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Tyler Reddick to Kick Off Playoff Push with Star Power of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

Tyler Reddick and the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing team will enter the opening race of the 2019 NASCAR XfinitySeries Playoffs with a big dose of celebrity draw, thanks to Gimme Radio and metal band Killswitch Engage. Following the success of Megadeth’s paint scheme at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Killswitch Engage will now...

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COLD: Breaking the Ice

It’s been close to a decade since the world has received a new record from Florida based rockers Cold. Making their mark in the heyday of big nu metal such as Staind, Linkin Park, and Evanescence, Cold was always the dark horse, pumping out heavy anthems of tragedy and adversity, anchored by frontman Scooter Ward.

CULT OF LUNA: Primal Instinct

Umeå, Sweden’s Cult of Luna is one of the few bands that has been able to emerge from the post-metal morass with an identity intact. Having roots that go back to 1998 have been helpful in the band being one of the scant few to be mentioned as overarching influences and genre leaders not followers (the others being Neurosis and Isis), as has creating awesome music with individuated and defining characteristics.

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: Fire From The Lion’s Mane

Metalcore mainstays Killswitch Engage was born in 1999 out of the ashes of two prominent Massachusetts metalcore bands—bassist Mike D’Antonio from Overcast (which also included future Shadows Fall vocalist Brian Fair) and guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz (who switched to drums) and guitarist Joel Stroetzel from Aftershock, as well as vocalist Jesse Leach from Nothing Stays Gold.

WAYNE HUSSEY: Solo Mission

As one of the great voices in rock, Wayne Hussey is an English musician with quite a résumé in the gothic world. From being a part of cult icons The Sisters of Mercy to fronting his own band The Mission, Hussey has one of the most interesting lives out there. So interesting, in fact, that he has recently begun chronicling his life in books, with the first titled Salad Daze having just been released.

DESTRUCTION: One Point Vanish

You can’t say “legendary thrash metal band” without mentioning Destruction. We spoke to Destruction vocalist and bassist Schmier to discuss Born to Perish, writing and recording with new members, the band’s history, and his views of the German Big Four.

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CYNIC: Celestial Voyage and Integral Birth

“This band was ahead of their time.” “This band changed metal.” “This band led the groundwork for a new breed of metal bands.” We use these sentences to describe a myriad of bands. But these examples apply to Cynic more strongly than any other band.

JOSE’S TACO METAL PARTY

Jose Mangin is best known as the host of SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal radio show and has brought the attention of thousands of listeners to some of the most incredible and unique bands in the world. Having had over 40 of these Taco Metal Parties, featuring past performances from artists such as Stone Sour, Megadeth, and Jonathan Davis, this time New Zealand band Alien Weaponry and Ukrainian act Jinjer were on the list.

Friday the 13th Exclusive Premiere of DETOXI’s New Horror Video for “Death of a Nation”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF DETOXI’S “DEATH OF A NATION” ON OUTBURN.COM From the darkest avenue in Ventura, California comes DETOXI. Musically they live somewhere between 80s SoCal deathrock and English post-punk, while creating a sound that’s all their own.

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JOSE’S TACO METAL PARTY

Jose Mangin is best known as the host of SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal radio show and has brought the attention of thousands of listeners to some of the most incredible and unique bands in the world. Having had over 40 of these Taco Metal Parties, featuring past performances from artists such as Stone Sour, Megadeth, and Jonathan Davis, this time New Zealand band Alien Weaponry and Ukrainian act Jinjer were on the list.

ROCKSTAR’S DISRUPT FESTIVAL

Summer is the time music fans look forward to the most—it’s finally festival season! In comes Rockstar’s Disrupt Festival to save the day.

DIO RETURNS – 6.6.19 The Palladium. Worcester, MA

To preserve and celebrate the legacy of one of the greatest vocalists in...

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