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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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Judas Priest Unleashes Full Version New Single ‘March of the Damned’ [Video]

Great news to report! Judas Priest have just unleashed the first official single from the upcoming album, 'Redeemer of Souls.' After exclusively teasing the track on Loudwire last week, the full version of 'March of the Damned' is now available for your listening pleasure and will likely leave you drooling for more new Priest anthems.

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KISS Legend Ace Frehley Shares Hilarious Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Story

Our friends at Ultimate Classic Rock have been compiling an impressive collection of real-life 'Spinal Tap' stories from some of rock's greatest legends. This latest clip stars KISS legend Ace Frehley, who tells the tale of bedding a model in Mexico, but the twist in Ace's story is sure to crack you up.

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‘Super Duper Alice Cooper’ Documentary Being Released on DVD and Blu-Ray June 3

The new Alice Cooper documentary 'Super Duper Alice Cooper' will soon be released on DVD and Blu-ray.

With deluxe limited edition copies also set to become available, 'Super Duper Alice Cooper' will come out on June 3.

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Kiss Legend Ace Frehley Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ [Video]

This newest edition of "Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?" segment was so good, we had to split it into two parts! Iconic KISS legend Ace Frehley stopped by Loudwire to appear in our popular series, actually clearing up a great deal of untrue information.

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Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Offers Help to Find New York Cat Killer

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has lent a hand in the attempt to catch the culprit of a disturbing investigation. In Yonkers, N.Y., 25 cats were killed and left swinging in plastic bags in a wooded area. There is a sizable reward to find the person responsible, and Geezer Butler has offered $1,000 of his own money to encourage anyone with information to come forward.

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Guns N’ Roses Covers Led Zeppelin, The Who and New York Dolls in Rock on the Range Warm-Up [Video]

Guns N' Roses performed a special set Tuesday night in Pennsylvania to warm up for their upcoming headlining gig at the Rock on the Range Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

Along with a myriad of classics, Guns N' Roses actually busted into a cover of the Who anthem 'The Seeker.'

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Metallica Cover Beatles, Deep Purple + More at MusiCares Tribute To Ozzy Osbourne

Last night (May 12), the 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert was held at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne and Village Studios owner / CEO Jeff Greenberg were the night's honorees, but Metallica were also an important part of the show, performing a four-song set of classic covers.

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Legendary Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

Legendary artist and friend of the rock and metal world H.R. Giger has passed away at the age of 74. Along with providing special effects, sculptures and set designs for films such as the 'Alien' series and 'Poltergeist,' Giger worked closely with bands such as Korn, Danzig, Dead Kennedys, Celtic Frost, Carcass + many others.

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford to Undergo Surgery for Umbilical Hernia

Judas Priest are soon to come back extremely strong with 'Redeemer of Souls' on July 15, but right now, iconic vocalist Rob Halford is focusing on his health. The Metal God will soon undergo surgery to take care of an umbilical hernia that looks like "the alien just burst forth!"

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