“If you listen to Not The End Of The Road in it’s entirety, you will notice there are different emotions within the songs”

KISSIN' DYNAMITE are back with their brand new release Not The End Of The Road which has highly praised by fans and critics a like. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to vocalist Hannes Braun about the album, the song writing and mental health. Here's what happened. Hello Hannes, thank you for joining us … Continue reading “If you listen to Not The End Of The Road in it’s entirety, you will notice there are different emotions within the songs”

“each one of us brought their background on the plate and we mixed all the elements”

The year has just begun and NOCTURNA have been hailed as a new Euro Metal Sensation. Judging from the sounds of their upcoming debut Daughters Of The Night, that statement is completely justified. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham and Martin White sent some questions to one of the vocalists Rehn Stillnight. Find out what … Continue reading “each one of us brought their background on the plate and we mixed all the elements”

“wouldn’t it be pretty hilarious if someone had written a rock opera about Resident Evil?”

Rock Out Stand Out's Martin White recently sat down with TOOTHDRINKER's Sam Khaneka to talk about their debut album Last Escape, music, video games and all things Resident Evil. Hi Sam, thanks for taking the time to speak to Rock Out Stand Out today, first of all how are things for you? Yeah I am … Continue reading “wouldn’t it be pretty hilarious if someone had written a rock opera about Resident Evil?”

“Music has been my best form of expression.”

After a delay caused by the pandemic, CROOKED SHAPES are ready to release their self titled debut album at the end of this week. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to band members George Twydell, George 'Ivesy' Ives and Craig Carlaw about the album, influences and mental health. Here's what happened. For those who … Continue reading “Music has been my best form of expression.”

“We reinforced the elements that constitute our style and identity but we also reintegrate new elements”

After receiving well deserved recognition and a record deal from 2019 release Prokopton, Symphonic Melodic Death Metal troupe AEPHANEMER are back and they are due to release their upcoming album A Dream Of Wilderness. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Marion Bascoul about the album, training her vocals for the … Continue reading “We reinforced the elements that constitute our style and identity but we also reintegrate new elements”

“We all know how the quality of that small percent can do to an album so it was a very lucky situation.”

Heavy Metal veterans RUNNING WILD show us with their upcoming album Blood On Blood, they are still going strong. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham parlayed with band captain Rock N' Rolf Kasparek about Blood On Blood, how ideas form in his mind about what to write and mental health. You will be releasing your … Continue reading “We all know how the quality of that small percent can do to an album so it was a very lucky situation.”

“we had a few people in mind but this particular character is fascinating”

Symphonic Metal force AD INFINITUM are due to return with Chapter II - Legacy in nearly a week's time. The upcoming album of their saga delves into the life and afterlife of Vlad The Impaler a.k.a Dracula. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Melissa Bonny about Chapter II - Legacy, mental … Continue reading “we had a few people in mind but this particular character is fascinating”

“the main theme is about getting through a dark time and coming out of the other side”

SKYBLAZER is a project created by musician Johannes Frykholm and he has released debut Time For Deliverance. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to Johannes about SKYBLAZER's sound, the EP, mental health and favourite films/video games from the 80s. Photo: Maria Niklasson / Logo: Frode Hovd Hello Johannes, thank you for joining Rock Out … Continue reading “the main theme is about getting through a dark time and coming out of the other side”

“if you want something that’s specifically for that scene, you’re either flying to the mainland or you’re coming to Power Metal Quest Fest.”

Power Metal Quest Fest has gained a loyal following over the past few years and it's gets bigger. Find out what happened when Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to Power Metal Quest Fest promoters Gemma Lawler and Amie Chatterley about the origins of the festival, the power metal scene, mental health and what … Continue reading “if you want something that’s specifically for that scene, you’re either flying to the mainland or you’re coming to Power Metal Quest Fest.”

“you definitely want to get a feel of the original, particularly the structure of the song”

Power/Symphonic unit RAVENLIGHT released their EP Intermission as a bridge way between their 2020 debut and their upcoming second album. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham speaks to guitarist/keyboardist John Connor and drummer Mike Bugajski about their EP, mental health and who would headline their dream festival. For those who haven't heard of Ravenlight before, … Continue reading “you definitely want to get a feel of the original, particularly the structure of the song”