Not only is Josh Graham the frontman of acclaimed NYC post-metal outfit A Storm of Light–who just released their new album, Nations to Flames–but he’s also an in-demand graphic designer perhaps best known in metal circles for his work with Neurosis. With that in mind, we asked to select and discuss some of the designers […]
Toxic Holocaust has always delivered a noticeable blend of metal and punk–especially on their new album, Chemistry of Consciousness, due out October 29. And even as thrash as some of the previous records have been, Toxic Holocaust frontman Joel Grind likes to keep that dose of punk rock in the mix. With that in mind, […]
By Rich Zweiback Unique among the plethora of festivals is Amnesia Rockfest. Founded eight years ago by the then-teenaged Alex Martel, the festival is a two-day punk-rock and heavy-metal event located in Montebello, Quebec, a small town about 75 miles north of Montreal. Think Warped Tour with a slighter higher aged demographic and a lot […]
The deluxe edition of the new Pig Destroyer album, Book Burner, comes with a bonus EP, Blind, Dead and Bleeding, full of hardcore-punk covers including songs by Black Flag, Misfits, Minor Threat, and more. You can stream the EP by clicking right here.
Featuring Circle Jerks/Black Flag singer Keith Morris, Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats, Redd Kross bassist Steven Shane McDonald, and Rocket From The Crypt/Hot Snakes drummer Mario Rubalcaba, hardcore supergroup Off! have premiered the music video for their song, “Wrong.” The clip stars Jack Black as the leader of a gang hell bent on destruction. But […]
Rock icon Henry Rollins will be hosting a benefit concert for the Drop in the Bucket charity in Los Angeles tomorrow night, which will also feature performances by Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor, Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Jane’s Addiction’s Dave Navarro and more (for more info, click here). Rollins is no stranger to the organization […]
Today, Chuck Dukowski leads the bent alt-rock unit Chuck Dukowski Sextet (a.k.a. CD6), but to punk fans, he will forever be known as the visceral, animalistic bass player and songwriter behind Black Flag’s seminal first five years. “My War”? Yep, Dukowski wrote it. “Spray Paint” and “I’ve Heard It Before”? Both flowed from the bassist’s […]
Horror punk legends the Misfits released their first new album in close to a decade today. The Devil’s Rain features founding member Jerry Only on vocals and bass, former Black Flag guitarist Dez Cadena, and drummer Eric “Chupacabra” Arce. To mark the occasion, the band has made one of the album’s tracks, “Twilight of the […]
Crusty thrashers Bison B.C.’s latest album, Dark Ages (Metal Blade), is so chock-full of memorable guitar work, we figured these guys must be authorities on great riffs. Turns out we were right. After the jump, we’ve posted vocalist-guitarist Dan And’s picks for the Five Best Riffs of All-Time.
Ever since that creepy witch woman stared out from that field on the cover of Black Sabbath's first record, album cover art has been a vital part of the heavy-music scene—that’s why any diehard fan has at least a few T-shirts or posters emblazoned with their favorite cover images. In Revolver's new "The Art of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal" Special Issue—available on newsstands now—we’ve tracked down and interviewed the artists behind the covers of such landmark records as Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy, Black Sabbath’s Heaven and Hell, Queen’s Queen II, Metallica’s Master of Puppets, Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite for Destruction, Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven, Korn’s Korn, Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral, Ministry’s Psalm 69, Lamb of God’s Ashes of the Wake, and many, many others. We’ve also unearthed all kinds of rare sketches, photo shoot outtakes, and alternate versions, taking readers through the whole creative process behind these iconic album covers. Get your copy now!!!