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2015 Revolver Readers Poll, Vote for Album of the Year

2015 Revolver Readers Poll, Vote for Album of the Year

It’s getting to that time of the year…and Revolver wants you, the readers, to let us know who absolutely killed it this year in hard rock and metal! We will be asking you to vote for Album of The Year, Most Valuable Player, Best Live Band, and so much more! Below is the poll for […]

List: Ten Great Metal Concept Albums

List: Ten Great Metal Concept Albums

With its over-the-top musicianship and grandiose imagery, few genres are better suited to a good concept album than heavy metal. Here are ten of the best, spanning from the 80s and 90s to the present day. 1. Emperor – ‘Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise’ (2001) Emperor’s final album was also their more far-reaching, […]

Iron Maiden Announce U.S. Dates for 'The Book of Souls' Tour

Iron Maiden Announce U.S. Dates for ‘The Book of Souls’ Tour

Iron Maiden have announced the first U.S. dates for their ‘The Book of Souls’ World Tour. The jaunt will kick off in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 24, flying in on the band’s Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet Ed Force One, piloted by vocalist Bruce Dickinson, carrying band, crew and stage production and equipment over 55,000 […]

List: Before They Were Famous

List: Before They Were Famous

Sometimes artists come into the public eye fully formed…other times, not so much. Below, check out ten famous musicians who went through some interesting growing pains before becoming hard rock and metal gods. 1. Tony Iommi Back when Black Sabbath were still called Earth, Tony Iommi stepped out for a moment to play with fellow […]

List: 10 Great Hard Rock and Metal Duets

List: 10 Great Hard Rock and Metal Duets

Duets are a mainstay in popular music, but they don’t always have to feature two singers getting all sappy on a big power ballad. In particular in hard rock and heavy metal, singers can join forces to up the throat-shredding factor, make things get a little weird…or, every once in a while, get all sappy […]

Ten Metal Songs That Also Provide a History Lesson

Ten Metal Songs That Also Provide a History Lesson

Summer’s over, and class is back in session! While you’re busy cracking open all those textbooks, here are 10 metal songs you can blast that will provide you with a few history lessons while you’re banging your head. And while some of the subject matter covered here might be presented with a bit of, um, artistic […]

List: Ten Great Metal Documentaries You Should Watch Now

List: Ten Great Metal Documentaries You Should Watch Now

The recent success of the N.W.A. biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ demonstrated that extreme music can be of extreme interest to  audiences. And so, Revolver has opted to take a look at some great metal movies. Of course, there aren’t too many heavy metal biopics out there (other than maybe this one), so instead, here’s ten artist-specific documentaries that are definitely worth […]

Iron Maiden Premiere Video for New Single 'Speed of Light'

Iron Maiden Premiere Video for New Single ‘Speed of Light’

Iron Maiden have revealed the video for “Speed of Light,” the first single from the upcoming ‘The Book of Souls,’ their 16th studio album. The video was produced and directed by Llexi Leon with animation and visual effects by The Brewery Production Company. A huge Iron Maiden fan, this is Llexi Leon’s first music video. […]

The 15 Hottest Fall Metal Releases

The 15 Hottest Fall Metal Releases

Here are 15 albums coming this fall to keep your eyes—and ears—open for.

Iron Maiden Announce New Album

Iron Maiden Announce New Album

Iron Maiden has announced details about their sixteenth studio album. ‘The Book of Souls,’ which is 92 minutes and their first ever double studio album, will be released September 4 via BMG. Check out the cover art above. According to the band’s website, it was recorded in Paris with their longstanding producer Kevin “Caveman” Shirley in […]