The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Aug. 15, 2014:

Nikki Sixx Calls Out Gene Simmons Over Comments on Depression: [Loudwire]

Tool's Danny Carey Recruited by Primus to Drum on Select Dates for Upcoming U.S. Tour: [Loudwire]

- Lamb of God's Chris Adler: 'I've Had and Have Nothing to Do With' Slipknot's New Music: [Loudwire]

AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck' Usage in 'Varsity Blues' Cost $500K: [Loudwire]

Metallica, The Black Keys + More Lead 2014 Classic Rock Awards Nominees: [Loudwire]

Ace Frehley Considers Asking Gene Simmons to Guest on Next Album: [Loudwire]

- Former Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo: Final Years in Slayer Were 'Like Going to Work': [Loudwire]

Five Finger Death Punch 'No One Gets Left Behind' Jersey Exceeds '5FDP4VETS' Fundraising Goal: [Loudwire]

Seether Talk Inspiration for 'Isolate and Medicate' Album, 'Words as Weapons' + More: [Loudwire]

Evergrey, 'King of Errors' - Exclusive Video Premiere: [Loudwire]

Motley Crue Concert Turns Into Melee, Ohio Couple Says: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

The Melvins' King Buzzo Singles Out Pete Townshend for Acoustic Rock God Status: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Late Clash Legend Joe Strummer's 1963 Thunderbird Could Be Yours: [Diffuser.fm]

The Black Keys Unveil NSFW 'Weight of Love' Video: [Diffuser.fm]