Here's your Daily Reload of rock and metal stories for Friday, Feb. 3. 2012: There's unrest in the Black Sabbath camp as the band has vowed to continue on with their reunion without disgruntled drummer Bill Ward. Also, Slayer's Kerry King offers an update on the band's upcoming album. And late in the day, Metallica made a big announcement that they are going to make a big announcement next week.

Meanwhile, today was declared 'Motley Crue Day' in Las Vegas in celebration of the band's residency kicking off tonight in Sin City. Plus, the full lineup for France's Hellfest was revealed and it just might be the greatest metal festival ever!

Check out all of today’s stories on Loudwire, plus some favorites from around the Web, in the links below:

Today on Loudwire:

Metallica To Make Big Announcement February 7
Dream Theater Singer James LaBrie Talks Progress of Next Solo Album
Hellfest Reveals Unbelievably Awesome Lineup
Watch Evanescence Perform 'Made of Stone' and 'The Other Side' on 'Conan'
Black Sabbath Continuing New Album and Tour Plans Without Drummer Bill Ward
Rob Zombie Paints Cover Art for John 5′s Upcoming Solo Album
Slayer Axeman Kerry King on Upcoming Album and Guitarist Jeff Hanneman's Health
My Darkest Days Release 'Casual Sex' Lyric Video
Korn Bring the Noise to Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Velvet Revolver's Duff McKagan + Alice in Chains' Sean Kinney Team Up for Radio Show
Bobaflex vs. Lansdowne – Cage Match
Trivium Enter Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame
‘Motley Crue Day’ Declared by Las Vegas Mayor

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