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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
Slipknot
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Slipknot Without Masks [Video]

Before the rise of the Internet, it was damn near impossible to stumble upon the true faces of the masked nine known as Slipknot. However, as Stone Sour reunited in 2002, the identities of vocalist Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root became public for all to see. Finally, with the release of 'Voliminal: Inside the Nine' on DVD in 2006, the faces of the nine were officially revealed.

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Slayer
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Slayer, Pantera, Megadeth, Anthrax Members + More Rock Metal Masters 5 [Videos]

Last night (Jan. 22), metalheads were treated to the fifth installment of Metal Masters. Boasting a lineup of brilliant musicians, the 11 legendary players tore through 22 songs for a captivated Anaheim, Calif., audience. If you were unable to check out Metal Masters 5 in person, no worries! We've got some fan-filmed footage to share with you here.

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Protest the Hero
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Protest the Hero Plots North American Tour with Grand Rapids Stop March 3

Canadian progressive metallers Protest the Hero will soon invade North America for a run of 2014 tour dates, with a March 3 stop at The Intersection in Grand Rapids.

The concert is not yet listed on The Intersection's website.

A strong roster of supporting acts have been announced, including Battlecross, the Safety Fire, Intervals, Night Verses and Motorleague. All those bands will appear in Grand Rapids.

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Pantera to Release 20th Anniversary Edition of ‘Far Beyond Driven’

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pantera's seventh studio album, 'Far Beyond Driven,' a new two-disc edition of the record will soon hit shelves. The upcoming anniversary edition of 'Far Beyond Driven,' due March 25, will include a newly remastered version of the original recordings along with a new live performance from the 1994 Monsters of Rock Festival.

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Zakk Wylde
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
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Black Label Society Reveals Details for ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’

Metal fans are buzzing for the new Black Label Society album, 'Catacombs of the Black Vatican,' set to hit stores on April 8.

In preparation for the album's release, Black Label Society have just unveiled the first single, album art and track listing for their 10th studio album.

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Steel Panther Busts Out Vid for New Track ‘The Burden of Being Wonderful’ [Video]

 

It's rare that a band opens themselves up so publicly to reveal such a deeply personal piece of art. The always introspective Steel Panther have just unveiled such honesty in the new track 'The Burden of Being Wonderful,' which will appear on the heavy metal act's third studio album, 'All You Can Eat.'

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Lamb of God
Epic Records
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Lamb of God’s ‘As the Palaces Burn’ Czech Trial Documentary Premieres Feb. 16 in Philadelphia

The story of Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe's Czech arrest, imprisonment and manslaughter trial is finally set to be told. The band's 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary will debut in Philadelphia on Feb. 16 and will be shown in over 350 theaters worldwide shortly after.

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Lemmy Kilmister
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Motorhead Manager on Lemmy’s Health: ‘He Has Great Days and Then He F—- It Up’

Legendary Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been battling various health-related issues over the past year, leaving many fans worried about the beloved musician. Conflicting reports on Lemmy's health have been surfacing ever since.

In an interview, Motorhead manager Todd Singerman detailed how Lemmy has been "up and down."

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Suicide Silence
Century Media
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Suicide Silence Guitarist: It Took Our Singer Dying for Us to ‘Get Our Heads Out of Our Ass’

Suicide Silence publicly announced they would carry on as a band nearly a year after vocalist Mitch Lucker lost his life after a motorcycle crash. Recruiting All Shall Perish vocalist Eddie Hermida as the group's new frontman, the band is currently writing their fourth studio album, and guitarist Chris Garza recently spoke about the decision to carry on.

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