Revolver’s Mega 100th Issue—Featuring the 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars—on Newsstands Now

Revolver, the World’s Loudest Rock Magazine, is celebrating the release of its “Mega 100th Issue” by spotlighting the “100 Greatest Living Rock Stars.”  From Ozzy to Axl to Lemmy, the issue features those who have rocked the hardest and lived to tell about it.  On newsstands now and available online right here, the issue also features Revolver’s Top 20 albums of 2011, which crowns Korn’s controversial dubstep-infused record, The Path of Totality, with top honors.

The “100 Greatest Living Rock Stars” list takes a no-holds-barred look at the rock arena and highlights those artists who embody rock and roll’s rebel attitude.  Whether it’s the well-chronicled debauched exploits of Mötley Crüe or newcomer James Durbin bringing metal to pop’s biggest forum, American Idol, these artists have what it takes to stand out from the pack.  Included in the feature are rock star tips and tales from Gene Simmons, Chris Cornell, Bret Michaels and Dave Navarro, among others.

“Some would say the era of the rock star is dead,” says Revolver Editor in Chief Brandon Geist. “And those are probably the same disbelievers who have told us many times that rock is dead, that metal is dead, that print is dead. And yet, here Revolver is at 100 issues—100 real, tangible, bathroom-ready printed issues—celebrating 100 rock stars who are very much alive and kicking ass. Needlessly to say, reports of all these deaths are greatly exaggerated.”

The cover of Revolver’s “Mega 100th Issue” features 22 notable rockers partying hard in celebration of the milestone in a special illustration created by famed horror-artist Jason Edmiston.  These rock stars include: Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica’s James Hetfield, Kiss’ Gene Simmons, Korn’s Jonathan Davis, Marilyn Manson, Slash, Mötley Crüe and Sixx:A.M.’s Nikki Sixx, Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, Slayer’s Kerry King, Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde, Down and Pantera’s Phil Anselmo, Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe, Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows, Jane’s Addiction’s Dave Navarro, Sebastian Bach, Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack, and Falling in Reverse’s Ronnie Radke.

The cover of Revolver was recently named by Billboard to be the #1 place to get maximum exposure as a hard-rock artist; Revolver expands its reign as the leading hard-rock and heavy-metal destination with its 100th issue, which is its first issue ever to be sold at Walmart.  Kicking off the relationship, 775 of the retailer’s top locations will feature custom Revolver displays in their music sections to make the issue easily accessible for music fans around the country.  The celebratory issue is also the first to feature a redesign to both the up-front and back-of-book sections.

Also included in the “Mega 100th Issue” is Revolver’s highly anticipated list of the Top 20 albums of 2011.  Album of the Year honors go to Korn for their album The Path of Totality, which sees the pioneering metal band collaborating with such dubstep producers as Skrillex, Excision, Kill the Noise and Nosia.  Other albums making the cut include Machine Head’s Unto the Locust, Megadeth’s TH1RT3EN, the Foo Fighters’ Wasting Light and Evanescence’s self-titled release.

In addition, the issue features a commemorative fold-out poster of late, great Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell; a download code for 15 free songs including tracks by Black Label Society, Hatebreed, High on Fire; articles on Black Sabbath, Shinedown, Gwar, Skeletonwitch, Clutch, and many others; as well as the “Top 10 Presents to Kick 2012 Up to 11,” Revolver’s holiday gift guide with the perfect items for the rockers on your list.


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  • Lisa Hughes

    Tairrie Murphy should be on that cover

  • Cody Shonk


    • Anna Grimm

      If you wish to make a valid argument, try not to use swear words. It’s because, although you dislike them, they have a loyal fan base that is quite large. That would make them one of the greatest living rockstars.

    • BVBARMY Soldier

      Fuck off bitch he rocks on!!

    • Collin Sparling

      that is exactly what i was thinking n wheres dave mustaine?

    • Pstix1

      Black Veil Brides should be on the cover “Tiger beat” , not this mag.

    • Bruno Hébert-Brassard

      BVB are good comparate to Slipknot, SLIPKNOT SHOULD NOT BE IN THERE. 

      If someone could Bomb them with a nuclear head BOOOOOOOOOOOM

      • Beuno

        Dear Bruno Please neck yourself from beuno

  • Suzanneshoaf

    Layne Staley should be on that cover

  • Cherry

    *Living* rock stars.

  • GSP

    wow no Mustaine or Scott Ian?  get real…

  • Idioteque15

    manson before lemmy and before phil anselmo? wtf

  • Eric Allcantara Doc

    no eddie vedder,chris cornell?wtf!!

