Here's a look at the top stories of the day on Loudwire and around the Web:

- AC/DC Nearly Fired Bon Scott After Heroin Overdose, According to Former Bassist: [Loudwire]

- Machine Head's Robb Flynn Recalls Invitation To Become Drowning Pool's Singer: [Loudwire]

- Metallica's Lars Ulrich Celebrates Lou Reed in Heartfelt Tribute: [Loudwire]

- Scott Ian Reveals Anthrax Have Seven Songs Arranged for New Album: [Loudwire]

- AFI, Motorhead Score Big on Billboard 200 Chart: [Loudwire]

- Favorite Rock Star Halloween Costume – Readers Poll: [Noisecreep]

- HIM Singer Ville Valo Expresses Favorite Affectionate Finnish Curse Words: [Noisecreep]

- Sammy Hagar Launches New Line of Coffee-Flavored Tequila: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Are the members of Metallica Beliebers?: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 10 Best Eric Clapton Solos: [Diffuser.fm]

- Foo Fighters Playing Massive Show in Mexico City with The National: [Rock it Out! Blog]