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

- Nikki Sixx has two pieces of good news to share with fans, announcing his engagement to model girlfriend Courtney Bingham and offers an update on Motley Crue's upcoming album. [Loudwire]

Guns N' Roses surprised fans during the last two days of their Las Vegas residency by playing a number of songs with former guitarist Izzy Stradlin. Watch the live footage here. [Loudwire]

- Suicide Silence will be playing a benefit show for the daughter of late singer Mitch Lucker. [Loudwire]

- Deftones bassist Chi Cheng's family is considering stem cell treatment to help the bassist's recovery and Cheng's mother offers an update his condition. [Loudwire]

- Testament, Overkill and more are set to embark on the 2013 'Dark Roots of Thrash' tour. [Loudwire]

- What's your favorite song from Metallica's landmark album 'Master of Puppets'? Cast your vote now! [Ultimate Metallica]

- 2013 Jimi Hendrix album 'People, Hell & Angels' release date and track listing announced. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Former The Who manager Chris Stamp dead at 70. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Mumford and Sons fans caught with fake concert tickets. [Diffuser.fm]

- Smile Empty Soul and Hurt cover Alice in Chains' 'No Excuses.' [Rock Music Report]