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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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Ozzy Osbourne on Tony Iommi’s Cancer Diagnosis: ‘I Always Think Cancer Means Death’

For over two years, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has battled cancer. Through songwriting, massive touring and all the work that comes with releasing a new album, Iommi has risen to the occasion, giving all he has to millions of Sabbath fans worldwide. Despite Iommi's incredible efforts, Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne admitted that he initially thought Iommi was handed a death sentence by doctors.

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KISS’ Paul Stanley Accuses Former Bandmates Ace Frehley + Peter Criss of Being Anti-Semitic

The KISS drama continues as Paul Stanley's long-awaited autobiography, 'Face the Music: A Life Exposed,' which hits shelves on April 8, reportedly contains some serious accusations towards former KISS members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. According to Stanley, he believes the two are anti-Semitic, drawing from "years and years of interactions" as proof.

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Paul Stanley / Krist Novoselic
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame CEO Talks KISS Drama, Keeps Potential Nirvana Performance Quiet

With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony coming up on April 10, there has been a whirlwind of controversy and speculation. From the inner turmoil involving the current and former members of KISS, to a potential performance from surviving members of Nirvana, many questions were recently asked to Rock Hall CEO Joel Peresman.

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Nirvana Kurt Cobain
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New Disturbing Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Released by Seattle Police

During the past two weeks, new photos have been sporadically released of Kurt Cobain's death scene. None of the 16 total pictures released have featured shots of Cobain's body, until now. Another two photos have been unveiled, and just to warn you, although they are not graphic in nature, they may be seen as disturbing. They are posted below.

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Kurt Cobain
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Loudwire Asks Rock + Metal Artists: What Does the Music of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana Mean to You?

April 5, 2014 will mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death. The grunge legend only lived to age 27, but a full 20 years after his passing, Cobain remains one of the most influential musicians of all time.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Falling in Reverse Release Cover of Coolio’s ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’

Yep, you read that title correctly. Falling in Reverse have covered the Coolio classic 'Gangsta's Paradise' for 'Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2.' The new CD contains some pretty impressive covers of 90s classics, but Falling in Reverse's contribution to the album has garnered a very polarizing response.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
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Charles Epting for Loudwire

Brian ‘Head’ Welch to Pen New Memoir About Time Away From Korn

Korn guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch is getting ready to pen his latest book. The memoir, which will be the fourth book of Welch's personal bibliography, will focus on the eight years he was away from Korn -- a period of time Welch calls his "wilderness years."

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