A Look back at the top stories from this past week
Ozzy Osbourne says Black Sabbath are planning to perform their farewell tour in 2016. While admitting that schedules could change, the singer said, 'The plan is that next year [we'll do] the final Black Sabbath tour and then it's over.'
Duff McKagan's upcoming book will be issued alongside a companion EP featuring Izzy Stradlin and Jerry Cantrell. The former Guns N' Roses bassist's How To Be A Man (And Other Illusions) is released on May 12
Van Halen are currently in rehearsals for their summer tour of North America and the band are sharing video snippets of a pair of rarely-played, deep tracks from their catalog
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has set a July 7th release date for his latest book 'You're Making Me Hate You: A Cantankerous Look at the Common Misconception That Humans Have Any Common Sense Left' and he will be hitting the road to support the release
Alex Lifeson has revealed Rush drummer Neil Peart has chronic tendonitis - and it's a contributing factor in their decision to end large-scale touring
Slayer have compared the addition of guitarist Gary Holt to AC/DC's hiring of Brian Johnson. The Exodus axeman has been a touring member since Jeff Hanneman took ill in 2011 and stayed on board after the co-founder's death in 2013.
Halestorm guitarist Joe Hottinger says he took inspiration from David Gilmour on their track 'Dear Daughter.' The song appears on the band's third album Into The Wild Life which was released earlier this month
Journey guitarist Neal Schon has released 'El Matador', the lead track from his forthcoming instrumental solo album, 'Vortex.'
Red Dragon Cartel have named Lynch Mob and Jason Bonham man Chas West as their third singer in a matter of weeks.