalist Mitch Lucker were finally revealed. The album's July 15 release date will leave fans both curious and hyped for a few more months, but to help with the wait, Suicide Silence just released the cover art and track listing for 'You Can't Stop Me,' along with info on some interesting collaborations to be found within the record.

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Scott Ian
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Scott Ian Talks ‘Speaking Words’ One Man Show + New Anthrax Album [Exclusive Video]

At the B.B. King's Blues Club in New York, we were given some time with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian just before Ian took the stage for his 'Speaking Words' one man show. The metal legend sat down with us to talk about his new endeavor and the latest on Anthrax's next album.

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James Kottak Scorpions
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Scorpions Drummer Sentenced to One Month in Jail For Dubai Airport Incident

Scorpions drummer James Kottak has found himself in lots of trouble after an incident following a Gulf Air flight from Moscow to Dubai. According to sources, Kottak was arrested earlier this month for being drunk shortly after landing in Dubai. Kottak also reportedly shouted derogatory remarks at passengers and pulling his pants down to "moon" others at the airport. As a result, Kottak has been sentenced to one month in jail.

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Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan Reveals Title + Track Listing for Smashing Pumpkins’ Ninth Studio Album

Big news for Smashing Pumpkins fans. In an official post from frontman Billy Corgan, the Pumpkins are in the final stretch of finishing up studio album No. 9. Additionally, Corgan has revealed that the album will be titled 'Monuments to an Elegy,' along with unveiling its track listing.

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Kathy Flynn,

Mastodon Reveal ‘Once More ‘Round the Sun’ Release Date, Album Art + Track List

Finally!!! After a long buildup which left fans drooling for more, Mastodon have just unveiled full release details for their sixth studio album, 'Once More 'Round the Sun.' The full track listing is now available for your eyes to gaze upon, and fans will rest a little easier knowing that 'Once More 'Round the Sun' will drop on June 24.

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