Chef BRIAN TSAO Pairs 10 Recipes with 10 Metal Bands

Chef Brian Tsao is not your typical chef. He loves his metal licks as much as his tasty licks. As the son of a Chinese father and Korean mother, he grew up in Flushing, Queens, NY into a family rich with Asian heritage and culinary traditions.

FORGOTTEN LORE: 20 Essential Metal Compilation Albums

The compilation album is a lost art, a relic from the not so distant past when labels needed an efficient and ear catching way of exposing listeners to their latest rosters of talent. Today’s hyperconnected culture means that new artists possess more choices than ever when it comes to platforms for sharing their music.

HEAVY AS TEXAS Chooses the Heaviest Riffs and Songs from Texas

Acclaimed guitarist Marzi Montazeri and vocalist Kyle Thomas—otherwise recognized as members of Louisiana based metal pioneers Exhorder—are thrilled to announce their brand new, whiskey-soaked,...

Exclusive Premiere of CLIO CADENCE’s Video for “Drive”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF CLIO CADENCE’S “DRIVE” ON OUTBURN.COM “Drive is a song about the struggle to stand up for yourself and leave a relationship that has become toxic. Sometimes we get trapped by possessions, people, and worry about what others will think. Sometimes you have to leave everything behind to save yourself,” says Clio Cadence.

Erik Rutan’s Top 10 Favorite CANNIBAL CORPSE Songs

We tasked Cannibal Corpse’s freshly recruited new guitarist, Hate Eternal’s own Erik Rutan, to tell us some of his favorite songs to play from the band’s enviable back catalog.


Finland has long been an iconic hub for rock and metal music, from the gothic to the heavy and even the symphonic. With the likes of Nightwish, HIM, Children of Bodom, Apocalyptica, and so many more ensuring Finland’s place on the international map of popular bands, there is no wonder that there is quite a demand for Finnish rockers to find themselves back on United States soil.

Exclusive Premiere of DAMN NATION’s Video for “Would You Stay”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF DAMN NATION’S “WOULD YOU STAY” ON OUTBURN.COM “We all have a secret we hide from those around us. An inner devil we bury deep in the deeds of our better nature. We deny it but, it’ll always be there waiting to escape. We fear it will drive away the ones we love the most…so we ask them: Would You Stay?”

Exclusive Premiere: ARTUSHA’s New Single and Official Lyric Video “Death to Life”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF THE NEW SINGLE AND LYRIC VIDEO “DEATH TO LIFE” FROM ARTUSHA ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. Artusha is a finely tuned groove metal quartet that doesn’t strictly adhere to the boundaries of genre.

Influences and Essentials: THE VINTAGE CARAVAN In Their Own Words

Guitarist and lead vocalist Óskar Logi Ágústsson shares with us The Vintage Caravan’s main influences and his band’s essential tracks.

Exclusive Premiere of NEVER YOUR ZERO’s New Video for “Love or Hate”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF NEVER YOUR ZERO’s “LOVE OR HATE” ON OUTBURN.COM Christopher Roberts (Singer): “The song ‘Love or Hate,’ is very emotional for me. It has every aspect of a relationship—the good and the really ugly.