Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker passed away Thursday morning at the age of 28 following a Wednesday night motorcycle accident. [Loudwire]

Black Sabbath, who will headline one of two nights at Ozzfest Japan, are still in the recording process of their new album, according to Tony Iommi. [Loudwire]

Soundgarden will play three small gigs in big cities this month to promote the 'King Animal' album. [Loudwire]

Guns N' Roses kicked off their Las Vegas residency at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino with a well-received show. [Loudwire]

Trent Reznor's How to Destroy Angels project has unveiled a new video for the song 'Keep It Together.' [Loudwire]

Starting to think about Christmas yet? The kings of music merchandising, Kiss, have a holiday gift guide. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

King's X drummer Jerry Gaskill is among those who lost their homes in Hurricane Sandy. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Battlecross are moving from the 'Trespass America' trek this past summer to experiencing the 'Growing Pains' tour with Abiotic. [Rock Music Report]

Atoms for Peace, the band featuring Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea, have offered up the song 'What the Eyeballs Did.' [Diffuser.fm]

From the office of "We didn't know that was a job": Professional mattress jumper. [GuySpeed]