Revolver (magazine)

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Revolver
Revolver Magazine logo.svg
Linkin Park Revolver.jpg
Magazine cover featuring Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park
Editor in Chief Brandon Geist
Categories Music magazine
FrequencyBi-monthly
Circulation 100,000
First issueSpring 2000
CompanyProject M Group LLC
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Website www.revolvermag.com
ISSN 1527-408X

Revolver is a metal music and hard-rock magazine, publishing in North America. It has been in print for over 16 years, and is about both established acts and up-and-comers in heavy music. Revolver recently underwent a brand relaunch, including a redesigned print edition and website, intended to embody the art and culture of heavy music.

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.

The magazine was formerly owned by Harris Publications, Future US, and NewBay Media, but Project M Group LLC bought Revolver in 2017. [1]

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References

  1. Blabbermouth (2017-05-01). "REVOLVER Magazine Sold To Digital Media Company PROJECT M GROUP; Brand Relaunch Planned For This Fall". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 2018-12-23.