The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Dec. 8, 2014:

- Remembering Dimebag Darrell: Rock + Metal Musicians Pay Tribute to the Pantera Legend: [Loudwire]

Philip Anselmo: If Dimebag Darrell Was Still Alive, Pantera Would Have Reunited: [Loudwire]

Megadeth Likely Off the Road in 2015; Former Drummer Nick Menza Doesn't Rule Out Return: [Loudwire]

Slipknot Guitarist Jim Root: 'We Don't See a Penny Off of Record Sales': [Loudwire]

- Slipknot, Korn + Godsmack Lead 2015 Welcome to Rockville Bill: [Loudwire]

- Slipknot, Godsmack, Breaking Benjamin + More Head Up 2015 Fort Rock Festival: [Loudwire]

Anthrax Officially Start New Album, Toast the Memory of Dimebag Darrell: [Loudwire]

Billy Corgan Names Kurt Cobain + Himself as the 'Top Two Scribes' of the 1990s: [Loudwire]

- You Think You Know Soundgarden?: []

- Listen to Dave Grohl's Early Solo Demo, 'Watered It Down': []

- You Think You Know Bon Jovi?: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

AC/DC Include Two Tributes to Malcolm Young in 'Rock or Bust' Art: [Ultimate Classic Rock]