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Photos: Motörhead, Trivium, Mayhem, and More at Wacken 2011

Photos: Motörhead, Trivium, Mayhem, and More at Wacken 2011

The 22nd annual Wacken Open Air Festival—the world’s largest heavy-metal gathering—took place in Germany over the weekend, and Revolver had photographer Thomas Schlein on hand to take photos of some of the bands. Check out the gallery below to see his images of Morbid Angel, Ensiferum, Apocalyptica, Kyuss Lives, Sodom, Suicidal Tendencies, Trivium, Mayhem, Sepultura, […]

Review: Dir En Grey – Dum Spiro Spero

Review: Dir En Grey – Dum Spiro Spero

These arty Japanese rockers say they sought to impart a hopeful vibe on Dum Spiro Spero in an attempt to fortify their countrymen following March’s catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. Judging from the slithering jab-and-pummel of cuts like “Juuyoko” and “Shitataru Mourou,” though, Dir En Grey were more interested in depicting Mother Nature’s unpredictable temper: These […]