Tons of musicians have been paying their respects to Lemmy Kilmister since the Motorhead leader passed away on Dec. 28 at age 70. But in truth the Motorhead tributes have been coming fast and furious for decades, in the form of bands covering Lemmy and Co.’s classic songs. Below are five worth checking out. 1. Metallica as […]
Toxic Holocaust has always delivered a noticeable blend of metal and punk–especially on their new album, Chemistry of Consciousness, due out October 29. And even as thrash as some of the previous records have been, Toxic Holocaust frontman Joel Grind likes to keep that dose of punk rock in the mix. With that in mind, […]
There are crossroads in every person’s life, and many years ago, former Life of Agony bassist-songwriter Alan Robert faced a major one. The very year he graduated from The School of Visual Arts, having gone there on scholarship with every intention of becoming a comic-book artist, Robert’s band was offered a record deal with Roadrunner […]
A decade ago today, Ramones frontman Joey passed away. In remembrance of him, his bandmate, drummer Marky Ramone (pictured left), shared his memories of Joey with us for Revolver’s January/February “Fallen Heroes” issue (available here). Unfortunately, at the time, we weren’t able to print all his words in the magazine. So, with the deepest respect, enjoy […]
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.