In today's Daily Reload, we remember Beastie Boys legend Adam 'MCA' Yauch, who tragically passed away early today (May 4) after a three-year battle with cancer. We also report on several rockers who have reacted to Yauch's passing by offering tributes to the influential rapper.

In other news, Slipknot plan to get back into the studio in early 2013; and Poison the Well are set to re-release remastered versions of 'The Opposite of December' and 'Tear From the Red.'

Also, the Black Keys star on an episode of 'Workaholics'; Slash says he hasn't had as this much fun making music for his solo project since Guns N' Roses began; Stone Sour part ways with their bassist; Pantera take on Rise Against in our latest Cage Match; and much more.

Check out all of today’s stories on Loudwire, plus some favorites from around the Web, in the links below:

Today on Loudwire:

Slash on Solo Project: I Haven’t Had This Much Fun Since Guns N’ Roses Started
Slipknot Plan Return to Studio in Early 2013 for ‘Brutal’ New Album
Pantera vs. Rise Against – Cage Match
Sevendust’s Clint Lowery and His Dark New Day Bandmate Corey Lowery Mourn Loss of Father
Marilyn Manson Sheds Light on His Dark Den of Creativity
Beastie Boys’ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch Dies at 47
Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Dies: Rockers React
Top 20 Songs: Week of April 29-May 5, 2012
Falling in Reverse, Black Veil Brides + Mastodon Among Nominees for 2012 Kerrang! Awards
Poison the Well to Re-Release ‘The Opposite of December’ and ‘Tear From the Red’
Stone Sour Split With Bassist Shawn Economaki
Beastie Boys Website Posts Official Statement on Death of Adam Yauch
AxeWound 2012 Tour Dates Revealed
The Black Keys Guest Star in Comedy Central Sitcom ‘Workaholics

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