“Eternal Night is spreading across our shore… It was a cursed album.”

Manchester's ARESK have, since their formation back in 2017, quickly established themselves as one of the premier Black Metal acts in the country. They blend the symphonic overtones of the likes of HECATE ENTHRONED and early CRADLE OF FILTH with a razor sharp, caustic brand of Black Metal. Rock Out Stand Out's guest writer Danny … Continue reading “Eternal Night is spreading across our shore… It was a cursed album.”

NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Announce New Album ’Heading For The Fire’

TOLEDO STEEL have announced they will release their highly anticipated second album 'Heading For The Fire' on Dissonance on February 12, 2021 Toledo Steel comment: “After a monumental year for us gigging all over Europe in 2019, it was time for us to take that momentum and energy into the studio to record our second … Continue reading NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Announce New Album ’Heading For The Fire’

NEWS: SCARDUST – Unveils Music Video For ‘Stranger’ From New Concept Album

An intriguing concept album built of complementary song pairs working from the outside in, “Strangers” – set to be released on Oct. 30 by M-Theory Audio – is the newest effort from acclaimed Israeli progressive/symphonic metal band SCARDUST. With one pair of songs already unveiled to the general public via the music videos for “Tantibus II” and “Addicted”, the … Continue reading NEWS: SCARDUST – Unveils Music Video For ‘Stranger’ From New Concept Album

NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Launch New Beard Oil For Children’s Cancer Charity

Korpiklaani, Partawa and Mad Viking Finland, a charity supporting club of bearded men, have created a beard oil in collaboration. Named Korven Kyynel, it will be sold as a limited edition of 2000 bottles. Of the price of each sold bottle, 5€ will be given to Sylva, a charity that supports children and youth fighting cancer. The CEO of Partawa, Mika Poikonen, is very happy with … Continue reading NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Launch New Beard Oil For Children’s Cancer Charity

NEWS: GARAGEDAYS – Release Music Video For New Single ‘Back In Line’, Album Presale Opened

Austrian metal band, GARAGEDAYS, have released a music video for their first single 'Back In Line', the track is taken from  their fourth album ‘Something Black‘, which will be out on November 13, 2020 via El Puerto Records. The album was co-produced, mixed and mastered by Andy LaRocque (King Diamond). The video was made by René Koessler. 'Back In Line' … Continue reading NEWS: GARAGEDAYS – Release Music Video For New Single ‘Back In Line’, Album Presale Opened

NEWS: ELUVEITIE – Join Forces With Angela Gossow’s Kult Management

Swiss metal force ELUVEITIE are happy to announce that they are teaming up with Kult Management. ELUVEITIE mastermind Chrigel Glanzmann comments,“Times are weird and the metal scene has been unusually quiet the last few months. Have we been brought to our knees though? Hell no, nothing could be further from reality! While we were forced to pause our live activity we've … Continue reading NEWS: ELUVEITIE – Join Forces With Angela Gossow’s Kult Management

NEWS: ENSLAVED – Announce 2021 UK + European Tour Dates!

Norwegian blackened avant-gardists Enslaved are proud to announce a European tour for May 2021, having just released their acclaimed new studio album Utgard little over a week ago - achieving some incredible chart positions worldwide including; US #67 Billboard #9 Current Hard Music #3 Top New Artist, Germany #30, UK #17 Indie #8 Rock and Italy #39. More to come! The live run … Continue reading NEWS: ENSLAVED – Announce 2021 UK + European Tour Dates!

NEWS: THE PINEAPPLE THIEF – To Release The Soord Sessions Volume 4

Photo Credit: Diana Seifert Over the last half-decade, The Pineapple Thief, led by musical polymath Bruce Soord and bolstered by the involvement of master drummer Gavin Harrison, has rapidly ascended to the upper echelons of Europe’s Alternative Rock scene. To acclaim from the worldwide media and fans, September 2020 saw the release of Versions Of The … Continue reading NEWS: THE PINEAPPLE THIEF – To Release The Soord Sessions Volume 4

NEWS: ANTHEA – Shares New Music Video For Title Track Off Upcoming Album ‘Illusion’

Los Angeles symphonic power metal band Anthea are sharing their new music video for the title track "Illusion" off their upcoming album due out on October 23rd via Rockshots Records. The band adds about the track:“The title song of the album, Illusion, is one of our faster tracks featuring some epic dueling guitar and keyboard action. This song really gives … Continue reading NEWS: ANTHEA – Shares New Music Video For Title Track Off Upcoming Album ‘Illusion’

NEWS: EPICA – Kick Off Pre-order For New Album ‘Omega’ + Release Video For First Single ‘Abyss Of Time’

Dutch Symphonic Metal Giants EPICA proudly announce the release of their new album "Omega", out on February 26th 2021 via Nuclear Blast. "Omega" is the bands first studio album in five years. EPICA have also released the first single from the album, titled 'Abyss Of Time', with an amazing accompanying video that was made in collaboration with Grupa 13. Simone Simons comments: "Finally we can show … Continue reading NEWS: EPICA – Kick Off Pre-order For New Album ‘Omega’ + Release Video For First Single ‘Abyss Of Time’