Brooklyn metal’s definitive drummer, Sal Abruscato pounded out the beats on classics like Type O Negative’s Bloody Kisses and Life of Agony’s River Runs Red. Now he’s pulled a Dave Grohl, singing, playing every instrument, and writing the songs in a new outfit—and doing it way better than any drummer has a right to. The […]
Sal Abruscato has made his name pounding the drums with Brooklyn metal stalwarts like Type O Negative and Life of Agony. Now he’s singing, playing guitar, and writing the songs for new hard-rock band A Pale Horse Named Death, who drop their debut album, And Hell Will Follow Me (SPV/Steamhammer), tomorrow. While the group’s moniker is […]
On June 14, Brooklyn’s A Pale Horse Named Death drop their debut album, And Hell Will Follow Me (SPV/Steamhammer), a dark, crushing melodic effort that suggests Alice in Chains and Type O Negative. The latter reference makes particular sense considering that the band is the brainchild of Sal Abruscato, the founding drummer of Type O, […]
Since becoming co-host of That Metal Show in 2008, Don Jamieson has had the pleasure of interviewing some of the most legendary names in hard rock and metal. Jamieson also became the first comedian to ever sign with esteemed record label Metal Blade, who just released Jamieson’s Live and Hilarious. Needless to say, he’s pretty […]
What the Revolver staff has been playing around the office.
One year ago, Type O Negative and Carnivore frontman Peter Steele passed away.
What the Revolver staff has been playing around the office this week.
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.
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.
Hard rockers Danzig will release their first album in six years, Deth Red Sabaoth (the End), on June 22. Glenn Danzig himself produced and recorded it in Los Angeles over the course of 2009. Song titles include “Black Candy,” “The Revengeful,” “On a Wicked Night” and a two-part song called “Pyre of Souls.”
“I think that fans will really dig this new album,” Glenn said in a statement. “I’ve been told several times that the album has a cool vitality to it, that it sounds energized, and I got that feeling when I was recording it. I wanted to have an organic sound, bigger and thicker, so I went out and bought some 1970s Kustom tuck ’n’ roll bass amps to play some of the guitar parts through. You’ll hear real reverb, real tremolo on this album, which sounds completely different than the stuff that's done with computer chips."