Loudwire has teamed up with Consequence of Sound's Rock It Out! Blog to bring you the biggest and best hard rock and heavy metal news all in one place! In this first video recap, we speak with Rock It Out! Blog's Sami Jarroush about Stone Temple Pilots, Nine Inch Nails, Judas Priest and Tool!

Stone Temple Pilots have announced the release of their new 'High Rise' EP, which will feature Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Check out what we've got to say about the EP, which will see an Oct. 8 release, in our video recap.

We also discuss Nine Inch Nails' new album 'Hesitation Marks,' Judas Priest completing the writing process for their next album and attending an upcoming rock and roll fantasy camp + Tool guitarist Adam Jones getting married and expecting a child.

Check out our video recap with the Rock It Out! Blog above.