Exclusive: William Shatner Premieres His Version of Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man,” Featuring Zakk Wylde
Acting legend and recipient of the Honorary Headbanger Award at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods has finally released his version of Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man.” The Star Trek captain holed up with Black Label Society and former Ozzy Osbourne axman Zakk Wylde and Alice in Chains bassist Mike Inez earlier this year to record the [...]
Today marks the ninth anniversary of Alice in Chains frontman Layne Staley’s death. In remembrance of him, his bandmate, bassist Mike Inez (pictured left), gave a personal account of him in Revolver’s January/February “Fallen Heroes” issue (available here). He had so many great stories about Staley, we couldn’t fit them in the magazine. So, in [...]
As we bid farewell to a year full of tragedy, the new issue of Revolver magazine—available on newsstands everywhere on December 21—remembers many of hard rock and metal’s most dearly departed. The cover features a stunning painting by legendary comic-book artist J.G. Jones, acclaimed for his work on Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman, as well as for co-creating the series Wanted, which was adapted into a 2008 movie starring Angelina Jolie. Jones depicts Ronnie James Dio, Slipknot’s Paul Gray, Avenged Sevenfold’s the Rev, Type O Negative’s Peter Steele, Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell, Metallica’s Cliff Burton, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Ozzy Osbourne’s Randy Rhoads, Queen’s Freddie Mercury, and Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley rocking together in heaven. The cover painting also appears as a free poster with the issue.