- Former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins was sentenced to 35 years in prison for child sex crimes. [Loudwire]

- Metallica offers downloads of their 'Freeze 'Em All' Antarctica concert. [Loudwire]

- Paul Stanley's memoir will arrive in 2014. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Anthrax's Scott Ian reacts to the band being Grammy nominated for their cover of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.' [Loudwire]

- Robert Plant offers an update on his next studio album. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Hey Rock and Roll Fall of Fame! It's time to give metal some love. See some wrongs that need to be righted ASAP here: [Loudwire]

- A Day to Remember invite Bring Me the Horizon and more to the inaugural Self Help Festival. [Loudwire]

- Members of Dio, Whitesnake and Scorpions are planning Cream tribute concerts. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Soul man Charles Bradley covers Black Sabbath's 'Changes.' Listen here: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Did One Direction rip off a well-known Def Leppard classic? [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Speaking of Def Leppard, the band discuss the possibility of new music and a 'Viva Pyromania' residency. [Loudwire]

- Carnifex will unleash their 'Die Without Hope' disc next year. [Loudwire]