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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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Black Friday Record Store Day 2013: Guide to Hard Rock + Metal Releases

Want to do some Black Friday shopping without getting trampled in the process? Go support your local record store! The 2013 Black Friday edition of Record Store Day is set to launch on Nov. 29 and there are tons of special goodies just begging to be bought.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Alex Skolnick / Randy Blythe
Kathy Flynn, / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Recruits Testament’s Alex Skolnick for iPad Music Project

Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe recently recruited Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick for a new 'wacked out' musical project he's recording using his iPad.

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Steel Panther

Steel Panther Flash Behind-the-Scenes Video for ‘Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World’

If you haven't checked out Steel Panther's new video for 'Party Like Tomorrow is the End of the World,' then find a quiet corner where no judgmental eyes are upon you. The NSFW video is packed with tons of boobs, lots of drugs and people doing tons of drugs off lots of boobs! The video is amazing, obviously, so Steel Panther have offered those who couldn't make the party a behind-the-scenes look into its creation.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
Ian Watkins Lostprophets

Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Crimes

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has pleaded guilty to numerous child sex offenses. Watkins' UK trial for a large number of sex crimes was scheduled to begin this week, but Watkins shocked the court by pleading guilty to numerous charges just as the trial was set to begin, with jurors having been warned they were about to see some graphic and disturbing evidence.

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Category: Articles, News, Rock, Rock News
Marilyn Manson
Cooking Vinyl

Marilyn Manson Songs Turned Into Lullabies by Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star just keep pumping out rock and metal gems turned into lullabies. This time, the company takes one of music's all-time most controversial artists, Marilyn Manson, and switches up his work from audio nightmares into comforting sleepy time melodies designed to whisk your little ones into dreamland.

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Ozzy Osbourne
Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Ozzy Osbourne: Black Sabbath Reunion Did Not Contribute to My Drug + Alcohol Relapse

Black Sabbath made one of metal's all-time greatest comebacks in 2013, releasing '13' and embarking on a world tour despite guitarist Tony Iommi's lymphoma diagnosis and parting ways with founding drummer Bill Ward over apparent contract issues. The band had forced itself past those hardships, but underneath it all, singer Ozzy Osbourne had relapsed on drugs and alcohol.

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Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister on His Current Health: ‘I’m Paying for the Good Times’

The health of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been a talking point among fans for a while now. Along with getting a defibrillator inserted into his chest, Lemmy suffered a hematoma and has been forced to cancel a number of shows this year. In a new interview, Kilmister chalks up his health issues as "paying for the good times."

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Kurt Cobain
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

Kurt Cobain Nearly Banned Dave Grohl From Performing at Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged’ Concert

On Nov. 18, 1993, Nirvana took a trip to New York City and taped their iconic 'Unplugged' set for MTV. The special aired less than a month later on Dec. 14, adding yet another immortal moment to Nirvana's vast list of achievements. However, 20 years later, MTV has revealed that at the insistence of Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl almost didn't perform at the 'Unplugged' set.

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