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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 --->
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Corey Taylor Gives First Interview Following Joey Jordison’s Departure From Slipknot

As we reported late last night, Slipknot have parted ways with longtime drummer Joey Jordison. The news shocked fans worldwide last night (Dec. 13), leaving us all on the edge of our seats. Will Slipknot continue without Jordison? What about the new album Slipknot just started working on? In a new interview, Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor comments on the Joey's departure and the follow-up to 2008's 'All Hope Is Gone.'

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Kid Nails Lamb of God
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Kid Nails Lamb of God’s ‘Walk With Me in Hell’ on Acoustic Guitar – Best of YouTube

This kid looks pretty young, but he can jam on Lamb of God better than most adults. Even more impressive, he's doing it on an acoustic guitar with absolutely no backing music whatsoever. Every note he plays is our there for viewers to deconstruct, but this little dude hits the mark while performing Lamb of God's 'Walk With Me in Hell.'

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Christopher Lee
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91-Year-Old ‘Dracula’ Legend Christopher Lee Releases ‘A Heavy Metal Christmas Too’

We metalheads love to argue about music. There's absolutely nothing that we can all agree upon, except for one thing … Christopher Lee is the man! The 91-year-old has released two heavy metal albums, singing in a powerful baritone while his backing band shreds around him. Lee's newest metal offerings are re-imagined classics of 'Jingle Bells' and the Frank Sinatra classic 'My Way.'

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Linkin Park / The Offspring
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Linkin Park, The Offspring + More to Play ‘Concert for the Philippines’ Typhoon Relief Benefit

Linkin Park, the Offspring and other special guests have been confirmed to perform at Concert for the Philippines on Jan. 11, 2014. The show will take place at Los Angeles' Club Nokia and the amount of tickets available are very, very limited.

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Duff McKagan / Josh Homme / Jello Biafra
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Duff McKagan, Josh Homme, Jello Biafra + More to Appear on Fourth Season of ‘Portlandia’

Hipster-smashing comedy 'Portlandia' is about to enter its fourth season on IFC. The critically acclaimed show, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, is set to welcome a bunch of musicians as guest stars. Guns N' Roses / Walking Papers bassist Duff McKagan, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, Dead Kennedys' Jello Biafra + more have all been confirmed to appear in the new 'Portlandia' season.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Steel Panther
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Steel Panther Expose New Song ‘Glory Hole’

As if they had emerged from a time machine, throwback rockers Steel Panther have risen up to become one of metal's greatest live bands. In the year 2013, there's nothing quite like a Steel Panther show, which is why hearing a new track from the band live is the perfect way to experience some Steel Panther goodness.

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Slash featuring Myles Kenendy and the Conspirators
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Slash, Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators Hit the Studio to Record ‘Heavy’ New Album

Slash, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators are back in the studio to create the follow-up to their 2012 album 'Apocalyptic Love.' The top-hatted shredder has offered some recent updates from the studio via his Twitter page for what he's calling a "heavy record," including a couple of Vine videos of the guys in action.

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Slayer Christmas Light Show
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Slayer Christmas Light Show Dedicated to Late Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

This may be the most impressive metal Christmas light show we've ever posted. Paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, a dedicated metalhead took the time to put together a phenomenal light show using a medley of Slayer anthems including 'Hell Awaits,' 'Angel of Death,' 'War Ensemble,' 'Raining Blood' and 'New Faith.'

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Maynard James Keenan
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Maynard James Keenan Recruits ‘Breaking Bad’ Actor Bob Odenkirk to Ask ‘What is Puscifer?’

Do you know what Puscifer is? Sure, Puscifer are an experimental, comedic and electronically-themed rock band featuring Tool / A Perfect Circle singer Maynard James Keenan, but do you really know what Puscifer is? The band questions your understanding, so Puscifer brought in 'Breaking Bad' actor / 'Mr. Show' mastermind Bob Odenkirk to explain.

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