2011 has been a great year for music, as evidenced by the kickass bands and artists we were able to feature on the cover of Revolver this year. Below, you can check out who made the cover of every issue of Revolver that was available over the past 365 days. After you’ve looked at the [...]
As part of our 2011 wrap-up, we have posted a photo gallery of every Revolver issue that was on newsstands this year (some are still available here). In our poll below, we want you to tell us what the Best Revolver Cover of 2011 was. Feel free to vote as many times as you want. [...]
Avenged Sevenfold debuted their new video for the track “So Far Away” earlier today via MTV. The video, directed by Wayne Isham, was described by the band as a “raw and emotional” tribute to the band’s late drummer, Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan. Sullivan died on December 28, 2009 of an apparent drug overdose, during the writing [...]
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.
Nightmare's impressive chart showing has been fueled by the success of its title track. It has enjoyed airplay at Active Rock, Mainstream, and Modern Rock radio stations across the country and was the No. 1 Rock Song on iTunes in the U.S. and the U.K. in its debut week. The band also is currently featured on the cover of a special issue of Revolver Magazine completely devoted to them. It is also available as a box set with seven different covers, available exclusively here.
Avenged Sevenfold, Revolver Magazine, and QMCODES Join Forces to Create Special Augmented Reality Collector's Issue of Revolver Magazine
Featuring Seven Alternate Covers, to Celebrate July 27th Release of New Album Nightmare
To celebrate the release of Avenged Sevenfold's new album Nightmare, Revolver magazine has created a special collector's issue devoted to the band that features seven different cover images and interactive technology by QMCODES to unlock exclusive mobile content. The issue will hit newsstands on July 27th, the day the album is released by Warner Bros. Records. Featured inside are a complete oral history of the Southern California band's rise in their own words, a tribute to late drummer The Rev (including never-before-seen photos and classic interviews), details about Nightmare, a pictorial of A7X fan tattoos, mobile video, secret interviews and much more.
Revolver's Avenged Sevenfold special issue comes out July 27—the same day as the band’s new album, Nightmare. In celebration of that and as a rememberance for the Rev, A7x’s drummer who passed away last year, this issue tells the bandmates' story in their own words in new, exclusive interviews, and contains rare, never-seen pictures, vintage articles on the band, special codes connecting to exclusive online content, a fan tattoo gallery, and much more.
For diehard fans, Revolver has created a limited-edition box set, containing the issue with seven differnet covers (see below)—six of which are exclusive to this set. It also contains a massive, 15 x 21” poster and is packaged in an A7X collector's box. Only 1,000 of these box sets exist, so act fast.
On stands now, the 2010 REVOLVER MAGAZINE GOLDEN GODS issue is not to be missed. The double-sized issue boasts an all-star cover featuring the REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS winners, performers and presenters—including OZZY OSBOURNE, LEMMY KILMISTER of Motörhead, ROB HALFORD of Judas Priest, DAVE GROHL, ALICE COOPER, CHINO MORENO of Deftones, ROB ZOMBIE, ZAKK WYLDE of Black Label Society, VINNIE PAUL of Hellyeah, JERRY CANTRELL of Alice In Chains, CHRIS JERICHO of WWE and Fozzy, KAT VON D, MARC COLOMBO of the Dallas Cowboys and Free Reign, and more.
Check out video of Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan's family talking about him posthumously winning the Revolver Golden Gods Best Drummer award; Dillinger Escape Plan talking about winning Best Underground Act; Wolfmother's Andrew Stockdale talking about his band's upcoming album on the Black Carpet and their video for "New Moon Rising"; Murderdolls talking about their upcoming CD; Violent Soho performing "Jesus Stole My Girlfriend" live; and more right now on the Revolver TV Mobile app! Other items we've added over the past week include Shinedown's video for "Devour," Trivium at the tattoo shop, a behind-the-scenes preview from the new A Nightmare on Elm Street, and more.
Like you, we here at Revolver are still mourning the loss of Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan. That’s why we included a poster of him and an obituary in the March/April issue, on stands now. Many of the Rev’s peers wanted to weigh in, too. So over the coming days, we’ll post remembrances by the Rev’s friends, people he looked up to and artists who looked up to him.