About Outburn

Outburn is the leader of the new music revolution. From hard and heavy to subversive and sublime, Outburn is at the forefront of everything exciting in music today. Rock, metal, punk, hardcore, indie music, and more, Outburn is edgier and always ahead of the mainstream. Outburn Online and every issue of Outburn Magazine includes in-depth interviews with today’s hottest musicians, exclusive color photographs, and tons of new music reviews. Plus, we’ve got the latest music news, up-and-coming band features, giveaways, and coverage of popular live events all delivered with the authority and integrity only Outburn can offer.

Outburn is an independently owned magazine and online website. Founded in 1996 by Rodney Kusano, Outburn grew from a DIY fanzine into one of the world’s largest, most recognized, and respected music publications with print and digital editions.

publisher + editor + creative director: Rodney Kusano
editor + director of online and social media: Jeremy Saffer
writers: Brian Campbell, Kristyn Clarke, Dillon Collins, Tyler Davidson, Nick DeMarino, Danielle Deschamps, Anabel DFlux, Lou Flesh, Daniel Hinds, Jameson Ketchum, Brian Krasman, Nathaniel Lay, George Pacheco, Greg Pratt, Kelley Simms, Dan Slessor, Kevin Stewart-Panko, Jeff Treppel
photographers: Jeremy Saffer, Micah Smith