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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 […]

Pop Evil Singer Leigh Kakaty Reveals the Nine Most Evil Acts His Band Has Committed

Pop Evil Singer Leigh Kakaty Reveals the Nine Most Evil Acts His Band Has Committed

For Pop Evil frontman Leigh Kakaty, the name of his band presents a contrast between the syrupy pop of mainstream radio and the evil bite of razor-edged metal. As much as he likes Nickelback and 3 Doors Down, Kakaty digs Pantera and Judas Priest and says his band represents a balance of both subgenres–which explains […]

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: Wayne Static – Pighammer

Review: Wayne Static – Pighammer

Static-X fans lamenting the band’s hiatus can take solace in main man Wayne Static’s ?rst solo album, which sounds like a grittier, heavier version of the band’s patented “Evil Disco.” Rife with skittering electronic beats, staccato guitar bursts, and barked vocals, Pighammer‘s tunes alternate between mid-paced stompers (“Around the Turn,” “Assassins of Youth”) and trudging […]

Review: Machine Head – Unto the Locust

Review: Machine Head – Unto the Locust

Passionate, adventurous, and intensely dynamic, seventh album Unto the Locust not only ups the ante on 2007′s universally acclaimed The Blackening, it also presents Machine Head in an entirely new level of songwriting without sacrificing any of the band’s heaviness. Classical guitars serve not only as intros to pounding anthems, but as emotional segues between […]

Exclusive Interview: Disturbed’s David Draiman Sets the Record Straight About Their Indefinite Hiatus

Exclusive Interview: Disturbed’s David Draiman Sets the Record Straight About Their Indefinite Hiatus

In an exclusive career-spanning interview with Revolver, Disturbed frontman David Draiman sets the record straight about the band’s upcoming “indefinite hiatus,” which will begin after the band’s South American tour. “The absolute truth is we’ve been touring nonstop—make a record, tour, make a record, tour for 12 years straight, and it hasn’t afforded us the […]