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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
Maynard James Keenan
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Maynard James Keenan’s Hollywood Hills Home on the Market for $2.795 Million

Every hardcore Tool fan (and there are a LOT of them) has wondered what the inside of singer Maynard James Keenan's home looks like. You may imagine Maynard dwelling in some sort of psychedelic kaleidoscope or even one of the worlds created for a Tool music video, and you wouldn't be entirely incorrect. Luckily, if you've got $2.795 million burning a hole in your pocket, you can buy Maynard's home in the Hollywood Hills.

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Dave Lombardo on Slayer: ‘They Weren’t Really My Friends, They Were Just Business Partners’

It's already been over a year since Slayer parted ways with drummer Dave Lombardo. The legendary kit master has been keeping busy with Philm and drumming workshops, but Lombardo's ousting from Slayer has allowed the stickman time to reconsider the relationships he had with his former bandmates.

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Cyborg Drummer
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One-Armed Drummer Returns to Kit Thanks to Amazing ‘Cyborg’ Prosthesis

This is truly mind-blowing. A professor at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology, who has built robotic musicians in the past, has created a piece of technology that can allow an amputee to play drums. In fact, the inventor himself claims that "the drummer essentially becomes a cyborg."

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Is Tool’s New Album Already Recorded?

Update: Tool guitarist Adam Jones has publicly claimed that his comment about the band's new record being done was simply a joke:

It's been almost eight full years since Tool gifted fans with '10,000 Days' back in 2006, and ever since, followers of the massively successful band have been praying for a new record. There have been tons of small updates on the progress of Tool's fifth full-length album in the past couple of years, but in a new report, a reliable source has written that Tool may be "100 percent done" with the record.

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Lamb of God, ‘As the Palaces Burn’ – Film Review

"Music is the only reason why I'm not in prison," Randy Blythe says during the intro of 'As the Palaces Burn.' The Lamb of God singer has no idea that he'll soon foreshadow one of his life's most traumatic and heartbreaking ordeals. Of course, in a tragic piece of irony, music became the reason why Blythe found himself one gavel away from spending the next 10 years in prison.

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Balcony Jumper Charged With Assault Expresses No Remorse

A few days ago, we reported that a fan was charged with assault after diving off a balcony into the crowd at a show headlined by Bring Me the Horizon, a band he did not even go there to see. Three fans were reportedly injured due to the impact of the man's balcony jump, but after spending a week in jail, the jumper has shown no remorse for injuring the concertgoers as evidenced in multiple Facebook posts.

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Fan Charged With Assault After Alleged Balcony Dive at Bring Me the Horizon Show

A concertgoer has been charged with assault after allegedly leaping from a balcony while attending a show headlined by Bring Me the Horizon on Feb. 13 in Denver. As a result of the dive, it's been reported that three concertgoers were injured, resulting in their transport to Denver Health Medical Center.

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Rob Zombie Puts Hockey Movie on Backburner to Work on New Horror Film

Less than a year ago, Rob Zombie claimed that 'The Lords of Salem' would be his last horror film "for a really long time," but luckily for fans of Zombie's filmography, the musician has jumped back into the genre. Although Rob Zombie has been working on the hockey film 'Broad Street Bullies,' one simple act of brainstorming thrust Zombie into horror once again.

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Kid Metal Act Murp Turn Sepultura Classic ‘Roots Bloody Roots’ Into ‘Boots Snowy Boots’

We at Loudwire our big fans of Murp. Made up of vocalist Aaralyn and drummer Izzy, Murp captured the attention of millions by performing on 'America's Got Talent' last year, garnering millions of YouTube views in the process. And while they didn't end up winning, there's no stopping metal's favorite kid band, as Aaralyn and Izzy have just unveiled a winter rendition of the Sepultura classic 'Roots Bloody Roots.'

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Korn’s Jonathan Davis Condemns Barack Obama, Calls Miley Cyrus a Political Distraction

Korn singer Jonathan Davis appeared on the Feb. 17 edition of 'The Alex Jones Show,' spouting off some controversial opinions in the process. During Davis' interview with Jones, a noted conspiracy theorist, the Korn frontman shared his distress over the abundance of cameras in public, theories of how the media used Miley Cyrus to distract the masses from political issues and more.

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Slash to Launch First-Ever ‘Slashathon’ Software Competition at 2014 SXSW

Iconic festival South by Southwest (SXSW) is sure to bring in a ton of people to Austin, Texas, for 10 days of music, music and more music, plus some film for good measure. However, Slash has just announced that he'll be bringing a new component to SXSW this year, throwing the first-ever 'Slashathon,' which will challenge software developers to "create solutions for artists to engage their communities for an album release."

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