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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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Korn Announce 2013 North American Tour Dates With Asking Alexandria + Love and Death

Korn will soon release their 11th studio album, 'The Paradigm Shift,' which is the band's first record to feature guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch since 'Take a Look in the Mirror' dropped in 2003. Luckily for you, Korn will gear up for the release of 'The Paradigm Shift' by embarking on a North American trek of dates beginning Sept. 26 with support from Asking Alexandria and Love and Death.

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Nirvana’s Original Sub Pop Contract Reveals Band Was Signed With $600 Advance

It seems like ever since the rock world lost Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994, little bits and pieces of Nirvana's famed history have been popping up. This latest discovery posted online is a simple piece of paper. However, printed on that very page is Nirvana's first-ever contract with Sub Pop records, who signed the band for a mere $600.

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Avenged Sevenfold’s ‘Hail to the King’ Album Streaming in Full

Brace yourselves, because the internet is about to explode. The near-religious fan base of Avenged Sevenfold is about to flock over to iTunes in vast numbers, as the band's new album 'Hail to the King' is now streaming in full.

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Former Korn Drummer David Silveria Releases New Songs With INFINIKA

Former Korn drummer David Silveria has been making a bit of noise lately by offering his take on the band's current lineup and their history, but Silveria has also made some new noise with his band INFINIKA. The group has just posted six new songs for you to check out.

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Documents Life of Mysterious Artist Roger Brilliant

Lamb of God fans, meet your favorite new musician! The man's name is Roger Brilliant and he fronts the fantastic new band, Roger Brilliant and the Wankers! You've probably never heard of Roger Brilliant, but Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has, and Blythe has used the power of social media to document the soon-to-be-famous artist on his way to the top.

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Baroness Mark 1-Year Anniversary of Bus Crash, Reveal Driver Only Received $570 Fine

Yesterday, Aug. 15, marked the one-year anniversary of Baroness' gruesome bus crash near Bath, England. The bus broke through a guard rail before plummeting 30 feet into a wooded area, causing major injuries to those on board including Baroness frontman John Baizley and bus driver Norman Markus. Reports would later find that the bus crash was due to a multitude of ignored safety issues which Markus was responsible to meet before hitting the road.

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Geezer Butler Says Black Sabbath’s Current Trek ‘Will Probably Be the Last Tour’

Black Sabbath have been on a massive high this year, releasing the comeback album '13,' which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album charts, while embarking on an insanely anticipated North American tour. Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has performed phenomenally throughout the entire tour, but in a new interview, Butler reveals that the tour will likely be his last.

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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Placed on Suicide Watch, Asks For Move to Psychiatric Hospital

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has reportedly been placed on suicide watch while being held at Parc Prison in Wales. Watkins has been charged with a number of horrific crimes, including charges of sexually assaulting an infant. The singer is now attempting to be relocated from Parc Prison to a psychiatric hospital.

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Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock and Mike D Collaborate with Yoko Ono for New Track ‘Bad Dancer’

Beastie Boys members Ad-Rock and Mike D have just entered into a bizarre collaboration with one of music's most polarizing figures. The legendary MC's have teamed up with the one and only Yoko Ono for the experimental musician's new track 'Bad Dancer.'

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Black Label Society Debut Soulful Rendition of Bill Withers’ ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’

Black Label Society are scheduled to drop the live double album 'Unblackened' on Sept. 24. The record will offer stripped-down versions of Black Label Society fan favorites, but Zakk Wylde and the boys have included a little surprise in the form of a Bill Withers' 'Ain't No Sunshine' cover, which you can listen to right now.

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