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

- Judas Priest Confirm 2014 Release for New Album: [Loudwire]

- Lacuna Coil Pull Out of ShipRocked 2014 Due to 'Very Serious Personal Family Matters': [Loudwire]

- The Most Anticipated Rock + Metal Albums of 2014: [Loudwire]

- Metallica Post HD Video of Full Antarctica Gig: [Loudwire]

- 10 Best Metal Riffs of the 1990s: [Loudwire]

- Christmas Light Show Set to Metallica Songs [Watch]: [Noisecreep]

- 2013 Album Holiday Gift – Readers Poll: [Noisecreep]

- 28 Years Ago: Two Judas Priest Fans Attempt Suicide, Parents Blame Subliminal Lyrics: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- How to Be a Charitable Rock Star: 10 Things Food Banks Really Need But Don't Ask For: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 10 Most Disturbing Christmas Songs of All Time: [Diffuser.fm]

- The Top 20 Albums of 2013 From CoS (#5-1): [Rock it Out! Blog]