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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 […]

Slayer Guitarist and Co-Founder Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49

Slayer Guitarist and Co-Founder Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49

Only two years after contracting a rare skin tissue disease, Slayer guitarist and co-founder Jeff Hanneman died today, Thursday, May 2, of liver failure at a Southern California hospital.

Final Six: The Six Best Breakdowns/Speed-Ups

Final Six: The Six Best Breakdowns/Speed-Ups

Chris Krovatin is the author of three young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as […]

Photos: NAMM 2013

Photos: NAMM 2013

Recently, we posted photos from the NAMM 2013 pre-show and all-star jam; now here are pics from the convention proper. Musicians including Slayer, Megadeth, and Cannibal Corpse were spotted at NAMM. Check out the photo gallery below, courtesy of photographer Stephanie Cabral.

Slayer Release Statement Regarding Split with Drummer Dave Lombardo

Slayer Release Statement Regarding Split with Drummer Dave Lombardo

Slayer have released a statement about the news that they have parted with drummer Dave Lombardo, as reported earlier today. “Slayer confirms that Jon Dette (Testament) will drum for the band on its Australian tour that starts this Saturday, February 23 in Brisbane. As regards Dave Lombardo’s Facebook post, Slayer does not agree with Mr. […]

Drummer Dave Lombardo Fired from Slayer for Upcoming Tour, Replacement Announced

Drummer Dave Lombardo Fired from Slayer for Upcoming Tour, Replacement Announced

Drummer Dave Lombardo has been fired from Slayer — at least the band’s upcoming tour of Australia. Lombardo, who has enjoyed three stints behind the Slayer skins — 1981 to ’86; ’87 to ’92; and ’02 until just recently — posted a memo on his Facebook page last night to share the news that he […]

The Most Metal Moments on Last Night’s Californication

The Most Metal Moments on Last Night’s Californication

The creative minds behind the Showtime series Californication have never hidden their love of metal. The show’s antihero, Hank Moody (played by David Duchovny), has written three novels that share titles with Slayer albums (South of Heaven, Seasons in the Abyss, and God Hates Us All); rockers including Zakk Wylde and Tommy Lee have appeared […]

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 is going to be a good year. How do we know? Because some of the biggest, badass-est bands in hard rock and heavy metal are set to drop new bombs over the following 300-plus days. Read on to see just what we mean–and get fucking psyched. A Day to Remember TITLE: Common Courtesy RELEASE […]

Photos: Slayer Live in Tokyo

Photos: Slayer Live in Tokyo

Check out this exclusive photo gallery of Slayer performing live at Loud Park in Tokyo, Japan on October 27th, courtesy of photographer Rob Fenn.