- Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington invited fans to a studio rehearsal tour preview in Los Angeles, showcasing some of their deeper cuts. [Loudwire]

- Joey Jordison dishes with Full Metal Jackie on his latest project, Scar the Martyr. [Loudwire]

- It doesn't look like good news for the biopic on late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- On guitarist Steve Jones' birthday, Ultimate Classic Rock counts down the Top 10 Sex Pistols Songs. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Tim Lambesis is back at work, finalizing details on the new Austrian Death Machine album. [Loudwire]

- Loudwire's Greatest Metal Drummer competition continues with the quarterfinals. Vote for your favorite metal drummer here: [Loudwire]

- Jon Bon Jovi's son has made the Notre Dame football team. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- The Rock It Out! Blog sits down with Lollapalooza founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell. [Rock It Out! Blog]