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, Nathan Opposition (pictured left), vocalist of the acoustic occult-rock band Ancient VVisdom, selects his faves. 5. Pallbearer, Sorrow and Extinction [...]
Chris “Fatneck McFlabbyass” 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 [...]
Contributing writer Chris “Pear Vodka” 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 New York metal band Flaming Tusk. Many people call Chris an alcoholic. He prefers the term “mixologist.” Join him as he makes [...]
On their third album in 18 years, North Carolina’s Sourvein finally achieve the feedback-drenched sludge greatness they’ve approached with previous releases. A wonderfully raw production amplifies the awesomeness of slow-burners like “Holy Transfusion” and “Society’s Blood.” But Sourvein—who once boasted Electric Wizard’s Liz Buckingham among their ranks—are even better when they pick up the pace, [...]
Chicago quintet Indian surpass Relapse Records labelmates Cough as the modern monarchs of Electric Wizard-worship on their fourth full-length, Guiltless. But whereas Cough often sound like a straight-up tribute band, Indian bring a unique perspective to their dopesmoking doom. In particular, vocalist-guitarist Will Lindsay’s experience in psychedelic black-metal luminaries Wolves in the Throne Room and [...]
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