NEW SINGLE: Angel Nation – Fly Away

When a band I respect and admire releases a new song this is what usually happens; I instantly share it on social media with maybe one or two sentences explaining what it is. I always make sure to include a message stating about how you should check out the band in question. With ANGEL NATION's … Continue reading NEW SINGLE: Angel Nation – Fly Away

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 17.04.2021

Two weeks have flown by, it's time for a new edition of the playlist. There have been album releases from ARION, DARTAGNAN and THE TREATMENT. THE OUTLAW ORCHESTRA have also released an acoustic EP called Powercut. Songs from each of these albums can be found on the list. HELLOWEEN, FROZEN CROWN, PRIMAL FEAR, BUTCHER BABIES, … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 17.04.2021

BAND PROFILE: Cauda Pavonis

CAUDA PAVONIS were formed in 1998 and identify themselves as a deathrock band but their style is not just limited to this one definition. The overall theme of their music tends to be a gothic delight but with other inspiration thrown in. I first found this band through the song Carnival Noir, a beautiful gothic … Continue reading BAND PROFILE: Cauda Pavonis

ALBUM REVIEW: Trope – Eleutheromania

With Eleutheromania, its title tells a story to all of us. It depicts to us not to give up on our irresistible want and need for freedom which now more than ever is important to all of us at such a crucial time of its release. However, to all of us this means a unique … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Trope – Eleutheromania

ALBUM REVIEW: Arion – Vultures Die Alone

Finland’s reputation for homing rock and metal legends stays intact and the latest band to prove this are ARION. They are due to release third studio album Vultures Die Alone and from listening to it, it is easy to see why they are rising stars in Melodic Metal. It might be down the similar sounding … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Arion – Vultures Die Alone

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 03.04.2021

A fortnight? Already? OK… Here’s the latest edition of the Rock Out Stand Out Playlist.That’s March done with. It just sort of marched on as it often wants to do. This time we have birthdays from MORBID ANGEL’s Trey Azagthoth, THE SMASHING PUMPKIN’s James Iha, ELO’s Richard Tandy and AEROSMITH’s Steven Tyler.New releases from METALITE, … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 03.04.2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2021

Another month has gone by and it's now time for some of out team members to reveal what albums have made their month. Let's find out. Jacob: Riverside - Shrine Of New Generation Slaves Shrine Of New Generation Slaves by RIVERSIDE is, what I think the cool kids call, a mood.Haunting sad vocals that penetrate … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2021

ALBUM REVIEW: Primitai – Violence Of The Skies

Heavy Metal troupe PRIMITAI have been on my radar for a while now. Understandably, they are one of the best rising stars in Heavy Metal. Their bombastic sounds and energy fuelled live shows have rightly gained them fans and recognition over the years. Their latest release Violence Of The Skies will only ensure this sterling … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Primitai – Violence Of The Skies

ALBUM REVIEW: Ulthima – Symphony Of The Night

It's no secret that Finland is one of the homelands of metal music. Legends from this holy land include NIGHTWISH, AMORPHIS and ENSIFERUM are just some bands on this long list. It's clear newcomers ULTHIMA will be joining this list of icons and this is from the sounds of their debut album Symphony Of The … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Ulthima – Symphony Of The Night

ALBUM REVIEW: Marco Garau’s Magic Opera – The Golden Pentacle

Are you looking for a new quest to partake in? Well look no further. MARCO GARAU’S MAGIC OPERA have released great one. Their first adventure is The Golden Pentacle, understandably fans and critics alike are rejoicing at this quest. The Golden Pentacle is an epic tale that takes place in a far away land in … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Marco Garau’s Magic Opera – The Golden Pentacle