- The mother of late Alice in Chains vocalist Layne Staley is suing the band over royalties. [Loudwire]

- Pop Evil are letting fans hear their new 'Onyx' disc a day before it hits stores. Check out our exclusive album stream here: [Loudwire]

- The initial batch of dates for the 2013 Rock Allegiance Tour have been revealed. Find out where Volbeat, HIM, All That Remains and Airbourne will be playing here: [Loudwire]

- We've got the exclusive premiere of the title track from Skillet's new album 'Rise.' Listen here: [Loudwire]

- Five Finger Death Punch have unveiled the title of their new album and spoken in depth about their new single 'Lift Me Up.' [Loudwire]

- Falling in Reverse have nixed their remaining May tour dates so that frontman Ronnie Radke can be home with his pregnant girlfriend for the birth of their first child. [Loudwire]

- A real life astronaut has covered the David Bowie classic 'Space Oddity' in outer space. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Paul McCartney's fans are rallying the millionaire vocalist to purchase the Everton Football Club. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- On the eve of Vampire Weekend's 'Modern Vampires of the City' album release, Diffuser.fm counts down the 10 Best Vampire Weekend Songs: [Diffuser.fm]

- The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine and MGMT are heading up the Los Angeles-based FYF festival this summer. [Diffuser.fm]