The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for March 18, 2014:

- Corey Taylor to be Roasted by Shawn Crahan, Scott Ian, Sebastian Bach + More: [Loudwire]

- Down Unveil New Song 'We Knew Him Well' Ahead of Upcoming EP: [Loudwire]

- Rock Hall of Fame CEO on Why KISS' Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer Are Not Being Inducted: [Loudwire]

- New Arch Enemy Vocalist Alissa White-Gluz Had 'Every Intention' of Continuing With The Agonist: [Loudwire]

- James Hetfield + Billie Joe Armstrong Headline San Francisco's 'Acoustic 4 a Cure' Benefit: [Loudwire]

- Adelitas Way Tease New Single 'Dog on a Leash' - Exclusive Video Preview: [Loudwire]

- Corey Taylor, Halestorm + More Salute Ronnie James Dio in Los Angeles: [Loudwire]

- Chevelle Offer New Insight Into 'La Gargola' Album - Exclusive Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

- 10 Best Alice in Chains Songs: [Loudwire]

- Love and Death Talk ShipRocked, 2014 Plans + More: [Loudwire]

- KISS Announce Massive Vinyl Box: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 10 Influential Bands That Got Their Start at CBGB: [Diffuser.fm]

- A Conversation With Against Me's Laura Jane Grace: [Rock It Out! Blog]