Stone Temple Pilots New Song Now Online- Free Phoenix Album Download- Hagar Rules Out Van Halen Reunion- MGMT CD Stream- Fall Out Earth Crisis Boy and more

Last week you were teased with a clip of Stone Temple Pilots first single from their forthcoming album. Now the band has posted "Between The Lines" for your listening pleasure. The only hitch is you have to Tweet the song to get a listen. If you are up to it, go here.

The Guardian is giving away a free eight track live album from Phoenix. The only hitch is you have to sign up for their music mailing list "Sleeve Notes" (but you can opt out later). The tracks were recorded the band's recent tour of Australia, and including the singles Lisztomania and 1901. Grab em here

When Sammy Hagar Was asked about his feelings on Van Halen in a recent interview, he said: "The band broke up in 1995. The last record was in '93. Seventeen years and they haven't made any new music. That's crazy ... if it changed and it was like it used to be when I was in the band, I could do a reunion and an album, but not under these circumstances." more

MGMT posted a full stream of their forthcoming, Congratulations, on their website after the album leaked online. This gives fans a chance to sample the effort almost a full month before it's April 13 release date. They had this to say about the stream: "Hey everybody, the album leaked, and we wanted you to be able to hear it from us. We wanted to offer it as a free download but that didn't make sense to anyone but us." Go listen here

Lamb of God, Hatebreed, and 3 Inches of Blood will be playing some shows together on off-dates during the Mayhem Festival. more

Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy fame will be returning to his angry, angry vegan hardcore roots by joining Earth Crisis on drums on their upcoming tour. more

Alice In Chains will perform May 22 at RFK Stadium for the DC101 Chili Cook-Off. more. They have also had two of their classic albums reissued on vinyl.The records in question are Sap (1992) and Jar Of Flies ('94). more

The Dillinger Escape Plan's Greg Puciato posted a lengthy update for fans which included this little tidbit: "Option Paralysis can be found on Amazon, iTunes , through the Season Of Mist webstore, in independent record stores everywhere, and in your local Best Buys and what have you, although it will NOT be in Target and Wal-Mart (do you really wanna buy your art at the same place you buy toilet paper?) so don't bother heading there." more. It also won't be in Canada until next month more

Jimmy Eat World told fan via Twitter: "we're finally in the process of mixing our album. getting very excited to get this thing done!"

Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer's autobiography 'Tales Of A Ratt' is set to be released on April 20th, the same day as Ratt's new CD 'Infestation' more

Vocalist/bassist John Gallagher of UK metal legends Raven joined Anvil on stage, on March 20th at Washington, DC's 9:30 Club. Footage of the performance can be viewed here

Two songs from Muse's live performance from SXSW are now available to watch on MySpace. Unfortunately, due to sound recording issues on the night, the rest of the show will not be available. Another show from the band's US tour will be made available to watch on MySpace in the near future. Check em out here

Wanna see Betty White hanging out with Collective Soul? Go here

Thick As Blood recently added former Oceano guitarist Andrew Mikhail to their line-up. more

Propagandhi tell fans "Seems we have the midas touch: we need a new record label (again). Smallman Records is calling it a day and moving on to real lives that don't involve unstoppable bangers at the top of their game (that's us, hosehead). So if there's any labels out there that aren't total cornholes but still know how put out a record properly, drop us a line." more

Eldritch will enter the studios during the month of April for the recordings of the 8th studio album more

Marduk have issued the following update: "Finally the vinyl editions of Wormwood is unleashed upon mankind. The album is being released as regular black vinyl with gatefold sleeve (700 copies), picture disc (333 copies) and also as gatefold deluxe edition with a 32 page booklet with lyrics and on red vinyl (500 copies)." more

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman could land the role of cult songwriter Daniel Johnston in an upcoming bio-pic. more

Donnybrook will headline a June tour with support from The Mongoloids and Venia, in addition to Lionheart and Bitter End on select dates. more

Axel Rudi Pell is preparing to release their branch new album, "The Crest." The album will be coming out on April 23rd in Germany and April 26th in the rest of Europe. more -

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