ALBUM REVIEW: Scar Of The Sun – Inertia

If AMORPHIS, GOJIRA and ROTTING CHRIST had somehow conceived a conspicuous love child, SCAR OF THE SUN would be it. They have released their third studio album Inertia and it’s honestly one of the most thought-provoking albums I have come across. Amongst the chaos, there are well thought out lyrics and important messages within. This … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Scar Of The Sun – Inertia

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 15.05.2021

Two weeks are up which means it's time for a new playlist. STOP, STOP!, SCAR OF THE SUN, GRIMGOTTS and GOJIRA released albums within these two weeks so songs from those are on the playlist. The new singles from HELLRYDER, TY MORN, BURNING WITCHES, VAN CANTO, BLOODBOUND, MORTEMIA, NEONFLY, SABATON, TANZWUT, THUNDERMOTHER and LORD OF … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 15.05.2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: A Look Into Inside Out With Cinema Therapy and How The Film Helped Me

Warning: This article contains film spoilers. It tends to be a tradition of mine to change my mind about what I write about for Mental Health Awareness week at the last minute. Watching a video from YouTube Channel Cinema Therapy gave me inspiration for this piece. For those who don't know Cinema Therapy is a … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: A Look Into Inside Out With Cinema Therapy and How The Film Helped Me

YOUR STORIES: My View – Looking Out From The Inside

Note from the author: The following article was written at the peak of my worst ever mental collapse. It had been building for many years, and the wave that I’d been riding came crashing down, taking me with it. Since writing this, I have truly accepted that it’s ok to not be ok, and that … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: My View – Looking Out From The Inside

ALBUM REVIEW: Vexillum – When Good Men Go To War

VEXILLUM’s long awaited album When Good Men Go To War has been out for over a week and understandably it’s been received well by fans and critics alike. This is my first experience of the band and having listened to this, it’s extremely clear why this has been a greatly anticipated record. The quest begins … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Vexillum – When Good Men Go To War

ALBUM REVIEW: Grimgotts – Tales, Sagas & Legends

They say there is a first time for everything. This is the first time I have received a map of a fantasy land in a press pack. I hope this won’t be the last time, it’s a fantastic touch and other bands could learn from this. What is this fantasy land you ask? It’s Andria … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Grimgotts – Tales, Sagas & Legends

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 01.05.2021

Welcome to the latest Rock Out Stand Out playlist. April has now come an end and we reflect upon the past month whilst anticipating a return to some sense of normality as the weeks go on. Welsh NWOBHM act TRAITORS GATE guitarist Andy D’Urso sadly lost his battle with cancer earlier in April. Our condolences … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 01.05.2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – April 2021

Another month has been and gone, it's time for our team members to reveal what albums have made their month. Stefan: Epica - Ωmega Ωmega … What a way to make this year’s music releases Epic! EPICA, one of the Symphonic Metal world’s finest and best bands released their highly anticipated eigth studio album Ωmega … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – April 2021

ALBUM REVIEW: Frozen Crown – Winterbane

It’s been a few years since I joined a Power and Symphonic Metal Appreciation group on Facebook. It’s been a great way to discover new bands whilst making new friends. One group that often popped up were FROZEN CROWN, I had heard the odd song or two and liked what I heard. I had never … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Frozen Crown – Winterbane

ALBUM REVIEW: The Treatment – Waiting For Good Luck

Cambridge Hard Rockers THE TREATMENT have been on my radar for the past ten years, blimey ten years. I was at university when I first listened to them and saw them live. AC/DC meets AEROSMITH were my first thoughts when listening to their debut album This Might Hurt. Fast forward to the present day and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Treatment – Waiting For Good Luck