Graham Hartmann is a 30-year-old music addict with a taste for punk, metal and the touch of a keyboard. He is the current Senior Writer for Loudwire, producer of each YouTube Loud List and is the creator and host of our 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' series. Graham has been active in the music and entertainment industries since high school, 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 ---> https://twitter.com/grahamwire // www.facebook.com/grahamphartmann
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