ALBUM REVIEW: Majestica – A Christmas Carol

It’s not hard to miss that there has been so many adaptions of A Christmas Carol, I don’t personally mind as it’s one of my favourite stories. Alongside The Muppet Christmas Carol and Blackadder Christmas Carol, I now have a new favourite adaption of this Charles Dickens classic to add to my list. It’s not … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Majestica – A Christmas Carol

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2020

The end of year is drawing near and what a year it has been, we will hear more in our album of the year posts that will be online next month. In the meantime, here is the last album of the month post of 2020. Here's what our team members have picked. Ashley: Blind Guardian … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2020

“Even if you don’t like Christmas, I still think it’s a great power metal album”

There is a brand new adaption of Charles Dickins classic A Christmas Carol. It's not a film or TV adaption, it's a new album from Power Metallers MAJESTICA. Ahead of this album's release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to bassist/vocalist Chris David about this new record, mental health and answers a few fan … Continue reading “Even if you don’t like Christmas, I still think it’s a great power metal album”

ALBUM REVIEW: Eleine – Dancing In Hell

It’s no secret that Sweden are one of the top breeding grounds for new metal bands. In the past year, I have heard the name ELEINE pop up around my friendship circle and the Symphonic Metal circuit. After hearing the strong sounds from their upcoming album Dancing In Hell, they could easily join the list … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Eleine – Dancing In Hell

“It’s important to have something positive for people to look forward to.”

Given these strange times, we all need something positive to look forward to and stay connected. One of theses things is the release of Dancing In Hell from Swedish Symphonic Metal troupe ELEINE. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Madeleine 'Eleine' Liljestam and guitarist/growler Rikard Ekberg about Dancing In Hell, the … Continue reading “It’s important to have something positive for people to look forward to.”

EP REVIEW: Entartung – Maleficae Artes

Hailing from Germany, ENTARTUNG formed in 2011 and have released four albums to date. The most recent of which is Maleficae Artes released earlier this year. Their sound is a very raw but contains a melodic style of black metal. It contains hints of a traditional style as well which works nicely here. It also … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Entartung – Maleficae Artes

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 07.11.2020

Two weeks are up meaning it's time for the latest edition of the playlist. There have been some brilliant releases and we have some great classics. There are new releases from the likes of Wednesday 13, Accept, HJELVIK, Amaranthe, A New Tomorrow, Blind Guardian, Snow White Blood, Eleine, Accept, Leaves' Eyes, Jinjer and Feuerschwanz There … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 07.11.2020

“Without the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.with out the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.”

Find out what happened when Rock Out Stand Out's Steph Warren spoke to Paul Alborough. He is the artist behind Professor Elemental; the mad time travelling, tea drinking, chap hopping Victorian gentleman. His music is very out there but is very positive and foot tapping. They spoke about this mad professor, his music and staying … Continue reading “Without the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.with out the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.”