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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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Rock Hall of Fame CEO on Why KISS’ Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer Are Not Being Inducted

Ever since KISS were announced as 2014 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, there has been a tremendous amount of controversy. From tension between classic band members, to quarrels with the Hall of Fame itself, KISS' induction has been a topic of discussion, in many cases, for all the wrong reasons. Adding to the tension is Rock Hall CEO Joel Peresman, who has explained why current members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer aren't being inducted with the founding KISS members, saying they merely "took the persona of characters that were created by Ace and Peter .”

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Stone Sour Corey Taylor
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Corey Taylor To Be Roasted by Shawn Crahan, Scott Ian, Sebastian Bach + More

Let's hope Corey Taylor's skin is as thick as his mask, because the Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist is set to be roasted! Taylor will be ripped to shreds by some brilliant comedians, awesome musicians and even the Slipknot singer's own bandmate Shawn 'Clown' Crahan.

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Courtney Love
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Did Courtney Love Locate Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

You just can't make this stuff up… Courtney Love has made some questionable claims in the past, but a new Facebook post from the musician may have set the bar to new heights. Earlier today, Courtney Love suggests she may have personally found where missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is located.

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Nirvana
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Former Nirvana Drummer Chad Channing Will Not Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Over the weekend, it was reported that former Nirvana drummer Chad Channing, who manned the kit for the band's debut album, 'Bleach,' would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl. However, according to a new message sent by the Rock Hall, Channing will not be included in Nirvana's induction.

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Metallica Lars Ulrich
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Lars Ulrich: ‘Lords of Summer’ Is Representative of Metallica’s Current Creative Headspace

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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New Found Glory's Steve Klein
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Longtime New Found Glory Guitarist Steve Klein Charged With Multiple Underage Sex Crimes

Shocking news coming from pop-punk heavyweights New Found Glory. Former NFG guitarist Steve Klein has been charged with a total of seven sex crimes against minors, including one count of possessing child pornography. It's been reported that if Klein is found guilty of all seven charges, he could be sentenced to around 27 years in prison.

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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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Motley Crue / Megadeth / Mastodon
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2014 PNR Amnesia Rockfest Reveals Lineup with Motley Crue, Megadeth, Mastodon + More

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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The Used's Bert McCracken
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The Used’s Bert McCracken Philosophizes on the Past, Present and Future

Welcome to Part 2 of our exclusive dip into the mind of the Used's Bert McCracken. In this second half of our talk with the Used singer, McCracken talks about his continual lyrical theme of 'time,' the difference between recording vocals for the band's debut and the band's upcoming 'Imaginary Enemy' album, his favorite philosophers + much more.

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

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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Goatwhore
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Goatwhore Finish 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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Eric Carr
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Late KISS Drummer Eric Carr’s Heirs File Lawsuit Against Band for ‘Untold Payments’

November 24, 1991 was an incredibly sad day for the rock world. Not only was it the day Queen legend Freddie Mercury died, but the day KISS drummer Eric Carr passed away, as well. Well over 20 years after Carr's death, the drummer's heirs have filed a lawsuit against KISS for "untold payments" stretching back all the way to Carr's passing.

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