The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Sept. 4, 2014:

Metallica Land Spot in 'Guinness World Records 2015' Edition: [Loudwire]

Motley Crue Bassist Nikki Sixx Undergoes Double Hernia Surgery: [Loudwire]

Ozzy Osbourne Planning 'Hell Gate' Event for October 2015: [Loudwire]

- Joan Rivers Dies at 81: Rockers React: [Loudwire]

Chimaira Frontman Mark Hunter Announces the End of the Band: [Loudwire]

- NFL Week 1 Picks By Otherwise's Adrian Patrick: [Loudwire]

The Black Keys Eying January 2015 Studio Return: [Loudwire]

Exodus Reveal 'Blood In, Blood Out' Album Track Listing: [Loudwire]

- Former Deadlock Drummer Tobias Graf Dies at 35: [Loudwire]

Geoff Tate Bids Farewell to Queensryche: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Slash Stays Humble After 'Sweet Child O' Mine' Is Named Second All-Time Best Riff: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Early Footage of My Chemical Romance Recording Their Debut Surfaces: []

Pussy Riot Members Launch News Site Focusing on Russia's Courts + Prisons: []