The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Feb. 18, 2014:

- Guns N' Roses Confirm Las Vegas Residency: 'No Trickery! An Evening of Destruction': [Loudwire]

- Avenged Sevenfold Announce 2014 North American Tour With Hellyeah: [Loudwire]

- Trent Reznor Vows Never to Return to Grammys: [Loudwire]

- Korn's Jonathan Davis: Satan Not to Blame for Accused Craigslist Murderer Miranda Barbour: [Loudwire]

- Killswitch Engage Hit the Road for Spring 2014 North American Tour: [Loudwire]

- 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Dates and Venues Revealed: [Loudwire]

- 10 Best Metal Albums of 2004: [Loudwire]

- Cynic's Paul Masvidal Offers Track-By-Track Breakdown of 'Kindly Bent to Free Us': [Loudwire]

- Black Sabbath's Bill Ward Calls John Bonham the 'Finest Rock Drummer': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 40 Years Ago: KISS Release Their Debut Album: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Famous Final (or 'Final') Concerts: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 'Kid A' Is Radiohead's Tastiest Album: [Rock It Out! Blog]