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Review: Overkill — White Devil Armory

Review: Overkill — White Devil Armory

Twenty-four years and 17 albums on, these New Jersey thrashers are as ferocious as the day ‘Feel the Fire’ came out in 1985. ‘White Devil Armory’ starts out with 50 seconds of drone, which is as quiet as the 11-track set gets before Overkill gallops into “Armorist,” a raging blast of hardcore fury and spitting […]

Video: Taylor Momsen On the Time ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Was “Looking for Some Tush”

Video: Taylor Momsen On the Time ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Was “Looking for Some Tush”

Remember that time at the 2014 Golden Gods Awards when ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons joined Taylor Momsen and Joan Jett onstage for a performance of “I Hate Myself for Lovin You”? Well, what you might not have known is that Gibbons got a bit frisky with Momsen as he walked out on the stage. But […]

Marilyn Manson and 10 Famous Members of the Church of Satan

Marilyn Manson and 10 Famous Members of the Church of Satan

This Saturday, July 19, marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Marilyn Manson’s debut album, ‘Portrait of an American Family.’ We’re counting down to that date this week and celebrating the Antichrist Superstar’s two decades of rock and shock. In the mid ’90s, Manson became a card-carrying member of the Church of Satan, which […]

Tool Reveal Why Their New “More ‘Metal’ Sounding” Album Is Taking So Long

Tool Reveal Why Their New “More ‘Metal’ Sounding” Album Is Taking So Long

Tool guitarist Adam Jones and drummer Danny Carey have revealed in an exclusive interview with Rolling Stone why it has taken eight years and counting for the band to release a new album. The major stumbling block, they say, is a multilevel lawsuit that has been levied against all the band members and which is […]

Interview: Godsmack’s Sully Erna Talks New Album, Near Breakups, and Not Being Nu-Metal

Interview: Godsmack’s Sully Erna Talks New Album, Near Breakups, and Not Being Nu-Metal

’1000hp’ hits stores August 5!

Review: Within the Ruins — Phenomena

Review: Within the Ruins — Phenomena

Picking up where last year’s breakthrough, ‘Elite,‘ left off, this Massachusetts band delivers crushing deathcore that takes chances and sometimes succeeds. On songs like “Gods Amongst Men” and “Clockwork,” the group blasts through material that’s both dynamic and hummable. At times, the crazy, staccato arrangements that the band whips up are a wonder to behold. […]

Photos: Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium Featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, and More

Photos: Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium Featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, and More

Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Alice in Chains, Behemoth, Of Mice & Men, and many more rocked the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium in late June. Photographer Javier Bragado was on hand to catch all the action. Check out the photos (some are NSFW) he captured for us below–you can also follow him on Twitter […]

Guest Blog: Islander — Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, Week 1

Guest Blog: Islander — Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, Week 1

Islander recently released their debut full-length, ‘Violence & Destruction,’ and are currently rocking stages across this great nation as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. While they are out on that tour, the band’s vocalist, Mikey Carvajal, will be providing us with updates and photos from the road. Today we are headed to […]

NSFW: The Most Insane Album Cover Sent to Us This Week 7/7

NSFW: The Most Insane Album Cover Sent to Us This Week 7/7

Metal ain’t for the faint of heart, and neither is opening mail at Revolver HQ. Every week, we get sent promos of albums with over-the-top and often offensive covers that just makes you want to, well, share them on the Internet. This week that album is ‘Chainsaw Priest’ by Boston grindcore band Psycho, who took […]

10 Best Rock Star Instagram Posts of the Week 7/7: Detached Retinas, Confederate Bikinis, Back Shaving and more

10 Best Rock Star Instagram Posts of the Week 7/7: Detached Retinas, Confederate Bikinis, Back Shaving and more

Here’s a look at what your favorite rock stars were sharing, shaving, wearing, and injuring this week.