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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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Slayer’s Manager Clarifies Band’s Relationship With Producer Rick Rubin

In a new interview, Slayer's Tom Araya and Kerry King revealed that the legendary thrash band was no longer signed to Rick Rubin's label, American Recordings. The news was quite surprising, as the band have worked with Rubin ever since recording 'Reign in Blood' in 1986. However, it turns out Slayer may be sticking with Rubin, as evidenced in an official statement from the band.

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Duff McKagan / Josh Homme / Jello Biafra
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Duff McKagan, Josh Homme, Jello Biafra + More to Appear on Fourth Season of ‘Portlandia’

Hipster-smashing comedy 'Portlandia' is about to enter its fourth season on IFC. The critically acclaimed show, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, is set to welcome a bunch of musicians as guest stars. Guns N' Roses / Walking Papers bassist Duff McKagan, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, Dead Kennedys' Jello Biafra + more have all been confirmed to appear in the new 'Portlandia' season.

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Steel Panther
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Steel Panther Expose New Song ‘Glory Hole’

As if they had emerged from a time machine, throwback rockers Steel Panther have risen up to become one of metal's greatest live bands. In the year 2013, there's nothing quite like a Steel Panther show, which is why hearing a new track from the band live is the perfect way to experience some Steel Panther goodness.

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Maynard James Keenan
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Maynard James Keenan Recruits ‘Breaking Bad’ Actor Bob Odenkirk to Ask ‘What is Puscifer?’

Do you know what Puscifer is? Sure, Puscifer are an experimental, comedic and electronically-themed rock band featuring Tool / A Perfect Circle singer Maynard James Keenan, but do you really know what Puscifer is? The band questions your understanding, so Puscifer brought in 'Breaking Bad' actor / 'Mr. Show' mastermind Bob Odenkirk to explain.

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Killswitch Engage React to 2014 Grammy Nod

2013 has been a great year for Killswitch Engage. It's the band's first full year with vocalist Jesse Leach back in the lineup, and with Leach, Killswitch released 'Disarm the Descent' and embarked on some awesome tours. To cap off the year, Killswitch Engage have been nominated for a 2014 Grammy, with Leach announcing his excitement in a press release.

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Puscifer Entertainment
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Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Helps Train High School Wrestling Team

Maynard James Keenan took a bit of time off his seemingly never-ending work schedule to help train high school wrestlers for a tournament. Keenan, a member of Mason County Central High School's 1982 class, aided 16 wrestlers in preparing for the Optimist Tournament in Scottville, Mich.

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Seether
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South African Rocker Shaun Morgan of Seether Shares Memories of Nelson Mandela

Seether frontman Shaun Morgan is the latest rocker to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela. A huge amount of musicians and other public figures have memorialized Mandela since he passed away on Dec. 5, but as a native South African, Morgan's statement is unique as he witnessed firsthand what it was like in his home country when Mandela was released from prison after 27 years.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Wayne Static: ‘Last Year Was a Tough Year, I Thought I Was Gonna Kill Myself’

The life and times of Static-X frontman Wayne Static have been bizarre lately. That may not surprise too many people who are familiar with the 'Dragonball Z'-haired nu-metaller, but between his feud with former Static-X bassist Tony Campos, being pressed with felony drug charges, hernia surgery, suicidal thoughts and much more, Static's life has been turbulent in all the wrong ways.

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In This Moment
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In This Moment Reveal Video for ‘Whore’ Starring Motionless in White Vocalist

In This Moment have just released a cinematic music video for the track 'Whore.' Starring Motionless in White vocalist Chris Motionless, the clip visits a dark and vintage area of New York City when sketchy strip clubs still outnumbered tourist traps in the city that never sleeps.

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