The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 23, 2015:

Metallica Producer Says James Hetfield Was Influenced by Chris Isaak on 'Black Album': [Loudwire]

- Drummer Charlie Benante to Miss First Few Weeks of Anthrax's Spring Tour: [Loudwire]

Scott Ian Talks Tenacious D's Grammy Win + Anthrax's 'Game of Thrones' Mixtape Track: [Loudwire]

Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts Reveal New Guitarist: [Loudwire]

Three Days Grace's Neil Sanderson Talks 'Human' Album, Lollapalooza + 'Human Race' Single: [Loudwire]

Slash Weighs in on 'Guitar Nerds,' Reveals He's Working on a New Album: [Loudwire]

- Top 10 Songs About Hell: [Loudwire]

Iron Maiden Albums, Ranked Worst to Best: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Help a Young Rock Fan Fight Leukemia: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Record Store Day Sets 12-Year Sales High for Indie Stores: []

- You Can Now Spend a Night at Kurt Cobain's Los Angeles Apartment: []

Classic Loudwire Video of the Day: You Think You Know Metallica?