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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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Nine Inch Nails Superfan and Photojournalist Andrew Youssef Dies at 38

It was only two weeks ago when we wrote about Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor using Facetime to interact with a terminally ill fan onstage during a performance in Las Vegas. That fan was esteemed concert photographer and journalist Andrew Youssef, and we've just learned he passed away from colon cancer on Nov. 30.

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Rage Against the Machine-All That Remains
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Tom Morello Responds to All That Remains Singer Phil Labonte’s Political Criticism

In a recent interview we conducted with All That Remains' Phil Labonte, the singer criticized Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello for his political views. After reading the interview, Morello responded to Phil Labonte's comments with a Twitter post directed straight at the All That Remains frontman.

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Woman Claims She Warned Police About Lostprophets Singer’s Pedophiliac Desires in 2008

Yesterday (Nov. 26), former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 11 counts of various sex crimes, most of which involved children. The unbelievably graphic and predatory nature of Watkins' crimes has shocked rock fans worldwide, but in a new update, an ex-girlfriend of Watkins claims that she had warned police in 2008 that the singer "wanted to abuse children."

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All That Remains
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

2014 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Announces First Wave of Confirmed Acts

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has announced the first wave of acts for the fest's 2014 edition. So far, bands such as All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Bleeding Through and many others have been confirmed to perform at NEMHC next year.

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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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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
Universal

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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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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