In addition to the big stories we covered today, Wire-to-Wire provides you with some of the other key rock and metal news items from Dec. 18, 2017:

- Within Temptation frontwoman Sharon Den Adel released a new video for her solo project My Indigo. The lyric video for "Out of Darkness" derives from her upcoming self-titled debut album, which is out April 20.  Watch the video here.

- Stone Temple Pilots have released a new lyric video for the recent single "Meadow." The song is the first to feature singer Jeff Gutt after his debut in the band last October. Watch the new video here.

- Trivium frontman Matt Heafy has released his newest solo cover, following the great many he has put out for free already. This time, he takes on Joni Mitchell's "River." Check that out over on Heafy's YouTube channel.

- Recently, Ministry unveiled their controversial new single "Antifa" from their forthcoming full-length album AmeriKKKant. In response to the controversy over the video, frontman Al Jourgensen has deconstructed the song, explaining its meaning in his own words. You can see that explanation right here.