- It looks like we'll be hearing a new Alice in Chains song before the calendar hits 2013. [Loudwire]

- Slash says that Scott Weiland has been fired from Stone Temple Pilots. [Loudwire]

- Motley Crue's Vince Neil gets "punchy" with an audience member and there's video to prove it. [Loudwire]

- Halestorm's Lzzy Hale talks about the "personal victory" of receiving a Grammy nomination. [Loudwire]

- Dave Grohl announces the 'Sound City' documentary release date and takes a jab at Justin Bieber. [Loudwire]

- What does it take to get your music video banned? Check out our list of the Top Banned Music Videos. [Loudwire]

- Hawkwind are mourning the death of guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton, who passed away at 61. [Loudwire]

- The Rolling Stones are the latest major act to join the star-studded "12-12-12" Hurricane Sandy benefit. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- It's the indie rock collaboration that many have been clamoring for as LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy is working with Arcade Fire. [Diffuser.fm]

- The Breeders will be reuniting their 'Last Splash' lineup to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album. [Diffuser.fm]