By Rich Zweiback Unique among the plethora of festivals is Amnesia Rockfest. Founded eight years ago by the then-teenaged Alex Martel, the festival is a two-day punk-rock and heavy-metal event located in Montebello, Quebec, a small town about 75 miles north of Montreal. Think Warped Tour with a slighter higher aged demographic and a lot [...]
The Outaouais Rock team is proud to announce the complete lineup for the 8th edition of the Amnesia Rockfest, now the biggest rock festival in Quebec and sponsored by Revolver Magazine. The festival will kick off with a series of indoor shows from June 10 – 16 at the Marina de Montebello in the Outaouais [...]
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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.