“The original plan for Swan Songs III was to make it a lot more up tempo and party like.”

Whether you're a casual listener or a die hard fan, the name LORD OF THE LOST is hard to miss in the rock and metal community. They are due to release Swan Songs III very soon, it's their highly anticipated sequel to Swan Songs II. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham speaks to their guitarist … Continue reading “The original plan for Swan Songs III was to make it a lot more up tempo and party like.”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 01.08.2020

Two weeks are up, which means the latest edition of the playlist is now available. There have been a fair few releases within these two weeks. Pale Blue Moon, Guns For Girls, Warkings and Thundermother have all released albums so songs from those are on the list. There have also been a great number of … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 01.08.2020

NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Launch Own Vodka And Announce Performance Livestream

Korpiklaani 2019Photo: Jani Mahkonen / LOMA GRAPHICS With over 100 million streams and views of 'Vodka' racked up, making this arguably the most popular song about vodka ever, it comes as no surprise that KORPIKLAANI are launching their own unique Finnish Spruce flavoured Craft Vodka. They'll be collaborating with one of Finland’s largest independent breweries and distilleries, Pyynikin who also produced … Continue reading NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Launch Own Vodka And Announce Performance Livestream

NEWS: DEFECTO – Launch Video For First Single ‘Rise’

Defecto releases their first single "Rise" from their upcoming album "Duality today! Four guys are living the ultimate grown-up boomer life, with cliche boring jobs and no style whatsoever, you would think. But, instead of going to work, they meet up in a secret hideout, to pick up their awesome cars, play rock & roll, and … Continue reading NEWS: DEFECTO – Launch Video For First Single ‘Rise’

NEWS: LORD OF THE LOST – Releases Official Video for New Cover Version of John Cage’s ‘4’33’

Photo Credit: Jan Season LORD OF THE LOST's new classical ensemble album, Swan Songs III, proclaims its mission statement almost immediately, not least due to Chris Harms’ distinctive voice and the sophisticated arrangements of this extraordinary line-up. Being the first band of their genre to release a cover of John Cages’ piece 4’33”, the dark metal sensation … Continue reading NEWS: LORD OF THE LOST – Releases Official Video for New Cover Version of John Cage’s ‘4’33’

NEWS: BLACK RIVER – Perform At Pol’and Rock 2020 Online Festival Today At 7pm CET!

Polish rock/metal/punk combo BLACK RIVER – feat. BEHEMOTH bass player ORION and DIMMU BORGIR drummer DARAY - will play live, today July 31st at 7pm CET at Pol'and Rock 2020 online festival. Get more information at https://polandrockfestival.pl/asp - #PolandRock2020 Stream the show below: https://youtu.be/MoffZbOADsg Find BLACK RIVER on Facebook.

NEWS: EMPYRE – New Single ‘Just A Ride (Acoustic)’ Out Today

EMPYRE strike back and announce the release of the third instalment of their acoustic journey: Just A Ride (Acoustic). EMPYRE continue to stand out, not only for their unique sound and captivating musicianship, but also for being as accomplished and mesmerising with their acoustic side as they are with the electric tracks.  Just A Ride (Acoustic) … Continue reading NEWS: EMPYRE – New Single ‘Just A Ride (Acoustic)’ Out Today

NEWS: FROM ASHES TO NEW – Releases ‘Scars That I’m Hiding’ (Feat. Anders Fridén From In Flames)

FROM ASHES TO NEW is proud to debut a new version of “Scars That I’m Hiding” that was created for the soundtrack for the Better Noise Films release, THE RETALIATORS (out on-demand in late October 2020). With guest vocals from Anders Fridén of IN FLAMES, this version of “Scars That I’m Hiding” is the newest … Continue reading NEWS: FROM ASHES TO NEW – Releases ‘Scars That I’m Hiding’ (Feat. Anders Fridén From In Flames)

“When I was writing the album, I approached it like a book where each song in the album is a chapter of the book.”

Making the album The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out proved to be quite a journey and PALE BLUE MOON have now released this hugely anticipated debut. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to vocalist Shane Kelly about the album, living through lockdown and who he would pick to help him out of a dark … Continue reading “When I was writing the album, I approached it like a book where each song in the album is a chapter of the book.”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2020

The second month of us doing this. Members of the Rock Out Stand Out team have revealed what albums have made their month and why. There are some good ones. Martin: HELL - Human Remains I have travelled back in time for my album of the month in the form of HELL’s debut album Human … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2020