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

- Metallica Issue Downloads of 'Freeze 'Em All' Antarctica Concert: [Loudwire]

- Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Receives 35-Year Sentence for Child Sex Crimes: [Loudwire]

- Open Letter to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Induct These Hard Rock + Metal Acts ASAP: [Loudwire]

- Exclusive: Anthrax's Scott Ian Reacts to 2014 Grammy Nomination for Cover of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.': [Loudwire]

- Lostprophets' Ian Watkins Jokes His Child Sex Crimes Were 'Mega Lolz': [Loudwire]

- 12 Days of Viking Death Metal Xmas [Watch]: [Noisecreep]

- 10 Best Hard Rock Riffs of the 2000s: [Noisecreep]

- 10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Paul Stanley's Memoir Due in 2014: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: The Best of Next Year’s Newly Eligible Bands: [Diffuser.fm]

- The Top 20 Albums Of 2013 From CoS (#20-16): [Rock it Out! Blog]