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

- Drummer Mike Portnoy on Rejoining Dream Theater: 'I Would Do It in a Heartbeat': [Loudwire]

- Dave Grohl Names Guitarists Nirvana Considered Recruiting Before Bringing in Pat Smear: [Loudwire]

- Carcass Reveal 2013 North American Tour Dates Featuring Immolation, Exhumed + Macabre: [Loudwire]

- Chris Jericho Discusses Upcoming Fozzy Music, Zakk Wylde's Potential as a Wrestler + More: [Loudwire]

- Hollywood Undead's J-Dog Talks Touring, Music Business, 'Weirdo' Bandmates + More: [Loudwire]

Katatonia to Embark on ‘Uncrowned + Vertikal’ Fall Tour With Cult of Luna: [Noisecreep]

- Nikki Sixx Launches Limited Edition Sunglasses Engineered by NASA: [Noisecreep]

- Best Blue Balls Songs: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Roger Waters Responds to Star of David Controversy: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Weirdest Lollapalooza Acts of All Time: [Diffuser.fm]

- A Conversation with Mastodon: [Rock it Out! Blog]