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Live Report: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

Chris Krovatin is the author of Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and the Gravediggers series. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and a good-natured pain in everyone’s ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival featuring Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Thy […]

Win a One of a Kind King Diamond Dean Guitar

Win a One of a Kind King Diamond Dean Guitar

As King Diamond prepares to spread the mayhem on this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest, the band wants to give away, to one serious King Diamond fan, a one of a kind, killer Andy LaRocque-approved Dean Guitar! In fact, LaRocque will actually be playing this guitar all tour long and it will be signed […]

Illustration by Kalman Andrasofszky.

Mayhem Festival’s Headliner King Diamond Featured on the Cover of Next Issue of Revolver — Read an Excerpt from the Cover Story

If artists like Kanye West, Lady Gaga and Iggy Azalea are the heroes of conventional rock and pop radio, the bands that comprise the lineup of this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest— Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Sworn In and more—are its unabashed villains. So when it comes to the […]

New Issue Preview: Revolver June/July 2015

New Issue Preview: Revolver June/July 2015

You can pick up the new issue on newsstands May 26 or at the Revolver Online Store.

Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah and More on Tap for Mayhem This Summer

Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah and More on Tap for Mayhem This Summer

The world’s biggest heavy music touring festival returns in 2015 with the most intense lineup ever. The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival enters its eighth year with Slayer headlining the show. Additional performances from King Diamond, Hellyeah and the Devil Wears Prada will round off the Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage. The Victory Records Stage […]

Viral Video: Immortal and King Diamond Get the Animation Treatment in ‘Sons of Northern Darkness’

Viral Video: Immortal and King Diamond Get the Animation Treatment in ‘Sons of Northern Darkness’

Black metal stalwarts Immortal just got animated in the unofficial series, ‘Sons of Northern Darkness,’ put together by Nancy Pagan Animation. The first episode features the band trying to create their own music videos with little to no budget–which leads to them not only getting lost in the woods, but also a visit from King […]

Album of the Week: Downfall of Gaia, ‘Aeon Unveils the Thrones of Decay’

Album of the Week: Downfall of Gaia, ‘Aeon Unveils the Thrones of Decay’

In last week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Downfall of Gaia to the top spot, for his album ‘I Am the Fire.’ Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Downfall of Gaia – Aeon Unveils the Thrones of Decay 2. Machine Head – Bloodstone & Diamonds 3. King Diamond – Dreams of Horror […]

Photos: King Diamond Live in Los Angeles

Photos: King Diamond Live in Los Angeles

Check out our gallery courtesy of Stephanie Cabral.

New Releases Out Today, Vote for the Album of the Week

New Releases Out Today, Vote for the Album of the Week

This week sees new shit from Job for a Cowboy, King Diamond, Machine Head, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as […]

Live Report: King Diamond at The Paramount in Denver, Colorado

Chris Krovatin is the author of multiple young adult novels, including Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He also fronts the New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as a good-natured pain in everyone’s collective ass. This column represents his opinions–and […]