The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Jan. 31, 2014:

- Slayer Commemorate 50th Birthday of Late Guitarist Jeff Hanneman: [Loudwire]

- Vince Neil: "Motley Crue's Not Breaking Up": [Loudwire]

- Metallica's Lars Ulrich Answers Fan Questions During Reddit 'Ask Me Anything' Session: [Loudwire]

- Every Time I Die's Keith Buckley Discusses Touring, 2014 Album Plans, Love of Converge + More: [Loudwire]

- Lionfight - Exclusive EP Stream: [Loudwire]

- Vital Vinyl: Nashville Pussy Guitarist Talks New LP 'Up the Dosage' and General Love of Vinyl: [Loudwire]

- Stephen Pearcy Promises 'Real Hardcore' Album for Ratt's 30th Anniversary: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- KISS' Paul Stanley Set Several Book Signing Events: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 20 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release 'Cross Purposes': [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Battle Royale: Stryper Start New Streak Atop Video Countdown: [Noisecreep]