- Avenged Sevenfold have announced plans for their 'Hail to the King' animated series and game. [Loudwire]

- Dream Theater react to their recent Grammy nomination and tease upcoming North American tour plans. [Loudwire]

- Metallica fulfilled their promise to perform in Antarctica. [Loudwire]

- GWAR's Oderus Urungus plays Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction. Watch here: [Loudwire]

- Tool's Maynard James Keenan recently helped train high school wrestlers for a tournament. [Loudwire]

- Ultimate Classic Rock counts down the Top Songs of 2013. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Tis the season for giving! Check out the 10 Rock Related Charities worth giving to here: [Loudwire]

- Seether's Shaun Morgan offers his memories of South African leader Nelson Mandela. [Loudwire]

- Alter Bridge unveil their first U.S. tour dates of 2014. [Loudwire]

- Quiet Riot's Frankie Banali reveals the band's new singer. [Loudwire]

- The Pixies have named their new bassist and unveiled a new video. [Diffuser.fm]

- Dethklok's Brendon Small talks 'The Doomstar Requiem,' rock operas and more: [Loudwire]

- Dead Letter Circus debut their 'I Am' video exclusively at Loudwire. Watch here: [Loudwire]

- Watch Ultimate Classic Rock's exclusive performance video by the surviving members of Montrose for the song 'Rock the Nation': [Ultimate Classic Rock]