Dethklok mastermind Brendon Small has released the original score for Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera. And this isn’t just your average metal record—it’s a full-blown musical featuring a fifty-piece orchestra containing orchestral movements produced by Brendon Small and Emmy-winning composer Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica/Walking Dead). The soundtrack also features the musical prowess of [...]
Puscifer to Release Donkey Punch The Night EP, Featuring Covers of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and Accept’s “Balls to the Wall”
Puscifer, the Northern Arizona-based band helmed by Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle), will release an eight-song EP titled Donkey Punch The Night on February 19 via Puscifer Entertainment. “While continuing our tradition of releasing a few new songs at a time,” explained Keenan, “I also had an itch that needed scratching, and that [...]
2011 has been a great year for music, as evidenced by the kickass bands and artists we were able to feature on the cover of Revolver this year. Below, you can check out who made the cover of every issue of Revolver that was available over the past 365 days. After you’ve looked at the [...]
As part of our 2011 wrap-up, we have posted a photo gallery of every Revolver issue that was on newsstands this year (some are still available here). In our poll below, we want you to tell us what the Best Revolver Cover of 2011 was. Feel free to vote as many times as you want. [...]
The upcoming biopic of legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury has been given the working title of Mercury. Producer Graham King—who is currently promoting his latest movie Hugo—revealed the news to DigitalSpy.co.uk, but said that he was unsure whether that would be the final title. King also said he hopes that the film, which will star [...]
See and hear Queen’s classic like never before! Featuring John Wetton of King Crimson!
Queen’s famous 1986 concert at London’s Wembley Stadium is to be streamed for the first time ever, on You Tube, for 48 hours beginning at 12 a.m. EST on September 5. That date marks what would have been the 65th birthday of iconic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. The group played two sold-out concerts to 150,000 [...]
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, [...]
As we bid farewell to a year full of tragedy, the new issue of Revolver magazine—available on newsstands everywhere on December 21—remembers many of hard rock and metal’s most dearly departed. The cover features a stunning painting by legendary comic-book artist J.G. Jones, acclaimed for his work on Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman, as well as for co-creating the series Wanted, which was adapted into a 2008 movie starring Angelina Jolie. Jones depicts Ronnie James Dio, Slipknot’s Paul Gray, Avenged Sevenfold’s the Rev, Type O Negative’s Peter Steele, Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell, Metallica’s Cliff Burton, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Ozzy Osbourne’s Randy Rhoads, Queen’s Freddie Mercury, and Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley rocking together in heaven. The cover painting also appears as a free poster with the issue.