Cops Target Emo Kids- Tragic Def Leppard Anniversary- Big 4 New Year's Special- Bret Michaels Celeb of the Year- Rose Funeral- Free Blood Of Martyrs- more

It's an especially slow news day so we have just a few stories for you today along with our continued look back at the top news stories of the year.

Armenian police forces have begun a concentrated effort to single out alleged "emo kids," according to a report by France24.com. The efforts came about after the recent suicides of two teenagers rumored to be fans of emo music more

From injury to illness, from the boardroom to the bedroom, Bret Michaels made news just about every way you can imagine in 2010, making him FOX411.com’s Celebrity Of The Year. more

Blood Of Martyrs has issued a free EP entitled “Even The Dead Long For Spring.” Recorded before the present lineup was formed, “Even The Dead Long For Spring” features Blood Of Martyrs mastermind Markus Launsburry on guitar and percussion madman Chris Wozniak (Lair of the Minotaur) on drums. more

Rose Funeral will enter the studio this month to begin tracking their new album. The band has issued the following update: "It's been a while due to the dumbass who hacked our Myspace and said we broke up, but no, we have been busting ass on this upcoming release! more

A special 3-hour tribute to The Big 4 - Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax will be featured on the New Year's Eve (Friday, December 31st) edition of Tony Webster's (Archetype singer) The Metal Command radio show. more

Doomriders have apparently found a replacement for departed drummer JR Conners (Cave In), who left the group this summer. more

Rebellion have parted ways with guitarist Uwe Lulis (ex-Grave Digger), drummer Gerd Lücking and guitarist Simone Wenzel. more

Buzzov-en has announced their third tour installment since reuniting earlier this year. These dates will also feature Cough. more

An all-new 2011 edition of Misfits' 'Land Of The Dead' is available now on clear yellow vinyl while supplies last. more

On this day in 1970, Paul McCartney filed a suit against the rest of The Beatles to dissolve their partnership. Find out what else happened on this date in music history

On this day in 1984, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen, crashed his Corvette Stingray, on the A57 outside Sheffield, Allen lost his left arm in the accident. Allen was on his way to a New Year's Eve party at his family's home when a Jaguar passed him. The driver had been egging Allen on and would not allow him to pass. In his rage to pass this driver, he did not see a turn up ahead and lost control of his car. He was thrown from the car, with his left arm severed due to the seatbelt not being properly fastened. here

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