The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Oct. 1, 2014:

Mastodon's Brann Dailor Defends Twerk-Heavy 'The Motherload' Video From Sexist Allegations: [Loudwire]

Exodus, 'Blood In, Blood Out' Full Album Teaser - Exclusive Premiere: [Loudwire]

Slash Plays 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?': [Loudwire]

Anthrax's Scott Ian Recalls the Day Dave Mustaine Was Fired From Metallica: [Loudwire]

- Former In Flames Guitarist Jesper Stromblad: Alcohol Is 'A Quite Small Part' of Reason for Exit: [Loudwire]

Slipknot Guitarist Jim Root: New Members Did 'Really Well Considering the Circumstances': [Loudwire]

KISS' Gene Simmons Eats Food Off the Ground at LAX Airport: [Loudwire]

Within Temptation Revisit 'Elements' + 'Hydra' With 'Let Us Burn' Concert DVD: [Loudwire]

Bush Unleash Bombastic New Video for 'The Only Way Out': [Loudwire]

- Help Motorhead Choose Their Official 'Killed By Death' Video: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Queen's 'Love Kills - The Ballad' Surfaces Online: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Diffuser Top 10 Video Countdown: Dirty Heads Enter Hall of Fame: [Diffuser.fm]

Eddie Vedder Releases Cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine': [Diffuser.fm]