It’s election season, and without fail this means a bevy of stories about musicians taking issue with politicians using their songs during rally. The latest — and perhaps funniest — of the season comes by way of Dee Snider, who didn’t take kindly to Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan using Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Going […]
From the Big Four to Avenged Sevenfold at the Golden Gods, 2011 has been one hell of a year
Celebrating the lives fallen Pantera and Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio, members of Slipknot, System of a Down, Anthrax, and more are uniting to pay their respects at DimeBash 2011 at Hollywood’s Key Club on December 14. The event is a communion of songs and stories, where everyone present can tip their […]
In Revolver‘s new, 100th issue, which hits newsstands everywhere on December 13, we list our picks for the top 20 albums of 2011. And numero uno? Korn’s 10th studio full-length, The Path of Totality–our selection for the Album of the Year. You can read Editor in Chief Brandon Geist’s write-up about the record in the […]
Rage Against the Machine/One Day as a Lion frontman, and long-time political activist, Zack de la Rocha has posted a poem in support of the Occupy movement that has been sweeping the U.S. and the rest of the world in the past two months. De la Rocha wrote the following: “This poem is dedicated to […]
Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello performed for the Occupy Wall Street Protesters in New York City, yesterday. You can now watch videos of Morello performing the classic Woody Guthrie song “This Land is Your Land” as well as “Save the Hammer for the Man,” from his solo project, the Nightwatchman.
Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello will be performing at Occupy Wall Street in New York City tomorrow at noon, local time. Morello will perform acoustically for the protesters at Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park. This past weekend, Morello also performed for the Occupy Los Angeles demonstrations. Morello, who also performs solo as the Nightwatchman and […]
89.5 FM WSOU, Seton Hall Pirate Radio, which has operated with its active rock format for 25 years, is to hold a concert in celebration of the landmark. The lineup for this special event is set to feature the appropriately bruising co-headliners Chimaira and Unearth, with Skeletonwitch and Molotov Solution also supporting. The concert will […]
What the Revolver staff has been playing around the office.
Rap rock is easily one of the most maligned forms of heavy music ever. And deservedly so: For every Rage Against the Machine, there seems to be a thousand shitty Limp Bizkit-wigger-wannabes or crunkcore Biebers-gone-bad. Part of the reason why most rap rock sucks so much is probably because it always seems to be the […]