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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
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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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Marilyn Manson
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Marilyn Manson Makes Uncomfortable Guest Spot on ‘Talking Dead’

Last night (Oct. 27), another awesome episode of 'The Walking Dead' hit our televisions. Much like the zombies themselves, 'Walking Dead' followers drooled, stumbled and craved blood. In those cases however, it was to catch the show's newest episode, 'Isolation.' Although the highly emotional installment of the AMC original series sparked much fan discussion, Marilyn Manson's appearance on 'Talking Dead' lit up the Internet during its broadcast directly after the latest 'Walking Dead' episode concluded.

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GWAR’s Oderus Urungus Reads ‘Goodnight Moon’ – Exclusive NSFW Video

Parents are becoming lazier and lazier. We don't really blame you, as binge-watching a marathon of 'The Walking Dead' is much more satisfying than putting your screaming little infant to bed. In fact, we want to help. That's why we recruited GWAR front-thing Oderus Urungus to help put your kids to sleep with a very NSFW rendition of 'Goodnight Moon.'

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Dethklok, ‘Blazing Star’ – Exclusive Song Premiere

Dethklok, everybody's favorite animated metal band, are taking their music to new heights with the band's 'Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera.' The epic event will air on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim on Oct. 27, but we've the exclusive premiere of an extra song, 'Blazing Star,' which will only be available on the opera's full-length soundtrack, which is set for an Oct. 29 release.

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