Hard charging, heavy, and in your face, the Plot in You hold nothing back on their debut record, First Born. Methodical and punishing, the songs are a series of industrial sounds and crunchy guitar chords. But while the band shoots for a similar sound to more polished metalcore contemporaries like Bury Your Dead and the [...]
Christian metalcore sextet the Devil Wears Prada have proven over the past couple of years—with tours opening for Killswitch Engage and All That Remains, earning them a nomination as Best Live Band at the Revolver Golden Gods alongside Slayer and Metallica—that they can play nice with the sinners as well as the saints. But if anything will separate them from the rest of the Bible-thumping crowd, it’s their latest project, Zombie EP (Ferret), entirely focused on the undead. A limited-edition version of the release, available at Hot Topic, comes bundled with a 14-page comic book penned by J.L. Bourne, author of Day by Day Armageddon: A Zombie Novel and illustrated by GearHead artist Kevin Mellon. It features the band—in comic form—on a secret mission battling a world overrun with flesh-hungry zombies.
REVOLVER Magazine’s first-ever tattoo issue is currently on newsstands. Now, as a tie-in to the mag, tattoo enthusiasts and REVOLVER readers have a chance to win a grand-prize package including autographed Slayer items and swag from renowned tattoo artists Paul Booth and Kat Von D.
Fans can enter the contest by submitting the best pictures of themselves, someone else, or even a pet wearing the exclusive Paul Booth temporary tattoo included in the REVOLVER tattoo issue to letters [at] revolvermag.com and filling out the entry form at http://bit.ly/tattoocontest.
Photos will be posted at www.revolvermag.com, and the winner, chosen on the merits of the “most insane, hilarious, and generally awesome pic,” will receive a prize pack including an autographed Slayer poster and autographed deluxe edition of Slayer’s latest CD, World Painted Blood, a limited-edition set of Paul Booth tattoo flash (printed sheets of tattoo designs), and Kat Von D’s book High Voltage Tattoo, as well as copies of Revolver’s “Book of Slayer” and “The Art of Hard Rock & Heavy Metal” special issues.
REVOLVER Magazine’s first-ever tattoo issue is on newsstands now, featuring a striking cover image of Slayer’s Kerry King and his legendary Paul Booth-inked head tattoo.
The March/April 2010 issue of Revolver includes a free temporary tattoo with an exclusive design by Booth.
The cover story, “The History Of Tattoos In Hard Rock,” is an in-depth feature by writer Christopher R. Weingarten exploring when tattoos first became rock staples, how they have evolved, and their future. Interview subjects include King, Booth, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, L.A. Ink’s Kat Von D, Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee, original rock star tattooist Lyle Tuttle and many others. The story also features sidebar pieces on the “The Hottest Female Tattoo Artists,” “The Most Ridiculous Rocker Tattoo Fails,” “How to Get Your First Tattoo,” “The Most Painful Spots to Get Tattooed,” and more.