“If I can express my rage in a song while telling a good story, I consider it a success.”

Heavy Metal isn't dead and London based NIGHT SCREAMER are one of the bands setting out to prove this. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham grabbed a chat with vocalist Gadd, bassist Julia B Cadau and guitarist Calvin Lever. They spoke about their sound, their debut album Dead Of Night and who they would have … Continue reading “If I can express my rage in a song while telling a good story, I consider it a success.”

“There is so much talent out there right under our noses – don’t forget this is how The Beatles were found.”

It’s no secret that it’s crucial to support your local music scene. It helps new bands progress in their careers, keeps venues open and it offers a great experience for the fans. Promoter Jodie Bowie is one of the promoters that is making sure this happens. She runs her own successful Rock Nights that showcase … Continue reading “There is so much talent out there right under our noses – don’t forget this is how The Beatles were found.”

“You can hear classical music influences, melodic black metal. It’s an emotional song and I really like it.”

AEPHANEMER have rightly been hailed a big player in the next realm of Melodic Death Metal by critics and their upcoming album Prokopton is concrete evidence of this claim. Their refreshing mix of Scandinavian Melodic Death Metal, Classical Symphonies and Slavic Traditional Music will ensure their place in the metal hall of fame. Rock Out … Continue reading “You can hear classical music influences, melodic black metal. It’s an emotional song and I really like it.”

“That’s the thing for me, music is always my saviour. “

Rock will never die and bands like BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS continue to prove that is the case. They produce balls to wall, no nonsense rock and roll with meaningful messages behind their words. Rock Out Stand Out spoke to the talented Beth Blade herself about her band's latest album Show Me Your … Continue reading “That’s the thing for me, music is always my saviour. “

“Everything that could have wrong did go wrong on that tour, but we got a good rock and roll album out of it.”

When faced with adversity, what do we normally do? Run? Confront it? Make a rock and roll album about it? In the case of Aussie Hard Rock quartet MASSIVE, they did the latter and now the explosive energy of Rebuild Destroy is now in stores ready to be listened to. Rock Out Stand Out chats … Continue reading “Everything that could have wrong did go wrong on that tour, but we got a good rock and roll album out of it.”

“I think if you start taking yourselves seriously when you are singing about swords and battles, it starts to get cheesy”

Yorkshire based Power/Heavy Metal warriors SELLSWORD are on mission; that is to create Seriously Unserious Power/Heavy Metal. The release of their album ...And Now We Ride in 2016 and their relentless touring has seen their alliance grow to massive preportions. Rock Out Stand Out speaks to vocalist Stuart Perry and guitarist Henry Mahy about their … Continue reading “I think if you start taking yourselves seriously when you are singing about swords and battles, it starts to get cheesy”

“Il nome della band, parla da sé, mai arrendersi e credere sempre in sé stessi.”

As requested by A NEW TOMORROW Italian Fans Facebook Group, this is an Italian translation of my interview with A NEW TOMORROW bassist Andrea Lonardi.   Special thanks goes to Matteo Matt for the translating the interview from English to Italian, enjoy reading. Il quartetto Rock londinese A NEW TOMORROW crea il proprio sound fondendo diversi tipi di Rock e Metal. La loro musica è … Continue reading “Il nome della band, parla da sé, mai arrendersi e credere sempre in sé stessi.”

“The band name speaks for itself, it’s about never giving up and always believing in yourself. “

London Rock quartet A NEW TOMORROW create a sound using a fusion of different types of Rock and Metal. Their sound has been compared to what it would sound like if FOO FIGHTERS and ALTER BRIDGE had a baby. It is more than safe to say that they will cause a storm in 2019. So … Continue reading “The band name speaks for itself, it’s about never giving up and always believing in yourself. “

“In terms of the song; I’m trying to say be yourself, take those risks and go for it. Don’t look back.”

STORMCAST are back and they are not taking any prisoners. Their new album The Ghost Eater is due out this Friday and it will mark a new era for the band. I spoke to founder and vocalist/guitarist Mike Angastiniotis about the album, the band’s new direction and messages within the lyrical content. You’ve just come … Continue reading “In terms of the song; I’m trying to say be yourself, take those risks and go for it. Don’t look back.”

“Heart Of The Hurricane is a very varied and dynamic album. There are dark atmospheres, others are more epic and symphonic.”

BEYOND THE BLACK‘s energetic and straightforward symphonic metal have ensured the band’s rising through ranks and ever-growing fan base. Hard work and determination were two key factors to get their latest album Heart Of The Hurricane into the airwaves and that sense of unity can be heard within the music. Distorted Sound’s Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Jennifer Haben about the creative … Continue reading “Heart Of The Hurricane is a very varied and dynamic album. There are dark atmospheres, others are more epic and symphonic.”