The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Feb. 17, 2014:

- Philip Anselmo's Housecore Horror Film & Metal Festival to Return in 2014: [Loudwire]

- Guns N' RosesAxl Rose Offers More Serious Take on Danish Giraffe Killing: [Loudwire]

- The Exploited Drop Off Tour After Singer Suffers Heart Attack Onstage: [Loudwire]

- Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Comments on 'As the Palace Burn' Documentary: [Loudwire]

- Bullet for My Valentine Offer Update on 'Edgier' New Album: [Loudwire]

- Amon Amarth's Jonah Hegg Discusses 'Deceiver of the Gods' Tour + 'Father of the Wolf' Video: [Loudwire]

- Eddie Vedder Joins Bruce Springsteen + Tom Morello Onstage for AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell': [Loudwire]

- My Chemical Romance Unleash 'Fake Your Death' Single From Upcoming Hits Collection: [Loudwire]

- Rock Star Vs. President Songs: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Klaus Meine on the New Scorpions 'MTV Unplugged' Release + the 30th Anniversary of 'Love At First Sting': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Vote for the Most Anticipated Release of March 2014: [Noisecreep]

- Jimmy Fallon's Music Booker Shares His Secrets: [Rock It Out! Blog]