- Anthrax's Scott Ian offers a progress report on the band's next album. [Loudwire]

- Metallica's Lars Ulrich offers a heartfelt tribute to the late Lou Reed. [Loudwire]

- Speaking of Metallica, are the members 'Beliebers'? [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Machine Head's Robb Flynn recalls getting an invite to join Drowning Pool. [Loudwire]

- Bon Scott's death led to the end of his AC/DC career, but a former member reveals he was almost ousted sooner. [Loudwire]

- Huntress frontwoman Jill Janus recalls a Halloween experience of tripping on shrooms and Judas Priest. [Loudwire]

- Sammy Hagar launches a new line of coffee-flavored tequila. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Forty-three years ago, Black Sabbath played their first U.S. show. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Megadeth rocked The Shrine in Los Angeles and Loudwire has a review and photo gallery. [Loudwire]

- Thirty-five years ago, 'KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park' debuted on NBC. [Ultimate Classic Rock]