There are many influential releases celebrating three decades of existence in 2019. Before the year wraps up, we here at Outburn would like to spotlight the most notable metal outings that were released in 1989. The criteria for making this list is mostly based on the album’s intensity, sound, riffs, songs, cover art, and album title, and not on sales numbers.
As you’ve all surely experienced over the last month plus of our current Coronavirus quarantine, there are only a finite amount of things to do while we’re all staying at home—clean and organize your house, binge watch Netflix, exercise, sleep, eat, drink (heavily), and listen to music. And no matter what activity from that list you choose to partake in, music is the perfect accompaniment.
On May 13th of this year, Chuck Schuldiner would have been 52-years-old. Even though his physical presence is no longer with us, his memory lives on with his legendary band Death and the music they created.
We caught up with the shock rocking king of horror to have him tell us what his Top 10 most metal moments in horror are. And here are some bloody excellent selections from Wednesday 13.
For the first time on the road together since 2011, Touché Amoré and La Dispute brought their final tour of 2019 to The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. Competing with another show occurring just upstairs, the bands were still able to pack out the venue with dedicated fans eager to see these post-hardcore acts.
JEREMY WAGNER, GUITARIST OF BROKEN HOPE AND HORROR AUTHOR TELL US HIS TOP 5 HORROR NOVELS Photograph by Stephanie Cabral (in no particular order) 1. GHOST STORY...
For Mother’s Day, we wanted to do something special with one of the most supportive moms in music. Starting off by shining a light on a parent that not only supported her daughter’s journey, but continues to do so to the fullest extent to this very day. We had the pleasure of speaking with Sandy Hittesdorf, mother of Ash Costello (New Years Day) about Ash’s history with music, some funny stories, and, of course, the amazing bond between Ash and her incredible mom…
Sexual harassment, defined as unwanted sexual favors and advances, is prevalent in the music scene, with unwelcomed physical and verbal contact also included. Unfortunately, there’s a long history of sexual abuse, misconduct, and exploitation of minors in the music scene. This predatory behavior weaved into the music industry and culture, telling the new generation of musicians that it’s acceptable to harass and abuse fans.
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF THE VENOMOUS PINKS’S “HOLD ON” ON OUTBURN.COM About the song “Hold On,” the band says, “It’s a coming of age punk anthem that gives a lifeline for those struggling to keep a dream alive.”
To coincide with the recent release of Posehn’s Grandpa Metal, special guest contributor Brian Posehn writes about his Top 10 Most Comic Metal Songs, which include Anthrax, Spinal Tap, S.O.D., Steel Panther, Tenacious D, and more!