Besides being a fan of heavy music, comedian Craig Gass has close ties to the hard-rock and metal comunities–he’s opened for Metallica, lived in Eddie Van Halen’s back house, and is buddies with everyone from Pearl Jam to KISS. He recently helped skewer Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider at Revolver‘s and Guitar World‘s second annual Rock […]
Chris Krovatin is the author of three young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as […]
Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, a company that creates “beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists,” sends us new CDs all the time, but we at Revolver are particularly intrigued by the newest one, Lullaby Versions Of Pantera (released via Roma Music Group). “Metal continues to be one of our most popular and requested genres,” […]
Down, Crowbar, and Philip H. Anselmo’s Solo Project to Play Housecore Horror Film Festival in October
In what can only be described as a match made in hell, the worlds of heavy metal and horror collide this fall as the first-ever Housecore Horror Film Festival (HHFF) erupts in Austin, Texas. World-famous heavy metal musician Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint Ritual) and internationally renowned, best-selling true crime author Corey Mitchell (Hollywood […]
There have been whisperings of a solo album from ex-Pantera/current Down vocalist Phil Anselmo for years, and this EP is proof that it wasn’t just aimless gossip. That solo full-length, Walk Through Exits Only, is due this summer, but it’s preceded by Anselmo’s two tracks, “Family, ‘Friends,’ and Associates” and “Conflict,” on this split 10″, which […]
Jammit has announced a new Pantera video contest, Jammit Play Off with Pantera. Musicians from around the world are invited to make a video of themselves playing along with Pantera’s “Drag the Waters” to be eligible to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Prizes include a Dean Dimebag “Wanted” ML Guitar, a Sabian 22-inch HH […]
It’s been eight years since the Pantera and Damageplan guitarist was killed. Here, his longtime friend remembers him.
With Phil Anselmo’s debut solo album tentatively due sometime in 2013, fans can get an early taste of the former Pantera singer’s solo material via a newly announced split EP with Texas thrashers Warbeast. Titled War of the Gargantuas, the EP will feature two tracks from each artist, and will be released on January 8 […]
Check out the latest from the supergroup featuring Rex Brown of Pantera and Vinny Appice of Black Sabbath!
Headbanging is an integral part of metal. But when overdone, headbanging can become neck-breaking. Legacy of Disorder’s new album, Last Man Standing, has plenty of riffs that could prove spine-damaging so we asked bassist Jason Keill what his favorite neck-destroying songs are. Listen at your own risk. 1. Slayer, “Raining Blood” “Last […]