The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for March 14, 2014:

- Metallica to Debut New Song at March 16 Show: [Loudwire]

Slash Unveils New Album Time Frame, Reveals 'Slashathon' Winners At 2014 South By Southwest: [Loudwire]

Black Veil Brides Starting New Album With Producer Bob Rock: [Loudwire]

- Watch Soundgarden Perform 'Superunknown' in Its Entirety at 2014 SXSW iTunes Festival: [Loudwire]

- Vandals Disguised in KISS Masks Destroy More Than 25 Cars at New Jersey Body Shop: [Loudwire]

- Sevendust Members Discuss New Acoustic Album 'Time Travelers & Bonfires' + More: [Loudwire]

- Cradle of Filth Guitarist James McIlroy to Undergo Spinal Surgery: [Loudwire]

- Jimmy Page to Receive Honorary Degree From Berklee College of Music: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Freddie Mercury Biopic Loses Its Director: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Battle Royale: Korn Spike, Blessthefall Debut on Countdown: [Noisecreep]

- The Secret Behind Pandora: [Rock It Out! Blog]