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

- Lars Ulrich on Will Ferrell-Chad Smith Drummer Challenge: 'Bring It On': [Loudwire]

- Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose Makes Cameo in World Cup Budweiser Ad: [Loudwire]

Sully Erna Hosts Early Preview of Upcoming Godsmack Album '1000hp': [Loudwire]

- Theory of a Deadman, 'Drown' - Exclusive Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

Whitechapel, 'Worship the Digital Age' - Exclusive Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

- Rockers We've Lost in 2014: [Loudwire]

- Volbeat Thank Fans for Creepies Awards Album + Artist of the Year Wins: [Noisecreep]

Stars in Stereo, 'FireStarter' - Exclusive Video Premiere: [Noisecreep]

- Jack White's 21st Century Blues: [Diffuser.fm]

Weezer Announce New Album With Video: [Diffuser.fm]

- Top 10 Soccer Loving Rock Stars: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Night Ranger's Jack Blades Takes the 'High Road' With New Album: [Ultimate Classic Rock]