"Some people just don't understand," he sighs. "They say, 'You're crazy to leave Ozzy, Zakk. You could have played arenas forever. Now you're going to have to play small clubs.' Well, fuck you. I'm not in this for a rock star lifestyle. I'm in it to play my guitar. And I'd play it in a toilet if that's the only place people would come hear me."
Animals As Leaders will release their excellent new album, Weightless, next Tuesday, November 8, via Prosthetic Records. Today, we're excited to be able to bring you the album's opening track, "An Infinite Regression," which you can stream below.
Love 'em or hate 'em, you can't get away from Five Finger Death Punch right now. Their new album, American Capitalist, sold over 93,000 copies in its first week on sale to land comfortably in the No. 2 spot on the Billboard Charts and you can't turn on active rock radio for more than ten minutes without catching the album's first single, "Under and Over It."
Zakk Wylde has a diverse palate and has, over the years, bagged many gigs as a guest guitarist for artists of nearly every genre, including a spot on American Idol with singer and Idol finalist James Durbin earlier this year, wailing away on the Sammy Hagar classic, "Heavy Metal," from the movie of the same name.
Newsstand, which was launched Wednesday ahead of Apple's iOS 5 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, is a new store, just like iTunes and iBooks, that allows you to purchase and store media in one library -- in this case newspapers and magazines. You can buy individual issues, but if you subscribe to a title, your Newsstand library is automatically updated every time a new issue comes out.
The 2012 edition of Revolver‘s Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock calendar -- with Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale on its cover and exclusive pinups of 12 of the loveliest ladies in music, including an alternate shot of Hale, inside -- is available at our online store right now.
With a number one album, a high-profile stadium tour and non-stop radio airplay, Pink Floyd appear to be everywhere -- and, oddly, nowhere. In an era when MTV appearances and revealing magazine interviews are de rigueur for rock stars on the make, the members of Floyd have methodically kept the media at bay.