ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Attack Of Orym

Ever since first listening to symphonic greatness in Dance With The Dragon a few years ago, DARK SARAH have been on my radar ever since. They are back with a brand-new part of the DARK SARAH story, Attack Of Orym to be precise. Let me tell you more. I always say the best opening tracks … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Attack Of Orym

“It saved my motivation to continue with Dark Sarah”

Cinematic Symphonic Metal act DARK SARAH return with the next chapter of their exciting saga this Friday. It is titled Attack Of Orym and it has been eagerly anticipated. Ahead of this release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke with lead vocalist/band founder Heidi Parviainen about the album, specific songs, challenges faced and mental … Continue reading “It saved my motivation to continue with Dark Sarah”

“A lot of fast guitars and high vocals; think bands like DragonForce and Twilight Force.”

ENERGEMA have released their latest EP Hunter Of Immortals with new vocalist Ryan Thomson at the helm. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham grabbed a quick chat with Ryan about the EP, his time in the band and mental health. Hello Ryan, thanks for joining Rock Out Stand Out. So the band name Energema, does … Continue reading “A lot of fast guitars and high vocals; think bands like DragonForce and Twilight Force.”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – JANUARY 2023

Hello and a happy new year to you all. The year has barely begun and already there is already exciting new music. This is great news when putting together the first Rock Out Stand Out Playlist of 2023 so let's see what we have. Some of the music was released before the end of the … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – JANUARY 2023

EP REVIEW: Lost Dawning – Embers Of Dusk

LOST DAWNING are new and fresh to the power metal sphere yet they are already making a great impression. Their debut EP Embers Of Dusk came out before the end of 2022 and it’s already receiving praise from fans and critics alike. Having listened to the EP myself, I can see why they are gaining … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Lost Dawning – Embers Of Dusk

“I think from a lyrical perspective there could be some literature ones, for example HP Lovecraft and things like that”

DEATH DENIED released their album Through Water, Through Flames last year and it's understandably gaining them recognition from fans and critics alike. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham sat down with bassist Vincent where they spoke about the band's sound, the album and mental health. Hello Vincent, thank you for joining Rock Out Stand Out … Continue reading “I think from a lyrical perspective there could be some literature ones, for example HP Lovecraft and things like that”

ALBUM REVIEW: Skyblazer – Infinity’s Wings

2023 has barely begun and a certain album has given me that much needed kick up the backside to ensure this new year is a great one. The album in question Infinity’s Wings, the debut from SKYBLAZER. For those who don’t know SKYBLAZER is a musical project created by multi-instrumentalist and song writer Johannes Frykholm. … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Skyblazer – Infinity’s Wings

“all the lyrics are about leaving a dark past behind to look forth to a bright tomorrow”

SKYBLAZER is a musical project started by song-writer and multi-instrumentalist Johannes Frykholm in 2021. The debut album Infinity's Wings is due for release in a matter of days. Ahead of this release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to Johannes about the album, origins of the project, mental health and which video game characters … Continue reading “all the lyrics are about leaving a dark past behind to look forth to a bright tomorrow”

“It’s also an encapsulation of how the band came together”

Multi-National Power/Symphonic Metal act LOST DAWNING are new on the scene. They released their latest EP Embers Of Dusk before 2022 ended and with it receiving high praise, it's clear they are ones to watch out for. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Phillipa Sztencel and drummer/band founder Daniel Engström about … Continue reading “It’s also an encapsulation of how the band came together”