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Review: Threat Signal - Threat Signal

Review: Threat Signal – Threat Signal

Despite an endless parade of lineup shifts since their 2003 inception, industrial-strength metalcore gut-spillers Threat Signal continue their steady grind as the bastard children of Lamb of God and Fear Factory. Their third album introduces a new emotional resonance that their chilly robo-rhythms haven’t previously allowed: Vocalist Jon Howard has adopted a warm, Chester Bennington […]

Megadeth's Gigantour to Feature Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil

Megadeth’s Gigantour to Feature Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil

Megadeth are relaunching their Gigantour package festival, with fellow heavyweights Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil joining them on the lineup. All three bands were picked personally by Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine to be on the bill, with dates tentatively scheduled for late January through early March. Megadeth will be supporting their upcoming album Th1rt3en, which […]

Fear Factory's Dino Cazares Takes On Revolver's Strongest-Man-in-Metal Challenge

Fear Factory’s Dino Cazares Takes On Revolver’s Strongest-Man-in-Metal Challenge

Fear Factory’s Dino Cazares looks like a powerful guy; but is he the strongest man in metal? Well, we recently caught up with the fearsome guitarist at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and invited him over to the Revolver tent to take on our strong-man challenge. Check out how Cazares—and his wife—did below. For […]

Review: Trivium - In Waves

Review: Trivium – In Waves

The fifth album from Floridian quartet Trivium finds the band returning to the more metalcore, less straight-up thrash, direction of 2005’s Ascendancy, while exploring new directions. Standout tracks “Watch the World Burn” and “Caustic Are the Ties That Bind” echo the catchy choruses and blistering riffs that have first made the band popular; lead single, […]

Megadeth's David Ellefson Interviews Deftones, Zombie, Shatner, and More at the Golden Gods

Megadeth’s David Ellefson Interviews Deftones, Zombie, Shatner, and More at the Golden Gods

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson manned the backstage interview

Fear Factory and Agent Steel Added to 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise

70,000 Tons just got heavier! The metal cruise festival just added industro-metal monsters Fear Factory and speed metallers Agent Steel to its lineup, which also includes Amon Amarth, Obituary, and more! Click here for more details!

DevilDriver, Dethklok, Fear Factory, Sevendust, and More, Now on the Revolver TV Mobile App

Check out video of members of DevilDriver and Dethklok together at the Revolver Golden Gods; Bleeding Through's Marta talking to Fear Factory; Crash Kings performing "Mountain Man" live; Sevendust's video for "Unraveling"; and more, right now on the Revolver TV Mobile app!

Revolver Magazine Launches Reader Photo Contest In Conjunction With First-Ever Tattoo Issue

REVOLVER Magazine’s first-ever tattoo issue is currently on newsstands. Now, as a tie-in to the mag, tattoo enthusiasts and REVOLVER readers have a chance to win a grand-prize package including autographed Slayer items and swag from renowned tattoo artists Paul Booth and Kat Von D.

Fans can enter the contest by submitting the best pictures of themselves, someone else, or even a pet wearing the exclusive Paul Booth temporary tattoo included in the REVOLVER tattoo issue to letters [at] and filling out the entry form at

Photos will be posted at, and the winner, chosen on the merits of the “most insane, hilarious, and generally awesome pic,” will receive a prize pack including an autographed Slayer poster and autographed deluxe edition of Slayer’s latest CD, World Painted Blood, a limited-edition set of Paul Booth tattoo flash (printed sheets of tattoo designs), and Kat Von D’s book High Voltage Tattoo, as well as copies of Revolver’s “Book of Slayer” and “The Art of Hard Rock & Heavy Metal” special issues.

revolver’s first-ever tattoo issue on newsstands everywhere now!!!

REVOLVER Magazine’s first-ever tattoo issue is on newsstands now, featuring a striking cover image of Slayer’s Kerry King and his legendary Paul Booth-inked head tattoo.

The March/April 2010 issue of Revolver includes a free temporary tattoo with an exclusive design by Booth.

The cover story, “The History Of Tattoos In Hard Rock,” is an in-depth feature by writer Christopher R. Weingarten exploring when tattoos first became rock staples, how they have evolved, and their future. Interview subjects include King, Booth, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, L.A. Ink’s Kat Von D, Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee, original rock star tattooist Lyle Tuttle and many others. The story also features sidebar pieces on the “The Hottest Female Tattoo Artists,” “The Most Ridiculous Rocker Tattoo Fails,” “How to Get Your First Tattoo,” “The Most Painful Spots to Get Tattooed,” and more.