The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for March 24, 2015:

Iron Maiden: Doctors 'Extremely Optimistic' About Bruce Dickinson Cancer Recovery: [Loudwire]

- Exclusive: Creed Vocalist Scott Stapp Completes Stint in Rehab: [Loudwire]

- Sound Mixer on Metallica's 'And Justice for All' Blames Lars Ulrich for Thin Bass Sound: [Loudwire]

- You Think You Know Marilyn Manson?: [Loudwire]

Van Halen Reveal Massive 2015 North American Tour: [Loudwire]

Otep Responds to Contract Ploy Allegations By 'Civil Unrest' Tour Organizers: [Loudwire]

Billy Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins Future is 'Murky': [Loudwire]

Tremonti Release Incendiary Lyric Video for 'Another Heart': [Loudwire]

Linkin Park, Halestorm, Jane's Addiction + More To Play 2015 Summerfest: [Loudwire]

- Why Faith No More Reunited Without Original Guitarist Jim Martin: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Listen to Whitesnake Take on Deep Purple's 'Burn': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Nate Mendel: From Foo Fighters to Lieutenant: 'This Is What I Wanted to Say': []

- Confessions of a SXSW First-Timer: []

Classic Loudwire Video of the Day: You Think You Know Iron Maiden?