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Dethklok’s Nathan Explosion Lists the Top “Good Beatdown Songs”

Dethklok’s Nathan Explosion Lists the Top “Good Beatdown Songs”

The score to Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera is out now!

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Interview: Autopsy Main Man Chris Reifert Talks Art, Atmosphere, and Other Disgusting Things

By Chris Krovatin Chris Reifert, drummer and vocalist of Autopsy, is not a simple man. On the one hand, Autopsy have released The Headless Ritual, one of their greatest albums and certainly their most vicious in years, to thundering approval and rabid praise. On the other hand, on the phone, Reifert is beyond chill, an […]

Director Sam Dunn Picks the Five Most Important Extreme-Metal Bands

Director Sam Dunn Picks the Five Most Important Extreme-Metal Bands

After an enormously successful IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign raising nearly $40,000, Grammy-nominated and Juno-winning Banger Films is embarking on a final push to create the “Lost Episode” of the series Metal Evolution: Extreme Metal. The episode will take viewers on an unprecedented journey across Europe and North America to tell the story of metal’s most aggressive […]

Relapse Records Releases Compilation in Pat Egan’s Memory

Relapse Records Releases Compilation in Pat Egan’s Memory

Relapse Records has announced a compilation in memory of Pat Egan. The compilation called Patlapse features artists such as Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon, Baroness, Pig Destroyer, Death and many more. Egan, Relapse’s Director of Sales, passed away on February 18 after a struggle with pneumonia and related complications. The bands on the compilation have agreed […]

Richard Christy of Charred Walls of the Damned Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Richard Christy of Charred Walls of the Damned Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2012 and tell us why each record rules. Here, Richard Christy (pictured left), drummer of Charred Walls of the Damned, selects his faves.         5. Death, Vivus “This album brings […]

New Releases Out Today: 11/20/2012

New Releases Out Today: 11/20/2012

It’s Tuesday–the day that music comes out–and this one sees shit from Aeon, Bad Brains, Kylesa, and more out in stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to pick up. AC/DC – Live At The River Plate Aeon – Aeons Black Bad […]

Andrew Hulme of West of Hell Lists the Top Five Most Influential Drummers

Andrew Hulme of West of Hell Lists the Top Five Most Influential Drummers

Earlier this year, pyromaniacal metal outfit West of Hell released their debut full-length, Spiral Empire. A fiery personality behind the kit, drummer Andrew Hulme offers here his picks for the five drummers who have influenced him the most.         1. Vinnie Paul, Pantera  “Cowboys from Hell was the first metal album I […]

Gene Hoglan Lists the Top 5 Meldrum Songs

Gene Hoglan Lists the Top 5 Meldrum Songs

Gene Hoglan (pictured left) is certainly one of the busiest drummers in metal. With Death, Dark Angel, Strapping Young Lad, Opeth, and more already on his résumé, he most recently laid tracks for Testament’s Dark Roots of Earth and Dethklok’s Dethalbum III. But amidst all of this, there is a Meldrum record that was never […]

Death Premiere “Zero Tolerance” from Upcoming Double Live Album ‘Vivus!’

Death Premiere “Zero Tolerance” from Upcoming Double Live Album ‘Vivus!’

As part of the ongoing series of Death reissues, Relapse Records will be releasing the two-CD live collection, Vivus!, on February 28. You can now check out “Zero Tolerance,” which comes from the pioneering death metallers’ Live in L.A. disc, recorded at the infamous Whisky A Go-Go 1998. Disc two of the collection, Live in Eindhoven, […]

Obscura Stream Death Cover From Upcoming Demo Collection

Obscura Stream Death Cover From Upcoming Demo Collection

German progressive metallers Obscura are set to release a collection of demos, Illegimitation, in March. The release will feature 10 never-before-heard tracks, including some of the band’s earliest recordings. For the time being, the band are giving fans a taste of what’s in store by streaming one of the tracks on the release, a cover […]