This summer sees the release of World War X, the seventh and most ambitious outing yet from San Diego’s Carnifex. Delivering all of the neck snapping riffs and pulverizing tempos that have become the band’s calling card, World War X sees the death metal five piece conceiving a war themed modern metal epic that’s as emotional and evocative as it is brutal. We caught up with vocalist Scott Ian Lewis to get the story behind the new record.
Mortiis has gone through various changes in musical direction throughout his career, starting in Emperor and then going on to have an incredible solo career first with dungeon synth (a genre he helped create) before moving to a more goth industrial sound for the past 15 years. Now, Mortiis is digging back into his Era 1 material, performing and reinventing classic songs from his second album, and even considering potential re-recordings in the future.
Get your battle gear on, we are going to war! Military-esque legends Sabaton have released their newest album, The Great War. Inspired by the events of one of the most monumental wars in history, this World War I record shows the metal scene just how incredible real life history can be. We had the opportunity to go deep with Sabaton bassist Pär Sundström on everything to do with the battle metal band’s ninth record.
LISTEN TO THE EXCLUSIVE STREAM OF LIFE RIGHT NOW’s DEBUT ALBUM AVANT GARDE ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM The metalcore party band LIFE RIGHT NOW—featuring members of Attila, It Lies Within, Nevada Rose, and Deception of a Ghost—is releasing its debut album, Avant Garde, on August 16, 2019, but you can stream the entire release early right here.
BY ROB VAN DER LOO OF EPICA As I’m writing this piece, many Hellboy fans from all over the world are receiving the very first DVD or Blu-ray copies of the latest Hellboy movie. Neil Marshall’s adaption of Mike Mignola’s graphic novel turned into a real love it or hate it release and was already bashed worldwide before it even hit the screen.
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF NU-95’s “WITHOUT ME” ON OUTBURN.COM. Dallas, TX alternative/pop punk band NU-95 have just dropped their new album Fall Until We Fly via Standby Records. With strong roots in the melodic songwriting of pop punk, NU-95 also borrows from the aggressive style of hardcore music.
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