- Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe has penned an open letter making a passionate plea for more attention to concert safety. [Loudwire]

- A memorial celebration for late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman is now set for May 23 in Los Angeles. [Loudwire]

- Nine Inch Nails bassist Eric Avery has announced his exit from the band. [Loudwire]

- Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney go in-depth about 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here' album and their singles success in our exclusive interview here: [Loudwire]

- Five Finger Death Punch and Rob Halford's new single, 'Lift Me Up,' now has a lyric video. Watch it here: [Loudwire]

- Steel Panther discuss their new album and share outrageous stories about accidentally frequenting gay bars in our exclusive interview here: [Loudwire]

- Thirty-eight years ago, Alice Cooper began his 'Welcome to My Nightmare' tour. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- The Who's Roger Daltrey recently told Howard Stern about the time he knocked out Pete Townshend. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Phoenix rocked 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' performing their songs 'The Real Thing' and 'Trying to Be Cool.' Watch here: [Diffuser.fm]

- Weezer's standout self-titled green album arrived in stores twelve years ago. [Diffuser.fm]