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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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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 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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Metallica Reminisce About Napster Battle, Megadeth Feud + More

As you may know, there's a truly unique sense of humor within the metal community. Many specific and pinpointed topics of hilarity are playfully aimed at Metallica, whether it be the lack of Jason Newsted's bass on '…And Justice for All,' drummer Lars Ulrich's

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A Perfect Circle to Unveil New Song ‘By and Down’ on ‘Three Sixty’ Greatest Hits Collection

Here's the news that A Perfect Circle fans have been waiting on for a friggin' decade! Ready? On Nov. 19, A Perfect Circle will release the greatest hits collection 'Three Sixty,' but the album isn't just a compilation of past works. The release will also contain the brand new song 'By and Down.'

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Sebastian Bach Posts Video of Nikki Sixx To Confirm Motley Crue Rehearsal

The back-and-forth between Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and ex-Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach has continued through the weekend. After Bach stated via his Twitter account that he was asked to replace Vince Neil in Motley Crue, Sixx quickly claimed that Bach was never offered the gig. Each side has been attempting to win the argument ever since, and there's a new chapter to report in the Bach vs. Sixx saga.

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Dave Mustaine: ‘I Have a Personal Relationship With Christ’ But ‘I Don’t Believe in Religion’

Here's a brain-scrambler to sink your teeth into -- Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has been incredibly outspoken in recent years about becoming a born-again Christian. However, despite his statements on Christianity and committing biblical ideology to his personal belief system, Mustaine was recently quoted as saying, "I don't believe in religion."

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Clutch Singer Neil Fallon Diagnosed With Cervical Spinal Stenosis, Band Postpones U.S. Tour Dates

Maryland rockers Clutch have unfortunately been forced to postpone their September 'Earth Rocker' North American tour dates. The postponements, along with one show canceled entirely, are due to health issues concerning singer Neil Fallon.

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Responds to Machine Head Frontman’s ‘Blatant Jackery’ Claim

Earlier this week, Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn slammed Avenged Sevenfold and their new album 'Hail to the King.' Calling 'Hail to the King' a "covers album," Flynn channeled his inner David Letterman to construct a Top 10 list of jokes about Avenged Sevenfold's latest record, in the process accusing A7X of "blatant jackery" of Metallica, Megadeth and Guns N' Roses songs. Having seen the list, Avenged vocalist M. Shadows has offered a retort in Flynn's direction.

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