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

- Five Finger Death Punch's Zoltan Bathory Discusses Double Album, Mayhem Fest + More: [Loudwire]

- Metallica to make first-ever appearance at San Diego's Comic-Con to promote upcoming 3D film 'Through the Never': [Loudwire]

- Mastodon's Brann Dailor Talks New Album Progress, 2013 Mayhem Festival + More: [Loudwire]

- Pearl Jam's Countdown Clock Suggests New Album and Tour News on the Way: [Loudwire]

- Iron Maiden Unveil 2013 'Maiden England' Video Tour Diary: [Loudwire]

- Volto!, Featuring Tool Drummer Danny Carey, Announce 2013 Summer U.S. Tour Dates: [Loudwire]

- Slayer Re-Imagined by Indie Rockers the Besnard Lakes on Cover of ‘Spill the Blood’: [Noisecreep]

- Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Addresses the Mayhem of Summer Touring: [Noisecreep]

- Best Led Zeppelin Songs, Album by Album - Readers Poll: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Slash Recruits New Band? - Pic of the Week: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 18 Years Ago: Foo Fighters’ ‘Foo Fighters’ Album Released: [Diffuser.fm]