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


- While wishing the late Layne Staley a happy birthday today, reflect on Alice in Chains history by checking out the 10 Best Alice in Chains Songs. [Loudwire]

- So Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne are getting married, and Twitter definitely exploded with some funny comments. Wonder what's on the wedding night playlist? Hint: Check out their own catalogs. [Loudwire]

- Remember what it was like to see Foo Fighters in a club? The band will play an intimate set at Charlotte's Fillmore next month during a Rock the Vote rally. By the way, Foo Fighters are still loud. [Loudwire]

- Silversun Pickups will be without bassist Nikki Monninger while she gives birth to twins. In the interim, check out their new song 'The Pit.' []

- Kiss definitely rock, but behind all that makeup is a giant beating heart. Check out this list of the 10 Best Kiss Love Songs. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Finnish goth rockers the 69 Eyes have announced plans to issue a graphic novel this October. You don't need 69 Eyes to read it. Two will do just fine. [Rock Music Report]