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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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Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus and The Faceless Confirmed for 2014 Summer Slaughter Tour

The annual Summer Slaughter tour has long earned the distinction to call itself "the most extreme tour of the year." Every year, we look forward to learning the lineup for Summer Slaughter, and once again, the news has placed Chelsea grins on our metalhead faces.

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Steel Panther, ‘Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World’ – Exclusive Acoustic Performance

Steel Panther are the undisputed and self-described saviors of heavy metal. The band proved that fact once again on April 1 when their third album, 'All You Can Eat,' single-handedly saved the world from armageddon. This was documented in the music video for 'Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World,' so to praise Steel Panther further, we present to you this exclusive acoustic performance of the song.

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Vince Neil
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Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Becomes Part Owner of Jacksonville Sharks, Plans Las Vegas AFL Team

Are Arena Football teams becoming the next signature beer for rock bands? Because musician interest in the AFL seems to be growing day by day. Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has become a part owner of the Jacksonville Sharks, and as if that wasn't enough, Neil is planning to bring an AFL team to Las Vegas.

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Machine Head Streams New Song ‘Killers & Kings’ and Covers Ignite’s ‘Our Darkest Days / Bleeding’ [Video]

The past weekend marked yet another annual Record Store Day! The April 19 celebration brought vinyl lovers to record stores nationwide, where Machine Head's 'Killers & Kings' 10" was available for the first time. Now that Record Store Day has passed, Machine Head have shared the new demo for your digital listening pleasure.

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Katatonia
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Drummer Daniel Liljekvist Leaves Katatonia to ‘Concentrate on Family and Get a Normal Job’

Unfortunate news from Katatonia: Longtime drummer Daniel Liljekvist has left the band. In a statement posted on Katatonia's official website earlier today, Liljekvist notes that he's no longer able to "combine job, family and commit 100% to Katatonia."

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Category: Metal, News
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Steel Panther Perform ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ with Chris Jericho + Andy Biersack

The list of musicians who have jammed with Steel Panther onstage is endless. At the House of Blues in Hollywood, Calif., Fozzy singer / WWE superstar Chris Jericho and Black Veil Brides singer Andy Biersack joined Steel Panther for a cover of Scorpions' 'Rock You Like a Hurricane.'

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Malcolm Young
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AC/DC Release Official Statement on Malcolm Young’s Health + Future of Band

Although AC/DC singer Brian Johnson just revealed in a new interview that the band would not be breaking up, AC/DC have just released their first official statement addressing the reports that have surfaced over the past few days. The band states that guitarist Malcolm Young will be "taking a break from the band due to ill health," but also makes it clear that AC/DC will continue to make music.

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KISS' Ace Frehley
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Ace Frehley on What Really Happened at KISS’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction [Exclusive]

On April 10, KISS were inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and a lot has been written about the event. But we had the privilege of having founding KISS guitarist Ace Frehley drop by our studio the very next day to set the record straight as to what really went down at the ceremony. Check out the interview in the video above.

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