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Dustin Boltjes of Skeletonwitch Picks His 10 Favorite Albums of the Year

Dustin Boltjes of Skeletonwitch Picks His 10 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 2013. Here, Dustin Boltjes (pictured left), drummer of Skeletonwitch, selects his faves. Skeletonwitch released Serpents Unleashed earlier this year. 1. Gorguts, Colored Sands 2. Carcass, Surgical Steel 3. Noisem, Agony Defined 4. Kvelertak, Meir […]

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

This week sees new shit from Linkin Park, Protest the Hero, Russian Circles, Sepultura, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as […]

Review: Skeletonwitch — Serpents Unleashed

Review: Skeletonwitch — Serpents Unleashed

Calling the album a return to form does Skeletonwitch injustice, but the blackened thrashers definately sound rein quintet definitely sounds reinvigorated here. Long gone are the production woes of 2009’s Breathing Fire (thank you, Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou, who produced Serpents) leaving the band sounding ever more vicious. Battle hymns like “From A Cloudless Sky,” […]

Skeletonwitch’s Scott Hedrick Lists the Top Five Worst Places to Take a Dump on Tour

Skeletonwitch’s Scott Hedrick Lists the Top Five Worst Places to Take a Dump on Tour

“In order to tour, you have to sacrifice a lot of creature comforts,” says Skeletonwitch’s guitarist Scott Hedrick (pictured, far left). Even so, his band will be hitting the road again soon (they’re be touring with Amon Amarth and Enslaved early next year), and debuting new material from their new album, Serpents Unleashed, which will […]

Amon Amarth Announce “Deceiver of the Gods” U.S. Headline Tour

Amon Amarth Announce “Deceiver of the Gods” U.S. Headline Tour

After a run on Mayhem Fest this past summer, Swedish viking metalheads Amon Amarth have announced a headlining tour of the U.S. Support will be provided by Enslaved and Skeletonwitch. Check out the dates below.         January 17 – Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues January 18 – Phoenix, AZ @ […]

Photos: Ghost B.C. and Skeletonwitch Live in Chicago

Photos: Ghost B.C. and Skeletonwitch Live in Chicago

Earlier this month, Ghost B.C. and Skeletonwitch played the Lollapalooza after-party show at the Double Door in Chicago, and photographer Brigette Sullivan of Outer Focus Photos was there to catch all the action. Check out the photos she captured for us below–you can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Exclusive: Skeletonwitch Share In-Studio Video of the Tracking of New Song “Burned From Bone”

Exclusive: Skeletonwitch Share In-Studio Video of the Tracking of New Song “Burned From Bone”

Blackened thrashers Skeletonwitch have teamed up with Revolver to provide fans with a sneak-peek look behind-the-scenes as they track their new single “Burned From Bone” at Kurt Ballou’s GodCity Studio. The band’s new album, Serpents Unleashed, will be released via Prosthetic Records on October 29 in North America. Preorder packages are available at Skeletonwitch.com now.

The Most Metal Books of 2011

The Most Metal Books of 2011

An idea exists that metalheads don’t like to read, that we’re too busy pounding brewskis and sacrificing housecats to Satan to enjoy a good book, or that our stimuli-raped brains can’t take in media more intelligent than Robocop.

The Year in Live Photos

The Year in Live Photos

From the Big Four to Avenged Sevenfold at the Golden Gods, 2011 has been one hell of a year

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 […]