Contact Us

Graham 'Gruhamed' Hartmann

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
Dave Lombardo
Courtesy of Slayer
[

Dave Lombardo Responds to Slayer Ouster Using Fan Tweets

As we reported last night (May 30), drummer Dave Lombardo is no longer a member of Slayer. The band has been experiencing some serious turmoil this year, both before and after the tragic death of Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. In Lombardo's first public response since Slayer announced that Paul Bostaph has taken Lombardo's place on the drum throne, the Slayer founding member has tweeted out his feelings on the sudden split.

Read More

Category: News Tags:
Ben Shepherd of Soundgarden
Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com
[

Soundgarden’s Ben Shepherd Recalls Time When He Nearly Became Nirvana’s Lead Guitarist

Did you know that Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd nearly became a member of Nirvana? Before either Soundgarden or Nirvana became grunge legends, Shepherd almost became Nirvana's second guitarist, but the band chose instead to remain a three-piece until the addition of Germs strummer Pat Smear.

Read More

Category: News, Rock Tags: ,
Dimebag Darrell Wax Statue
Rock Legends Wax Museum
[

Late Pantera Guitarist ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott Immortalized in Canadian Wax Museum

If you happen to be on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls anytime soon, you may want to check out the Rock Legends Wax Museum during your trip. The tourist attraction boasts a fair number of wax statues, but now metalheads can gather round a new life-sized figure of late Pantera guitarist 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
Tony Iommi
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images
[

Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi: I Will Be Fighting Lymphoma for the Rest of My Life

Although Tony Iommi's health has been improving since his early 2012 cancer diagnosis, some unfortunate news has been made public by the iconic Black Sabbath guitarist. Having thought his lymphoma was gone, Iommi was recently informed by his doctor that he most probably never be completely cancer-free.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
Ozzy Osbourne
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
[

Ozzy Osbourne Performs Black Sabbath + Solo Hits at ‘An Evening with Women’ Cancer Benefit

Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne dropped by the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center's 'An Evening with Women' cancer fundraiser on May 18. Hosted by comedienne Kathy Griffin, musicians Natasha Bedingfield and Sia performed at the function, but the highlight of the night was Ozzy himself, who performed a short set consisting of both Black Sabbath and solo hits.

Read More

[

Slash Praises New Chester Bennington-Fronted Stone Temple Pilots Song

The news of Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington replacing Scott Weiland's spot in Stone Temple Pilots has been receiving a ton of buzz since it was revealed during a live performance on May 18. Having also experienced a complex musical relationship with Scott Weiland in Velvet Revolver, Slash offered his two cents on the new STP lineup via Twitter.

Read More

Shavo Odadjian + Serj Tankian
Marsaili McGrath, Getty Images
[

System of a Down Bassist Shavo Odadjian Calls Out Singer Serj Tankian

In a series of Facebook posts that went up today (May 20), System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian opened a huge can of worms in a very public way. According to a number of posts on Odadjian's official fan page -- on which the bassist does post regularly -- he accuses System vocalist Serj Tankian of holding the band back.

Read More

Category: News, Rock Tags:
[

Brian ‘Head’ Welch Performs First Full Set With Korn Since 2005 Departure

Last night (May 15), Brian 'Head' Welch returned to the stage with Korn to perform his first full set with the band since leaving the multiplatinum act in 2005. A packed crowd in Belle Vernon, Pa., were the lucky bunch to witness Welch's return, and we've got all the details from the gig for you to sink your teeth into.

Read More

Category: Concerts, News Tags:
Metallica Kirk Hammett
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
[

Metallica Offer Preview of ‘Kirk’s Crypt’ Exhibit at Upcoming 2013 Orion Music + More Festival

Metallica's second Orion Music + More Festival is creeping up on us as summer draws near. To get fans pumped for the diverse fest, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has revealed a mass of details about the 'Kirk's Crypt' exhibit, which will include meet + greets, Hammett's massive collection of vintage horror film posters and more.

Read More

Category: Concerts, News, Videos Tags:
Avenged Sevenfold
Warner Bros.
[

Avenged Sevenfold Unveil Preview of New Song + In-Studio Footage

Avenged Sevenfold have just released part of a new track along with some in-studio footage of the band recording their latest album. However, the band has developed a challenging TV/radio puzzle which must be tuned properly to experience the entirety of the band's new offerings.

Read More

Category: News, Rock, Videos Tags:
[

Arraignment of As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis: Video + More Details Revealed

As reported last night, As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis pleaded not guilty in his shocking murder-for-hire case. Now, more details have emerged from the May 9 arraignment in San Diego. Video taken of the arraignment depicts Deputy District Attorney Claudia Grasso revealing the alleged details of Lambesis' plot to have his estranged wife killed, which he apparently first mentioned to a member of his gym.

Read More

Category: News, Videos

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://103gbfrocks.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 103GBF THE RIVER CITY ROCKER quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 103GBF THE RIVER CITY ROCKER quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!