Michael Del Pizzo of Sunflower Dead Picks the Top Five Bands with the Best Chemistry in Rock History
Chemistry is the most important ingredient among members of bands. For proof, there is Sunflower Dead–where the members go way back, with half of the band being comprised of former members of Droid and Two Hit Creeper. With the recent successful release of their self-titled debut record, we asked vocalist Michael Del Pizzo (pictured left) […]
Earlier today, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin made a rare public appearance at the first screening of their upcoming film, Celebration Day, which chronicles their 2007 reunion show at London’s 02 Arena. Taking questions from press after the screening, the band were asked from numerous angles if they would ever consider playing together again. […]
You know Michael Winslow, the “Man of 1,000 Sound Effects,” as the siren-mouthed weirdo from movies like the Police Academy franchise and Spaceballs. Below, you can see his foray into, uh, music? Watch as he does an uncanny version of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love.” Let us know what you think in the comments.
No, an oxymoron isn’t acne cleaner for really dumb people. As Merriam-Webster (a.k.a. the dictionary people) put it, an oxymoron is “a combination of contradictory or incongruous words (as cruel kindness); broadly: something (as a concept) that is made up of contradictory or incongruous elements.” Another example of an oxymoron? Big elf. So we asked […]
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!!!