ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.09.2021

Two weeks is up and we're getting closer to those colder months now. There have been a great array of releases, birthdays have been celebrated and there are some song selections to honour someone in the metal community who passed away recently. There have been some cracking album releases from Seven Spires, Apostolica, Brainstorm and … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.09.2021

ALBUM REVIEW: Apostolica – Haeretica Ecclesia

Can someone holler a battle cry to ORDEN OGAN, SABATON and POWERWOLF? I am certain their demonic offspring has been found, it goes under the name APOSTOLICA and they are due to release their mighty concoction Haeretica Ecclesia in a matter of days. From listening to this, I am confident more members will be more … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Apostolica – Haeretica Ecclesia

NEW SINGLE: Majestica – Metal United

"Oh just one more listen." "But I don't want to get bored of the song." Does this sound familiar when you hear a great song? Do you have it on loop for days afterwards? The latest song for me is MAJESTICA's Metal United and I didn't feel a post on social media was enough so … Continue reading NEW SINGLE: Majestica – Metal United

“The song is a very delicate piece because there’s nothing too complicated about it.”

Daniel Leigh has been performing since the age of fourteen and during this time has branched out to many diverse paths within music. As well as being known as the lead vocalist for bands NEW DEVICE and JORDAN RED, he is also know for his solo music. He is due to release his debut album … Continue reading “The song is a very delicate piece because there’s nothing too complicated about it.”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2021

On 24th August 2007, Sophie Lancaster died from brutal injuries sustained after a tragic and unprovoked attack. To honour the anniversary of her passing and to show appreciation for the work The Sophie Lancaster Foundation do for people in alternative subcultures, our team members have chosen albums that help them feel proud to be who … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2021

“Music is funny. You do it and you throw it at people.”

Death Rock outfit CAUDA PAVONIS were the subject of the first band profile here on Rock Out Stand Out. Steph Warren spoke to lead vocalist/synth player Su Wainwright and drummer/backing vocalist Dave Wainwright where they spoke about their music, fans and their words of wisdom. How would you like to introduce yourself and your band … Continue reading “Music is funny. You do it and you throw it at people.”

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: BLOODSTOCK 2021 – MEGAN’S FIRST LIVE EVENT AFTER LOCKDOWN

What was Bloodstock 2021 like? BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR FESTIVAL 2021; sounds like a pipedream, right? Well, by some miracle and frankly, sheer hard work, it actually happened, and I was lucky enough to attend. When I knew that I was going to Bloodstock, I thought it would be interesting to document my experience. I don’t … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: BLOODSTOCK 2021 – MEGAN’S FIRST LIVE EVENT AFTER LOCKDOWN

EP REVIEW: Ravenlight – Intermission

For me, the best cover songs sound like the artists own creation. To the point where you are shocked to find out they covered the song and it wasn’t their own. Symphonic Power Metallers RAVENLIGHT are the latest band to show that this is the case with their upcoming EP Intermission, this is bridge between … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Ravenlight – Intermission

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: TIPS FOR ATTENDING AN EVENT AFTER LOCKDOWN

I attended my first gig after a year and half due to the pandemic, you can read about it here. If you’re heading to a live show or any other event for the first time after COVID and any event after that, here are some tips I have learnt that really helped me cope during … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: TIPS FOR ATTENDING AN EVENT AFTER LOCKDOWN