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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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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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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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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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Kurt Cobain Nearly Banned Dave Grohl From Performing at Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged’ Concert

On Nov. 18, 1993, Nirvana took a trip to New York City and taped their iconic 'Unplugged' set for MTV. The special aired less than a month later on Dec. 14, adding yet another immortal moment to Nirvana's vast list of achievements. However, 20 years later, MTV has revealed that at the insistence of Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl almost didn't perform at the 'Unplugged' set.

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A Perfect Circle Offer Stream of ‘Stone and Echo’ Live Album

A Perfect Circle are scheduled to release their 'A Perfect Circle: Featuring Stone and Echo' box set on Nov. 26. Although the career-spanning box set won't be shipped out until next week, the audio of A Perfect Circle's 20-song live performance, dubbed 'Stone and Echo,' is available for streaming right now via Consequence of Sound.

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What Would Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon + Other Late Rockers Look Like Today?

Get ready to be fascinated and totally creeped out at the same time. We've all imagined what our favorite late and legendary rock musicians would look like in the present day, but with the use of advanced aging technology, we can actually see it for real.

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Bullet for My Valentine Unleash New Track ‘Raising Hell’

The Welsh metallers of Bullet for My Valentine have just unleashed the brand new track 'Raising Hell' via a premiere on BBC radio (listen above). It was just over a year ago that Bullet debuted the title track for 'Temper Temper,' but the boys are already back with the first piece of their upcoming fifth studio album.

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Trent Reznor Facetimes Terminally Ill Fan During Nine Inch Nails Show

Trent Reznor gave a terminally ill fan the rush of his life during Nine Inch Nails' Nov. 16 performance in Las Vegas. Unable to attend the Vegas concert due to his battle with colon cancer, longtime NIN fan and photojournalist Andrew Youssef was given a special surprise from Reznor as he personally Facetimed with Youssef in the middle of Nine Inch Nails' show.

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Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd + More to Embark on Jimi Hendrix Tribute Tour

As a member of the tragically infamous '27 Club,' guitar god Jimi Hendrix died much too young. However, during his short time in the spotlight, Hendrix cemented himself as perhaps the greatest guitar player of all time. To celebrate Hendrix's immortal influence, musicians such as Zakk Wylde, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and even Jimi Hendrix Experience / Band of Gypsys bassist Billy Cox will hit the road for the Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour.

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Axl Rose’s Ex-Wife Auctioning Off Numerous Personal Items Involving the Guns N’ Roses Singer

Who wants to buy Axl Rose's marriage certificate? How about the actual wedding video of the singer's marriage to former actress and model Erin Everly? What about a domestic abuse report? Or break-up letters penned by Rose after the marriage didn't work out? All of this and more can be yours! Seriously.

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Queens of the Stone Age Unveil Interactive Video for ‘The Vampyre of Time and Memory’

In 2013, Queens of the Stone Age have released a staggering amount of material, both sonically and visually. This year will be remembered as one of the band's best and most productive, but QOTSA aren't finished yet. Just revealed from Queens of the Stone Age is a unique, interactive music video for 'The Vampyre of Time and Memory' that feels like a walk through Disneyland's Haunted Mansion.

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Def Leppard / Dio Guitarist Vivian Campbell Announces Remission From Lymphoma

Fantastic news! Def Leppard / Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell is in remission from Hodgkin's lymphoma. Campbell was diagnosed with the form of cancer earlier this year, but in a Facebook post from the guitarist on his official page, Vivian Campbell announced that the recovery process has begun.

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