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Whores Pick the Top Five Noise-Rock Records

Whores Pick the Top Five Noise-Rock Records

“These three bands are the holy trinity and lot of the bands we love can be traced back to these three in about two moves,” says the noise-rock merchants of Whores. And who are those three bands? Whores points to The Stooges, The Velvet Underground, and The Birthday Party. Gearing up to release their latest […]

Comedian Doug Stanhope Lists the Top Five Places to Kill Yourself

Comedian Doug Stanhope Lists the Top Five Places to Kill Yourself

It should be no surprise if you’re familiar with Doug Stanhope’s particularly acerbic and nihilistic brand of comedy, that the guy is a fan of hard rock and metal. Nor that many rockers and metalheads are fans of his. Stanhope’s new special Beer Hall Putsch is available now on CD and digitally, and will be […]

Wolves at the Gate’s Nick Detty Picks the Top Five Most Important Hardcore Bands

Wolves at the Gate’s Nick Detty Picks the Top Five Most Important Hardcore Bands

Ohio post-hardcore band Wolves at the Gate are displaying their sense of hardcore history on a digital EP, Back to School, which is set for release on September 30. That EP features covers of songs by post-hardcore giants such as Thrice, Thursday, Blindside, and The Receiving End of Sirens. Currently the band is on tour […]

Testament and Dethklok Drummer Gene Hoglan Lists His Top Five Ways to Succeed

Testament and Dethklok Drummer Gene Hoglan Lists His Top Five Ways to Succeed

Gene Hoglan is one of metal’s most well-known drummers and recently added his skills to Testament’s Dark Roots of Earth and Dethklok’s Dethalbum III. Not only has Hoglan announced the title of his new DVD, The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two, but he will also be offering “The Gene Hoglan Experience”–workshops during which he […]

Skeletonwitch’s Scott Hedrick Lists the Top Five Worst Places to Take a Dump on Tour

Skeletonwitch’s Scott Hedrick Lists the Top Five Worst Places to Take a Dump on Tour

“In order to tour, you have to sacrifice a lot of creature comforts,” says Skeletonwitch’s guitarist Scott Hedrick (pictured, far left). Even so, his band will be hitting the road again soon (they’re be touring with Amon Amarth and Enslaved early next year), and debuting new material from their new album, Serpents Unleashed, which will […]

A Storm of Light’s Josh Graham Picks the Five Most Important Designers and Album Covers to Him

A Storm of Light’s Josh Graham Picks the Five Most Important Designers and Album Covers to Him

Not only is Josh Graham the frontman of acclaimed NYC post-metal outfit A Storm of Light–who just released their new album, Nations to Flames–but he’s also an in-demand graphic designer perhaps best known in metal circles for his work with Neurosis. With that in mind, we asked to select and discuss some of the designers […]

Toxic Holocaust’s Joel Grind Picks His Top Five Punk Albums

Toxic Holocaust’s Joel Grind Picks His Top Five Punk Albums

Toxic Holocaust has always delivered a noticeable blend of metal and punk–especially on their new album, Chemistry of Consciousness, due out October 29. And even as thrash as some of the previous records have been, Toxic Holocaust frontman Joel Grind likes to keep that dose of punk rock in the mix. With that in mind, […]

Death Will Tremble Pick Their Top Five Horror Flicks

Death Will Tremble Pick Their Top Five Horror Flicks

Co-founded by metal lifer Phil Anselmo and true-crime author Corey Mitchell, the inaugural Housecore Horror Film Festival goes down in Austin, Texas, October 25 – 27. Brazilian horror legend Coffin Joe will be there, Nekromantik director Jörg Buttgereit will be there, The Manson Family director Jim VanBebber, Goblin will be there live-scoring a screening of […]

Cavalcade Pick the Top Five “Tiny Horrific Hellraisers”

Cavalcade Pick the Top Five “Tiny Horrific Hellraisers”

Co-founded by metal lifer Phil Anselmo and true-crime author Corey Mitchell, the inaugural Housecore Horror Film Festival goes down in Austin, Texas, October 25 – 27. Brazilian horror legend Coffin Joe will be there, Nekromantik director Jörg Buttgereit will be there, The Manson Family director Jim VanBebber, Goblin will be there live-scoring a screening of […]

Broken Hope’s Jeremy Wagner Picks His Top Five Songs with Riffs that Will “Punch You in the Face”

Broken Hope’s Jeremy Wagner Picks His Top Five Songs with Riffs that Will “Punch You in the Face”

“I have two main passions in life: writing dark fiction and writing heavy music” Jeremy Wagner says. As the founding guitarist and lyricist of Broken Hope, Wagner is doing the latter. Here, he gives Revolver his top five songs with riffs “that will punch you in the face.” Broken Hope is about to release Omen […]