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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 […]

Poll: What’s the Best Album from 1994?

Poll: What’s the Best Album from 1994?

In the April/May 2014 issue of Revolver, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the heaviest album to debut at No. 1, Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. But many other landmark hard-rock and metal releases have turned or are turning 20 this year, including albums from Soundgarden, Slayer, Korn, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Machine Head, Cannibal Corpse, So […]

Albums Turning 20 in 2014

Albums Turning 20 in 2014

In the April/May 2014 issue of Revolver, which is on newsstands now, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the heaviest album to debut at No. 1, Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. Here are 30 other albums that are also turning 20 this year–after you peruse the list, click here and vote for which record you think […]

Final Six: The Six Best Breakdowns/Speed-Ups

Final Six: The Six Best Breakdowns/Speed-Ups

Chris Krovatin is the author of three young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as […]

Mike Portnoy of Adrenaline Mob Picks His Five Favorite Covers

Mike Portnoy of Adrenaline Mob Picks His Five Favorite Covers

Revolver asked drummer Mike Portnoy to list his favorite cover tunes!

Gigantour Photos! Megadeth, Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil, Live in Chicago

Gigantour Photos! Megadeth, Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil, Live in Chicago

Click here to see what goes on onstage and backstage with the metal legends

Metallica Post Video Recap of Second Night of 30th Anniversary Concerts

Metallica Post Video Recap of Second Night of 30th Anniversary Concerts

Metallica have posted a video recap of the second night of their 30th anniversary shows in San Francisco, earlier this month. In it, you can see Metallica performing with Mercyful Fate, Marianne Faithfull, Armored Saint’s John Bush, and erstwhile bassist Jason Newsted, as well as some of the opening festivities of the night featuring Armored […]

Volbeat Recruit Mercyful Fate Guitarist for Gigantour

Volbeat Recruit Mercyful Fate Guitarist for Gigantour

Danish rockers Volbeat have confirmed that Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank Shermann will act as stand-in on the upcoming Gigantour, which kicks off next month. The announcement comes after former guitarist Thomas Bredahl left the band last month. Frontman Michael Poulsen had the following to say about the recruitment of Shermann, who recently joined Metallica onstage […]

Jams of the Year: Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Temple of the Dog and More!

Jams of the Year: Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Temple of the Dog and More!

If there’s one thing more exciting than seeing your favorite bands live, it’s seeing your favorite bands playing live together at the same time. Although the hard-rock and metal history books include more than a few eye-popping collaborations over the genres’ four-decade histories, 2011 boasts some of the most exciting. Below is a list of […]

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 […]