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

- Lamb of God's Randy Blythe will be back onstage at Knotfest. But will his recent arrest in the Czech Republic change how he and the band perform? See what he has to say. [Loudwire]

- Rap/rock outfit Kottonmouth Kings were shocked to learn that their former member Patrick "Pakelika" Cochrun passed away. Condolences to the band and Cochrun's family. [Loudwire]

- The U.S. may have won the most medals at the Olympics, but it's a different story when it comes to the Extreme Metal Olympics. Find out who won the gold in Loudwire's Extreme Metal Olympics. [Loudwire]

- Treatment is finding some time for their own dates after opening shows for Kiss and Motley Crue. See where they're playing: [Rock Music Report]

- B'z have conquered Japan, becoming the country's top selling band in history. Now they're ready to take on America with their first English album. [Rock Music Report]

- Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx says encores at shows are a rip-off for fans. Do you agree? [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Stephen Colbert always has a lot of fun on his show, but for the 'StePhest Colbchella '012,' the Comedy Central host ACTUALLY had fun. Watch it here. []