The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 9, 2014:

- Linkin Park Reveal Title, Cover Art + Release Date for 2014 Album: [Loudwire]

- As I Lay Dying Release Statement on Tim Lambesis, Future of Band + New Projects: [Loudwire]

- Controversy Over New As I Lay Dying Statement: [Loudwire]

- Anthrax's Frank Bello Plays 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?': [Loudwire]

- Marilyn Manson Plots New Song + Guest Appearance for Season 7 of 'Sons of Anarchy': [Loudwire]

- Ace Frehley + Peter Criss Respond to Accusations of Anti-Semitism From Paul Stanley: [Loudwire]

- The Mars Volta Members Unite With Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea for New Group Antemasque: [Loudwire]

- Wrestling Legend The Ultimate Warrior Dead at 54: [Loudwire]

Volbeat's Michael Poulsen Talks New Music, American Influences + Award Recognition: [Loudwire]

Queens of the Stone Age Unveil Boozy 'Smooth Sailing' Video: [Loudwire]

KISS and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The Whole Damn Story: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Billy Corgan Announces New 'Experimental' Album: [Diffuser.fm]