- Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose opens up about his rocky past with Slash and Duff McKagan and shares his thoughts on the original lineup reuniting. [Loudwire]

- Black Sabbath have made enough progress on their new album to announce a 2013 release and book an Australian tour. [Loudwire]

- Soundgarden have trotted out another new track called 'Non-State Actor' ahead of their 'King Animal' album release. [Loudwire]

- Mark Tremonti reveals his plan to keep Wolfgang Van Halen as part of his solo group for the future, and it's good news for Van Halen fans. [Loudwire]

- A treasured piece of Nirvana's video history will be part of an upcoming auction. [Loudwire]

- Metallica's Kirk Hammett reveals one of his favorite guitar solos. [Ultimate Metallica]

- Veteran metallers 3 Inches of Blood have revealed dates for their headlining West Coast trek. [Rock Music Report]

- Footage of Led Zeppelin performing the song 'Kashmir' from their 'Celebration Day' film has surfaced online. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Count Sammy Hagar among those affected by Hurricane Sandy, as his Atlantic City bar was left trashed by the storm. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Congrats to Jack White, who received the James Joyce Award from the University College Dublin. [Diffuser.fm]