- Friends and peers gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate the life and legacy of Slayer guitar great Jeff Hanneman. [Loudwire]

- At that very same Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration, Slayer guitarist Kerry King offered some fond recollections of the rocker. [Loudwire]

- Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro trashes his former bandmate Eric Avery after the bassist split from Nine Inch Nails. [Loudwire]

Scott Weiland has penned an open letter criticizing the current Chester Bennington-led Stone Temple Pilots for using the band's name. [Loudwire]

- As we inch closer to Memorial Day, we honor the military personnel with 15 Songs About Soldiers. [Loudwire]

- Tony Iommi unveils the reason why negotiations ended with drummer Bill Ward to resume playing with Black Sabbath. [Loudwire]

- Sick Puppies recently "connected" with Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix over their upcoming album 'Connect.' Check out the exclusive video here: [Loudwire]

- Twenty-five years ago, Van Halen unleashed their 'OU812' album. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Speaking of Van Halen, check out David Lee Roth kicking ass in a new short film. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Everyone knows 'Buddy Holly,' but what else sticks from Weezer? Diffuser.fm counts down the 10 Best Weezer Lyrics. [Diffuser.fm]

- There are definitely some kick ass female guitarists out there, and Diffuser.fm counts down 10 Extraordinary Female Guitarists. [Diffuser.fm]