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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
Rob Halford
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford to Undergo Surgery for Umbilical Hernia

Judas Priest are soon to come back extremely strong with 'Redeemer of Souls' on July 15, but right now, iconic vocalist Rob Halford is focusing on his health. The Metal God will soon undergo surgery to take care of an umbilical hernia that looks like "the alien just burst forth!"

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Hellyeah
Micah Gummel

Vinnie Paul on Hellyeah: The Only Pressure Is Not To Let Myself or Dimebag Down

Legendary Pantera / Damageplan / Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul has carved out a remarkable career since forming Pantera in 1981. Paul will add yet another album to his resume when Hellyeah release 'Blood for Blood' on June 10, but as evidenced in a new interview, the drummer is only feeling pressure from two sources: himself and his late brother 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott.

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Warbringer
Century Media

Warbringer Lose Drummer + Founding Guitarist; Vocalist John Kevill Contemplates Band’s End

California thrashers Warbringer have just announced that guitarist John Laux and drummer Carlos Cruz have exited the band. Though Cruz was only a member of Warbringer since 2011, Laux was an original member of the act, leaving vocalist John Kevill wondering whether or not Warbringer should trudge onwards.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Maynard James Keenan
Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images

A Perfect Circle, Puscifer + Failure Play Maynard James Keenan’s Two-Night 50th Birthday Bash

Tool / A Perfect Circle / Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan's birthday was back in April, but the prolific musician celebrated his 50th in grand fashion on May 10 and May 11. Maynard's 'Cinquanta' event was held at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles and the guest of honor performed with both A Perfect Circle and Puscifer during the occasion.

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Phil Anselmo / Zakk Wylde
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

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
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

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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Cynic
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
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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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