Last night, Lady Gaga checked in via her Twitter from backstage at the Iron Maiden concert in Tampa, Florida. She posted the picture below, which features the pop singer striking a pose with Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain with a caption that simply said “Sexy Beast. 666.” Lady Gaga is quickly racking up some metal credentials, [...]
Chris “scurvy dog” 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 pain in everyone’s [...]
Iron Maiden have announced that EMI will be issuing a their seventh greatest-hits compilation, From Fear to Eternity: The Best Of 1990-2010, in May. As the title suggests, it will cover the last 20 years of Maiden’s history, from No Prayer for the Dying through the band’s latest offering, The Final Frontier, and includes many tracks [...]
Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde graces the newsstand cover of Revolver’s September/October 2010 issue, paying homage to recently deceased fantasy artist Frank Frazetta’s painting Death Dealer II. Included with every copy of the issue is an exclusive, limited-edition Black Label Society patch featuring the cover art of the metal band’s new album, Order of the Black (E1).
In celebration of the issue, Wylde is making some rare in-store appearances, signing copies of his Revolver and Guitar World covers. Upcoming appearances include New York and Seattle. Click here for more info.
Ever since that creepy witch woman stared out from that field on the cover of Black Sabbath's first record, album cover art has been a vital part of the heavy-music scene—that’s why any diehard fan has at least a few T-shirts or posters emblazoned with their favorite cover images. In Revolver's new "The Art of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal" Special Issue—available on newsstands now—we’ve tracked down and interviewed the artists behind the covers of such landmark records as Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy, Black Sabbath’s Heaven and Hell, Queen’s Queen II, Metallica’s Master of Puppets, Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite for Destruction, Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven, Korn’s Korn, Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral, Ministry’s Psalm 69, Lamb of God’s Ashes of the Wake, and many, many others. We’ve also unearthed all kinds of rare sketches, photo shoot outtakes, and alternate versions, taking readers through the whole creative process behind these iconic album covers. Get your copy now!!!