Today in rock and metal news: Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul gave a video interview to Loudwire about the jailing of Randy Blythe and has some interesting things to say about how it relates to the tragic slaying of his brother Dimebag Darrell.


Serj Tankian, who will play some shows with System of a Down this summer, is booking solo dates around the world to support his 'Harakiri' album, plus he serves up a creative new video for the track 'Uneducated Democracy.'

Plus, we've got Jonathan Davis talking about his electronic projects and dishing on new Korn music; a Cage Match between veteran hit makers Green Day and Motley Crue; As I Lay Dying share their thoughts on Mayhem Festival and their upcoming album; and Philip Anselmo reveals plans to issue two tracks this fall on split releases with Warbeast.

Check out all of today’s stories on Loudwire, plus some favorites from around the Web, in the links below:

Today on Loudwire:

As I Lay Dying Members Discuss Mayhem Festival + Upcoming Album
Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Flea to Release 'Helen Burns' Solo EP
The Word Alive Enter Cage Match Hall of Fame
Iron Maiden Bassist Steve Harris to Release 'British Lion' Solo Album
Green Day Vs. Motley Crue - Cage Match
Vinnie Paul Discusses Randy Blythe Situation - Exclusive Video Interview
Billy Corgan: Maybe the Smashing Pumpkins 'Will Continue on Without Me'
Marilyn Manson Not a Big Fan of Lady Gaga
Serj Tankian Reveals 2012 World Tour Dates + Video for 'Uneducated Democracy'
Jonathan Davis Discusses Upcoming Korn Album, Electronic Projects
Can You Guess the Artist in This Yearbook Photo?
Green Day Say They Feel 'Oh, Love' in the Heart and the Crotch
Philip Anselmo Offers Pair of Solo Tracks for Split Releases With Warbeast
Anthrax's Scott Ian Expects 'Worship Music' Album to Enjoy Long Cycle

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