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Live Report: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

Chris Krovatin is the author of Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and the Gravediggers series. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and a good-natured pain in everyone’s ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival featuring Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Thy […]

Live Report: Mastodon and Clutch at Red Rocks

Live Report: Mastodon and Clutch at Red Rocks

Chris Krovatin is the author of Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and the Gravediggers series. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and a good-natured pain in everyone’s ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Mastodon with Clutch and Graveyard May 3 at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, C.O. […]

Live Report: Cavalera Conspiracy and Death Angel in Denver

Live Report: Cavalera Conspiracy and Death Angel in Denver

Chris Krovatin is the author of Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and the Gravediggers series. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and a good-natured pain in everyone’s ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.       Cavalera Conspiracy with Death Angel and Corrosion of Conformity Blind Wednesday, April 29 at […]

In The Company of Serpents

Live Report: Sleep in Denver on 4/20

Chris Krovatin is the author of Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and the Gravediggers series. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and a good-natured pain in everyone’s ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Sleep with Primitive Man and In The Company of Serpents Sunday, April 19 at the […]

Live Report: Electric Wizard in Denver

Live Report: Electric Wizard in Denver

Chris Krovatin is the author of multiple young adult novels, including Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as a good-natured pain in everyone’s collective ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Electric Wizard with Satan’s […]

Live Report: Weedeater and King Parrot in Denver

Live Report: Weedeater and King Parrot in Denver

Chris Krovatin is the author of multiple young adult novels, including Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as a good-natured pain in everyone’s collective ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Weedeater with King Parrot […]

Interview: Kirk Von Hammett Talks Fear FestEvil

Interview: Kirk Von Hammett Talks Fear FestEvil

It’s always refreshing to find out that some of the biggest names in rock and roll are obsessive nerds. Whether it’s about motorcycles or marine biology, geekish fandom makes us all human at the end of the day. So to discuss the upcoming Kirk Von Hammett Fear FestEvil with the Metallica guitarist himself is a […]

Live Report: Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist in Denver

Live Report: Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist in Denver

Chris Krovatin is the author of multiple young adult novels, including Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as a good-natured pain in everyone’s collective ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Coal Chamber with Filter, […]

Review: Alkaloid – The Malkuth Grimoire

Review: Alkaloid – The Malkuth Grimoire

Given the combined musical backgrounds of its five members—Necrophagist, Obscura, Noneuclid, and Aborted among others—it’s not surprising that Alkaloid’s approach to death metal is a little unorthodox. But while often bizarre and circuitous, the band’s experimental tendencies generally maintain enough grit and momentum to keep tracks like “Orgonism” and the epic “Funeral for a Continent” […]

Review: Moonspell – Extinct

Review: Moonspell – Extinct

While Extinct features everything fans expect from Portugal’s premiere goth metal merchants—melodic riffs coupled with romantic keyboards, Fernando Ribeiro’s rumbling baritone—Moonspell’s eleventh studio album also showcases the group’s more brutal and experimental tendencies. Tracks like “Breathe (Until We Are No More)” and “Funeral Bloom” smack of Cradle of Filth and Dethklok, while “The Future Is […]