- Former Tool bassist Paul D'Amour is currently rocking with the new group Lesser Key. Watch their video for the track 'Intercession' here: [Loudwire]

- Roger Waters is taking some heat for using a Star of David on the inflatable pig that hovers over his stage performances. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Producer/engineer Mike Shipley, who worked on albums from Aerosmith, Def Leppard and Scorpions, has passed away. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Not every metal album enjoys commercial success. Here are 10 Overlooked Metal Albums. [Loudwire]

- Ultimate Classic Rock's run through Sammy Hagar's catalog concludes with the Top 10 Sammy Hagar Songs from the '00s and Beyond. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Huntress and Battlecross took a break from Mayhem Festival for a Brooklyn off-date show. See the recap + photo gallery here: [Loudwire]

- Speaking of shows, the Flyleaf and P.O.D. tour also recently rolled through New York. Check out the recap + photo gallery here: [Loudwire]