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Editor Octavia Laird (executive)
Rodney Kusano
Categories Alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock
Frequency Bimonthly (five issues per year)
Year founded 1996
First issue 1996
Country Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Language American English
Website www.outburn.com
ISSN 1542-1309
OCLC number 50797728

Outburn is an American bimonthly, print and digital publication focusing on alternative rock, heavy metal, and punk rock music.[1] The articles consist of include news, interviews and reviews.[1]


In 1996, Outburn was first published, and five issues per year since that time have come out.[1] The current executive editor and co-publisher is Octavia Laird with the other co-publisher and editor being Rodney Kusano.[1]

The magazine had it reviews used by Metacritic for issue No. 23.[2]


The magazine has the following writers they used to write artist articles, review albums, and conduct interviews.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Outburn. "About Us". Octavie Laird and Rodney Kusano. Retrieved July 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ Metacritic. "Outburn profile". CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 31, 2013. 

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