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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 […]

Interview: Nikki Sixx talks Mötley Crüe Residency, new Sixx: A.M. Album, and His Signature Sunglasses

Interview: Nikki Sixx talks Mötley Crüe Residency, new Sixx: A.M. Album, and His Signature Sunglasses

Read our exclusive chat with Crüe bassist!

Interview: Stone Sour, In This Moment, and Hell or Highwater Talk Road to the Golden Gods Tour

Interview: Stone Sour, In This Moment, and Hell or Highwater Talk Road to the Golden Gods Tour

By Jon Wiederhorn This year’s Golden Gods Awards ceremony was like no other. Former-Pantera members Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown took the stage with Anthrax for a crushing version of “This Love” from Pantera’s untouchable Vulgar Display of Power; Rob Halford performed with Five Finger Death Punch and Metallica, the latter for a cover of […]

Slipknot Members Visit Paul Gray’s Grave Site to Mark Two-Year Anniversary of His Death

Slipknot Members Visit Paul Gray’s Grave Site to Mark Two-Year Anniversary of His Death

To honor Slipknot co-founder Paul Gray, who died two years ago today, vocalist Corey Taylor and other members of the band visited Gray’s grave site last night and reminisced about the times they shared over the 15 years he was in the band. “We just hung out and told some good stories,” Taylor tells Revolver. […]

Review: Kill Devil Hill – Kill Devil Hill

Review: Kill Devil Hill – Kill Devil Hill

The obvious reference point for Kill Devil Hill, the sludgy new supergroup featuring Rex Brown (Pantera, Down) and Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell), is Alice in Chains, but, at its core, the their eponymous debut is a solid tribute to the old-school. There are the vibrato-laden vocals and mid-paced beats of Dio-era Sabbath, […]

High on Fire Frontman Matt Pike Reveals the Story Behind Their New Album, ‘De Vermis Mysteriis’

High on Fire Frontman Matt Pike Reveals the Story Behind Their New Album, ‘De Vermis Mysteriis’

Touring with Mastodon and Converge in 2009 might have had more impact on Matt Pike, the frontman for doom metallers High on Fire, than anyone could have thought. Not only did Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou produce High on Fire’s upcoming album De Vermis Mysteriis but the storyline for the record is as wild and surreal […]

Interview: Ministry Main Man Al Jourgensen Shares His Near-Death Experience

Interview: Ministry Main Man Al Jourgensen Shares His Near-Death Experience

Ministry mad genius Al Jourgensen is back in full force in 2012: Not only has he re-formed the seminal industrial-metal band, which will drop a new full-length, Relapse, in March, but he’s also releasing the debut from his long-rumored psycho-country project, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters (you can preview the record right here). One […]