Halloween playlists—we know them, we love them, and we all want to put our own personal spins on the classics. I mean, how often do we really need to hear “Thriller” or “Ghostbusters” this holiday season? There has to be room for something a little different, so this year Outburn is submitting our picks for a heavy metal Halloween playlist of tunes.

CONTEST: Free Ticket for Sevendust Livestream!

For a chance to win a free ticket to Sevendust’s upcoming Livestream Event on October 23, head over to Outburn’s Instagram to find out how to enter and win!

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: New Single “Public Enemy” by IRON WILL

Orlando melodic rockers Iron Will have debuted their new single “Public Enemy” exclusively on Outburn.com. The resonating and anthemic new track comes as the follow-up to 2019’s debut EP, Secrets, which put the Florida trio on the map with its unequivocally engaging and radio friendly brand of alternative rock.

Book Review: UNFUCKWITHABLE: A Guide to Inspired Badassery

Think of Unfuckwithable: A Guide to Inspired Badassery as something of an anti-self-help book. And in case you’re wondering, Manfredi lays it out right on the first page, offering a definition of the book’s title—“Unfuckwithable (adj.) when you’re truly at peace and in touch with yourself, nothing anyone says or does bothers you, and no negativity or drama can touch you.”

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Video for “Cursing the Sky” from Occult Inspired Band LUNA13

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF LUNA13’S NEW VIDEO FOR “CURSING THE SKY” ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. Unleashing trademark blend of electronica and black metal and hailed as “the bass music scene’s Slayer,” dark lord deathtronica duo LUNA13 look to spread their devilish delights in 2020.

Movie Review: MIKEY (1992)

This is a “killer kid” film, and that means Mikey is also a very, very bad boy. He moves from adoptive parents to adoptive parents, attempting to ingratiate himself into a healthy family life, only to fall back into homicidal habits.


The date is September 14th, 2018, pre-Covid. I’m standing alongside a group of my closest friends, about to watch one of my favorite bands in the world play a once in a lifetime reunion gig with two lead singers, three guitarists, and a whole lot of expectation.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: “Flight” from ZAO’s Preface: Early Recordings 1995–1996

LISTEN TO THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF “FLIGHT” BY ZAO TAKEN FROM PREFACE: EARLY RECORDINGS 1995–1996 ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. “Flight” was the A-side of the very first Steadfast Records release back in 1995, a split 7-inch with Zao and Dayton HxC band Outcast.

Exclusive Premiere: SILENT ATTIC’s New EP Escape

LISTEN TO THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF SILENT ATTIC’S NEW EP ESCAPE ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. To avoid an inevitable break, Silent Attic spent their year recording and producing their new EP Escape (October 2nd), which will be the successor to their debut album.

Movie Review: SPLIT SECOND (1992)

The MVD Blu-ray doesn’t miss ANY opportunities when it comes to the extras, however, as this disc is completely packed to the gills. For starters, there’s a fun audio commentary from film historian Mike Leeder and filmmaker Arne Venema that is pretty much non-stop from the jump, with both men dropping factoids and having great fun watching the film along the way.

Exclusive Premiere: BOY BECOMES HERO’s New Album Escape Artist

LISTEN TO THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF BOY BECOMES HERO’S NEW ALBUM ESCAPE ARTIST ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. Boy Becomes Hero is a post-hardcore outfit from Michigan created by Andrew Brittingham (multi-instrumentalist, vocalist) that delivers thrashing anthems and melodic breakdowns.

Exclusive Premiere: LIMBS New Video “I Used To Be You”

WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF LIMBS’ NEW VIDEO FOR “I USED TO BE YOU” ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. “‘I Used To Be You’ was written as a reflection of my past, riddled with toxic relationships, substance abuse and struggling to cope with the loss of my father.”

LAMB OF GOD 9.18.20 Worldwide Streaming Event

Since tours, festivals, and concerts have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus, Lamb of God decided to do the next best thing by hosting an exclusive global streaming headline performance broadcasted from a studio in Richmond, Virginia on Friday, September 18.


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