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King Diamond Picks His Favorite Horror Movie

King Diamond Picks His Favorite Horror Movie

Metal and horror go hand in severed hand. With that in mind, we’ve asked metal legend King Diamond to pick his favorite fright flick, and he was happy to weigh in: “’The Shining’ has always been my favorite horror movie. It is scary and incredibly psychological without relying on blood and gore. Jack Nicholson’s performance […]

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Interview: King Diamond Talks Tour, Health, and Collaboration with Volbeat

Read our chat with the metal legend!

Marilyn Manson and 10 Famous Members of the Church of Satan

Marilyn Manson and 10 Famous Members of the Church of Satan

This Saturday, July 19, marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Marilyn Manson’s debut album, ‘Portrait of an American Family.’ We’re counting down to that date this week and celebrating the Antichrist Superstar’s two decades of rock and shock. In the mid ’90s, Manson became a card-carrying member of the Church of Satan, which […]

King Diamond Announces North American Tour

King Diamond Announces North American Tour

After previously announcing a performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX earlier, King Diamond has announced a string of North American tour dates. Check out the dates below. 10/11 Atlanta, GA Center Stage 10/13 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore 10/14 New York, NY Best Buy Theatre 10/16 Worcester, MA Palladium 10/17 Montreal, QC […]

Vote for the Song of the Year

Vote for the Song of the Year

At Revolver, we are bringing this year to a close and making lists like we’re starring in a metal version of High Fidelity. Our December/January issue of Revolver (on newsstands now) features our Top 20 Albums of the Year. Online, we have posts and polls like Best Music Videos. In the meantime, we’re asking you […]

Playlist: Metalocalypse Co-Creator Brendon Small’s 10 Favorite Songs that Tell a Story

Playlist: Metalocalypse Co-Creator Brendon Small’s 10 Favorite Songs that Tell a Story

Dethklok mastermind Brendon Small has released the original score for Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera. And this isn’t just your average metal record—it’s a full-blown musical featuring a fifty-piece orchestra containing orchestral movements produced by Brendon Small and Emmy-winning composer Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica/Walking Dead). The soundtrack also features the musical prowess of […]

King Diamond and Volbeat Offer Free Download of Collaborative Song, “Room 24″

King Diamond and Volbeat Offer Free Download of Collaborative Song, “Room 24″

Volbeat’s latest album, Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies, features a guest appearance from the legendary King Diamond. Today, King Diamond and Volbeat are pleased to release the Jacob Hansen-mastered version of this track, titled “Room 24,” as a free download gift to the fans. Fans can download the track in full-quality HERE. The track “Room […]

Final Six: Halloween Edition Part 2—Costumes

Final Six: Halloween Edition Part 2—Costumes

The Six Halloween Costumes That Never Work, the Six Halloween Costumes that I Wish People Wore More Often, and the Six Timeless Classic Halloween Costumes

Sylencer Main Man Markus Johansson Picks the Top Five “Big Four” Albums

Sylencer Main Man Markus Johansson Picks the Top Five “Big Four” Albums

The brainchild of musician Markus Johansson, Sylencer recently released their new album, A Lethal Dose of Truth, which features guest appearances by Brendon Small (Dethklok), Gene Hoglan (Death, Testament), Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Andy LaRocque (King Diamond), and Rob Caggiano (Anthrax). The last guest reflects Johansson’s love of the so-called “Big Four” of thrash metal–Metallica, […]

Metallica Reunite with Dave Mustaine and Their Original Lineup for 30th Anniversary Festivities

Metallica Reunite with Dave Mustaine and Their Original Lineup for 30th Anniversary Festivities

For the finale of Metallica’s four-night 30th Anniversary concert extravaganza on Saturday night at San Francisco’s the Fillmore, the legendary thrash band reunited onstage with the musicians of its earliest lineups for a rendition of the song “Hit the Lights.” Guitarist Dave Mustaine, who’s made his name with Megadeth in this years since his departure […]