Graham Hartmann is a 30-year-old music addict with a taste for punk, metal and the touch of a keyboard. He is the current Senior Writer for Loudwire, producer of each YouTube Loud List and is the creator and host of our 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' series. Graham has been active in the music and entertainment industries since high school, 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 ---> https://twitter.com/grahamwire // www.facebook.com/grahamphartmann
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Five Finger Death Punch’s Zoltan Bathory on Ivan Moody: ‘The Last Three Shows Were the Bes…
'The last three shows were the best shows I've seen [Ivan] do for years,' Zoltan Bathory told us in an exclusive interview.
10 Greatest System of a Down Riffs
System of a Down are metal’s undisputed kings of weird, wrangling up millions of fans through some of the most unlikely music to ever become wildly popular.
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Stone Sour Play ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’
In this episode, Stone Sour guitarist Josh Rand and drummer Roy Mayorga prove and disprove what’s written about them and their band on Wikipedia.
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Gene Simmons talks about essential pieces of KISStory, Donald Trump’s presidency, how terrorists view Americans, jamming with Ace Frehley and more.
MTV Launches Reboot of ‘Total Request Live,’ Forgets to Play Music Videos
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