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

- Slash James With School Kids in South Dakota: [Loudwire]

- Nikki Sixx + Courtney Bingham Set a Wedding Date: [Loudwire]

- Ministry's Al Jourgensen Becomes Superhero in 'The Devil's Chord' Comic Book Series: [Loudwire]

- Machine Head to Release New Album in Early 2014, Sign with Nuclear Blast Entertainment: [Loudwire]

- Metallica Share Video Recap of Apollo Theater Gig: [Loudwire]

- 10 Best Hard Rock Cover Songs: [Noisecreep]

- Lostprophets Break Up – Readers Poll: [Noisecreep]

- Velvet Underground Announce 'White Light / White Heat' Reissue: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- The Doors Announce Archival 'R-Evolution' DVD: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 10 Best Who Songs: [Diffuser.fm]