IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

WEEK OF APRIL 12, 2021

NEW ISSUE OUTBURN #93
APRIL 29, 2021
THE VINTAGE CARAVAN: Kaleidoscopic Light
INTERVIEW WITH ÓSKAR LOGI ÁGÚSTSSON

With the high-octane and infectious psychedelic/progressive hard rock of Monuments, The Vintage Caravan has shone a kaleidoscopic light on dark and cloudy times. We caught up with guitarist/vocalist Óskar Logi Ágústsson for a primer on volcanic activity, Icelandic rock history, and how to never forget your roots even when you inadvertently neglect them.
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: GLAARE’S NEW SINGLE “FOR SALE”
Glaare defies time and space by being in two places at once: Both in and of the moment while engaged in the dark dance of the 80s. “For Sale” is Siouxsie and Killing Joke locked into a death ballet, all black kohl and gleaming chrome, with choreography by Martin Gore.
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: SOFTSPOKEN‘S NEW SINGLE “BONES”
Kentucky post-hardcore outfit Softspoken has unveiled the new single “Bones,” which is taken from the band’s upcoming EP Where The Heart Belongs out May 14th.
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: STONEBURNER’S NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “SELLOUT”
“‘Sellout’ was written deep in the midst of this past COVID winter,” says Steven Archer. “I was very frustrated not being able to tour and debating different options to bring attention to my various projects.”
SILVERSTEIN Releases New Single and Video “Bankrupt”
Just after celebrating 20 years together, legendary post-hardcore outfit Silverstein hit us with a standout, anthemic new single and video, “Bankrupt.“
ESCAPE THE FATE Shares “Lightning Strike” Video and Releases Chemical Warfare
The band is also celebrating the release of the album with the premiere of the music video for one of the tracks, “Lightning Strike,” on which Travis Barker plays the drums. 
LACUNA COIL Announces New Album Live From The Apocalypse
To celebrate the announcement, LACUNA COIL have released a very special single, “Bad Things,” today, which has only previously been available in its original studio version.

WEEK OF MARCH 29, 2021

Exclusive Premiere: New Music Video “Nightmares” from MIKE’S DEAD
Mike’s Dead has released a new video for “Nightmares,” the second single off of his upcoming Revenge EP due out in May.
Exclusive Premiere: The Spine-Tingling New Music Video “Wasteland” from WE’RE WOLVES
In the video for “Wasteland,” three women wake in the midst of a seedy basement and must escape, while being hunted by a masked killer.
Exclusive Premiere: The New Single “Illusion of Freedom” from TARAH WHO?
Napalm Records has released the EP’s opening title track alongside an official videoA storm of raging guitars and blaring drums rise, merging with the late Alexi Laiho’s versatile vocal power and leading up to a heavy attack
BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Releases Title Track “Paint the Sky with Blood” and Official Video
Napalm Records has released the EP’s opening title track alongside an official videoA storm of raging guitars and blaring drums rise, merging with the late Alexi Laiho’s versatile vocal power and leading up to a heavy attack
Metal Legends Scott Ian, Corey Taylor, Lzzy Hale, and Dave Lombardo Join Composer Fil Eisler on New Track “THUNDER FORCE” for Netflix Film
Thunder Force” was written by composer Fil Eisler for the film alongside Scott Ian (Anthrax) and Corey Taylor (Slipknot & Stone Sour) and features a star-studded lineup of metal legends Lzzy Hale (Halestrom), Dave Lombardo (Slayer) as well as dynamic electric cellist Tina Guo.

WEEK OF MARCH 22, 2021

EMPTY STREETS: Right Down the Center
INTERVIEW WITH AARON THOMPSON BY ANABEL DFLUX

Aaron Thompson’s electric melodies and moody vocals are sure to capture the attention of darkwave and brooding synthpop music fans with his endeavor Empty Streets.
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: MORNING IN MAY’s New Single “A ‘You Up’ Text from Death”
The solo act of Jake Bartolic has also unveiled a brand new single, “A ‘You Up’ Text From Death,” honing his throwback emo style with a blistering post-hardcore spine on the new track.
MUSIC REVIEW
IMMERSE: The Weight That Holds Me Here

With tight, punchy riffs and gritty guitar breaks, there’s plenty of impactful songs that get in and out fast, leaving the listener breathless and wanting more, and plenty to satisfy any fan of the melodic hardcore genre.
BLACK VEIL BRIDES Announce “Acoustour” Virtual Acoustic Radio Tour
Los Angeles rockers Black Veil Brides are announcing their first-ever virtual acoustic radio tour. Happening in conjunction with eight local radios stations, the band will be performing their latest single and other favorites from their catalog.
LIFE OF AGONY Shares a Behind the Scenes Look at the Making of The Sound of Scars Documentary Featuring Doyle of the Misfits
Life of Agony will host a virtual screening event for their new, feature-length documentary titled The Sound of Scars for a limited time, starting on April 16th.
JINJER Announces 2021 North American Headline Tour and Enters the Studio
The tour, dubbed “Coming to America 2021,” features special guest heavy icons Suicide Silence. Kicking off in Seattle, WA on October 22, the tour will traverse for over a month.
CANNIBAL CORPSE Launches New Single “Murderous Rampage”
On April 16th, Cannibal Corpse will release their 15th studio album, Violence Unimagined, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Violence Unimagined, the new single, “Murderous Rampage,” listen here.

