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

Pantera / Down vocalist Phil Anselmo gives his fans a first-hand video update as an amateur, f-bomb slinging weatherman during Hurricane Isaac. [Loudwire]

Get an update on Eddie Van Halen after he had emergency surgery following a "serious flare-up" of Diverticulitus. [Loudwire]

Metallica vs. Megadeth, Axl Rose vs. Nirvana, Trent Reznor vs. Marilyn Manson and more battles in our list of the Nastiest Rock Feuds. [Loudwire]

Comprehensive Led Zeppelin book on the way. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy to work with Ron Howard on upcoming film project. [Diffuser.fm]

Get the latest on Evocation's new album 'Illusions of Grandeur.' [Rock Music Report]