- According to Megadeth's Dave Mustaine, the band is almost done with their next album. [Loudwire]

- The Mars Volta's Cedric Bixler-Zavala revealed in an online posting that he has left the band, which presumably means the group has broken up. [Loudwire]

- What is the best hard rocking football anthem? You get to choose as round one of the 2013 Loudwire Rock Bowl gets under way. Vote here: [Loudwire]

- After last year's bus accident, it's great to see Baroness performing again. Watch our exclusive video of John Baizley and Pete Adams playing 'Foolsong' live here: [Loudwire]

- Dave Grohl wants to bring the Sound City Players to stages around the world. [Loudwire]

- Van Halen's former director of security dishes about the band's "insane round the world ride" in a new interview. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Fleetwood Mac's reunion is now complete with the announcement of their 2013 tour dates. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Ween's Dean Ween and Primus' Les Claypool are collaborating on a fishing reality series. [Diffuser.fm]

- It's no joke! The Flaming Lips are releasing 'The Terror' album on April Fool's Day. [Diffuser.fm]