Six visual artists from the Taiwanese collective Yamyoukan have completed an illustrated book, Unsealing the Bú-Tik, which turns classic scenes in stories recounted on Chthonic albums into 32 pages of artwork. Artists who took part in the project include Paparaya, KCN, mos, Blaze Wu, Kuki, and Pump. All have had several exhibitions of their own [...]
In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Falling In Reverse to the top spot, for their album Fashionably Late. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Falling In Reverse – Fashionably Late 2. High On Fire – Spitting Fire: Volume 1 3. ChthoniC – Bú-Tik 4. Valient Thorr – Our [...]
This week sees new shit from ChthoniC, High on Fire, Falling In Reverse, Valient Thorr and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote [...]
Their new album, Bú-Tik, hits stores in the U.S. on June 18!
Taiwanese extreme-metal outfit and Ozzfest veterans ChthoniC have teamed up with Revolver to release their next music video, for the song “Supreme Pain for the Tyrant.” The track is off the group’s forthcoming new album, Bú-Tik, which is set for release on June 18. The “Supreme Pain for the Tyrant” clip will debut on RevolverMag.com [...]
Taiwanese black-metal outfit and Ozzfest veterans ChthoniC have teamed up with Revolver to release their next music video, for the song “Supreme Pain for the Tyrant.” The track is off the group’s forthcoming new album, Bú-Tik, which is set for release on June 18. The “Supreme Pain for the Tyrant” clip will debut on RevolverMag.com [...]
From the Big Four to Avenged Sevenfold at the Golden Gods, 2011 has been one hell of a year
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 [...]
Arch Enemy, DevilDriver, Skeletonwitch, and Chthonic played scorching sets at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre Tuesday night. Revolver photographer Stephanie Cabaral was on hand to capture the mayhem. Check out pics of all the bands below.
Chthonic rep their motherland of Taiwan. On 2005’s Seediq Bale, the band wrote an orchestral black metal concept album about the Wushe Incident, in which Taiwanese aborigines rebelled against and were massacred by Japanese colonial forces. Now, with Takasago Army, the band uses their hyperbolic brand of bombastic sonic darkness to tell the story of [...]