The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for March 12, 2014:

- Halestorm Rock Dio's 'Straight Through the Heart' - Exclusive Song Premeire: [Loudwire]

- Dave Lombardo Claims He Only Made $67,000 From Slayer's $4.4 Million Gross in 2011: [Loudwire]

- 10 Best Anthrax Songs: [Loudwire]

- Machine Head Unveil New Studio Blog Video and 'Killers & Kings' Single Details: [Loudwire]

- Pop Evil Announce Dates With Escape the Fate, Team With DMC for ACC Tournament Promo: [Loudwire]

- The Used's Bert McCracken Philosophizes on the Past, Present and Future: [Loudwire]

- Wayne Static Announces Dates for 'Wisconsin Death Trip' 15th Anniversary Tour: [Loudwire]

- 2014 PNR Amnesia Rockfest Reveals Lineup With Motley Crue, Megadeth, Mastodon + More: [Loudwire]

- Family of Late KISS Drummer Eric Carr Denies Involvement in Lawsuit: [Loudwire]

- Jimi Hendrix Biopic Producer Talks 'Jimi: All Is By My Side': [Ultimate Classic Rock]