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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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Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Becomes Superhero in ‘The Devil’s Chord’ Comic Book Series

By Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen's own account, his legendary industrial project is no more. So where does Uncle Al go from here? Obviously, the next logical career step is to become a super hero; a tremendous responsibility which Jourgensen has taken in stride.

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GWAR
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GWAR Perform Shredding Cover of Billy Ocean’s ‘Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car’

GWAR are slowly becoming the masters of purposely covering songs that they hate. A year after the band were challenged to perform Kansas' 'Carry on Wayward Son,' GWAR once again travelled into music's past with a metal rendition of Billy Ocean's 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car.'

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Slash + Myles Kennedy to Perform New Song ‘Nothing Left to Fear’ on ‘Conan’

Slash and Myles Kennedy will be performing on 'Conan' tonight (Sept. 26). The duo will grace Conan O'Brien's TBS program to play the new track 'Nothing Left to Fear' from the upcoming horror film 'Nothing Left to Fear,' which was co-produced by the top-hatted shredder himself.

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Metallica Discuss ‘Through the Never’ Film + Perform Classic Tracks on ‘The Colbert Report’

Last night (Sept. 24), Metallica made a rare television appearance by gracing the set of Comedy Central's 'The Colbert Report.' Promoting their new 3D concert film 'Metallica: Through the Never,' the four horsemen sat down for a hilarious interview with Stephen Colbert before performing 'Master of Puppets' and 'For Whom the Bell Tolls.'

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GWAR
Metal Blade
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GWAR Officially Endorse 2015 NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show Petition

Earlier this month, we reported on a Change.org petition demanding that GWAR perform at the 2015 NFL Super Bowl halftime show. With nearly 40,000 signatures already attained, GWAR themselves have publicly endorsed the petition, urging human fans to keep the signatures coming.

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Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Releases New Clown Mask, Plans to Unveil New Mask Each Year

Slipknot percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan celebrated his 44th birthday yesterday (Sept. 24). Proving it's never too late to begin birthday traditions, Crahan has decided from here forward, he will release one new clown mask every year on his day of birth.

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Lost Nirvana Song ‘Forgotten Tune’ and New ‘Live and Loud’ Performance Footage Unveiled

This may look like an odd sentence, but a new Nirvana song has just been released. As a part of Nirvana's 'In Utero: 20th Anniversary Edition' (out today), a ton of rare recordings and footage has been unveiled, but the Nirvana track 'Forgotten Tune' is the only piece of the re-release that is truly never-before-heard.

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Lemmy Reaches Out to Young Fan Sent Home From School for Wearing Motorhead Hoodie

The lovely chaps of Motorhead recently reached out to a young fan after he was sent home for wearing a Motorhead England sweatshirt to school. Student Taylor Mathes was told by school officials that the hoodie, which bears the image of Motorhead mascot Snaggletooth, was unacceptable to wear because those in charge thought the band apparel was gang-related.

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Metallica Unleash ‘Master of Puppets’ Footage From ‘Through the Never’ 3D Film

As Metallica's 'Through the Never' concert film is nearing closer and closer to a theatrical release, even more footage has been unveiled to tease the movie. We've seen a bunch of behind-the-scenes trailers recently, and in addition to one more detailing the set design for '…And Justice for All,' Metallica have unleashed a full performance of 'Master of Puppets' straight from the film itself (watch above).

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Phil Anselmo
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Phil Anselmo Remembers Late Eyehategod Drummer Joey LaCaze

Nearly one month ago, Eyehategod drummer Joey LaCaze passed away at the age of 42. As an essential part of the Southern sludge movement, LaCaze's death sent a shockwave through the underground metal community. Pantera / Down vocalist Phil Anselmo, who was close with LaCaze, has just offered a heartfelt memorial for the drummer.

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Joins Volbeat Onstage for Performance of ‘Pool of Booze, Booze, Booza’

If there was any doubt left that Anthrax amicably parted ways with guitarist Rob Caggiano, this video will likely erase it. Caggiano now mans the guitar for Danish rockers Volbeat, and during the band's Sept. 16 gig in Los Angeles, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian was invited onstage to perform the Volbeat track 'Pool of Booze, Booze, Booza,' which was preceded by a small piece of Anthrax's 'I Am the Law.'

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