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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.

Ozzy Osbourne Wants to Answer Your Questions!

Ozzy Osbourne Wants to Answer Your Questions!

Have you ever wanted to ask Ozzy Osbourne something? Well, here is your chance. In anticipation of the forthcoming reissues of his Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman albums, the Prince of Darkness will be answering the best questions submitted by Revolver readers in the “Going Postal” section of the May/June issue. Send […]

Ozzy Osbourne’s First Two Solo Records to Receive Deluxe Treatment

Ozzy Osbourne’s First Two Solo Records to Receive Deluxe Treatment

Hard-rock and metal icon Ozzy Osbourne will re-release his first two albums—1980′s Blizzard of Ozz and 1981′s Diary of a Madman—in expanded editions via Epic/Legacy on May 31. These two albums, both of which featured late guitar hero Randy Rhoads, have been remastered from the original analog sources and will be available separately on vinyl […]