The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for May 12, 2014:

- Metallica Cover Beatles, Deep Purple + More at MusiCares Tribute To Ozzy Osbourne: [Loudwire]

- The Pretty Reckless Announce 2014 'Going to Hell' North American Tour: [Loudwire]

- Philip Anselmo Discusses New Down EP, Housecore Horror Film Festival + More: [Loudwire]

- Mastodon's Troy Sanders Talks New Album 'Once More 'Round the Sun' + More: [Loudwire]

- Killswitch Engage's Justin Foley Talks Touring, Grammy Ceremony, Social Media + More: [Loudwire]

- Legendary Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74: [Loudwire]

- Vital Vinyl: Nergal Opens Up About Behemoth's History, 'The Satanist' + More: [Loudwire]

- Win a 'Down IV - Part II' Prize Pack!: [Loudwire]

- Mastodon Singer Mocks Dave Grohl: 'Making Rock N' Roll Safer': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Ace Frehley's Real-Life 'Spinal Tap' Mexican Adventure: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- The Creepies - Noisecreep's First Annual Rock + Metal Awards: [Noisecreep]