The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for March 26, 2014:

GWAR Singer Dave Brockie's Death Investigated as Drug-Related Due to Evidence Found: [Loudwire]

- GWAR Issue First Official Statement on Death of Frontman Dave Brockie: [Loudwire]

Corey Taylor Rocks Intense Cover of Dio's 'Rainbow in the Dark': [Loudwire]

- Corey Taylor on KISS' Rock Hall Drama: 'I Think It's Petty and Ridiculous': [Loudwire]

Philip Anselmo Talks Past Drug Use + Pantera's 'Hard Lines, Sunken Cheeks' - Exclusive Video: [Loudwire]

- Philip Anselmo Tears Down Religion Recalling Pantera's 'Slaughtered' - Exclusive Video: [Loudwire]

Nine Inch Nails Parody 'This Is A Trent Reznor Song' Gets Hilarious Music Video: [Loudwire]

Smashing Pumpkins Working on Two New Albums, Billy Corgan Tracks Over 150 Demos: [Loudwire]

Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows Talks 'Hail to the King,' Music Industry, Golfing and More: [Loudwire]

Adelitas Way Studio Update - Exclusive Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

Linkin Park Unveil New Interactive Video for 'Guilty All the Same': [Loudwire]

Shattered Sun, 'Hope Within Hatred' - Exclusive Song Premiere: [Loudwire]

- March Riff Madness Semifinals: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 'Stairway to Heaven' Has Been Claimed for Jesus: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- A Conversation With ††† (Crosses): [Rock It Out! Blog]