The new issue of Revolver magazine hits newsstands on June 19th and includes the most revealing interview to date with Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge, as well as four collectible alternate covers featuring the band's frontman Cardinal Copia photographed by Nick Fancher — check them out below. Subscribers will receive a randomly selected cover from the four; if you haven't subscribed yet or want to complete your collection, pick up the issues you want from our store today.
For the true collector, there is also a special Ghost box set available; it includes all four newsstand covers and an exclusive fifth cover featuring a stunning color-pencil–and-acrylics illustration by Marald van Haasteren (Baroness, High on Fire, Kylesa, etc.). You can see that below, as well.
In his most personal and revealing interview to date, Tobias Forge — the mysterious mastermind behind one of heavy music's least likely success stories — steps out of the shadows to tell the real-life tale of death, religion and rock & roll that shaped his twisted vision
The June/July 2018 issue also features:
Five Artists You Need to Know Now
Feminist punk crew War On Women, Texas hardcore outfit Lace, doom-metal band Spirit Adrift, political supergroup the Fever 333 and mystical stoner-doom rockers Lucifer
Run the Jewels
Killer Mike and El-P are one of hip-hop's darkest, heaviest and most electrifying groups, and they wouldn't be that way if it weren't for their love of metal and hard rock
Reba Meyers: Op-Ed
Code Orange guitarist/vocalist Reba Meyers was the "punk kid," so she hated Pantera and "popular mainstream metal shit." Until she realized that she didn't really know.
Inside the world's first pro skateboarder–run legal weed company and how it's revolutionizing the game
Doom metal's resident Zen master, Mike Scheidt has lived his whole life in Oregon, and nearly lost it there, too. From growing up as a bullied outsider to finding his place as a respected musical innovator, the experiences have shaped him into the man he is today: a rebel with open arms.
Icelandic Black Metal
From 2015 to 2018 photographer Verði Ljós (a.k.a. multi-instrumentalist H.V. Lyngdal of Wormlust) shot Icelandic black-metal bands amidst the backdrop of the country's stunning natural landscapes, images he collected in his new book SVARTMALMUR (Ditto Publishing). Here are never-before-seen outtakes from that project.
How losing religion saved Underoath