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Sean Parkinson of West of Hell Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Sean Parkinson of West of Hell Picks His 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, Sean Parkinson (pictured left), guitarist of the heavy-metal band West of Hell, selects his faves.         5. 3 Inches of Blood, […]

Cristiano Trionfera of Fleshgod Apocalypse Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Cristiano Trionfera of Fleshgod Apocalypse Picks His 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, Cristiano Trionfera (pictured left), guitarist of the symphonic death-metal band Fleshgod Apocalypse, selects his faves.           5. Aborted, Global Flatline […]

Heri Joensen of Týr Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Heri Joensen of Týr Picks His 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, Heri Joensen (pictured left), vocalist-guitarist of the pagan-metal band Týr, selects his faves.         5. Jürghinn, The Proof Is Evidence “Because […]

Vote for the Song of the Year

Vote for the Song of the Year

At Revolver, we are bringing this year to a close and making lists like we’re starring in a metal version of High Fidelity. Our January issue of Revolver (on newsstands now) features our Top 20 Albums of the Year. Online, we have posts and polls (like Best Music Videos), as well as a tribute to […]

Richard Christy of Charred Walls of the Damned Picks His Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Richard Christy of Charred Walls of the Damned Picks His 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, Richard Christy (pictured left), drummer of Charred Walls of the Damned, selects his faves.         5. Death, Vivus “This album brings […]

JR Hayes and Scott Hull of Pig Destroyer Pick Their Five Favorite Albums of the Year

JR Hayes and Scott Hull of Pig Destroyer Pick Their 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, vocalist JR Hayes (pictured far right) and guitarist Scott Hull (pictured second from left) of the grindcore band Pig Destroyer, select their faves.   […]

Gene Hoglan Lists the Top 5 Meldrum Songs

Gene Hoglan Lists the Top 5 Meldrum Songs

Gene Hoglan (pictured left) is certainly one of the busiest drummers in metal. With Death, Dark Angel, Strapping Young Lad, Opeth, and more already on his résumé, he most recently laid tracks for Testament’s Dark Roots of Earth and Dethklok’s Dethalbum III. But amidst all of this, there is a Meldrum record that was never […]

Testament Release “Native Blood” Music Video

Testament Release “Native Blood” Music Video

Bay Area thrash legends Testament have just unveiled the official music video for their song “Native Blood.” Check out the Mike Sloat-directed clip below. The video was filmed on Hopland Indian Reservation in Hopland, California, as the song’s lyrics deal with singer Chuck Billy’s Native American heritage. “Native Blood” is taken from the band’s upcoming […]

Review: Testament – Dark Roots of Earth

Review: Testament – Dark Roots of Earth

On their 10th album, Bay Area titans Testament maintain their hard-won reputation as the only one of the major ’80s thrash bands who still haven’t released a crappy record. Even the mighty Slayer disappointed with 1998’s nu-metal-tinged Diabolus in Musica, but Testament have been rock fucking solid since their 1987 debut. With laser-tight drums provided by […]

Testament Debut New Song, “Native Blood”

Testament Debut New Song, “Native Blood”

Bay Area thrash legends Testament have just premiered yet another new song from their upcoming new album, Dark Roots of Earth. Stream “Native Blood” in the SoundCloud player below. This marks the second track from the new album to appear online, following the release of “True American Hate” (listen here) earlier this month. Dark Roots […]