Is there any holiday more tailor-made for heavy metal than Halloween? Of course not! And so, below, Revolver offers up ten tunes to soundtrack the spookiest day of the year. Happy trick or treating… 1. Rob Zombie – “American Witch” What’s Halloween without a few witches? This tune, off Zombie’s third solo album, ‘Educated Horses,’ […]
Duets are a mainstay in popular music, but they don’t always have to feature two singers getting all sappy on a big power ballad. In particular in hard rock and heavy metal, singers can join forces to up the throat-shredding factor, make things get a little weird…or, every once in a while, get all sappy […]
The recent success of the N.W.A. biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ demonstrated that extreme music can be of extreme interest to audiences. And so, Revolver has opted to take a look at some great metal movies. Of course, there aren’t too many heavy metal biopics out there (other than maybe this one), so instead, here’s ten artist-specific documentaries that are definitely worth […]
Ever wondered how Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” would sound like on a xylophone? Watch these kids, the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, cover the metal classic with nothing but xylophones and drum sets. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments!
Over the weekend Spike TV’s new show ‘Lip Sync Battle,’ premiered, where celebrities participate in contests against each other as they lip sync to different songs. Here’s a clip from the show of Justin Bieber lip syncing to Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train,” dressed as the icon himself. Check it out below and let us know […]
Children of Bodom guitarist Alexi Laiho and Testament vocalist Chuck Billy teamed up to cover the Ozzy classic, “Mr. Crowley.” The track is taken from ‘Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute,’ due out March 3 via UDR Music. Check out the song below and let us know what you think in the comments!
Today, January 14, is Zakk Wylde’s 48th birthday. The super-shredder first made his mark on metal when he joined Ozzy Osbourne’s band for his 1988 solo album No Rest for the Wicked. For no other reason than it’s an awesome performance, check out the following video, filmed at a 1989 gig in Philly, of Ozzy […]
Joining Kind Diamond and Lemmy, Ozzy Osbourne is the latest metal musician to have a new species named after him. Scientists on an expedition into the Amazon back in 2009 discovered a new species of frog that emits a bat-like sound. The frog is brown and orange in color with long fingers and toes. Check […]
This week sees new shit from Godflesh, Sixx:A.M., Texas Hippie Coalition, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as […]
Harp-playing identical twin sisters Camille and Kennerly Kitt–known for their harp arrangements of contemporary music–have sunk their teeth into one of ’80’s metal’s most iconic songs: Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train.” But that’s not all. They’ve also created a pretty literal interpretation video of the song’s subject matter: 1) There is a train. 2) This shit […]