The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Jan. 5, 2015:

- Metal Fan Sues Live Nation for Spinal Injuries Allegedly Sustained at Lamb of God Show: [Loudwire]

- Former Megadeth Guitarist Marty Friedman Won't Close Door on Return to Band: [Loudwire]

- Rex Brown on Dimebag's Death: 'We Got Robbed By Some F---in' Lunatic': [Loudwire]

- Best Rock Video of 2014 - 4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards: [Loudwire]

- Best Metal Video of 2014 - 4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards: [Loudwire]

- Best Metal Album of 2014 - 4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards: [Loudwire]

- Best Rock Album of 2014 - 4th Annual Loudwire Music Awards: [Loudwire]

- Duff McKagan Sets Release for New Book; Details Guns N' Roses Finances: [Loudwire]

- Kid Rock: 'You're Not Going to Get Anything Politically Correct Out of Me': [Loudwire]

- Kings of Chaos Promise 2015 Tour Dates: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- AC/DC Producer Brendan O'Brien Talks 'Rock or Bust' - Exclusive Video: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Arizona Law Bans Ethnic Studies Classes Featuring Rage Against the Machine: [Diffuser.fm]

Fall Out Boy Debut 'Irresistible' From Upcoming Album: [Diffuser.fm]