Subsisting on a steady diet of booze, bimbos, and blow–glam metal and their hairsprayed peers had a serious appetite for destruction. Despite glam metal being the most hated era by extreme subgenre metal groups, there is no denying that metal was as big as it ever would be in the mainstream with constant radio and […]
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, […]
Crossover hardcore punks Iron Reagan, who include Municipal Waste’s frontman Tony Foresta and guitarist Landphil Hall and former Darkest Hour drummer Ryan Parrish, recently released their new album ‘The Tyranny of Will’ via Relapse Records. Here, Hall picks his Top 5 ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ Characters.
Some will forever blame grunge for, at least temporarily, killing thrash and glam metal in the ’90s. Others credit it for welcoming in a nu wave of alternative rock and metal. No matter how you look at it, grunge was a revolutionary form of heaviosity that resonated hard with a generation (and generations after) and […]
Crossover hardcore punks Iron Reagan–who feature Municipal Waste’s frontman Tony Foresta and guitarist Landphil Hall and former Darkest Hour drummer Ryan Parrish–will release their new album ‘The Tyranny of Will’ on September 16 via Relapse Records. While the politically-minded band take on all kinds of important topics on their new album, incluidng Here, Parrish discusses […]
With the exception of ’80s glam, no hard-rock subgenre has been more critically reviled–or found more chart success–than the nu-metal that dominated the airwaves during our most recent millennial shift. Fusing Nirvana’s trademark dynamics with influences from rap and electronic rock, nu-metal was brash, funky, and free of the hand-wringing guilt that kept flannel’s most […]
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The American thrash-metal movement brought us the Big 4–Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax–but there are numerous other bands to come out of that scene who are worthy of whip-lashing along to: Exodus, Testament, Overkill, and many more. Here is our sure-to-be controversial list of the 14 most essential classic American thrash albums. Check it out […]
Incite’s Richie Cavalera may know a thing or two about being a vocalist and frontman. After all, his father is founding Sepultura and Soulfly mouthpiece and mastermind Max Cavalera. Here, the younger Cavalera picks his Top 5 Vocalists for Revolver. Richie’s thrash band, Incite, will release its new album, ‘Up in Hell,’ September 2. 1. […]
“When I was a kid, I was shy and introverted. My best friends were Pantera and books,” says Butcher Babies frontwoman Carla Harvey. Inspired by her love of books, the vocalist has written and just released her semi-autobiographical novel, ‘Death and Other Dances.’ Here, Harvey picks her Top 5 Favorite Books of All Time for […]