The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Nov. 6, 2014:

AC/DC Issue Statement on Drummer Phil Rudd's Murder-for-Hire Charges: [Loudwire]

Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix 'Incredibly Sorry' for Wayne Static Comments: [Loudwire]

Sick Puppies Respond to Former Frontman Shimon Moore's Statement: [Loudwire]

Foo Fighters Announce 20th Anniversary Bash for July 4 in Washington, D.C.: [Loudwire]

Black Veil Brides Announce Live DVD Release Plans, Unveil 'Goodbye Agony' Video: [Loudwire]

Saving Abel, 'Blood Stained Revolution' - Exclusive Album Stream: [Loudwire]

Sammy Hagar Explains Chickenfoot's Recording Future: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Steven Tyler Has No Interest in Reading Joe Perry's Book: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Was It All Just for the Nookie? An Explanation of Nu-Metal: []

Riverboat Gamblers to Release 'Dead Roach' as First in 7-Inch Series: []