2019 has been one of the biggest years in heavy music in recent memory, and not surprisingly, most of the biggest stories of the year revolved around the headline-making returns of heavy-music behemoths Tool, Slipknot and Rammstein. But there were other big stories, too, that caught fire online: Dethklok's first live show in five years, Rob Zombie's final entry in the Firefly family saga, a particularly well-matched Game of Thrones x Metallica mashup. The internet has spoken and these are RevolverMag.com's most viewed stories of 2019.
Revolver's 20 Biggest Stories of 2019
Tool, Tool, Slipknot, Tool and Tool
"Dedication is way more important than talent"
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The past, present and future of one of rock and electronic music's most incendiary forces
Meet Nashville straightedge crew forged in nu-metal and personal trauma
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"He lived 50 years worth in his 28"