The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 16, 2014:

AC/DC Issue Statement on Malcolm Young's Health + Future of Band: [Loudwire]

Ace Frehley on What Really Happened at KISS' Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: [Loudwire]

Megadeth Flying Born-Deaf YouTube Star to Las Vegas for First Rock Concert + Interview: [Loudwire]

Vinnie Paul Doesn't Foresee a Pantera Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: [Loudwire]

Anthrax's Scott Ian Plays 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?': [Loudwire]

Antemasque, Featuring Former Members of The Mars Volta, Reveal Album Details: [Loudwire]

Pop Evil's Leigh Kakaty Discusses 'Onyx' Album + 'Being a Minority Frontman in the Rock World': [Loudwire]

Adelitas Way's Rick DeJesus Talks Grand Vision for New Album and Touring: [Loudwire]

Nothing More's Jonny Hawkins Talks Self-Titled Album + Influences: [Loudwire]

- Ace Frehley Says Former KISS Bandmates Have Taken 'Cheap Shots' At Him: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

David Lee Roth Teases 'Secret' Van Halen Project: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Vote for the Most Anticipated Release of May 2014: [Noisecreep]