Search Results for 'chris krovatin'

Final Six: Halloween Edition Part 1—Horror Movies

Final Six: Halloween Edition Part 1—Horror Movies

The Six Best Classic Horror Movies, the Six Best Modern Horror Movies, and the Six Best Horror Movies of All Time

Halloween Gift Guide

Halloween Gift Guide

Here are 13 ghoulish goodies to scare up for the horrordays from Revolver‘s special Halloween issue, Rock! Shock! and Horror!, which is on newsstands now or can be purchased here.     1. The Cabin in the Woods Blu-Ray + Digital Copy This cleverly self-aware gore-soaked comedy was easily one of the best fright flicks […]

Review: Enslaved – Riitiir

Review: Enslaved – Riitiir

On their 12th full-length album, Norway’s favorite spacey black metallers bring plenty of strange pagan flavor to eight tracks of mid-paced dissonance, with electronic thumpings and eerie flute sections scattered throughout the howling guitars and snarled vocals. Unfortunately, every song ends up sounding too similar, even as the band breaks, as always, from black metal’s […]

Final Six: The Six Coolest/Lamest Metal Band Logos

Final Six: The Six Coolest/Lamest Metal Band Logos

Napalm Death found a perfect medium, their shredded, scrawled skeleton of a logo standing as a symbol of all things insane, repulsive, and enraged.

Final Six: The Six Best Cock-Rock/Chick-Rock Songs

Final Six: The Six Best Cock-Rock/Chick-Rock Songs

Hey, Skid Row, man, it’s Chris, how are you? What? Oh, I’m fine, thanks. Nah, no, I’ve really been a stranger lately.

Final Six: The Six Most Metal Saints/Porn Stars

Final Six: The Six Most Metal Saints/Porn Stars

Raised Irish Catholic, I was from an early age enamored with the grandiose power of old Christian art. But my Catholic upbringing has also instilled in me is a love for freaky, hardcore sex.

Review: Sigh – In Somniphobia

Review: Sigh – In Somniphobia

In the anime film Paprika, a man’s dreams are invaded by a parade of moving inanimate objects, toys, and cartoon characters. This stampede of nonsense causes him to jump out of a window. The concept isn’t entirely new—H.P. Lovecraft always had people defenestrate themselves rather than facing the horrors of their minds—but it’s rare that […]

The Most Metal Books of 2011

The Most Metal Books of 2011

An idea exists that metalheads don’t like to read, that we’re too busy pounding brewskis and sacrificing housecats to Satan to enjoy a good book, or that our stimuli-raped brains can’t take in media more intelligent than Robocop.

Final Six: The Six Best/Worst Album Covers of 2011

Final Six: The Six Best/Worst Album Covers of 2011

Chris “Weird Biker” Krovatin is the author of two young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You and Venomous. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a freelance writer for Revolver and generally comes off as a good-natured […]

Review: Holy Grail—Season’s Bleedings EP

Review: Holy Grail—Season’s Bleedings EP

The metal Christmas thing has always felt a little forced. Sure, at heart the holiday is really just a mass of old pagan traditions shaped by the church and Coca-Cola into a family-friendly cheer-fest, but draping a bunch of holly garlands on some skulls and spikes rarely makes it much better. However, if there’s band […]