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Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Rex Brown and David Ellefson

Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Rex Brown and David Ellefson

Samson, Xbox and Revolver were backstage May 2 at the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards to host all the artist interviews, which aired live exclusively on Xbox Smartglass. Now Samson and Revolver are releasing all the interviews for you to watch! Here’s the third clip from the 5th annual awards show. This video features […]

Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Phil Anselmo, David Ellefson and Zakk Wylde

Samson Golden Gods Backstage Interviews: Phil Anselmo, David Ellefson and Zakk Wylde

Samson, Xbox and Revolver were backstage May 2 at the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards to host all the artist interviews, which aired live exclusively on Xbox Smartglass. Now Samson and Revolver are releasing all the interviews for you to watch! Here’s the first of many clips from the 5th annual awards show.  This […]

Phil Anselmo Announces Release Date for New Solo Album, Reveals Cover Art

Phil Anselmo Announces Release Date for New Solo Album, Reveals Cover Art

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of Pantera and Down, will release his career-first solo album, Walk Through Exits Only, on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). Walk Through Exits Only will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Philip Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years […]

Comedian Craig Gass Shares His Top Five (Unintentionally) Funniest Hard-Rock Concert Moments

Comedian Craig Gass Shares His Top Five (Unintentionally) Funniest Hard-Rock Concert Moments

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 […]

Final Six: The Six Best Breakdowns/Speed-Ups

Final Six: The Six Best Breakdowns/Speed-Ups

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 […]

New Album Features Lullaby Versions of 12 Pantera Classics

New Album Features Lullaby Versions of 12 Pantera Classics

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

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 […]

Review: Philip H. Anselmo/Warbeast – War of the Gargantuas

Review: Philip H. Anselmo/Warbeast – War of the Gargantuas

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 Hosts Pantera “Drag the Waters” Video Contest for Guitarists

Jammit Hosts Pantera “Drag the Waters” Video Contest for Guitarists

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 […]

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Pays Tribute to Dimebag Darrell

It’s been eight years since the Pantera and Damageplan guitarist was killed. Here, his longtime friend remembers him.