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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
Ozzy Osbourne
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Ozzy Osbourne on Recent Relapse: ‘I Thought I Was Gonna Lose My Family’

Although Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne has a long history of drug and alcohol abuse, it was still surprising when then vocalist admitted to a relapse earlier this year. Ozzy's relapse almost dissolved his marriage with Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy's wife moving out of the family home at one point. In a new interview, Ozzy speaks about the effects of his slip, admitting he thought that he was going to lose his family.

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Lostprophets Ian Watkins
Simone Joyner, Getty Images

Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Jokes His Child Sex Crimes Were ‘Mega Lolz’

Lostprophets singer and convicted pedophile Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 13 sex crime counts on Nov. 26. He was handed a lengthy sentence earlier today (Dec. 18), but in the time span between his guilty plea and returning to court for sentencing, Watkins had two disgusting phone calls from prison, joking around about the many atrocities he committed against children.

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Anthrax
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Anthrax’s Scott Ian Reacts to 2014 Grammy Nomination for Cover of AC/DC’s ‘T.N.T.’

Another year, another edition of the Grammy Awards. A bunch of great bands were given a Best Metal Performance nomination for the 2014 ceremony. Among the acts nominated are Anthrax, who received the nod for their cover of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.' We caught up with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian on the phone to get his reaction to the nomination.

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Metallica James Hetfield
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Metallica Issue Downloads of ‘Freeze ‘Em All’ Antarctica Concert

Chances are you didn't get to see Metallica's Antarctica performance in person, but no worries, the band has you covered. Metallica's entire 'Freeze 'Em All' concert is now available for download straight from Metallica themselves. In addition, the band has posted an official recap of the historic concert (watch above).

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Ian Watkins
Ian Gavan, Getty Images

Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Receives 35-Year Sentence for Child Sex Crimes

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins was sentenced today (Dec. 18) after pleading guilty to a total of 13 offenses, most of which revolve around child sex crimes. Watkins admitted to the most heinous and disturbing crimes in rock history, and for his despicable acts, the singer has been sentenced to 29 years in prison and an additional 6 years on extended license (probation). He will not be eligible for parole until he has served at least two-thirds of his sentence.

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Black Sabbath Geezer Butler
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler on Bill Ward: ‘We Desperately Wish That It Had Worked With Him’

Black Sabbath have had a monster year in 2013, but it almost didn't happen at all. On top of guitarist Tony Iommi's lymphoma diagnosis, original drummer Bill Ward pulled out of the Sabbath reunion due to contractual issues. Although Black Sabbath have captured success with Brad Wilk in the studio and Tommy Clufetos on tour, both Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler have reiterated that they wished it had all worked out with Ward.

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Avenged Sevenfold
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Avenged Sevenfold Reveal ‘Hail to the King’ Animated Series + Mobile Game Trailer

Avenged Sevenfold have just released their 'Hail to the King' animated series along with a trailer for the band's 'Hail to the King: Deathbat' mobile video game. The cartoon series consists of six episodes animated by 'Metalocalypse' director and co-producer Jon Schnepp, while the mobile video game emulates the classic "beat 'em up" style of classic console games.

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All That Remains
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

All That Remains Involved in Bus Accident, Phil Labonte Goes Off on New York State Trooper

All That Remains were involved in a road accident while heading to the final gig of their 2013 tour with Soil, Era and Cry to the Blind. Yesterday (Dec. 15), during wintery weather in New York, a car slammed into the band's tour bus, putting a huge dent into the luggage compartment. Following the crash, a state trooper asked for the names and dates of birth for each person on board the bus, leading to an angry rant by singer Phil Labonte.

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