The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for May 8, 2014:

- Metallica to Headline 2014 Glastonbury Festival: [Loudwire]

- Motley Crue's Tommy Lee Recruited to Play Drums on Entire New Smashing Pumpkins Album: [Loudwire]

- Five Finger Death Punch Plan to Release New Album in 2015: [Loudwire]

- Drummer Nick Augusto Says Exit From Trivium was 'Not My Decision': [Loudwire]

- Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor Calls Out 'Conservative Nature' of Today's Rock Acts: [Loudwire]

- Misfits Call Glenn Danzig Lawsuit 'Sour Grapes' in Lengthy Statement: [Loudwire]

- Seether Talk New Album 'Isolate and Medicate,' Band Camaraderie + Touring: [Loudwire]

- Drummer Taylor Hawkins Talks Birds of Satan, Foo Fighters Recording Progress + More: [Loudwire]

- Robert Plant on Led Zeppelin Reunion: 'I’m Not Part of a Jukebox!': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Top 10 Alex Van Halen Songs: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Dave Grohl Does Awesome Rock-Star Stuff on Top of a Bar: [Diffuser.fm]

- The University of Heavy Metal: [Rock It Out! Blog]