On November 2nd in Asheville, North Carolina, Slayer will kick off the concluding leg of their whirlwind farewell world tour before taking their final bows 28 days later in Los Angeles. It is, of course, only right that Revolver would send them out in style. And we've done so with our new Oct/Nov issue, which hails Hell's house band with a fittingly blood-red cover and an all-star–assisted cover story.
But the new issue isn't just about saying goodbye; it's also about saying hello to some of heavy music's most compelling young stars, such as Babymetal and Jinjer, who appear on alternate covers of the magazine, and celebrating such tenacious stalwarts as Korn and Lacuna Coil, who also have their own covers.
The Oct/Nov issue hits newsstands October 22nd, but you can grab the Slayer, Korn, Jinjer and Lacuna Coil cover issues — as well as limited-edition Korn and Babymetal box sets — now via our store. See the full list of contents below.
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Vic Mensa's rabble-rousing 93PUNX, all-female stoner-doom crew Blackwater Holylight, polarizing Polish blasphemers Batushka, plus experimental hardcore group Sanction and satanic black 'n' rollers Cloak
Marilyn Manson, Philip Anselmo, Rick Rubin and members of Anthrax, Lamb of God, Mastodon and more send off the thrash pioneers
Tatiana Shmayluk's band may be on the brink of legit metal stardom, but if life in Ukraine has taught her anything, it's that nothing comes without a fight
As the band's landmark debut turns 25, Jonathan Davis reflects on those dark days and his current creative path out of fresh tragedy
Cristina Scabbia sits for her second tarot card reading ever and opens up about the death of her parents and the start of her and the band's new chapter
As a trio, the kawaii-metal leaders broke the internet. Now, as a duo, they're out to take the galaxy.
Tool in the Early Nineties
Amazing, candid photos of the young, hungry band when they were playing gigs at the Green Jellö loft, not selling out arenas worldwide
Having embraced her "full eccentric self," the singer and trans icon revisits life of Agony's River Runs Red and celebrates her scars
Plus, an original acrylics on canvas board by Jef Whitehead inspired by the "lil mascot" on Slayer's Show No Mercy.