- Stone Sour give fans a double dose of awesomeness, unleashing the new song 'Gravesend' and showcasing a trailer for their 'House of Gold & Bones' comic. [Loudwire]

- Speaking of Stone Sour, frontman Corey Taylor revealed that he would love to do something "violent and dark" with one of his rock heroes. Details here: [Loudwire]

- Listen to the Device cover of the Ozzy Osbourne / Lita Ford duet 'Close My Eyes Forever' featuring David Draiman and special guest Lzzy Hale on vocals. [Loudwire]

- Is there anyone that can pierce the ears like a metal vocalist hitting a high note? We count down 10 mesmerizing high notes delivered by metal singers here: [Loudwire]

- Everybody wants to join Anthrax for their cover of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.' Metallica's Kirk Hammett was the latest to make a concert guest appearance. [Loudwire]

- Filter's Richard Patrick reveals that his wife was harassed and nearly run off the road by "God proclaiming gun nuts." [Loudwire]

- A defamation case filed Boston's Tom Scholz against a Boston newspaper has been dismissed. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- The Animals and War vocalist Eric Burdon has signed a book deal for his memoirs. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Cold War Kids discuss their new album, their R&B influences and breaking out of the blog band stigma in Diffuser.fm's new interview here: [Diffuser.fm]

- The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are streaming their new song, 'Under the Earth.' [Diffuser.fm]