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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
Slayer's Tom Araya
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Slayer’s Tom Araya on Jeff Hanneman’s Legacy, Upcoming Album + More

We were recently fortunate enough to speak with legendary Slayer frontman Tom Araya. During our talk with singer-bassist, he opened up wide about late Slayer guitarist and creative force Jeff Hanneman, his mindset with creating new material without Hanneman and how he would like Jeff to be remembered.

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Lamb of God's Randy Blythe
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Lamb of God Revisit Randy Blythe’s Czech Trial in Updated ‘As the Palaces Burn’ Trailer

In June 2012, Lamb of God released a trailer for an upcoming documentary on the band. The original premise was to highlight the "Pure American Metal" band's upcoming world tour. The trailer for the documentary was interesting enough, but no one could have guessed that only days after the teaser was released, singer Randy Blythe would be locked away in a Czech prison.

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Charles Epting, Loudwire
Charles Epting, Loudwire
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Avenged Sevenfold’s Zacky Vengeance Responds to Robb Flynn’s Allegations

Avenged Sevenfold released their sixth studio album, 'Hail to the King,' on Aug. 23. Although the act's fans have been eating up the album, Avenged Sevenfold have been met by various detractors as well, including Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn. Avenged Sevenfold singer M. Shadows responded to Flynn's criticism a short while ago, and now, guitarist Zacky Vengeance has done the same.

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Rare Interviews Shine Spotlight on Nirvana

With the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's third and final studio album, 'In Utero,' having recently passed, it seems like tons of rare Nirvana gems have been flooding the Internet. Of course, we welcome and celebrate such revelations, including these three interviews just unearthed by journalist James Sherry.

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Alien F. Jourgensen
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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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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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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
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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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