"My comedy is much better out of tune."

It's no secret that we are living in uncertain times and we often need something to keep our spirits up. One of the things that helped me personally with this is comedy and laughter. Stand-up comedian and That Metal Show co-host Don Jamieson released his album Denim & Laughter a month ago, which has received … Continue reading "My comedy is much better out of tune."

“The vinyl has always had a strong position in the rock scene and I don’t think that will change anytime soon.”

The barons of rock are back. MÄRVEL released their latest EP Märvellous nearly a month ago and it's proving to be a popular record amongst fans and critics. Rock Out Stand Out's Jack Andrews grabbed a quick chat with bass player The Burgher (a.k.a Ulrik Bodstedt) about this EP, the band's influences and what super power … Continue reading “The vinyl has always had a strong position in the rock scene and I don’t think that will change anytime soon.”

“Most of the time these choices come naturally since the different qualities in our vocals fill a very specific role.”

With their bombastic sounds and charismatic presence, it's no wonder more people are joining the BROTHERS OF METAL clan. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham grabbed a quick chat with one of the lead vocalists Ylva Eriksson. They spoke about the song writing process, touring with ELVENKING and who she would choose to fight alongside … Continue reading “Most of the time these choices come naturally since the different qualities in our vocals fill a very specific role.”

“We are a bunch of big riff loving individuals that want to make loud noises.”

The word about TRIBE OF GHOSTS is spreading through the underground metal community. They released their debut EP 1 before Christmas that has already been praised by fans and critics alike. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist/guitarist Adam Sedgwick and drummer Abby Sedgwick about 1, their sound and what the rest … Continue reading “We are a bunch of big riff loving individuals that want to make loud noises.”

“There is something special with physical media, and you can’t really get the sensation of going through a booklet through a downloaded track.”

Sweden's ELEINE have been enlightening us with their delightful symphonic metal since releasing their debut album in 2015. They are scheduled to tour with MYRATH in 2020 across Europe and have recently released their five track EP titled All Shall Burn. Rock Out Stand Out's Martin White recently submitted some questions to ELEINE's Madeleine Liljestam … Continue reading “There is something special with physical media, and you can’t really get the sensation of going through a booklet through a downloaded track.”

“In all seriousness, I’ve been writing non-metal music all my life and it’s the way all my songs are written. This felt like the right timing and theme to go that direction.”

Last week, Leah released Ancient Winter, her latest album that took a step back from heavier sounds and a more earthy approach. Rock Out Stand Out’s Lotty Whittingham has a chat with her about Ancient Winter, her personal influences for song writing and working with international musicians on her record. Tell the readers a bit … Continue reading “In all seriousness, I’ve been writing non-metal music all my life and it’s the way all my songs are written. This felt like the right timing and theme to go that direction.”

“You’re Not Alone is a very good anthem at the end, people really celebrate it and it looks great when the audience participate.”

KISSIN' DYNAMITE are on a mission to bring back stadium rock. They do this through their solid music and sterling live shows. Whilst on their Ecstasy tour, Lotty spoke to drummer Andi Schnitzer moments before their first UK headline show taking place at The Underworld, Camden. They spoke about the tour, their latest single Cadillac … Continue reading “You’re Not Alone is a very good anthem at the end, people really celebrate it and it looks great when the audience participate.”

“We just try and play as much as we can. Hopefully each time we go back, there will be a few more people. “

Bands like TOLEDO STEEL are ensuring the heavy metal scene still thrives. Before they took to the stage in Southampton; Lotty Whittingham caught up for a quick chat with lead vocalist Rich Rutter about their tour, their latest release and differences between the UK and European Metal scenes. Hello Rich, thanks for joining us. First … Continue reading “We just try and play as much as we can. Hopefully each time we go back, there will be a few more people. “

“With social media, there is no time for anything and everything is so quick. We wanted the song to reflect this.”

HENRY'S FUNERAL SHOE have a new album out. Smartphone Rabbit Hole is an eclectic selection of tunes that all tell a different story. One, as the title suggests, looks into our obsession with social media. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to vocalist/guitarist Aled Clifford about the new album, touring these songs on the … Continue reading “With social media, there is no time for anything and everything is so quick. We wanted the song to reflect this.”

“The album takes us to a different place musically.”

It's been a month since OBSIDIAN TIDE released their debut album Pillars Of Creations and it's been well received by critics and fans. It takes you on an incredible journey filled with twists and turns. Lotty Whittingham spoke to the band members Oz Avneya, Erez Nadler and Shachar Bieber about the album, the band's sound … Continue reading “The album takes us to a different place musically.”