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

- Lamb of God Not Playing Malaysia Gig Following Death Threats and Government Ministry Decision: [Loudwire]

- Avenged Sevenfold’s New Album ‘Hail to the King’ Lands at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart: [Loudwire]

- System of a Down Singer Serj Tankian Speaks Out About Crisis in Syria: [Loudwire]

- Ozzy Osbourne’s Son Jack Osbourne To Compete on ABC’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’: [Loudwire]

- Metallica Unleash Live ‘Master of Puppets’ From ‘Through the Never’ Soundtrack [Noisecreep]

- Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Offers Rundown of Her Guitar Rig: [Noisecreep]

- Former Dio Members Tried to Hire Eddie Van Halen: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Hardcore Punk Godfathers DOA Discuss Farewell Tour, New Live Album + More [Diffuser.fm]

- What Albums Are The People Most Anticipating For The Rest Of 2013?: [Rock It Out! Blog]