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Review: Wolfheart – Winterborn

Review: Wolfheart – Winterborn

Known for his work with Before the Dawn and Black Sun Aeon, Finnish composer Tuomas Saukkonen disbanded those projects to focus on his new band, Wolfheart. The move has paid off. ‘Winterborn,’ the group’s debut, is fleshed out and focused, as multifaceted as it is melancholy. “The Hunt” begins with folk-metal arpeggios and gradually builds […]

Interview: Anthrax Give Update from the Studio

Interview: Anthrax Give Update from the Studio

Drummer Charlie Benante checks in from the studio.

Review: The Last Ten Seconds of Life – Soulless Hymns

Review: The Last Ten Seconds of Life – Soulless Hymns

“I’ve built up a wall, now I can’t see around it,” growls vocalist Storm Strope at the beginning of “Heavy Headed.” It’s a lyric that aptly illustrates the biggest problem with The Last Seconds of Life’s third full length, ‘Soulless Hymns.’ In their quest to construct an insanely heavy assemblage of lunging downtuned riffs, half-speed […]

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn on Financial Meltdowns, Collapsing Civilizations and ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn on Financial Meltdowns, Collapsing Civilizations and ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’

The Machine Head guitarist/vocalist pulls no punches in his interview with Revolver.

Black Veil Brides Reveal the Personal Struggles That Influenced Self-Titled Album

Black Veil Brides Reveal the Personal Struggles That Influenced Self-Titled Album

Andy Biersack, Jake Pitts and Jinxx get candid with Revolver.

“We’re Not Killing Babies or Sacrificing Goats” – Twiztid Get Real About ‘The Darkness’

“We’re Not Killing Babies or Sacrificing Goats” – Twiztid Get Real About ‘The Darkness’

The following excerpt is taken from the latest issue of Revolver. Get your copy here. Veteran horrorcore hip-hop duo Twiztid are in the mood to celebrate. Not only did rappers Jamie Madrox and Monoxide recently finish recording their 11th studio album, The Darkness, they’ve just confirmed it as the debut release for their own label, […]

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, […]