- Scott Weiland has called his onetime Stone Temple Pilots bandmates "disrespectful" and "selfish" for their actions. [Loudwire]

- Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's grandfather Leland Cobain has passed away at the age of 89. [Loudwire]

- Slayer have officially announced the return of drummer Paul Bostaph as a full-time member. [Loudwire]

- Metallica have announced their lone European summer date at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark. [Loudwire]

- Shinedown's Brent Smith says the Carnival of Madness will live up to its "carnival" name this summer. [Loudwire]

- Courtney Love reveals two new songs titles and a potential name for her next disc. [Loudwire]

- Aerosmith have revealed the full track listing for their upcoming live DVD. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- A judge has ruled that Sammy Hagar did not hire a hitman to kill a man over a dispute with his Cabo Wabo restaurants. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Were you ever certain that a song was done by a completely different artist? Diffuser.fm counts down 15 Songs That Sound Eerily Like Other Artists. [Diffuser.fm]

- Johnny Marr has kept busy in the post-Smiths era and Diffuser.fm runs down his Best Post-Smiths Songs. [Diffuser.fm]