The most extreme tour of the year has returned with its most devastating and anticipated lineup yet. The 7th annual Summer Slaughter Tour, presented by Indie Merch Store, ESP and Guitar World, is officially slated to run from July 19 through August 24. It features such heavyweights as The Dillinger Escape Plan, Animals As Leaders, [...]
On March 2, Meshuggah, Animals as Leaders, and Intronaut annihilated Los Angeles’ the Wiltern, surely flooding local hospitals with cases of whiplash and vertigo. Our own Stephanie Cabral was there to catch the action. Check out her photos below and let us know what you think in the comments.
On November 24, the NOS Event Center hosted California Metalfest VI, which featured a face-ripping lineup including Dillinger Escape Plan (pictured above), As I Lay Dying, Darkest Hour, Animals as Leaders, Pierce the Veil, Unearth, Bleeding Through, Born of Osiris, For Today, and many more. Revolver‘s own Stephanie Cabral was on hand to capture the [...]
BandHappy, a new live online and in-person music education service, featuring a host of hard-rock and metal musicians, will launch on January 9. Founded by Periphery drummer Matt Halpern, the service offers access to one-on-one lessons–in person or online–with the teacher of your choice. Some of the teachers already signed up include Lamb of God’s Chris [...]
Animals as Leaders are essentially a brain-bending conduit for the next-level shredding of eight-string diabolist Tosin Abasi. Maniacally ﬁngertapping with the unpredictable pulse of a sickly modem, Abasi is cybersurﬁng with the aliens, bringing future-shocked wheedle-wheedle to a generation weaned on Meshuggah and Aphex Twin. His 2009 debut suffered from the ﬂat, lifeless hammering of [...]