Legendary black metal icon Abbath brought his eponymously named band Abbath to the smallest state in the United States, and the show was anything but little. Well known for his tenure as the frontman of Immortal, when Abbath broke off to form his own band, the question on the minds of Immortal and Abbath fans alike was, “How will Abbath do on his own, and how will Immortal do with out Abbath?”
Outburn caught up quickly with Exhumed’s Matt Harvey, to discuss some of the cinematic inspiration behind their latest platter of splatter for Relapse Records, the succinctly titled Horror. We shot from the hip with a little rapid fire Q and A about some of Matt’s favorite (and least favorite) moments from the worlds of slashers, monsters, the unhinged, and the undead.
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF DEAD FRIENDS’ “CIS WHITE WHALE” ON OUTBURN.COM The band says, “Cis White Whale” is a song about entitlement and feeling like the world owes you something based on where you’ve been. What better visual companion piece than the world of politics?”
LISTEN TO THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF AMARIONETTE’S “PERFECT” ON OUTBURN.COM “We’ve always been fans of Dance Gavin Dance, and thought it would be cool to do a cover of a song that flew under the radar for the most part.”
Lights, lasers, fire, fireworks, three Japanese women, and headbanging heavy metal…it must be none other than BABYMETAL! Launching the release of the band’s brand new album, Metal Galaxy, on October 11 with a sold out arena show at The Forum in the heart of Los Angeles, BABYMETAL put on an amazing and larger than life performance that had the crowd pumped up from beginning to end.
LACUNA COIL & ALL THAT REMAINS October 1, 2019 Regent Theater Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles welcomed quite a tour to its city—Disease of the Anima Tour featuring co-headlining sets from Lacuna Coil and All That Remains.
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF DESOLATE’s “MISERABLE” ON OUTBURN.COM “Miserable is a song I wrote about hating myself during the worst transitional point in my life. The song is thematically based on the idea of self loathing, but it’s lyrically ambiguous, so it’s certainly open to personal interpretation”
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF NO EYE HAS SEEN’S “THORN” ON OUTBURN.COM East Coast metalcore quintet No Eye Has Seen have debuted their new music video “Thorn.” The single comes as the quartet’s first new music since 2018’s Introspect EP, with the Connecticut outfit currently finishing work on their debut full-length, set to drop in early 2020.
“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 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.