- Avenged Sevenfold are representing the rock world well, as their 'Hail to the King' album is this week's new No. 1 album. [Loudwire]

- AFI's Davey Havok and Jade Puget speak with Loudwire about the band's 'Burials' album, their new single 'I Hope You Suffer' and their fall tour. [Loudwire]

- Here's something that will blow your mind! At one point, former members of Dio attempted to recruit Eddie Van Halen to play guitar for a new project. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Cheap Trick have filed a countersuit against estranged drummer Bun E. Carlos. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Ozzy Osbourne's son Jack will follow in his sister's footsteps, hoofing it on TV's 'Dancing With the Stars.' [Loudwire]

- D.O.A.'s Joey Keithley opens up to Diffuser.fm about the band's farewell plans. [Diffuser.fm]

- Thirty years ago, Phil Lynott played his final show as frontman for Thin Lizzy. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

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