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List: Ten Epic Live Black Sabbath Covers

List: Ten Epic Live Black Sabbath Covers

Black Sabbath kicked off their farewell “The End” tour last week, and if the band is to be believed, it truly is the end for the band. By now, of course, it’s accepted fact that the Sabs are arguably the most influential act in heavy metal history. As such, many, many bands have covered their songs […]

List: Six Metal Covers of David Bowie Songs

List: Six Metal Covers of David Bowie Songs

David Bowie, who passed away yesterday at the age of 69, had an immeasurable influence on music over the course of his lifetime. And that influence extends to metal music. Artists from Ozzy Osbourne, Slash and Gene Simmons to Rob Zombie, Corey Taylor and Lzzy Hale all took to Twitter in the hours following Bowie’s passing […]

List: Five "Ace of Spades" Covers Performed in Tribute to Lemmy

List: Five “Ace of Spades” Covers Performed in Tribute to Lemmy

As was made evident by the incredible number of tributes in the hours and days following his passing, Lemmy and Motorhead’s influence on rock and metal over the course of their 40-year career has been enormous. And there is no Motorhead song that has cast a bigger shadow than 1980’s “Ace of Spades — Dave […]

List: Five Musical Tributes to Lemmy and Motorhead

List: Five Musical Tributes to Lemmy and Motorhead

Tons of musicians have been paying their respects to Lemmy Kilmister since the Motorhead leader passed away on Dec. 28 at age 70. But in truth the Motorhead tributes have been coming fast and furious for decades, in the form of bands covering Lemmy and Co.’s classic songs. Below are five worth checking out. 1. Metallica as […]

List: Ten Metal-Approved Christmas Tunes

List: Ten Metal-Approved Christmas Tunes

Just because it’s Christmas time, that doesn’t mean you’re automatically destined for another year of watching the Yule log on TV as grandpa listens to Bing Crosby croon “Silent Night.” Instead, try out these ten metal-approved Christmas songs and get your holiday started right. 1. King Diamond – “No Presents for Christmas” Released in December 1985, […]

Revolver's Top 20 Albums of 2015

Revolver’s Top 20 Albums of 2015

As we reach the end of the year, we’ve compiled our list of the Top 20 Albums of 2015. Check out our picks below and to read the record reviews, pick up the January issue of Revolver! It’s been a good year–as the list below demonstrates–which only makes us more eager to see what other […]

Revolver's 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Revolver’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Need a last-minute gift for the rocker in your life? Don’t worry, Revolver has you covered. Here are the Top 7 presents that will turn 2015 up to 11!   Presented by Crazy Dave’s Music Experience UE900 IN-EAR MONITORS You never know when you’re going to hit the stage, and these in-ear monitors from Ultimate […]

Crobot Pick Their Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Crobot Pick Their Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2015. Here, Crobot, selects their faves. Crobot released ‘Something Supernatural’ last year.   Crobot tour dates: December 27 @ 9.30 Club // Washington DC w/ Clutch, Valkyrie December 28 @ Electric Factory // […]

List: Six Rock and Metal Cover Song Tributes to Scott Weiland

List: Six Rock and Metal Cover Song Tributes to Scott Weiland

It’s been one week since former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland passed away, tragically, at the age of 48. Since then, tributes have been pouring in from rock peers and those who Weiland influenced with his music. Some artists have even been performing STP covers onstage as an acknowledgement of the late singer’s artistry. […]

List: Five Bizarre Live Metal TV Performances

List: Five Bizarre Live Metal TV Performances

Recently, Revolver presented a list of great metal late-night TV performances. But when it comes to television, things don’t always go as planned. Below are five times when heavy metal and TV collided and things got either a little crazy, confrontational, obscene, bizarre, or just plain silly. 1. Metallica – “Last Caress”/”So What” (1996 MTV Europe Music […]