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Broken Hope’s Jeremy Wagner Picks His Top Five Songs with Riffs that Will “Punch You in the Face”

Broken Hope’s Jeremy Wagner Picks His Top Five Songs with Riffs that Will “Punch You in the Face”

“I have two main passions in life: writing dark fiction and writing heavy music” Jeremy Wagner says. As the founding guitarist and lyricist of Broken Hope, Wagner is doing the latter. Here, he gives Revolver his top five songs with riffs “that will punch you in the face.” Broken Hope is about to release Omen […]

Slayer Announce 2013 Fall North American Tour

Slayer Announce 2013 Fall North American Tour

Following a summer of storming through Europe, South America and Mexico while topping the bills at solo shows and major festivals, Slayer will headline its first North American tour in two years. The five-week-plus trek will kick off October 22 in Anchorage, Alaska, marking the first time the band has played there since October 23, […]

Slayer to Play Hollywood Palladium and Theater at Madison Square Garden for First Time in 25 Years

Slayer to Play Hollywood Palladium and Theater at Madison Square Garden for First Time in 25 Years

This fall, Slayer will headline shows at two venues it hasn’t played in 25 years — the Hollywood Palladium on October 28 and New York’s Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 27. Gojira and 4ARM will support. Registered Slayer Fan Club members will receive an email offering them “first-access” to buy tickets through a […]

“Jeff Hanneman Arrives in Metal Heaven” by Contributing Writer Chris Krovatin

“Jeff Hanneman Arrives in Metal Heaven” by Contributing Writer Chris Krovatin

Read the novelist and metal musician’s tribute to the fallen Slayer guitarist

Slayer Cover Pantera Live with Phil Anselmo

Slayer Cover Pantera Live with Phil Anselmo

For his 45th birthday, former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo joined Slayer onstage during their Heavy By the Sea Festival set in Athens, Greece, to cover the Pantera classic “Fucking Hostile.” Check out the video below. Happy belated Bday, Phil!  

Paul Bostaph Rejoins Slayer

Paul Bostaph Rejoins Slayer

Slayer has announced that former drummer Paul Bostaph will be rejoining the band, leaving Dave Lombardo officially out of the band. A statement from Slayer reads: “Tom Araya and Kerry King are very pleased to announce that Paul Bostaph has rejoined the band on a full-time basis. He will be behind the drumkit beginning June […]

Memorial for Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Set for May 23 in Hollywood

Memorial for Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Set for May 23 in Hollywood

A public memorial event for Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman has been set for Thursday, May 23, at the Hollywood Palladium, which has a capacity of about 4,000. Fans are invited to the event, which is free, on a “first-come, first-in” basis, according the band. Hanneman died May 2 of alcohol-related cirrhosis. He was 49. The guitarist […]

Update: Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Died of Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis; Memorial Event Planned

Update: Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Died of Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis; Memorial Event Planned

Today, exactly a week after Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman died of liver failure at age 49, the band posted an update on the facts surrounding the guitarist’s death. The statement revealed Hanneman’s official cause of death: alcohol-related cirrhosis, an irreversible scarring of the liver. “While he had his health struggles over the years, including the recent […]

2013 Golden Gods Fallen Heroes Video: Remembering the Rockers We Recently Lost

2013 Golden Gods Fallen Heroes Video: Remembering the Rockers We Recently Lost

The biggest names in hard-rock and heavy-metal gathered at Club Nokia in Los Angeles May 2, 2013, for the fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show. During the event, Revolver paid tribute to some of the fallen heroes of the heavy-music community. Now you can watch the video below. Rest in peace.     Download […]

Rock World Reacts to Death of Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

Rock World Reacts to Death of Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

An untold number of heavy metal artists and fans, many of whom are at Club Nokia in Los Angeles for tonight’s 5th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, instantly expressed their grief over Hanneman’s death via Twitter. As a tribute to the late guitarist, who died May 2, 2013, of liver failure, tonight’s Golden Gods show […]