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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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Woman Claims She Warned Police About Lostprophets Singer’s Pedophiliac Desires in 2008

Yesterday (Nov. 26), former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 11 counts of various sex crimes, most of which involved children. The unbelievably graphic and predatory nature of Watkins' crimes has shocked rock fans worldwide, but in a new update, an ex-girlfriend of Watkins claims that she had warned police in 2008 that the singer "wanted to abuse children."

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All That Remains
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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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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: Music News, News, Rock
Alex Skolnick / Randy Blythe
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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Recruits Testament’s Alex Skolnick for iPad Music Project

Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe recently recruited Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick for a new 'wacked out' musical project he's recording using his iPad.

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Steel Panther
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Steel Panther Flash Behind-the-Scenes Video for ‘Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World’

If you haven't checked out Steel Panther's new video for 'Party Like Tomorrow is the End of the World,' then find a quiet corner where no judgmental eyes are upon you. The NSFW video is packed with tons of boobs, lots of drugs and people doing tons of drugs off lots of boobs! The video is amazing, obviously, so Steel Panther have offered those who couldn't make the party a behind-the-scenes look into its creation.

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Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Crimes

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has pleaded guilty to numerous child sex offenses. Watkins' UK trial for a large number of sex crimes was scheduled to begin this week, but Watkins shocked the court by pleading guilty to numerous charges just as the trial was set to begin, with jurors having been warned they were about to see some graphic and disturbing evidence.

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Jens Kidman of Meshuggah
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Meshuggah and ‘Pac-Man’ Combine to Create Brutal Video Game

Even though we're approaching Thanksgiving break, the work week still seems a bit too long, doesn't it? No worries, we've got a brilliant time killer for you to waste endless hours on! Get ready to avoid all human contact and check out 'Kidman,' a djent-tastic Meshuggah-ized version of 'Pac-Man.'

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Marilyn Manson
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Marilyn Manson Songs Turned Into Lullabies by Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star just keep pumping out rock and metal gems turned into lullabies. This time, the company takes one of music's all-time most controversial artists, Marilyn Manson, and switches up his work from audio nightmares into comforting sleepy time melodies designed to whisk your little ones into dreamland.

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Beastie Boys
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Beastie Boys Write Open Letter on Goldieblox’s Use of ‘Girls’ in Viral Commercial

You may have seen this new 'Goldieblox and the Spinning Machine' commercial, which challenges preconceptions of what a girl's toy should look like and be able to do. The ad has gone viral on YouTube, partially due to the inclusion of a re-imagined version of Beastie Boys' 'Girls.' However, the commercial has led to a lawsuit between Goldieblox and Beastie Boys, which has gotten increasingly ugly over the past few days.

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Bleeding Through
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Bleeding Through’s Van Skids Off Road During Farewell Tour

Bleeding Through recently embarked on the first leg of their U.S. farewell tour. As an extension to the original list of dates, the band added one last date in Albuquerque, N.M., but Bleeding Through nearly didn't make it to the show. On their way to the gig, Bleeding Through's van drove off the road, totaling the act's trailer.

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Category: Concerts, Music News, News
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Ozzy Osbourne: Black Sabbath Reunion Did Not Contribute to My Drug + Alcohol Relapse

Black Sabbath made one of metal's all-time greatest comebacks in 2013, releasing '13' and embarking on a world tour despite guitarist Tony Iommi's lymphoma diagnosis and parting ways with founding drummer Bill Ward over apparent contract issues. The band had forced itself past those hardships, but underneath it all, singer Ozzy Osbourne had relapsed on drugs and alcohol.

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