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Playlist: Metalocalypse Co-Creator Brendon Small’s 10 Favorite Songs that Tell a Story

Playlist: Metalocalypse Co-Creator Brendon Small’s 10 Favorite Songs that Tell a Story

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 […]

Sevendust’s John Connolly Lists His Top Five Favorite Albums

Sevendust’s John Connolly Lists His Top Five Favorite Albums

Sevendust guitarist John Connolly has listed for Revolver his Top Five Favorite Albums that he not only loves as a fan, but have inspired him as a musician as well. Sevendust released Black Out the Sun earlier this year.     1. Kiss, Alive II “The album that started it all. This was the first […]

Video: Watch Foo Fighters Perform “Overture” from Rush’s 2112 at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

Video: Watch Foo Fighters Perform “Overture” from Rush’s 2112 at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

Last night, Rush were among the inductees at the occasionally unruly 28th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. “Rock and roll has forever been ensconced in mystery,” said Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl during his induction speech for Rush. “But there’s one mystery that surely eclipses them all: When the […]

Foo Fighters Will Induct Rush into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Foo Fighters Will Induct Rush into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

When Rush are finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month, Foo Fighters will be doing the inducting. Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl — who seems to be everywhere these days — and Taylor Hawkins will honor Rush’s Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart at the ceremony, which will take place […]

Review: Anthrax – Anthems

Review: Anthrax – Anthems

While thrashers Anthrax have written their fair share of headbanging classics, their biggest hits, at least on international radio, have been covers of songs by Public Enemy, Joe Jackson, and Trust. So recording a mostly covers EP (plus a remix of their own song “Crawl”) makes perfect sense, and Anthrax do it with gusto on […]

Anthrax Premiere Cover of Rush’s “Anthem”

Anthrax Premiere Cover of Rush’s “Anthem”

Anthrax has just made available a taste of the band’s upcoming EP, Anthems, due out March 19 on Megaforce Records.  “Anthem,” the band’s cover of the classic Rush song, can be heard right here. The eight-track Anthems EP pays tribute to the classic songs by some of Anthrax’s favorite bands from the 1970s.  In addition […]

Exclusive: Local H Stream Cover of Rush’s “2112 Overture/The Temples of Syrinx”

Exclusive: Local H Stream Cover of Rush’s “2112 Overture/The Temples of Syrinx”

Local H are ringing in the holidays with a special treat for their fans–and for fans of another band, prog-rock legends and soon-to-be Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rush. “Attention all planets of the solar federation! In honor of the Winter Solstice, the end of the world according to the Mayans, and, uh, Christmas, […]

Brooklyn Allman of Picture Me Broken Picks Her Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Brooklyn Allman of Picture Me Broken Picks Her Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2012 and tell us why each record rules. Here, Brooklyn Allman (pictured left), vocalist of the hard-rock band Picture Me Broken, selects her faves.       5. Shiny Toy Guns, III “A […]

Rush, Deep Purple Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Rush, Deep Purple Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced their list of nominees to be inducted as part of the 2013 class. Included in the list are several names that perpetually appear on “Hall of Fame Snubs” lists, including Deep Purple, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Heart and Rush. “The definition of ‘rock and […]

Video: Tenacious D Perform “Roadie” on ‘Late Show with David Letterman’

Video: Tenacious D Perform “Roadie” on ‘Late Show with David Letterman’

Last night, Jack Black and Kyle Gass to the stage on the Late Show with David Letter to perform their song, “Roadie,” off the new Tenacious D album, Rize of the Fenix. Watch the performance below. Frontman Jack Black made some waves in an interview with Rolling Stone in which he claimed that Nirvana were […]