There are two different artists that are called 'Outworld'. 1. Outworld is a progressive metal band that was formed in 1997 by Rusty Cooley. Musically they can be described as progressive, groove and melodic metal. With influences ranging from neoclassical and progressive metal heroes such as Yngwie Malmsteen, Symphony X and Dream Theater, to modern day hard edged bands such as Pantera and Meshuggah.