READER’S CHOICE: END OF YEAR 2019

One of our readers Tom has submitted a mini review for each of his releases. Here are his choices in reverse order. 10. Freedom Call - M.E.T.A.L One of Germany’s most criminally underrated bands, the “Happy” Power Metal band FREEDOM CALL released a really good album this year. Chris Bay is such a good vocalist … Continue reading READER’S CHOICE: END OF YEAR 2019

READER'S CHOICE: END OF YEAR 2019

Can you believe we're nearing the end of the year already? This week will be dedicated to revealing top albums, singles and live shows from Rock Out Stand Out Staff members. First off though, a couple of our readers and musicians revealed their top releases of the year. Here is what they said. Dan P … Continue reading READER'S CHOICE: END OF YEAR 2019

EP REVIEW: Tribe Of Ghosts – 1

In a month that’s saturated with sounds from Mariah Carey, Michael Bublé and WHAM, I do admire bands that release new material during the festive month. Brighton based TRIBE OF GHOSTS released their debut EP 1 today and judging from the strong sounds, the new year is not going to know what hit them. TRIBE … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Tribe Of Ghosts – 1

"There is something special with physical media, and you can’t really get the sensation of going through a booklet through a downloaded track."

Sweden's ELEINE have been enlightening us with their delightful symphonic metal since releasing their debut album in 2015. They are scheduled to tour with MYRATH in 2020 across Europe and have recently released their five track EP titled All Shall Burn. Rock Out Stand Out's Martin White recently submitted some questions to ELEINE's Madeleine Liljestam … Continue reading "There is something special with physical media, and you can’t really get the sensation of going through a booklet through a downloaded track."

LIVE REPORT: Leaves' Eyes & Sirenia w/ Forever Still, Lost In Grey and Kassogtha @ The Asylum, Birmingham 29.11.2019

The night was electric with adrenaline and anticipation. Whilst waiting outside the venue; the fans were delving into LEAVES EYES repertoire and highlighting their views on the bands back catalogue. First to kick off the Female Metal Voices tour were Swiss Melodic Death metallers KASSOGTHA. The band owned the stage with strength and endurance. The … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Leaves' Eyes & Sirenia w/ Forever Still, Lost In Grey and Kassogtha @ The Asylum, Birmingham 29.11.2019

ALBUM REVIEW: Vhäldemar – Metal Of The World

Metal Of The World is the third album from Spain’s VHÄLDEMAR. It was originally released in 2007 but this time features new album cover artwork as part of the re-release. The album features 13 tracks and clocks in at 48 minutes running time. River of Blood is included as a bonus track on this release … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Vhäldemar – Metal Of The World

ALBUM REVIEW: Mortem Atra – A Dark Lament

Beauty has no bounds. The emotional lyrics captivate and ensnare the senses. Begin the journey into the dark, illuminating, savage world of internal struggles, anger and battle with depression. This is what you can expect from Cyprus basedMelodic Death/Doom Metal troupe MORTEM ATRA.The evidence can be found in their upcoming debut album A Dark Lament. … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Mortem Atra – A Dark Lament

ALBUM REVIEW: Pyramid – Gold Tooth

Ladies and gentlemen! Lend me your horns for the golden metal triumph that will have you reaching for your air guitar PYRAMID hails from New York USA and formed as a project band in 2017. Their discography includes their 2017 release Mi Rage and their latest album Gold Tooth was the second release. PYRAMID recorded … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Pyramid – Gold Tooth