The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 9, 2015:

Black Sabbath Nix 'Farewell' Ozzfest Japan Gig, Ozzy Osbourne + Friends Perform Instead: [Loudwire]

Twisted Sister's Dee Snider: 'Irresponsible Behavior' Led to Drummer A.J. Pero's Death: [Loudwire]

Mushroomhead Singer's Wife Diagnosed With Stage 3 Colon Cancer: [Loudwire]

Terror Universal Part Ways With Singer Following Sexual Assault Allegations: [Loudwire]

- Top 10 Songs About Self-Love: [Loudwire]

Mark Tremonti Talks New Album 'Cauterize,' Wolfgang Van Halen + More: [Loudwire]

BabyMetal Ink U.S. Record Deal, Self-Titled Debut Album to Be Reissued With Two New Tracks: [Loudwire]

Alice Cooper and Motorhead Masks Help You Plan Ahead for Halloween: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

AC/DC Are 'Excited' to Perform for Coachella's Indie Crowd: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Weezer and Nirvana Fans, Meet Kurt Cuobain: [Diffuser.fm]

- Listen to a Computer Recreate Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit': [Diffuser.fm]

Classic Loudwire Video of the Day: You Think You Know Black Sabbath?