- Metallica have played just about everywhere, but a new contest may send them to Antarctica. [Loudwire]

- Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton was not in attendance during the recent Monsters of Rock festival in Brazil. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- How did Redlight King get so many cool motorcycle shots in their 'Born to Rise' video? Watch in this Loudwire exclusive "making of" the 'Born to Rise' video feature: [Loudwire]

- Thirty-two bassists, thousands of votes cast and the winner of Loudwire's Greatest Metal Bassist competition has been crowned. See who won here: [Loudwire]

- Kill Devil Hill are back! Check out the band's new song 'Leave It All Behind' here: [Loudwire]

- Protest the Hero will be without the services of bassist Arif Mirabdolbaghi on their upcoming tour. [Loudwire]

- Guitar great Leslie West talks Mountain's legacy, his new album and overcoming obstacles in Ultimate Classic Rock's new interview: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Ted Nugent's got a new concert collection and Loudwire's got the exclusive premiere of 'Cat Scratch Fever' live. [Loudwire]

- Twenty-five years ago, Ozzy Osbourne released his 'No Rest for the Wicked' album. [Ultimate Classic Rock]