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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
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Philip Anselmo Joins Black Label Society Onstage For Performance of Pantera’s ‘I’m Broken’

The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Tour is going strong throughout the U.S., but the people of Worchester, Mass. were given a special treat at the conclusion of Black Label Society's set. To cap off the night, Down frontman Philip Anselmo took the stage with BLS to jam a ferocious performance of Pantera's 'I'm Broken.'

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Courtney Love Confirms Writing Mysterious Kurt Cobain Wallet Note

Recently, the Seattle Police revealed a note found in Kurt Cobain's wallet at the scene of his death. The sarcastic take on wedding vows raised many questions, including speculation over who actually penned the over 20-year-old note. Now, it's been confirmed by Courtney Love herself that she was the one who put pen to paper.

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Season of Mist

Cynic’s Paul Masvidal + Sean Reinert Publicly Come Out as Gay

For the first time ever, longtime Cynic musicians Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert have discussed their sexuality in a public forum. In a new interview, Masvidal and Reinert publicly come out as being gay while discussing the hardships of homosexuality in the world of metal.

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Category: Articles, News, Rock, Rock News
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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

GWAR’s Oderus Urungus + Balsac the Jaws of Death Immortalized in New ‘Throbblehead’ Set

Fellow measly humans, GWAR have just announced the release of a limited edition 'Throbblehead' set featuring guitarist Balsac the Jaws of Death and immortal frontman Oderus Urungus. Only 1000 of these sets will be made and a portion of the proceeds will go towards the Dave Brockie Fund.

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Opeth Push Back ‘Pale Communion’ Album + ‘Cusp of Eternity’ Single Release Dates

Unfortunate news for Opeth fans: the release of the band's highly anticipated 11th studio album, 'Pale Communion,' has been pushed back from June 17 to Aug. 26. Additionally, the album's first single, which was supposed to debut on May 6, has also been pushed back.

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Season of Mist

Septicflesh, Fleshgod Apocalypse + More Team Up for 2014 ‘Conquerors of the World’ Tour

Update: Hour of Penance has been forced to drop off the tour. Black Crown Initiate have been recruited to fill the spot.

Get ready for the fleshiest tour of 2014! Greek symphonic death metal masters Septicflesh are returning to North America once again for the 2014 edition of the 'Conquerors of the World' festival tour. Along for the ride are Italian death metal acts Fleshgod Apocalypse and Hour of Penance, with Canadian black metal / death metal band Necronomicon.

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Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Recruited to Play Drums on Entire New Smashing Pumpkins Album

The Smashing Pumpkins have a few pieces of exciting news to share about their upcoming ninth studio album, 'Monuments to an Elegy.' Along with a mysterious message penned by Billy Corgan, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman revealed that Motley Crue's Tommy Lee is playing drums on all nine tracks of the upcoming disc!

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

This week's edition of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' features one of modern metal's greatest frontmen, Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt. Having also led death metal giants Bloodbath and experimental act Storm Corrosion, Akerfeldt has left a giant impact on music, so we invited the multitalented frontman to partake in a game of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?'.

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