Senior Editor of Revolver Magazine
Punk and country artist Hank 3 has been getting tattoos as far back as when he was living with his mom. But one tattoo the sometime Superjoint Ritual member will never forget getting is the goat-mule beast that artist Paul Booth placed on his left arm. “The night before, someone put a shot onstage, and […]
When Miss May I formed in 2006, vocalist Levi Benton didn’t want tattoos. “I had the old mom-and-dad mindset, like, ‘I’ll ruin my life if I get tattoos,’” he says. “‘I don’t really need them.’” But all that changed when he saw himself on Headbangers Ball. “After I saw us on the TV, I was […]
Dream Theater cofounder, Avenged Sevenfold session player, and current Winery Dogs drummer Mike Portnoy waited until his early 20s to get his first ink—the Dream Theater logo on his left shoulder—which he got after the band signed its first record deal in 1988. Since then, the skinsman has countless other band tattoos, repping both groups […]
The event goes down February 7 and 8 at San Francisco’s Regency Ballroom!
The Metallica bassist passed away 27 years ago today
Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates on the New Album and His Guitar Center and Schecter Guitar Research Master Class
The guitarist talks Hail to the King, and why he broke his “no guitar lessons” policy for the Master Class!
Kitty Litter, Rock Weddings, Marilyn Manson and the Most Metal Moments from the Season Finale of Californication
All good rock shows end with a grand finale, and the final episode of Californication‘s sixth season featured a Marilyn Manson cameo, a rock-and-roll wedding and several shots of David Duchovny riding bitch on a motorcycle with a genuine Sex Pistol. As said in this episode by Duchovny’s character, the Dionysian author and the show’s […]
Trampling social boundaries is just one facet of the double helix that makes up Californication, and it is the core of last night’s episode, “The Abby.” Whether in the presence of the increasingly psychotic, and ever-shocking feminist character Ophelia (actress Maggie Wheeler) or in the rehab-baiting actions of one Hank Moody, the show’s protagonist (David […]
Last night’s Californication episode was about a crisis of faith…literally. As the show’s Bukowskian author antihero character Hank Moody (David Duchovny) has gotten to know the groupie character named Faith (geddit?), played by Maggie Grace, she’s been a bit more than just some magic muse trope, she’s shown real heart and even proven herself to […]
Interview: Sepultura Frontman Derrick Green Talks About Writing Robot Sex Jams with His Funky R&B Group Maximum Hedrum
Over the past 16 years, the Cleveland-born bellower Derrick Green has created an indelible image of himself in the minds of headbangers as the frontman of the long-running Brazilian metal squad Sepultura. To fans of the band, he’s a wide-eyed, gravel-throated totem, who looks entranced as he barks out classics like “Arise” and “Choke.” But […]