The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Dec. 9, 2014:

Creed's Scott Stapp Reportedly Misses Mental Health Court Hearing: [Loudwire]

- Hero Cop Who Gunned Down Dimebag's Killer Left Police Force After Suffering Stress Disorders: [Loudwire]

Seether Choose Godsmack, Papa Roach, Slash + More for 2015 Rise Above Festival: [Loudwire]

Max Cavalera on Potential for Sepultura Reunion: 'I Don't See It Happening': [Loudwire]

Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch + Volbeat Lead 2015 Northern Invasion: [Loudwire]

Between the Buried and Me + Testament Head Up 2015 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival: [Loudwire]

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Takes Shots at Pearl Jam + Foo Fighters: [Loudwire]

Jimmy Page Disputes Rumors That He Was Too High to Work During 'In Through the Out Door' Sessions: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Best Rock Albums of 2014: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Jack White Debuts 3D Virtual Reality App, 'Third-D': [Diffuser.fm]

- 10 Best Music Videos of 2014: [Diffuser.fm]