"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.”

“I studied all of their techniques for months; to get to know exactly how I wanted to portray these artists, without losing their personal image.”

Tim Tronckoe is a photographer who specialises in shooting artists on and off stage. His work has appeared in magazines and websites all over the world. He is releasing his first coffee table photography book featuring house hold names in Rock and Metal. Anneke Van Giersbergen, Myles Kennedy, Simone Simmons and Michael Starr are just … Continue reading “I studied all of their techniques for months; to get to know exactly how I wanted to portray these artists, without losing their personal image.”

“That quote was just used to define our album, it sums up our album concept even though it’s not a concept album.”

"Not all wanderers are lost" is the quote that best describes the concept of the upcoming album from VISIONS OF ATLANTIS. This beautiful album will take the listener on a profound voyage. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke with one of the band's vocalists Clémentine Delauney about the album, her own song writing process … Continue reading “That quote was just used to define our album, it sums up our album concept even though it’s not a concept album.”

“The thing about this community, this new wave of classic rock is that everyone is very supportive of each other.”

NozFest is well underway and it turns out people have literally travelled far and wide to experience the festival. Lotty speaks with Beth Blade after performing a successful live set with her band BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS. They speak about the latest album, their live show and the importance of rock music. So … Continue reading “The thing about this community, this new wave of classic rock is that everyone is very supportive of each other.”

“It was a great crowd for an opening slot. I was quite surprised. It was nice.”

The pressure is often high when opening a festival and 27 DAYS did well to get the crowds going as they started pouring in for NozFest. Lotty Whittingham spoke to Jordan Watts and Steven Speck about their music, live show and their side project Velvet Rose. So first off introduce yourselves to the readers? Jordan: … Continue reading “It was a great crowd for an opening slot. I was quite surprised. It was nice.”