The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 15, 2014:

AC/DC Retirement Talk Intensifies Amid Report of Malcolm Young Stroke: [Loudwire]

- New Report Refutes AC/DC Retirement Rumors: [Loudwire]

- Former Korn Touring Guitarist Shane Gibson Dies: [Loudwire]

Slash Wasn't Initially a Fan of Guns N' Roses Hit, 'Sweet Child O' Mine': [Loudwire]

The Winery Dogs, 'Unleashed in Japan 2013' - Exclusive Stream: [Loudwire]

- Rob Zombie Unveils Trailer for 'Zombie Horror Picture Show' DVD: [Loudwire]

- Rocklahoma, Welcome to Rockville + Fort Rock Daily Lineups Revealed: [Loudwire]

1349, 'Slaves' - Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

Bad Seed Rising, 'Hey Kid' - Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

- From Springsteen to Slipknot?: Jay Weinberg Rumored to Be Working With Metal Band: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Ace Frehley Criticizes Paul Stanley's Hall of Fame Induction Speech: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Steve Vai Launches Vai Academy Song Evolution Camp: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Inspirational Songs: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- A Lesson in Stage Diving With Andrew W.K.: [Rock It Out! Blog]