The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 24, 2014:

- Download New Slayer Song 'Implode' for Free: [Loudwire]

Lars Ulrich: Metallica Are in 'Fourth Inning' of New Album Process: [Loudwire]

Guns N' Roses Close Out 2014 Revolver Golden Gods With One-Hour Set. Watch Here: [Loudwire]

- Revolver Golden Gods 2014 Black Carpet: Rockers Praise Axl Rose + Joan Jett: [Loudwire]

- 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards: The Best + Worst of This Year's Ceremony: [Loudwire]

Jacoby Shaddix: Papa Roach Working on Their 'Sickest, Most Ill-est' Album Yet: [Loudwire]

Fozzy, 'Lights Go Out' - Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

Anti-Mortem, 'New Southern' - Exclusive Album Stream: [Loudwire]

Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless + More Confirmed for 2014 Summer Slaughter Tour: [Loudwire]

Billy Corgan, Joan Jett to Be Honored at Inaugural 'Alternative Press' Music Awards: [Loudwire]

Santa Cruz, 'We Are the Ones to Fall' - Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

- Frontman Stephen Pearcy Leaves RATT: [Loudwire]

- Hear Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love' Demo and 'Key to the Highway' Cover: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Night Ranger's 'Sister Christian' to be Featured on 'Parks and Recreation': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Watch David Lee Roth Cover Pharrell Williams' 'Happy': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Joe Satriani on His New Book, Box Set + A Lifetime of 'Strange Beautiful Music': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 25 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release 'Headless Cross': [Ultimate Classic Rock]