Revolver‘s 100th issue hits newsstands on December 13 (but it’s available here right now), and, in addition to our list of the 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars, it contains our list of the 20 Best Albums of 2011. We’ve already announced that Korn have taken Album of the Year honors for their innovative and controversial [...]
The Grammy Awards have announced the nominees in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category. You can see them below. This is the first year that there are no separate Hard Rock and Metal awards, but instead one joint category. Dream Theater, “On the Backs of Angels” Foo Fighters, “White Limo” Mastodon, “Curl of the Burl” [...]
Hardcore punks DYS have announced plans to release a series of digital singles, beginning next month. You can hear an exclusive premiere of the opening single, “Wild Card,” here on RevolverMag.com on November 1. The band will then release a new song each month through March, 2012, via Bridge Nine Records. The tracks, a mixture [...]
The DC punk band Scream may have formed nearly three decades ago, but you’d never guess that while listening to Complete Control Session. Recorded live by the band’s previous drummer, Dave Grohl(!), its four tunes sound fresh and immediate.Our personal favorite is “The Year Bald Headed Singers Were In” a melodic rager that features stellar [...]
A week after its release, the Foo Fighters’ new album, Wasting Light, is dominating charts around the globe. The album, which shifted 235,000-plus copies in its first week, debuted at No. 1 in 12 countries, including the United Kingdom and United States. Wasting Light also shattered records for first-week digital sales in Australia and New [...]
“These are my famous last words,” declares Dave Grohl at the opening of the Foo Fighters’ highly anticipated seventh album, on the song “Bridges Burning.” Surely rather than the beginning of the end, however, Wasting Light marks a return to the Foo Fighters’ roots. It has been four years since the group’s last record, Echoes, Silence, [...]
What the Revolver staff has been playing around the office this week.
Dave Grohl has become the latest rocker to sound off against allowing Fox’s musical-theater–inspired series Glee use his music. The Foo Fighters frontman came out swinging when an interviewer at South By Southwest asked him about his refusal to allow the band’s music to be used on the show. “It’s every band’s right. You shouldn’t [...]
Dimebash 2010, sponsored by Monster Energy, is scheduled for this Friday, October 29 in West Hollywood, CA at the Key Club. The concert will feature a hard-rock and metal all-star jam. The lineup includes guests like Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, Kerry King of Slayer, Robb Flynn of Machine Head, and Maria Brink of In This Moment. Hard-rock band Rev Theory will perform as special guest openers, and proceeds will benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. You can find tickets here, or click here for show times.