The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for July 9, 2014:

- AC/DC Finish Recording New Album: [Loudwire]

- Atreyu Members on Reunion: 'We Had an Urge to Make More Music': [Loudwire]

- Slash to Receive 'Guitar Legend Award' at AP Music Awards, Completes Rehearsals for Summer Tour: [Loudwire]

- Rob Caggiano Plays 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?': [Loudwire]

- Mikkey Dee Reacts to Fan Suffering Brain Blood Clot After Headbanging at Motorhead Show: [Loudwire]

- Black Label Society Unveil Soulful 'Angel of Mercy' Video: [Loudwire]

- Courtney Love Recruited for Final Season of 'Sons of Anarchy': [Loudwire]

- The Winery Dogs Drummer Mike Portnoy Condemns Pink Floyd Over New Album: [Loudwire]

- Joe Perry Doesn't Know if Aerosmith Will Record Another Full Length Album: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Alice Cooper is a White Castle King: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Lollapalooza May Expand to Toronto Next Year: [Diffuser.fm]

- Under Cover: Fu Manchu Taste Some of Devo's 'Freedom': [Diffuser.fm]