- Lacuna Coil vocalist Cristina Scabbia reveals that 2013 has been a tough year. [Loudwire]

- Alice Cooper plans a star-studded New Year's Eve bash. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Queen's Brian May is dealing with a cancer scare. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Cavalera Conspiracy have named Converge's Nate Newton as their new bassist. [Loudwire]

- Look back at the Classic Rockers we've lost in 2013: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Former Decapitated drummer Krimh has made an audition tape for Slipknot. [Loudwire]

- The second episode of 'Cooking Hostile' with Philip Anselmo revealed. Watch here: [Loudwire]

- We as Human's Justin Cordle discusses their debut disc, 'Strike Back' success and touring. [Loudwire]

- Gojira's Joe Duplantier reveals the extent of his love for Metallica. [Loudwire]

- Twenty-nine hours ago, Def Leppard's Rick Allen lost his arm in a car crash. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Journey and AC/DC both played their first ever concerts 40 years ago. [Ultimate Classic Rock]