The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for Jan. 23, 2014:

- Corey Taylor on Next Slipknot Album: 'There's an Excitement That We Haven't Felt in a While': [Loudwire]

- The Pretty Reckless Rock Acoustic Version of 'Going to Hell.' Watch Here: [Loudwire]

- Lacuna Coil Unveil 'Broken Crown Halo' Album Art + Track Listing: [Loudwire]

SlayerPanteraMegadethAnthrax Members + More Rock 'Metal Masters 5.' Watch Here: [Loudwire]

- Track-by-Track Preview: Black Label Society's 'Catacombs of the Black Vatican': [Loudwire]

- Sevendust Announce 'Time Travelers & Bonfires' Acoustic Album + Tour: [Loudwire]

- Former Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Seeking Appeal of Prison Sentence Length: [Loudwire]

- Band Photo Fails. Watch Here: [Loudwire]

- 'Experience Hendrix' Adds More Dates, Guitarists: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson Compare Whale Captivity to Slavery: [Ultimate Classic Rock]

- 10 Best Seattle Bands: []

- Turn Your Ashes Into a Vinyl Record. [Rock It Out! Blog]