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

- Corey Taylor: Slipknot Are Not Falling Apart: [Loudwire]

- Iron Maiden Story on File Sharing and Touring Turns Out To Be Bogus: [Loudwire]

- Iced Earth's 'Plagues of Babylon' Streaming Ahead of January Release: [Loudwire]

- Preteen Metal Band Unlocking the Truth Profiled on CNN: [Loudwire]

- Loudwire's Best Concert Photos of 2013: [Loudwire]

- Newlyweds Sneak Slayer Song Into First Dance [Watch]: [Noisecreep]

- Future of Slipknot – Readers Poll: [Noisecreep]

- Gene Simmons Wages One-Man War on Twitter's CAPS LOCK Rule: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 'Bark at the Moon' Turns 30: Jake E. Lee on Working with Ozzy Osbourne: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Sub Pop’s Bruce Pavitt Discusses ‘Experiencing Nirvana,’ New Book About 1989 European Tour: [Diffuser.fm]