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The Most Metal Moments in the Third Episode of Californication

The Most Metal Moments in the Third Episode of Californication

“It appears that I have had a relapse of some sort,” says David Duchovny’s Hank Moody character near the end of this season’s third episode of Californication, titled “Dead Rock Stars.” Without revealing any spoilers (at least for a show that’s all about decadence), the unraveling of Moody seems to have begun again. This time […]

The Most Metal Moments in the Second Episode of Californication

The Most Metal Moments in the Second Episode of Californication

“Do they let you masturbate here?” Californication‘s archetypally sleazy agent Charlie Runkle asks, unprovoked, about a swank, tropical rehab clinic early in “Quitters,” the second episode of the season. It’s the sort of cheeky, unfiltered repartee that he and David Duchovny’s lovably unlovable antihero, author Hank Moody, bandy back and forth without batting an eye. […]

The Most Metal Moments on Last Night’s Californication

The Most Metal Moments on Last Night’s Californication

The creative minds behind the Showtime series Californication have never hidden their love of metal. The show’s antihero, Hank Moody (played by David Duchovny), has written three novels that share titles with Slayer albums (South of Heaven, Seasons in the Abyss, and God Hates Us All); rockers including Zakk Wylde and Tommy Lee have appeared […]

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

It’s been eight years since the Pantera and Damageplan guitarist was killed. Here, his longtime friend remembers him.

Interview: Brian “Head” Welch on Rejoining Korn for Two Shows in Germany this Summer

Interview: Brian “Head” Welch on Rejoining Korn for Two Shows in Germany this Summer

On January 22, Brian “Head” Welch will release the debut album, Between Here & Lost, from his new band, Love and Death, in which he sings as well as plays his longtime instrument, guitar. In even bigger news, Welch (pictured above, second from right, with the members of Korn) will be rejoining his former Korn […]

Interview: Avenged Sevenfold Vocalist M. Shadows Talks New Song “Carry On,” Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and the Next Album

Interview: Avenged Sevenfold Vocalist M. Shadows Talks New Song “Carry On,” Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and the Next Album

Plus, find out what his (surprising) pick for his favorite album of 2012 is…

Review: Samson’s Metal Masters 4 Turns in a Fiery Night of Metal at NYC’s Gramercy Theatre

Review: Samson’s Metal Masters 4 Turns in a Fiery Night of Metal at NYC’s Gramercy Theatre

By Kory Grow “There are so many different fuckers up here jamming, it could be a clusterfuck,” says a very sweaty Philip Anselmo, pointing at the audience in an accusatory fashion after he and a pantheon of metal giants finish playing a hyper-charged rendition of Pantera’s “Mouth for War” at the Metal Masters 4 concert […]

Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe: “Thank God I’m Back in America”

Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe: “Thank God I’m Back in America”

‘Revolver’ Caught Up with the Lamb of God frontman to talk about the songs he wrote in prison, what he’s looking forward to at this coming weekend’s Knotfest concert, his homecoming in Richmond and much more

Live Review: Iron Maiden and Alice Cooper, Live in Newark, New Jersey

Live Review: Iron Maiden and Alice Cooper, Live in Newark, New Jersey

Iron Maiden are a band who doesn’t usually enjoy looking backward…especially at their concerts. In fact, on many recent tours, they’ve made it a point to stay as current as possible. When they released their 14th album, A Matter of Life and Death, they played it from start to finish at every date of that […]

Live Review: Guns N’ Roses at the Ritz, New York City

Live Review: Guns N’ Roses at the Ritz, New York City

For one night only, one of hard rock’s most legendarily forward-looking bands, Guns N’ Roses, attempted the unthinkable: they looked back…as best they could. Nearly a quarter of a century after MTV filmed them for its Live at the Ritz series—which went on to become a highly collectable bootleg video—the group revisited the 1,400-capacity venue, […]