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Daily Reload: Marilyn Manson, Tool + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire – Marilyn Manson collapsed onstage in Canada on Wednesday night and had to be carried off by his road crew. [ Loudwire ] – Tool ‘s Danny Carey reveals the group may still try to get new music out this year and that he was the injured band member in a recent Vespa accident. [ Loudwire ] – Metallica will play the National Anthem and throw out the first pitch at a San Francisco Giants’ home game in May. [ Loudwire ] – Queens of the Stone Age have added Elton John to their stellar guest list for their next album. [ Loudwire ] – Buckcherry ‘s Josh Todd discusses the ‘Confessions’ album, the seven deadly sins and the group’s upcoming film in our exclusive interview: [ Loudwire ] – Jack White has already started working on 20 tracks for his next solo album. [ Diffuser.fm ] – TheFW shows us what several Grammy nominated record covers should really say. [ TheFW ] – Led Zeppelin ‘s Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones discuss their difficulties finding a singer. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Forty years ago, Iggy Pop and the Stooges released their ‘Raw Power’ album. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ]

Daily Reload: Rock on the Range, Foo Fighters + More

Cindy Ord / Mark Davis, Getty Images – Soundgarden and Alice in Chains are among the big names who’ll be playing the 2013 Rock on the Range festival. [ Loudwire ] – Dave Grohl says that even though the Foo Fighters are on a break, he has “really awesome big plans” for their next album. [ Loudwire ] – Unite the United has launched a new auction to raise funds for the daughter of late Suicide Silence singer Mitch Lucker . [ Loudwire ] – Pearl Jam announced that they’ll be playing Chicago’s Wrigley Field this summer. [ Loudwire ] – Go behind the scenes at rehearsal for Puscifer ‘s upcoming tour with our video exclusive. [ Loudwire ] – Led Zeppelin ‘s Jimmy Page has kicked off his modeling career. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Happy 60th birthday to Cheap Trick ‘s Robin Zander. Check out the vocalist’s best work with Ultimate Classic Rock’s Top 10 Cheap Trick Songs list. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Unrest in Israel has led to the postponement of Lollapalooza Israel. [ Diffuser.fm ] – Get your feet tapping by checking out Diffuser’s 10 Best Pop-Punk Songs list. [ Diffuser.fm ]

Mastodon’s Brent Hinds Says New Songs Are ‘Radioheadish and Very Spooky Sounding’

Reprise Mastodon are coming off one of their more well-received albums with ‘The Hunter’ and they’re in the mood to keep things rolling. Singer-guitarist Brent Hinds reveals that writing is currently underway on their follow-up and there’s potential that they’ll begin recording just after the start of 2013. Hinds tells MTV Hive , “We’ve never put out an album a year. That would be unlike us, so maybe we could tour for another year on ‘The Hunter.’ It’s very possible.” Mastodon is wrapping up a South American tour with the possibility that Hinds will follow with some West End Motel shows in support of their ‘Only Time Can Tell’ disc. Once that is done, Hinds says there’s a chance that a January Mastodon recording session could follow. As for the Mastodon stuff he’s been working on of late, he explains, “A lot of the stuff I’m writing is in open G-minor. I’m playing a lot of slide guitar and just getting really Jimmy Page -y on the place and getting really eerie and Radiohead ish and very spooky sounding.” Hinds says he has three songs worth of material, but he adds, “It could be one gigantic one. I haven’t made up my mind yet.” Regardless of how far along he is, he’s confident that the rest of his bandmates are also working toward the common goal of a new record. He concludes, “Those dudes are always working. There’s never really a shortage of music with Mastodon because all of us are working on something musically. I’m in good company. Just because they might [see me] stand in the middle of the stage or something, people might think this is the leader. He must conduct everything, but we’re all the leaders. We spread the weight around.” [button href=”http://loudwire.com/best-mastodon-songs/” title=”Next: Top 10 Mastodon Songs” align=”center”]

Daily Reload: Velvet Revolver, AC/DC + More

MJ Kim, Getty Images – Scott Weiland  is confident he will reunite with  Velvet Revolver . [ Loudwire ] – AC/DC ‘s ‘Back in Black’ leads the list of inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame. [ Loudwire ] – Machine Head ‘s Robb Flynn is ready for action after his recent hernia surgery and announces the band’s tour return date. [ Loudwire ] – Green Day will give fans a preview of their upcoming ‘Quatro’ documentary in a highlights special to run over the next month. [ Loudwire ] – Are you ready for Black Friday? Listen to this list of songs to blast on Black Friday and consider yourself prepared. [ Loudwire ] – Ill Nino have revealed the dates for their North and South American tour. [ Rock Music Report ] – Metallica reveal the story behind their ‘Frantic’ song. [ Ultimate Metallica ] – Beck has a new album en route next year. [ Diffuser.fm ] – The Rolling Stones are welcoming back two familiar faces — Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor — for their London shows. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Jimmy Page details the story behind the band’s attempts to continue Led Zeppelin ‘s reunion. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ]

Daily Reload: Green Day, Black Veil Brides + More

Bryan Bedder, Getty Images – Bad News: Green Day has canceled their remaining 2012 gigs and postponed their early 2013 shows. Good news: The band pushed up the ‘Tre’ album release. [ Loudwire ] – Black Veil Brides revealed the full track listing and street date for their ‘Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones’ album. [ Loudwire ] – Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Nickelback ‘s Chad Kroeger is good with a comeback. He got in a jab against Sum 41 ‘s Deryck Whibley after the singer and his girlfriend dressed up as Kroeger and Whibley’s ex, Avril Lavigne , for Halloween. [ Loudwire ] – …And then there were four! The President of Heavy Metal Finals are down to the semifinals, where every vote counts. [ Loudwire ] – Steel Panther have exposed the performance of ‘Fat Girl’ from their ‘British Invasion’ DVD. [ Loudwire ] – What if every rocker turned into a zombie? See some of your favorites turned undead. [ Loudwire ] – Jimmy Page has reportedly been revisiting Led Zeppelin ‘s catalog to remaster the old recordings. [ Ultimate Clasic Rock ] – Paul McCartney says Yoko Ono was not to blame for breaking up the Beatles . [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Blaqk Audio has a new video for the track ‘Faith Healer,’ and its debuting both on mtvU and at the network’s website. [ Rock Music Report ] – What are some key things to remember for a hurricane? Check out the WTF hurricane preparedness checklist. [ GuySpeed ]

Led Zeppelin To Be Saluted With 2012 Kennedy Center Honor

Congrats to rock legends Led Zeppelin, who will be bestowed with the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor in December. For Zeppelin fans, it will be the rare opportunity to see Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones together in person as their reunions since the death of John Bonham have been few and far between. Their last one took place in London in 2007. ? Led Zeppelin’s influence on hard

Dan Hawkins of The Darkness Dishes on Owning a Custom Guitar Crafted for Jimmy Page

The Darkness recently returned with their new disc ‘Hot Cakes’ on Aug. 21, ending a six year drought of new music from the Brit rockers. In a new interview, guitarist Dan Hawkins talks about playing in a band with his brother Justin and owning a custom Les Paul that was made for the legendary Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame. Dan Hawkins is definitely the more demure of the two

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