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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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91-Year-Old ‘Dracula’ Legend Christopher Lee Releases ‘A Heavy Metal Christmas Too’

We metalheads love to argue about music. There's absolutely nothing that we can all agree upon, except for one thing: Christopher Lee is the man.

The 91-year-old has released two heavy metal albums, singing in a powerful baritone while his backing band shreds around him. Lee's newest metal offerings are re-imagined classics of "Jingle Bells" and the Frank Sinatra classic"My Way."

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Category: Christmas, Metal, News
Slayer Christmas Light Show
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Slayer Christmas Light Show Dedicated to Late Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

This may be the most impressive metal Christmas light show we've ever posted. Paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, a dedicated metalhead took the time to put together a phenomenal light show using a medley of Slayer anthems including 'Hell Awaits,' 'Angel of Death,' 'War Ensemble,' 'Raining Blood' and 'New Faith.'

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Slipknot
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com
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Stone Sour Reveal Jim Root Will Sit Out Winter 2014 Tour to Focus on New Slipknot Album

Jim Root fans, we've got some bad news and some amazing news. Of course, we'll start with the bad news. Stone Sour have announced that Root will not be touring with the band on their upcoming winter tour. However, Root's absence is for good reason, as he's chosen to spend the time writing with Slipknot for the band's next album!

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Randy Blythe
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Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe’s ‘Dark Days’ Memoir Receives 2014 Release Date

Back in July, it was announced that Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe would write a memoir of his Czech manslaughter case. In a new catalog from Da Capo Press, the publishers of Blythe's 'Dark Days: My Tribulation and Trials,' the memoir will be released in summer 2014.

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James Hetfield of Metallica
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Black Friday Record Store Day 2013: Guide to Hard Rock + Metal Releases

Want to do some Black Friday shopping without getting trampled in the process? Go support your local record store! The 2013 Black Friday edition of Record Store Day is set to launch on Nov. 29 and there are tons of special goodies just begging to be bought.

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Category: Metal, News, Rock
All That Remains
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com
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2014 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Announces First Wave of Confirmed Acts

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has announced the first wave of acts for the fest's 2014 edition. So far, bands such as All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Bleeding Through and many others have been confirmed to perform at NEMHC next year.

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Category: Concerts, Metal, News, Rock
Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister on His Current Health: ‘I’m Paying for the Good Times’

The health of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has been a talking point among fans for a while now. Along with getting a defibrillator inserted into his chest, Lemmy suffered a hematoma and has been forced to cancel a number of shows this year. In a new interview, Kilmister chalks up his health issues as "paying for the good times."

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Metallica Reveal DVD, Blu-ray + Digital Releases for ‘Metallica Through the Never’

Metallica's concert film 'Metallica Through the Never' is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray, along with digital and video-on-demand platforms on Jan. 28. Additionally, exclusive fan club deluxe packages will include an autographed lithograph signed by all four band members and an actual piece of Metallica's concert stage seen in the film.

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