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Video: The Official 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Preview

Video: The Official 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Preview

In case you’ve been living under a rock, the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards are taking place April 11 in Downtown Los Angeles at Club Nokia. Check out a preview of the show below featuring Alice Cooper, Zakk Wylde, Hellyeah’s Vinnie Paul, Kill Devil Hill’s and Heaven and Hell’s Vinny Appice, Adrenaline Mob’s Mike Portnoy […]

Photos: The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards, Presented by Epiphone, Press Conference

Photos: The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards, Presented by Epiphone, Press Conference

On February 15, we at Revolver magazine held a press conference to announce the 2012 Golden Gods Awards, presented by Epiphone! In attendance were some legendary artists and athletes, including  Alice Cooper, Korn’s Munky, Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde, Hellyeah’s Vinnie Paul, Sixx:A.M.’s James Michael, Kill Devil Hill and Heaven and Hell’s Vinny Appice, Black […]

Adrenaline Mob Announce New Bassist, Disturbed’s John Moyer

Adrenaline Mob Announce New Bassist, Disturbed’s John Moyer

Supergroup Adrenaline Mob, featuring the vocalist Russell Allen (Symphony X), guitarist Mike Orlando, drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold), have announced that they’re adding Disturbed bassist John Moyer to their lineup. The four-stringer will be making his onstage debut with the group on March 12, at New York City’s Hiro Ballroom, a day before […]

Adrenaline Mob Premiere New Video, “Undaunted”

Adrenaline Mob Premiere New Video, “Undaunted”

The supergroup, which features Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold fame, vocalist Russell Allen of Symphony X, and guitarist Mike Orlando, will release its debut in March

Flying Colors—Featuring Mike Portnoy and Deep Purple’s Steve Morse—Announce Debut Album

Flying Colors—Featuring Mike Portnoy and Deep Purple’s Steve Morse—Announce Debut Album

Flying Colors–the new project featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob) and guitarist Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs)–have revealed details of their upcoming debut album. The self-titled record, which was produced by Peter Collins (Rush, Queensrÿche), will be available on March 27. You can view the track listing below the clip. […]

Adrenaline Mob to Release Debut Full-Length on March 13

Adrenaline Mob to Release Debut Full-Length on March 13

Metal supergroup Adrenaline Mob have announced that their debut full-length album, titled Omertá, will be released on March 13. The band–which features vocalist Russell Allen (Symphony X), drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold), guitarists Mike Orlando and Rich Ward (Fozzy), and bassist Paul DiLeo (Fozzy)–released a self-titled EP last August. The new album is […]

Mike Portnoy Accuses His Former Band, Dream Theater, of Plagiarism

Mike Portnoy Accuses His Former Band, Dream Theater, of Plagiarism

Drummer Mike Portnoy has accused his former band, Dream Theater, of ripping off hard rockers Red for their song “Build Me Up, Break Me Down.” The implication was made after a poster had commented on Portnoy’s own website forum about the similarity of the track to Red’s previously released “Feed the Machine.” The plot is […]

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 […]

Deadliest Cuts: The Top Five Dream Theater Songs

Deadliest Cuts: The Top Five Dream Theater Songs

Prog-metal stalwarts Dream Theater recently released their 11th studio album, A Dramatic Turn of Events, which was their first release not to feature founding drummer Mike Portnoy. Here, we present a list of the top five Dream Theater songs, as picked by Revolver contributing writer J.D. Considine. “Pull Me Under” Album: Images and Words In […]

Watch Behind-the-Scenes Footage from the Metal Masters Clinic

Watch Behind-the-Scenes Footage from the Metal Masters Clinic

A behind-the-scenes video from the second Metal Masters Clinic, which took place at New York City’s Best Buy Theater last month, is now available to view below. The event featured Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, and Frank Bello, Slayer’s Kerry King, Megadeth’s David Ellefson, drummer Mike Portnoy, and a surprise guest appearance by Phil Anselmo […]