Illinois based Frail Body embodies the spirit and soul of what many define as “screamo;” their songs are lamentations about nihilism, death, anxiety, existentialism and hopelessness of existence in modern American society, and both lyrically and sonically they unfurl with ground-shaking emotion. Their forthcoming album, A Brief Memoriam, will be released November 1st via Deathwish Inc.
“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.
Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend released his acclaimed new album EMPATH in March, and will embark on the EMPATH – European Tour Vol. 1 later this year. In advance of that, he has launched a brand new animated video for the track “Why?” directed by D C Turner.
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF DETOXI’S “DEATH OF A NATION” ON OUTBURN.COM From the darkest avenue in Ventura, California comes DETOXI. Musically they live somewhere between 80s SoCal deathrock and English post-punk, while creating a sound that’s all their own.
The Devil Wears Prada will drop their new album The Act on October 11 via Solid State Records. Check out the brand new song “Please Say No,” which is one of the most experimental yet powerful songs the band has ever released.
VEIL OF MAYA have dropped a surprise single today titled “Members Only.” The brand new track comes in support of the band’s current US tour with Periphery and Covet which kicked off on Monday this week in Pittsburgh.
Italian alt-metal superstars Lacuna Coil have just released their second single and music video for “Reckless” today. Watch the video for “Reckless,” which was directed by Roberto Saku Cinardi and continues the story of previously released single “Layers of Time.” The track is off the band’s forthcoming album Black Anima, out on October 11th, 2019.
All That Remains have dropped their new video for “Just Tell Me Something,” featuring Asking Alexandria singer Danny Worsnop. “I am really proud of how this one came out. I’m blown away by Danny’s performance,” said singer Phil Labonte.
Rise Records is pleased to announce the signing of Broward County, Florida band Bloodbather. The group—Jeffrey Georges [vocals], Matt Stokes [guitar, synths], and Kyler Millo [bass]—channels airtight, distorted guitars, chugging and cathartic hardcore tempos, and menacing industrial textures into an ominous and battering sonic ram that has been streamed nearly half-a-million times in just a year.
Detroit’s I Prevail have dropped the video for “Gasoline” from their latest album Trauma, out now via Fearless Records. YouTuber Daz Black, a UK web star with a super popular gaming channel, has a starring role in the video.
New Jersey six-piece FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY have just dropped the video for the title track from their upcoming fifth studio album, The Sea of Tragic Beasts. The album will be released on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Records worldwide and Human Warfare (AUS).
Psychedelic glam rockers, Starbenders release their second single, “Holy Mother” since signing with Sumerian Records. “Holy Mother” is a bonafide rock n roll rager of a track that crescendos to full on punk fury once the first chorus hits. Complete with pounding drums and fuzzy distorted riffs, the new single sets the stage perfectly for an other-worldly performance from front woman Kimi Shelter.
Allow us to introduce the newest member of the FAT family, MakeWar. Their album Get It Together drops on November 1st, but you can check out the video for their first single “Oh, Brother” below! For a more detailed (and hilarious) introduction to the band, check out the Pulitzer Prize caliber write-up that Brendan Kelly (singer/bass player of The Lawrence Arms) did below.
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE OF THE ALCHEMY’S “WE’RE ALL JUST CRIMINALS” ON OUTBURN.COM “We’re All Just Criminals” is the second single from The Alchemy’s upcoming full-length record Chemical Daydream out November 8th on Standby Records.
Australian metalcore juggernauts The Amity Affliction have returned with a new label and a new single as well. The band has announced their signing to Pure Noise Records with “All My Friends Are Dead,” a blistering track that serves as the follow up to 2018’s Misery.
The wait is over! How It Feels To Be Lost, the highly anticipated, sixth studio album from gold certified band, Sleeping With Sirens is out now on Sumerian Records. As if the release of the new album wasn’t enough, Sleeping With Sirens have also dropped their brand new music video for the album’s title track. Watch “How It Feels To Be Lost.”
Norway’s avant-garde black metal pioneers and innovators BORKNAGAR arise at their most spirited and resplendent on their 11th studio album, True North, which is going to be out on September 27, 2019. Today, BORKNAGAR release its second single “Up North” with a stunning video created by Costin Chioreanu / Twilight13Media.
Of Mice & Men will release their sixth album EARTHANDSKY on September 27 via Rise Records. The band has just shared the new track and video “Taste of Regret.” “‘Taste of Regret’ is a song about knowing when to pick your battles, and also knowing when to shut your mouth and bite your tongue,” said singer and bassist Aaron Pauley.
The underground death metal scene has never been stronger. Niche record labels that cater to this subgenre have been popping up from all over the world in the most unlikely places, such as Thailand (Brutel Productions), Mexico (Iron Blood and Death Corp.), Italy (I, Voidhanger Records), and even in the United States (Comatose, Lost Apparitions).
Unbeatable dark and occult rock masters Year Of The Goat are set to release their brand new album, Novis Orbis Terrarum Ordinis, this Friday, September 6 with Napalm Records. A day ahead of its official release, the Swedes are celebrating their upcoming magnum opus with a lyric video premiere!