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Firewind Announce Headlining North American Tour

Firewind Announce Headlining North American Tour

Greek power metallers Firewind, led by Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G., have announced their first-ever headlining North American tour, dubbed the “Frets of Fury.”  The band will be hitting the road on October 9 alongside fellow metal groups Arsis, White Wizzard, and Nightrage. Check out the full schedule below. If you haven’t done so already, don’t forget to enter […]

New Exhibit Showcases Dean Guitars Painted by Rock Legends

New Exhibit Showcases Dean Guitars Painted by Rock Legends

Dean Guitars is set to unveil an amazing collection of their electric guitars hand-painted, illustrated, and sculptured by a bevy of hard-rock legends; including Ozzy Osbourne, Korn’s Jonathan Davis, and Slayer’s Kerry King.  The axes are to be displayed as part of the Six-String Masterpieces exhibit that raises awareness and support for music-education projects. Taking […]

Mastodon Drummer Brann Dailor Picks His Five Favorite Randy Rhoads Songs

Mastodon Drummer Brann Dailor Picks His Five Favorite Randy Rhoads Songs

Although Mastodon’s heavy, sludgy prog sounds more inspired by the Sabbath side of Ozzy Osbourne’s career, it turns out drummer Brann Dailor is very much influenced by the Metal Madman’s early solo work with late guitarist Randy Rhoads, which was reissued today in a deluxe box set (you could win one here). Some of this […]

2011 Golden Gods Issue Out Everywhere Today!!!

2011 Golden Gods Issue Out Everywhere Today!!!

The new issue of Revolver hits newsstands everywhere today. You can also buy it online here. Avenged Sevenfold–who dominated the 2011 Revolver Golden Gods Awards, both onstage with their headlining performance and in the fan-voted categories–grace the cover, taking over the awards podium. The cover story provides a behind-the-scenes look at hard rock and metal’s biggest night, […]

Ozzy Osbourne on Ozzfest: “No, Not This Year.”

Ozzy Osbourne on Ozzfest: “No, Not This Year.”

Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne answered fan-submitted questions in the Going Postal section of the May/June 2011 issue of Revolver, which is coming out May 24. In it, he answers questions about guitarist Randy Rhoads, his first solo records, Lemmy, the early days of Sabbath before they released anything, and the following question about Ozzfest. Are […]

Frank Bello’s Golden Gods Black Carpet Recap

Frank Bello’s Golden Gods Black Carpet Recap

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello attended the Revolver Golden God Awards last month and did a little mingling with his fellow metal stars. He recorded some interviews for Samson, and you can check them out here. Bello interviews Rob Zombie, Duff McKagan, Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta, and many, many more. Interview Highlights Bello Interviews Rob Zombie […]

That Metal Show’s Don Jamieson Reveals the Five Funniest Hard-Rock and Metal Musicians

That Metal Show’s Don Jamieson Reveals the Five Funniest Hard-Rock and Metal Musicians

Since becoming co-host of That Metal Show in 2008, Don Jamieson has had the pleasure of interviewing some of the most legendary names in hard rock and metal. Jamieson also became the first comedian to ever sign with esteemed record label Metal Blade, who just released Jamieson’s Live and Hilarious. Needless to say, he’s pretty […]

Zakk Wylde Performs With James Durbin on American Idol

Zakk Wylde Performs With James Durbin on American Idol

Last night, Wednesday, April 13, Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde made a surprise appearance on American Idol, performing the Sammy Hagar classic “Heavy Metal” with Idol contestant James Durbin. You may remember Durbin as being the first American Idol contestant to ever sing a Judas Priest song on the show, when he belted out […]

William Shatner Reveals Track List for Upcoming Album

William Shatner Reveals Track List for Upcoming Album

Actor, recording artist, and author William Shatner—also this year’s Honorary Headbanger at the Revolver Golden Gods—has announced the track listing for his upcoming album, Searching for Major Tom (Cleopatra), due out later this year. The album includes covers of Queen, Pink Floyd, and Black Sabbath and features guest musicians such as Deep Purple’s Ritchie Blackmore, […]

Uneasy Listening: 03/25/11

Uneasy Listening: 03/25/11

What the Revolver staff has been playing around the office.