- Machine Head are holding bassist auditions ahead of their summer Mayhem Festival appearances. [Loudwire]

- Stone Sour have unveiled their dark animated new video for 'Do Me a Favor.' [Loudwire]

- Rob Zombie's guitarist John 5 had several guitars taken in a home burglary. [Loudwire]

- Adrenaline Mob's Russell Allen gives us a peek inside his tracking session for 'Barracuda' in this exclusive video: [Loudwire]

- Testament and a host of other acts have been revealed for the 2013 Scion Rock Fest. [Loudwire]

- Lou Reed has canceled the remainder of his April North American tour dates. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Twenty-seven years ago, Van Halen played their first show with Sammy Hagar as their new frontman. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Kings of Leon are now eyeing a September release for their next album. [Diffuser.fm]

- The hot rumor is that Daft Punk will be a last minute Coachella headline addition. [Diffuser.fm]