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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
Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead
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Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister on His Current Health: ‘I’m Paying for the Good Times’

The health of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been a talking point among fans for a while now. Along with getting a defibrillator inserted into his chest, Lemmy suffered a hematoma and has been forced to cancel a number of shows this year. In a new interview, Kilmister chalks up his health issues as "paying for the good times."

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Metallica Reveal DVD, Blu-ray + Digital Releases for ‘Metallica Through the Never’

Metallica's concert film 'Metallica Through the Never' is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray, along with digital and video-on-demand platforms on Jan. 28. Additionally, exclusive fan club deluxe packages will include an autographed lithograph signed by all four band members and an actual piece of Metallica's concert stage seen in the film.

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Kurt Cobain
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Kurt Cobain Nearly Banned Dave Grohl From Performing at Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged’ Concert

On Nov. 18, 1993, Nirvana took a trip to New York City and taped their iconic 'Unplugged' set for MTV. The special aired less than a month later on Dec. 14, adding yet another immortal moment to Nirvana's vast list of achievements. However, 20 years later, MTV has revealed that at the insistence of Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl almost didn't perform at the 'Unplugged' set.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Receives Honorary Doctorate of Arts From Coventry University

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi is already the 'Rock 'N' Roll Doctor,' but the iconic guitarist is now an actual doctor thanks to Coventry University. On Nov. 19, Iommi received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts "in recognition of his contribution to the world of popular music."

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Kurt Cobain
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What Would Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon + Other Late Rockers Look Like Today?

Get ready to be fascinated and totally creeped out at the same time. We've all imagined what our favorite late and legendary rock musicians would look like in the present day, but with the use of advanced aging technology, we can actually see it for real.

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Queens of the Stone Age Unveil Interactive Video for ‘The Vampyre of Time and Memory’

In 2013, Queens of the Stone Age have released a staggering amount of material, both sonically and visually. This year will be remembered as one of the band's best and most productive, but QOTSA aren't finished yet. Just revealed from Queens of the Stone Age is a unique, interactive music video for 'The Vampyre of Time and Memory' that feels like a walk through Disneyland's Haunted Mansion.

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Axl Rose’s Ex-Wife Auctioning Off Numerous Personal Items Involving the Guns N’ Roses Singer

Who wants to buy Axl Rose's marriage certificate? How about the actual wedding video of the singer's marriage to former actress and model Erin Everly? What about a domestic abuse report? Or break-up letters penned by Rose after the marriage didn't work out? All of this and more can be yours! Seriously.

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Vivian Campbell
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Def Leppard / Dio Guitarist Vivian Campbell Announces Remission From Lymphoma

Fantastic news! Def Leppard / Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell is in remission from Hodgkin's lymphoma. Campbell was diagnosed with the form of cancer earlier this year, but in a Facebook post from the guitarist on his official page, Vivian Campbell announced that the recovery process has begun.

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A Perfect Circle
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A Perfect Circle, ‘The Hollow’ (Live) – Exclusive Song Premiere

We've got an awesome song premiere to share with you lucky, lucky people! A Perfect Circle are about to release the comprehensive box set, 'A Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo,' which features performances of all three APC albums live in concert. We've snagged the very beginning of the three-album experience with an exclusive premiere of the band performing 'The Hollow' live.

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Bleeding Through Singer Pulls No Punches in Blog Post About Band’s Breakup

Bleeding Through are beginning their three-week U.S. farewell tour. After 14 years of music, Bleeding Through announced the news of their breakup in January, and in a new blog post from frontman Brandan Schieppati, the singer pulls no punches while addressing the history of Bleeding Through, the sacrifices he's made and different types of backlash he has experienced.

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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin Raises Horns for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, AC/DC, Dio + More

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. His persuasion as an anti-authoritarian and surly redneck who loves drinking beer and kicking ass is among the most celebrated characters in WWE / WWF history. Those familiar with Austin may picture the man listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd or Hank Williams, and although that may be true, Austin recently professed his love for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne and many other metal acts.

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