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Metallica Release ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP

Metallica Release ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP

Metallica have released a four-song EP, titled Beyond Magnetic, today. The four previously unreleased tracks were recorded during sessions for their 2008 Death Magnetic album, but didn’t make the cut at the time. The EP will be available exclusively on iTunes for one week only. “During the Death Magnetic album sessions in 2007 and 2008, […]

Jams of the Year: Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Temple of the Dog and More!

Jams of the Year: Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Temple of the Dog and More!

If there’s one thing more exciting than seeing your favorite bands live, it’s seeing your favorite bands playing live together at the same time. Although the hard-rock and metal history books include more than a few eye-popping collaborations over the genres’ four-decade histories, 2011 boasts some of the most exciting. Below is a list of […]

Metallica Reunite with Dave Mustaine and Their Original Lineup for 30th Anniversary Festivities

Metallica Reunite with Dave Mustaine and Their Original Lineup for 30th Anniversary Festivities

For the finale of Metallica’s four-night 30th Anniversary concert extravaganza on Saturday night at San Francisco’s the Fillmore, the legendary thrash band reunited onstage with the musicians of its earliest lineups for a rendition of the song “Hit the Lights.” Guitarist Dave Mustaine, who’s made his name with Megadeth in this years since his departure […]

Photos: Judas Priest Live in Salt Lake City

Photos: Judas Priest Live in Salt Lake City

Metal Gods Judas Priest are on farewell trek they’ve dubbed the Eptiaph Tour. Revolver photographer Rob Fenn was at their Salt Lake City show earlier this month where he captured the mayhem. Tell us what you think of pictures in the comments.

New Releases Out Today: 10/11/2011

New Releases Out Today: 10/11/2011

It’s Tuesday–the day that albums come out–and this one is a fucking doozy, stocked full of highly anticipated albums, including new ones from Evanescence and Five Finger Death Punch. Check out the list of new releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to get. 3 – The Ghost […]

Video: Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Falls Off His Motorcycle Onstage

Video: Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Falls Off His Motorcycle Onstage

Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford fell off his motorcycle while riding onstage during the band’s intro in Brasilia, Brazil, last night. You can see it right when he reaches guitarist Glenn Tipton’s side of the stage at around the 28 second mark in the video below. Metal God that he is, he gets right back […]

Watch Judas Priest Discuss Their Future, and the Departure of K.K. Downing

Watch Judas Priest Discuss Their Future, and the Departure of K.K. Downing

The members of Judas Priest recently held a press conference—in advance of their show-stopping American Idol guest spot last night—to discuss the future of the band, and what guitarist K.K. Downing’s departure means for the band. Check out what they had to say below.

American Idol Contestant James Durbin Sings Judas Priest

American Idol Contestant James Durbin Sings Judas Priest

Oh the humanity

New Issue of Revolver Magazine Pays Tribute to Hard Rock and Metal’s Fallen Heroes

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.

Rob Halford, Slipknot, Escape the Fate, Black Label Society, and More, Now on the Revolver TV App

This week only on the Revolver TV mobile app, we have a two-part exclusive interview with the Metal God Rob Halford of Judas Priest, as he picks his dream all-star band and reflects on their historic US Festival performance. Catch Slipknot live in concert, go behind the scenes with Jason Bonham at his new Led Zeppelin Experience, and Escape the Fate visit us in studio. Plus, new videos from Black Label Society and Bring Me The Horizon. All that and more, only on Revolver TV!