The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Feb. 28, 2014:

- Rob Zombie to Film Manson Family Project With 'American Psycho' Author: [Loudwire]

- Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Helps Launch World's Longest Aircraft: [Loudwire]

- Anthrax's Scott Ian Defends KISS Decision to Not Reunite Original Lineup at Rock Hall Induction: [Loudwire]

- Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia Talks 'Broken Crown Halo,' Retired Band Members + More: [Loudwire]

- Amon Amarth Drummer Fredrik Andersson Talks 'Deceiver of the Gods,' Longevity + More: [Loudwire]

- Escape the Dead: Craig Mabbitt's 'Walking Dead' Recap - Season 4, Episode 11: [Loudwire]

- Joan Jett and Heart to Co-Headline Charity Concert: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 44 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Become 'The Nobs' for a Night: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Battle Royale: Bullet for My Valentine + Stryper Vie for Video Countdown Crown: [Noisecreep]