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

- Black Sabbath are progressing a new album, as Ozzy Osbourne & company are holed up in a Malibu recording studio. Find out the new details here: [Loudwire]

- Nine Inch Nails leader Trent Reznor has revealed his involvement as a consultant for the Beats by Dre headphone company and announced that it's led to "a number of very interesting projects." [Loudwire]

- Former Pantera singer Philip Anselmo says that quotes he made about Zakk Wylde taking part in a reunion of the band have been taken out of context. [Loudwire]

- Ever wonder where the dark and rather spooky lyrics for Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' came from? Get the story here. [Ultimate Metallica]

- Kiss open up about making the 'Monster' album, their current lineup, the Kiss Kruise, and their thoughts on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan reveals that he contemplated suicide on multiple occasions. []

- Jane's Addiction, Slash, and goth godfather Peter Murphy are among the top acts for the inaugural UR1 festival. [Rock Music Report]