- After a summer filled with health issues, Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister discusses his health and mortality. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Speaking of Motorhead, fans can now listen to the entire 'Aftershock' album streaming online ahead of its release. [Loudwire]

- Estranged Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has undergone diverticulitis surgery. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Metallica's Lars Ulrich shares his thoughts on the lagging returns of 'Metallica Through the Never.' [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Alter Bridge dropped by Loudwire's offices to perform an acoustic version of 'Addicted to Pain.' Watch here: [Loudwire]

- Stone Temple Pilots' Robert DeLeo discusses the change in atmosphere and completion of the band's 'High Rise' EP in an exclusive interview with Loudwire. [Loudwire]

- The Czech trial of Lamb of God's Randy Blythe is featured in the new 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary trailer. Watch here: [Loudwire]

- Loudwire counts down the 10 Best Death Metal Bands. [Loudwire]

- Eyeing a political run, Ted Nugent has cut his long flowing locks. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- A KISS tour package from 1974 has sold for a surprising sum at auction. Details here: [Ultimate Classic Rock]