  • LNOJ


  • Pssychosis

    Wheres Dime???? you put those BVB abomanations but not him??? fucking hell man…

    • it’s a symphony

      BVB is som much better than the shite you listen 2 funny they BVB are in the mag but your shit ass band aren’t LMFAO (laghing my f*****g ass off)

      • Anonymous

        Dime is dead.. Fool..

  • Bruno Hébert-Brassard

    WTFFFF WTF WTGEWSPJT Zdf ^regrdwe¸gewyhewphgwpwoanpw@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@089e99d57e6eba70e1f31920e04624bd:disqus 


    Revolver you suck Fuck my subscription to your fucking stupid magazine

    • Rod R


    • Sh*tstorm

      Yeah, they suck your rigght. Thats why they’re the most succefull act out there, have massive shows, and one of the largest fan bases. Dumbass

  • Rod R.

    LIVING Rock stars, not dead ones. and Mustaine is a tool.

  • Mtitova

    Great issue, guys! Smart move to feature James Durbin too! Not often a new rocker arrives with such a bang! Besides, in spite and irrespective, he has already increased the customer base for everything hard rock and metal, including Revolver itself, which is a real biggy these days…

    • Donna Richardson

      James Durbin is the reason I am here .. I am a HUGE fan of James ,saw he was featured in Revolver .. I am now sold on this Magazine .. Your guys are AWESOME!!

  • ColdEthyl

    Always nice to Remember the Coop! 

    Long Live Alice!

    We are not worthy.

  • Dustinseeling

    hey amn it the greatest living rockers!! dime is dead!!

  • rock n roll quueen

    Hey Hey Rock n Roll Alice Cooper. 

  • logical supertramp

    It’s gettin implausible.  Reality! It’s Rock n Roll Alice Cooper.

  • Blingblingster

    Who won?

  • Anonymous

    All guys. zzzzzzzz

  • Ивайло Цанков

    Axl fuckin Rose !!!

  • Elizabeth Winters

    James Durbin rocks everything old and new rock!!!!!!

  • Iury

    forgot to Dave Mustaine 😐

  • Guest

    Forgot Matt Tuck, Craig Mabbit, Matt Heafy, Adam Gontier, and David Draiman.

    • Roberto13rms

      they didnt forget craig they put ronnie cause hes better

    • Roberto13rms

      they didnt forget craig they put ronnie cause hes better

  • Guest

    Forgot Matt Tuck, Craig Mabbit, Matt Heafy, Adam Gontier, and David Draiman.

  • Guido Freitas

    forgot system of a down and myles kennedy -.-

  • Guido Freitas

    forgot system of a down and myles kennedy -.-

  • Luiz

    EDDIE from iron maiden?
    or bruce… steve… 

  • JulianoSDMF

    Hahahaha… This is “The Boss” Zakk Wylde!   tTBLOt   BRAZILIAN CHAPTER

  • Gustavo Brasil

    Where’s sir Paul McCartney??

  • cobadock

    why the eff is BVB on here?

  • cobadock

    why the eff is BVB on here?

    • Johnny Cross

      cuz ozzy signed them

  • Dixiedevil1369

    who the fuck left out neil young,matt pike,scott wino winerich,dez faffar,dave wyndolf,etc etc etc wtf really and why in the fuck are these little been around 3 year shits on the greatest list? fire whatever retard that put these shit people in here, for fuck sake dime bag is rolling in his grave

  • marcos

    onde fica o system of a down?

  • Daniel Charles Drazer


  • Edward

    WTF THEY FORGOT DAVE MUSTAINE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Alexander Zaragoza

    ronnie radke

  • Humbertoseveri


    • Alexander Zaragoza

      true there are some good british bands but rock n roll is american man we invented it usa owns!!!!!

      • jesse

        hey who cares abt who invented wat..!! the thing is,,revolver’s being partial…those are only american musicians…there should be certain british and europian musicians too like iron maiden, black sabbath or probably alexi laiho!!!

        • Ezekiel Ramirez

          So I take it Keith Richards isn’t from the UK after this statement?

  • Bia

    Marilyn Manson sz

  • Hope Marie Boone

    <3 Andy Biersack got what he deserved <3

  • Fotoprawda


  • Muras92

    Slayer Kurwa Poland rock is de best 

  • Karen Bernal

    screw all you black veil brides haters they DESERVE to be there

  • A7X_6661

    Yea M. Shadows is on the cover F yea, and to all those slipknot haters out there, is there something wrong with you people?

  • milahlah

    all guys so sexist