DAVE MUSTAINE of Megadeth Partners with Gibson Guitars

Gibson is proud to officially announce a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and GRAMMY®-winning founder and leader of Megadeth who joins Gibson as a Brand Ambassador. The new Dave Mustaine Collection will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer.


THERION: Leviathan Rises

Inspired by Swiss metal band Celtic Frost’s iconic 1985 album, To Mega Therion, Swedish symphonic metal forerunners Therion has successfully carved out its own niche within the metal world since its 1988 formation. On the band’s 17th full-length record, Leviathan (released through Nuclear Blast Records), all the Therion trademarks are represented.

DEAD POSEY: Don’t Stop Them Now

With the release of their latest EPs, Malfunction and Malfunction X Broken Down on Sumerian Records, and a new album on the horizon, Danyell and Tony discuss the band’s humble beginnings, hope for the year, and musical inspirations.


Polish classic heavy metal band Crystal Viper has released its eighth full-length album The Cult. Mrs. Gabriel spoke with us about the new record, Crystal Viper’s musical inspirations, the band’s future plans, and more.

KORPIKLAANI: More Than Majestic

As a means of promoting Jylhä during the era of no shows and tours, Korpiklaani has taken to the editing suite in order to lens videos for five of the album’s 13 tracks. We caught up with bassist Jarkko Aaltonen on a rare day off set and from in front of a camera to discuss how to consistently surprise oneself, the mystery of their new album’s title, and the curious world of Finnish pride.

ACCEPT: On A Mean Streak

On its 16th full-length album, Too Mean To Die via Nuclear Blast, the newly founded sextet—featuring vocalist Mark Tornillo, original guitarist Wolf Hoffmann, drummer Christopher Williams, guitarist Uwe Lulis, bassist Martin Motnik, and guitarist Philip Shouse—has crafted 11 classic trademark Accept anthems.



Exclusive Premiere: 18TH & ADDISON’s New Music Video “Broke Down in Babylon”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF 18TH & ADDISON’S NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “BROKE DOWN IN BABYLON” ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM Eclectic pop rock duo 18th & Addison, composed of couple Tom and Kait Kunzman, joined forces with The Color Fred/ex-Taking Back Sunday’s Fred Mascherino to create their latest upbeat single and video “Broke Down in Babylon.”

ICON FOR HIRE: Amorphous Track by Track

Icon For Hire—composed of singer Ariel Bloomer and guitarist Shawn Jump—has quietly amassed a legion of followers and are now ready to step into the forefront with the band’s new album Amorphous out February 19th.

Exclusive Premiere: Gothic Duo SATIN PUPPETS’ New Music Video “Intertwined”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF SATIN PUPPETS’ NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “INTERTWINED” ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM “We pieced ‘Intertwined’ together out of writing we did when we were stuck in a toxic cycle and were therefore easily manipulated,” said Satin Puppets’ Julia and Joanna.


MUSHROOMHEAD: Shroomhouse Double Feature 2.14.21

Cleveland industrial/alt-metal octet, Mushroomhead, unleashed a free YouTube streaming event on Valentine’s Day to premiere a double feature of cinematic videos of previous tracks “Carry On” and ”Madness Within.”

AVATAR AGES: Age of Memories 1.30.21

Focusing on the band’s earlier albums with tracks off Thoughts of No Tomorrow, Schlacht, and playing the self-titled Avatar in its entirety, it was a wild but most excellent ride.

FIRA: Whisky A Go Go 1.19.21

Los Angeles based act FIRA found themselves in the sights of thousands during an unexpected livestream performance at the world famous Whisky a Go Go, performing their latest release From Vegas With Blood in its entirety.