This week marks the two-year anniversary of the untimely passing of Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy “the Rev” Sullivan. To mark the occasion, all this week on RevolverMag.com we’ll be bringing you memories of the Rev from his friends in the hard rock and metal community. Below, former Eighteen Visions bassist Mick Morris gives his recollections. [...]
The sophomore album by James Hart’s post-Eighteen Visions project is awash in rock clichés. From its polished, anthemic Nickelback choruses to its Buckcherry-ish cock-rock swagger, it sounds like a Frankenstein’s Monster of modern rock-radio bands. Lost amid the arena-ready hooks, the silly rhymes, and the constantly pummeling percussion is any sense of who this band [...]
Burn Halo, the SoCal hard-rock outfit led by former Eighteen Visions frontman James Hart, drop their sophomore album, Up From the Ashes (Rawkhead), on June 28. But they’re giving us a special sneak peek, with this exclusive debut of new song, “Dakota.” So crank up the volume, hit play, and read below to see what [...]
Like you, we here at Revolver are still mourning the loss of Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan. That’s why we included a poster of him and an obituary in the March/April issue, on stands now. Many of the Rev’s peers wanted to weigh in, too. So over the coming days, we’ll post remembrances by the Rev’s friends, people he looked up to and artists who looked up to him.