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

- Bats Put a Stop to Ozzy Osbourne's Home Renovations: [Loudwire]

- Soundgarden To Play 'Superunknown' in Its Entirety in New York City: [Loudwire]

Judas Priest's Rob Halford to Undergo Surgery for Umbilical Hernia: [Loudwire]

- Crobot - Exclusive EP Stream: [Loudwire]

- A Perfect Circle, Puscifer + Failure Play Maynard James Keenan's Two-Night 50th Birthday Bash: [Loudwire]

- Warbringer Lose Drummer + Founding Guitarist; Vocalist John Kevill Contemplates Band's End: [Loudwire]

- Vinnie Paul on Hellyeah: The Only Pressure Is Not To Let Myself or Dimebag Down: [Loudwire]

- Sworn Enemy, 'Living on Borrowed Time' - Exclusive Album Stream: [Loudwire]

- Berklee Graduate Speaks About Playing in Front of Jimmy Page: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Deep Purple Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

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