The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Feb. 6, 2014:

- Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album Features Metallica, Rob Halford, Motorhead + More: [Loudwire]

- Korn Take on NSA Spying, Pop Culture Obsession + More With 'Spike in My Veins' Video': [Loudwire]

- It's Official: Will Ferrell + Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith Are the Same Person: [Loudwire]

- Brent Smith Talks Smith & Myers Acoustic Project, Shinedown's Next Album + More: [Loudwire]

- Megadeth Rep: Dave Mustaine Not Responsible for Booting Newsted Off Australian Shows: [Loudwire]

- ShipRocked 2014: Papa Roach, Candlebox, Tremonti + More - Day 4 Recap + Gallery: [Loudwire]

- Cynic Stream 'Kindly Bent to Free Us' Album in Full: [Loudwire]

- Steve Perry Won't Be Reuniting With Journey: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Jason Bonham and Glenn Hughes Working Together Again: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Joe Satriani to Release 'Complete Studio Recordings' Box Set: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Producer Chris Tsangarides Recovering From Medically Induced Coma: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 24 Years Ago: Billy Idol Gets in a Motorcycle Accident: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- How to Start a Record Label: [Rock It Out! Blog]