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Graham "Gruhamed" Hartmann is a 27 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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Evanescence Singer Amy Lee Reportedly Suing Record Label for More Than $1 Million

Evanescence singer Amy Lee is reportedly suing Wind-Up Records for more than $1 million over unpaid royalties and other allegations, according to TMZ. Lee apparently claims that Wind-Up attempted to sabotage Evanescence by appointing the band under-qualified promoters who lacked useful ideas.

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11-Year-Old Guitar Phenom Shreds Onstage With Steel Panther

Steel Panther guitarist Satchel is one of the most talented shredders in heavy metal, but his days may be numbered. On Dec. 19, 11-year-old Aidan Fisher challenged Satchel to a shred-off in Kansas City during Steel Panther's performance at the Midland Theater. Fisher wowed the audience with his abilities and probably even stole most of Satchel's groupies after the show.

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Ozzy Osbourne on Recent Relapse: ‘I Thought I Was Gonna Lose My Family’

Although Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne has a long history of drug and alcohol abuse, it was still surprising when then vocalist admitted to a relapse earlier this year. Ozzy's relapse almost dissolved his marriage with Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy's wife moving out of the family home at one point. In a new interview, Ozzy speaks about the effects of his slip, admitting he thought that he was going to lose his family.

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Metallica Issue Downloads of ‘Freeze ‘Em All’ Antarctica Concert

Chances are you didn't get to see Metallica's Antarctica performance in person, but no worries, the band has you covered. Metallica's entire 'Freeze 'Em All' concert is now available for download straight from Metallica themselves. In addition, the band has posted an official recap of the historic concert (watch above).

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Dave Grohl + Krist Novoselic React to Nirvana’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

As announced late last night, Nirvana have been voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This was the first year that the iconic grunge band was eligible for a nomination, and along with Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens, Nirvana will be immortalized at the Hall's 2014 induction ceremony. In response, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl have responded to the honor.

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Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless – ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

The Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen has led a life rarely out of the spotlight. She began her career at the age of two, working ever since to become a beloved actress and musician. Momsen dropped by our studio recently for to discuss the Pretty Reckless' upcoming album, 'Going to Hell,' but first, we've got a new episode of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' to share with you now.

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Avenged Sevenfold Reveal ‘Hail to the King’ Animated Series + Mobile Game Trailer

Avenged Sevenfold have just released their 'Hail to the King' animated series along with a trailer for the band's 'Hail to the King: Deathbat' mobile video game. The cartoon series consists of six episodes animated by 'Metalocalypse' director and co-producer Jon Schnepp, while the mobile video game emulates the classic "beat 'em up" style of classic console games.

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Corey Taylor Gives First Interview Following Joey Jordison’s Departure From Slipknot

As we reported late last night, Slipknot have parted ways with longtime drummer Joey Jordison. The news shocked fans worldwide last night (Dec. 13), leaving us all on the edge of our seats. Will Slipknot continue without Jordison? What about the new album Slipknot just started working on? In a new interview, Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor comments on the Joey's departure and the follow-up to 2008's 'All Hope Is Gone.'

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91-Year-Old ‘Dracula’ Legend Christopher Lee Releases ‘A Heavy Metal Christmas Too’

We metalheads love to argue about music. There's absolutely nothing that we can all agree upon, except for one thing … Christopher Lee is the man! The 91-year-old has released two heavy metal albums, singing in a powerful baritone while his backing band shreds around him. Lee's newest metal offerings are re-imagined classics of 'Jingle Bells' and the Frank Sinatra classic 'My Way.'

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