The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the Web for March 17, 2014:

- Metallica rock brand-new song 'The Lords of Summer' in Bogota, Colombia - Watch! [Loudwire]

- Angela Gossow Leaves Arch Enemy, The Agonist's Alissa White-Gluz Announced as New Vocalist: [Loudwire]

Mick Jagger's Girlfriend L'Wren Scott Discovered Dead at 49: [Loudwire]

- March Metal Madness 2014, Quarterfinals - Vote!: [Loudwire]

- Shinedown's Smith & Myers Tackle Bon Jovi's 'Wanted Dead or Alive': [Loudwire]

- Former Nirvana Drummer Chad Channing Will Not Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: [Loudwire]

- Avatar, 'Hail to the Apocalypse' - Exclusive Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

- Carcass' Jeff Walker Talks 'Surgical Steel' Album, Touring + Musical Influence: [Loudwire]

- Third person dies in SXSW tragedy [Loudwire]

- KISS and Def Leppard Unite for Summer 2014 Tour: [Loudwire]

- Vote for the Most Anticipated Release of April 2014!: [Noisecreep]

- Top 10 Green Songs: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Top 10 Whiskey Songs: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Smashing Pumpkins: []