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List: Five Metal Covers of Hip-Hip Songs Worth Checking Out

List: Five Metal Covers of Hip-Hip Songs Worth Checking Out

Sure, “rap-metal” has become something of a dirty term since the subgenre’s 90s heyday. But what about when metal bands take on actual hip-hop classics? Here are five covers worth checking out. 1. Anthrax – “Bring the Noise” / “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun” The New York thrashers’s version of Public Enemy’s “Bring […]

Machine Head Release 'Making of' Video for New Song, "Is There Anybody Out There?"

Machine Head Release ‘Making of’ Video for New Song, “Is There Anybody Out There?”

Machine Head have released a 20-minute documentary chronicling the writing and recording of a new song, titled “Is There Anybody Out There.” The track will be released as a digital-only offering. Discussing “Is There Anybody Out There?” during a recent appearance on Jamey Jasta’s podcast, Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn said: “We’re gonna release a new song at […]

Phil Anselmo and Dave Grohl Lead All-Star Dimebag Tribute With Members of Metallica, Slayer and More

Phil Anselmo and Dave Grohl Lead All-Star Dimebag Tribute With Members of Metallica, Slayer and More

Dimebash 2016, an all-star tribute to the late Dimebag Darrell of Pantera, rocked Hollywood’s Lucky Strike Live last Friday night. The event included appearances by Dave Grohl, Pantera’s Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown, plus Gary Holt, Robb Flynn, Slayer’s Dave Lombardo, Metallica’s Robert Trujillo and more. Besides several Pantera covers, the night included a tribute […]

Photos: An Evening with Machine Head

Photos: An Evening with Machine Head

Revolver’s own Stephanie Cabral was on hand to catch all the action for “An Evening with Machine Head” on December 17 at Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California. Check out the photos she captured for us below–you can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Machine Head Announce North American Tour

Machine Head Announce North American Tour

After a successful “An Evening With” run last winter, Bay Area-based metalheads Machine Head will once again headline an exclusive tour starting November 2! No support bands, no locals. Just a crushing two-hour set of pure fucking Machine Head! The band said, “Head Cases of North America! Machine Head is fucking stoked to announce a […]

Metal Allegiance Premiere Video for Cover of Dio's "We Rock"

Metal Allegiance Premiere Video for Cover of Dio’s “We Rock”

Metal Allegiance has premiered the video for their cover of Dio’s “We Rock.” The song features Metal Allegiance members Mike Portnoy (Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater, drums), David Ellefson (Megadeth, bass) and Alex Skolnick (Testament, guitars), joined by a slew of guests, including singers Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Chris Jericho (Fozzy), Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest), […]

Jerry Cantrell, David Draiman, Robb Flynn, Scott Ian and Ivan Moody Pick Their Favorite Songs off Pantera's 'Vulgar Display of Power'

Jerry Cantrell, David Draiman, Robb Flynn, Scott Ian and Ivan Moody Pick Their Favorite Songs off Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’

Today, February 25, back in 1992, Pantera released Vulgar Display of Power. This landmark album contains now-classic songs such as “Fucking Hostile,” “Mouth for War,” “This Love,” and “Walk.” Below, Revolver asks some of metal’s most notable figures to pick their favorite song from the album, which originally ran in our 2012 Book of Pantera […]

Machine Head's Robb Flynn on Financial Meltdowns, Collapsing Civilizations and 'Bloodstone & Diamonds'

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn on Financial Meltdowns, Collapsing Civilizations and ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’

The Machine Head guitarist/vocalist pulls no punches in his interview with Revolver.

The 20 Best Albums of 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 2014

Check out our full list and read reviews of each record!

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 […]