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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 […]

Ministry Frontman Al Jourgensen’s Country Side Project, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, Streams New Album

Ministry Frontman Al Jourgensen’s Country Side Project, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, Streams New Album

Get the exclusive first listen to ‘Bikers Welcome! Ladies Drink Free.’ Record hits stores on January 17.

Ministry Reveal Cover Art for New Album and Release Date for First New Original Song in Four Years, “99 Percenters”

Ministry Reveal Cover Art for New Album and Release Date for First New Original Song in Four Years, “99 Percenters”

In support of the “occupy movement,” Ministry will release the new song “99 Percenters” on iTunes on Dec. 23 and stream the track on their Facebook site starting Christmas day. The song, which comes from the band’s upcoming album, Relapse (out March 23; see cover art below), is a rally cry for all of the […]

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Shares His Top Five Tips for Signed Musicians

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Shares His Top Five Tips for Signed Musicians

Since founding influential industrial-metal band Ministry 30 years ago, Al Jourgensen–who is featured in our new, 100th issue as one of the 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars–has experienced almost everything it’s possible to encounter as a hard-living extreme-music-maker. With Ministry returning with a new album, Relapse, in March and supporting tour next year–plus Jourgensen’s psycho-country […]

Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack Picks His Top Five Stage Injuries in 2011

Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack Picks His Top Five Stage Injuries in 2011

“I never anticipated seeing 40,” shrugs Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack when talking about the top five injuries he suffered in 2011, at least one of which could have been life-threatening. “I smoke two packs a day and drink like a camel. I just don’t really think about death. I know I’m gonna die […]

Rex Brown of Pantera, Down, and Kill Devil Hill Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

Rex Brown of Pantera, Down, and Kill Devil Hill Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

Yesterday marked seven years since the Pantera and Damageplan guitarist’s death.

Photos: Mastodon, Live in New York

Photos: Mastodon, Live in New York

Recent GRAMMY nominees Mastodon are currently on the road supporting their fifth album, The Hunter. When the group stopped through New York City to play a sold-out show at Terminal 5, Revolver Senior Writer Jon Wiederhorn was on hand with a camera to capture the mayhem. Check out what he saw below.

Photos: Mayhem, Live in New York

Photos: Mayhem, Live in New York

Norwegian black-metal legends Mayhem played in New York City last night, featuring a very bloody costume for frontman Attila Csihar. Revolver Senior Writer Jon Wiederhorn was on hand to witness the destruction. Check out what he saw below.

Exclusive Interview: Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack Talks About His Broken Nose

Exclusive Interview: Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack Talks About His Broken Nose

As reported earlier today, Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack broke his nose last night onstage in Luxembourg, which has caused the group to postpone its current tour dates. He has said, though, that the band will still be on the Buried Alive Tour, kicking off in late November. (For Buried Alive tour dates, click […]

Interview Outtake: Machine Head Frontman Robb Flynn on Metallica’s Enduring Love for Metal

Interview Outtake: Machine Head Frontman Robb Flynn on Metallica’s Enduring Love for Metal

Although nearly two years has passed since Machine Head opened for Metallica on the Death Magnetic tour, touring with the thrash titans had a lasting impact on Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn, who is interviewed in the current issue of Revolver. The experience influenced him well into the songwriting process for the recently released and […]