ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Black And Gold

2022 is the summer that we never had and if you’re looking for a soundtrack for the ultimate summer then look no further than THUNDERMOTHER’S upcoming album, Black and Gold. Black and Gold is THUNDERMOTHER’S fourth album and doesn’t do much to experiment with what they’ve done before but that’s okay because they know who … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Black And Gold

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 13.08.2022

Hoping you are coping as best you can with this heatwave we're having. If you're not hanging out at a festival, the latest Rock Out Stand Out Playlist should provide the perfect soundtrack for you. There have been a lot of single releases, these come from the likes of STRATOVARIUS, ALTER BRIDGE, MEGADETH, DELAIN, VIRTUAL … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 13.08.2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s ChoicE For Album Of The Month July 2022

Tungsten - Bliss Bliss came to my attention only recently and over the past week, it has been on loop. TUNGSTEN are due to play Sabaton Open Air in a few days time and their diverse sounds caught my attention instantly. When listening to Bliss, I find out instantly that it is hard to pigeonhole … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s ChoicE For Album Of The Month July 2022

READER’S CHOICE: Songs That Would Save You From Vecna’s Curse

"Music can reach parts of the brain that words can't." This was a quote used in the latest series of Strangers Things and it's very true. Music plays a huge part in this series as it's key to saving the characters effected from dark forces. It is shown literally in this latest series and it's … Continue reading READER’S CHOICE: Songs That Would Save You From Vecna’s Curse

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 30.07.2022

Two weeks are up meaning it's time for the latest Rock Out Stand Out Playlist. ZZ TOP and CRYSTAL GATES both released new albums. New singles come from KISSIN' DYNAMITE, EDENBRIDGE, FALLEN SANCTURAY, THUNDERMOTHER, GHOST, ALTER BRIDGE, BLIND GUARDIAN, DRAONLAND, SLIPKNOT, LEAGUE OF DISTORTION and DARTAGNAN. AMARANTHE, LEAVES' EYES and ELEINE released different versions of … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 30.07.2022

ALBUM ANNIVERSARY: Red Hot Chili Peppers – By The Way

No introductions are required here, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are one of the largest household names in rock music. Recently they celebrated the twentieth anniversary of modern rock classic By The Way. Before I go into how I came across the album and my thoughts on it, here are some facts about the record. It … Continue reading ALBUM ANNIVERSARY: Red Hot Chili Peppers – By The Way

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 16.07.2022

Another two weeks is up and the heat is turning up, literally the heat is on and festival season has well and truly started. The latest edition of the playlist should be great ones to sit and relax to with a cold pint or rock out to. The playlist kicks off by METALLICA classic, this … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 16.07.2022

“It very much uses that high fantasy setting as an allegory of the healing power of self belief and the nature of methods to conquer ones mental health.”

FELLOWSHIP are a new troupe of questers that are due to release the debut tale The Saberlight Chronicles. It's a mighty tale that will have you fully immersed. Ahead of it's release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Matthew Corry about the album, mental health and who would join him on … Continue reading “It very much uses that high fantasy setting as an allegory of the healing power of self belief and the nature of methods to conquer ones mental health.”

ALBUM REVIEW: Warlock A.D. – Book I: The Resurrection

WARLOCK A.D. are due to make their festival debut in nearly a month’s time; to give you a taste of what to expect, they released their first chapter Book I:  The Resurrection. It’s a collection of their tales about their many adventures across the infinite multiverse. Prepare yourselves for a mighty quest with this new … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Warlock A.D. – Book I: The Resurrection