WEEK OF MARCH 15, 2021

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: THE HAUNT’s New Music Video “Love You Better”
“Have you ever convinced yourself that you love someone when deep down you know they really aren’t right for you? That’s what ‘Love You Better’ is about.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: CYDERIAN SON’s New EP Necropolis
New York band Cyderian Son’s sophomore EP Necropolis is set for release on Friday, March 19, 2021. “This EP was a reflection on some of the things that plague our everyday lives and stunt our growth in the world.”

MOVIE REVIEWS
THE HIRED KILLER
and THE .44 SPECIALIST
Films from the Eurocrime genre, a period in Italian cinema that capitalized on American films such as Dirty Harry and The French Connection, while giving it an even more hyper-stylized and violent twist.

MUSIC REVIEW
AVERSED: Impermanent
On its nine expansive tracks, the band utilizes ferocious blastbeats, catchy hooks, abundant melodies, blazing guitar riffs, and Irizarry’s brutal guttural/clean vocal combination.

MUSIC REVIEW
ERRA

ERRA is back with a self-titled fifth album and UNFD label debut that sees frontman JT Cavey and his cohorts really kicking things into overdrive. 

MUSIC REVIEW
LANDMVRKS: Lost in the Waves

Smashing through your speakers with a fresh, unmistakable blend of genres comes French metal five piece LANDMVRKS.

VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE Returns After Five Years To Perform At Summit Music Fest
Vampires Everywhere returns after five years to perform at Summit Music Fest this summer. After a five year hiatus, he’s resurrected the band for a special one-night performance.

LAMB OF GOD Premieres Live Video for “Memento Mori (Live)”
LAMB OF GOD has premiered the official video for “Memento Mori (Live)” from the Lamb of God: Live in Richmond DVD, which is part of the upcoming Lamb Of God (Deluxe Version).

BORN OF OSIRIS Unleashes New Single and Music Video “White Nile”
Born of Osiris fans, rejoice! The band makes its triumphant return with their blistering new single, “White Nile” out via Sumerian Records.

PUSCIFER Presents “Billy D and The Hall of Feathered Serpents Featuring Money $hot by Puscifer” Streaming Event
Puscifer returns with the otherworldly streaming performance: “Billy D and The Hall of Feathered Serpents featuring Money $hot by Puscifer.”


WEEK OF MARCH 8, 2021

THE CROWN: Appetites for Destruction
INTERVIEW WITH MARKO TERVONEN

The Crown first returned to the international extreme metal scene back in 2010 after a six year hiatus and their latest, Royal Destroyer, is something special. Guitarist Marko Tervonen discusses the new album and what keeps The Crown’s creative flame burning.


ENFORCED: Off the Grid
INTERVIEW WITH KNOX COLBY

Richmond, Virginia’s crossover thrash newbies Enforced are in pretty good company. Home of GWAR, Municipal Waste, Iron Reagan, and Lamb of God, the band has kept up the hometown tradition of creating pulverizing extreme metal.


ENFORCED: Kill Grid REVIEW
8/10

CROSSOVER THRASH: These riffs are so addicting! Richmond, Virginia crossover thrash metal band Enforced has released its second full-length album Kill Grid.


LIFE OF AGONY Announces Virtual Screening Event
Brooklyn, NY metal outfit Life of Agony has been using their downtime to put the finishing touches on their upcoming full-length documentary The Sound of Scars.


ERRA Releases New Single and Video “Shadow Autonomous”
ERRA hits us with one last peek into their forthcoming self-titled album today with new single and video “Shadow Autonomous.” Ironically ERRA considers “Shadow Autonomous” as the album’s ballad track.


SUMO CYCO Reveals Striking New Anthem and Official Music Video “No Surrender”
Canadian alt-metal/hard rock crossover stars SUMO CYCO recently announced the highly anticipated release of their upcoming full-length album, Initiation, out May 7, 2021 via Napalm Records.


PHILIP H. ANSELMO AND THE ILLEGALS Present A Vulgar Display Of Pantera Exclusive Livestream
Dubbed A Vulgar Display Of Pantera, the multi-camera shot, fully live performance will take place on Friday, April 9th and find the band celebrating the legacy of Pantera with a set featuring select cuts from the band’s five classic albums.