EP REVIEW: Seether – Wasteland – The Puratory

South African rockers SEETHER were one of my gateway bands into the genre and they were a key presence in my teenage years when it came to developing my music taste. The last full album I had listened to by them was Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces which was released in 2007, it made navigating … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Seether – Wasteland – The Puratory

EP Review: Malacoda – The Strain

Until recently, I wasn’t familiar with the works of MALACODA. I was originally intrigued with their genre label of Goth Power Metal as I hadn’t really heard that being done before. Naturally, I was curious to find out what that sounded like. Their latest EP The Strain was an intriguing EP that allowed me to … Continue reading EP Review: Malacoda – The Strain

ALBUM REVIEW: Powerwolf – Call Of The Wild

No introductions required here. From casual listeners to highly loyal fans, every metal head has come across POWERWOLF at somepoint. The catholic werewolf priests have released their latest sermon Call Of The Wild and after having listened to it, it's easy to see why it's being hailed by fans and critics. Faster Than The Fire … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Powerwolf – Call Of The Wild

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 10.07.2021

It's midway through July! And that means only one thing, that it's time for another Rock Out Stand Out playlist. In honour of some birthdays we've got tracks from Cannibal Corpse, Dream Theater, Tyr, Napalm Death, Avenged Sevenfold and Behemoth. We have new music from extreme metal titans At The Gates, genre blending geniuses Lord … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 10.07.2021

ALBUM REVIEW: Thy Kingdom Will Burn – Thy Kingdom Will Burn

It’s no secret that Finland are one of the best breeding grounds for metal bands, the latest one that hail from this glorious land are THY KINGDOM WILL BURN. They have released their self-titled debut album and it will secure a place on the list of legends from Finland. If you need a new walk … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Thy Kingdom Will Burn – Thy Kingdom Will Burn

ALBUM REVIEW: Metalwings – A Whole New Land

I have heard the name METALWINGS pop up over the past few years but never actually sat down to listen to them until their latest release A Whole New Land. It is most certainly one of the more intriguing albums I have come across and it makes me curious to find out more. Let me … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Metalwings – A Whole New Land

EP Review: Eonian – The Nomad

Whether they like it or not, New York are getting a brutal wake up call. This is all thanks to EONIAN, an Extreme Symphonic Metal project consisting of many musicians from around the world and it was concocted by guitarist Jaume Antuñano. Their debut EP is out now and from listening to this, it’s easy … Continue reading EP Review: Eonian – The Nomad

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2021

In the words of BON JOVI, we are half way there and the end of this month is looming. It's time for some of our team to reveal their choices for Album Of The Month. Lotty: Bloodbound - Creatures Of The Dark Realm Swedish Power Metallers BLOODBOUND caught me hook, line and sinker when I … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2021

“For Van Canto it’s friends playing in one band”

Rakkatakka being heard on the horizon can only mean one thing; acapella metal warriors VAN CANTO are back and they have released their latest record To The Power Of Eight. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to Stefan Schmidt about the new album, arranging vocals and how we listen to music these days. Hello … Continue reading “For Van Canto it’s friends playing in one band”