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Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2014. Here, Corey Taylor, vocalist of Slipknot and Stone Sour, selects his faves. Slipknot released ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’ earlier this year.    

Interview: Slipknot Vocalist Corey Taylor Talks Extreme Metal, New Band Members, and Whether Rock Is Dead

Interview: Slipknot Vocalist Corey Taylor Talks Extreme Metal, New Band Members, and Whether Rock Is Dead

Slipknot just released their highly anticipated comeback album, ‘.5: The Gray Chapter,’ to rave reviews, and they celebrate this weekend with Knotfest, featuring over 25 bands including Hatebreed, Carcass, Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, Volbeat, Five Finger Death Punch, and of course Slipknot themselves. Amid it all, we caught up with frontman Corey Taylor to discuss the […]

Falling in Reverse’s Ronnie Radke Reveals Six Things Not To Do in Jail

Falling in Reverse’s Ronnie Radke Reveals Six Things Not To Do in Jail

There’s a line in The Shawshank Redemption where hardened jailbird Red Redding (played by Morgan Freeman) asks the newly incarcerated Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) why he murdered his wife, and Dufresne claims he was set up. “Hell, you’re gonna fit right in then,” replies Redding. “Everyone’s innocent in here. Don’t you know that?” Of course, […]

Review: Entombed A.D. — Back to the Front

Review: Entombed A.D. — Back to the Front

After Entombed’s LG Petrov and Alex Hellid—the Swedish death-metal pioneers’ original vocalist and guitarist, respectively—went their separate ways last year, Petrov announced that the band he continues to front would go by the moniker Entombed A.D. Name aside, the group’s debut, ‘Back to the Front,’ is a rumbling combination of the kind of grit, groove, […]

Review: Judas Priest — Redeemer of Souls

Review: Judas Priest — Redeemer of Souls

Whether Judas Priest were aware that this album might be their last and wanted to go out strong, or whether they were trying to redeem themselves in the eyes of fans dismayed by their 2008 double-disc rock opera ‘Nostradamus,’ the metal gods succeeded either way. ‘Redeemer of Souls’ is a bolt from the blue, a […]

Limp Bizkit’s Wes Borland Shows Off His 5 Favorite Things

Limp Bizkit’s Wes Borland Shows Off His 5 Favorite Things

Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland leads Revolver through a trap door into his basement man cave where he works on music, paints, and stores his collection of oddities. 1. FAVORITE DEAD THING: Human remains collection “I have a human skeleton, which is complete except for one kneecap. But the gem of my bone collection is […]

InkSpot: Pierce the Veil’s Mike Fuentes Shows Off His Favorite Tattoos

InkSpot: Pierce the Veil’s Mike Fuentes Shows Off His Favorite Tattoos

When he was 17 and still in high school, Pierce the Veil drummer Mike Fuentes got his first tattoo: a heart with an “X” through it, which was the logo of his first band, Underminded. From that point on, the San Diego native was hooked. Finishing high school and getting a job working at his […]

Review: Tombs — Savage Gold

Review: Tombs — Savage Gold

2011’s acclaimed Path of Totality set the bar high, but Tombs prove up to the challenge with Savage Gold, which explores even darker, deeper terrain. The first half of the record is mostly harsh and unrelenting, with doomy segues serving as mere breathers between bouts of Morbid Angelesque punishment. With the more hypnotic “Echoes,” however, […]

InkSpot: Falling In Reverse’s Ronnie Radke Reveals His Favorite Tattoos

InkSpot: Falling In Reverse’s Ronnie Radke Reveals His Favorite Tattoos

He used to be an alcoholic and a drug addict. But following an 18-month jail sentence, Falling in Reverse frontman Ronnie Radke kicked all of his vices—except one. He’s still hooked on tattoos. Radke got his first, a microphone on his left arm, after his 18th birthday. “I’ve wanted to be a famous singer since […]

Review: The Pretty Reckless — Going to Hell

Review: The Pretty Reckless — Going to Hell

On her second full-length, ex–’Gossip Girl’ star Taylor Momsen, remains as provocative as ever, while delivering a diverse array of upbeat, hook-laden anthems, bluesy stormers, and vulnerable ballads. “Heaven Knows” includes a chaingang sing-along and a pre-chorus that evokes Stone Temple Pilots, while “Why’d You Bring a Shotgun to the Party” is driven by a […]