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

- Idaho Man Handcuffed and Detained by Police for Apparently Talking About Nickelback in Public: [Loudwire]

- Reunited Atreyu Lead 2014 Aftershock Festival Lineup Additions: [Loudwire]

Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Joins Hellyeah at North Carolina Show: [Loudwire]

Lostprophets Members Team With Thursday's Geoff Rickly for New Band No Devotion: [Loudwire]

Misfits' Jerry Only Files Legal Docs to Dismiss Glenn Danzig's Suit Over Band's Trademarks: [Loudwire]

Godsmack Unveil '1000hp' Album Art, Two Members Form New Blues Rock Band: [Loudwire]

- Best Metal Albums of 2014 (So Far): [Loudwire]

- Best Rock Albums of 2014 (So Far): [Loudwire]

- Canada's Top 10 Rock Artists: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Watch 'The Haunting of … Vince Neil' Online: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Guns N' Roses, 'Appetite for Democracy 3D' - July 2014 Release of the Month: [Noisecreep]

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith Picks Live Tracks for Free EP: [Diffuser.fm]

Husker Du's 'Zen Arcade: 30 Years Later: [Diffuser.fm]