The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Aug. 18, 2014:

- Truck Carrying Motley Crue's Tour Gear Involved in Fatal Accident: [Loudwire]

GWAR Make Triumphant Return at 2014 GWAR-B-Q With New Vocalist Blothar: [Loudwire]

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder + Mike McCready Take on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: [Loudwire]

Buckcherry, 'Somebody F#cked With Me' - Exclusive Song Premiere + Josh Todd Interview: [Loudwire]

Slipknot Seek Human Maggots for 'The Devil In I' Video: [Loudwire]

Cavalera Conspiracy, 'Bonzai Kamikaze' - Exclusive Song Premiere: [Loudwire]

Glenn Danzig Recording Elvis Presley Covers EP: [Loudwire]

Philip Anselmo Lends His Voice to Episode Four of 'Cooking Hostile': [Loudwire]

- Rock Star Mugshots: [Loudwire]

Gene Simmons on Football, New Music, a New Movie and More: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Ted Nugent Says He's the Reason Damn Yankees Won't Reunite: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

Gerard Way Announces First Official Solo Show, Reveals Album Cover Art: []

Andrew W.K. Has Some Advice for the City of Detroit: []

- Vote for the Most Anticipated Release of September 2014: [Noisecreep]