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

Guitarist Kirk Hammett shares his horror fascination (his new book 'Too Much Horror Business - The Kirk Hammett Collection' is due Oct. 1) and talks about how Metallica deals with criticism. [Loudwire]

Shinedown, Papa Roach, Slash, Nikki Sixx, Aaron Lewis and David Draiman were just a few of the rockers offering 9/11 Tributes via Twitter. [Loudwire]

Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler feels that "justice will sort itself out" in the Randy Blythe case, but adds that this summer's troubles have led to his rededication to the music. [Loudwire]

He may not have made much performing at the Olympics, but trust us, Paul McCartney is doing quite well financially. See the list of richest singers in the world. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Coldplay are cashing in after their decision to play the Paralympics. Read what their appearance did in aiding their sales figures in the U.K. [Diffuser.fm]

Thrice may be saying farewell for now, but at least there's another record coming. Check out all the release details for 'Anthology.' [Rock Music Report]