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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
Metallica Lars Ulrich
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Lars Ulrich: ‘Lords of Summer’ Represents Metallica’s Current Creative Space

Last night (March 16) in Bogota, Colombia, Metallica debuted 'The Lords of Summer,' a new song from the thrash legends. Now that we've heard the song, fans are beginning to ponder how 'The Lords of Summer' will fit into Metallica's next album. Now, drummer Lars Ulrich explains how the new song represents Metallica's current creative mindset.

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Nirvana
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Nirvana ‘In Utero’ Tribute Album to Feature Thursday, Circa Survive and Daughters

On Sept. 13, 1993, Nirvana released what would become their final studio album, 'In Utero.' The influence of 'In Utero' and the rest of Nirvana's discography are still very present, and many celebrated rock and metal acts have teamed up to record 'In Utero: In Tribute' just in time for Record Store Day.

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Dave Lombardo
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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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Motley Crue / Megadeth / Mastodon
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Quebec’s PNR Amnesia Rockfest Reveals Lineup with Motley Crue, Megadeth and Mastodon

One of the most interesting North American festivals has just released its 2014 lineup. The ninth annual PNR Amnesia Rockfest will hit its massive festival crowd on June 20 + 21 with acts such as Motley Crue, Megadeth, Alice in Chains, Blink-182, Mastodon + many more.

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Scott Ian
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Scott Ian on Upcoming Anthrax Album: ‘This S–t Is a Real Kick in the Ass!’

We recently caught up with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian shortly before the thrash legend took the stage for his March 5 'Speaking Words' performance in New York City. During our chat, Scott Ian radiated excitement for Anthrax's next album, explaining in great detail what his "perfect schedule" is for writing and recording Anthrax's new offering.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Between the Buried and Me’s Tommy Rogers Announces Second Solo Album and Film Score

Between the Buried and Me frontman Tommy Rogers has announced some exciting new projects. Rogers is currently writing his second solo album under the moniker of Thomas Giles and has finished composing a film score while gearing up to film a new Between the Buried and Me DVD.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Every Time I Die Works on on Seventh Album

Progressive hardcore heroes Every Time I Die have just announced their return to the studio. Continuing the momentum created by 'Ex Lives' in 2012, Every Time I Die look to create their most impressive sounding album yet, and with Converge's Kurt Ballou confirmed to produce the record, expectations for ETID's seventh studio album will be huge.

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Category: Metal, News
Goatwhore
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Goatwhore Finishes Recording Sixth Studio Album

The brutality of Goatwhore will pulverize us once again! The blackened death metal masters have just finished recording their sixth studio album with production from Hate Eternal frontman and longtime studio partner Erik Rutan. Even more interesting, Goatwhore and Rutan chose to go old-school and record the album onto analog tape.

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Altitudes & Attitude
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Altitudes & Attitude Releases ‘Tell the World’ [Video]

The new project Altitudes & Attitude, featuring Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, are ready to unveil the new video for 'Tell the World,' and the 'Big 4' thrash legends have teamed up with Loudwire for the exclusive premiere (watch above).

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Category: Metal, News, Rock, Videos
L.A. KISS Uniform
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Kiss Reveals Flaming Helmets and Uniforms for Arena Football Team

Last year, it was revealed that KISS would launch their very own football team. Considering what KISS have slapped their band's name onto in the past, the announcement of the L.A. KISS team invading the Arena Football League wasn't too much of a shock, but the actual uniforms for the team will boggle your brains.

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