HALF WAY POST 2019 – Amanda’s Choices

I’ve got to that stage in life where I find myself constantly saying “where has the time gone?” This is one of those times! It’s June, nearly July, and I don’t know where the time has gone! Luckily, 2019 so far has had a great soundtrack of new releases which I am so psyched about. … Continue reading HALF WAY POST 2019 – Amanda’s Choices

“They might have never had experience with someone close to them having a disability, if they have never experienced it then how are they supposed to understand it. The answer to that is communication.”

Dom Smith is an active presence in the music industry. He drums for a band THE PARASITIC TWINS and does a lot of work to help spread awareness for better accessibility in music venues with his platforms Wobbling About and Rocking Out (WARO) and Soundsphere. Lotty Whittingham spoke to Dom about his work with WARO, … Continue reading “They might have never had experience with someone close to them having a disability, if they have never experienced it then how are they supposed to understand it. The answer to that is communication.”

“We created the concept for each track (i.e, what part of the story would the track tell), and then wrote the music according to the theme.”

A new band of warriors are rising and they aim to tell the world of their tales. West Sussex based GRIMGOTTS are this band of warriors, they released their second album only last month and it's proven to be very well recieved. Lotty Whittingham spoke to Andy Barton about GRIMGOTT's sound, their latest album and … Continue reading “We created the concept for each track (i.e, what part of the story would the track tell), and then wrote the music according to the theme.”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 14.06.2019 – The Halfway Edition

Can you believe we are half way through the year already? Rock Out Stand Out are marking the occasion with a special playlist. I have gathered a selection of songs that have been released this year. These are either singles or from albums. 2019 so far has been a fantastic year for releases, for upcoming … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 14.06.2019 – The Halfway Edition

NEWS: TARJA – Announce New Album In The Raw Out On 30th August via earMUSIC

As the saying goes, not all that glitters is gold. But then again, not all that is gold necessarily glitters. It was this idea that struck Finnish singer Tarja Turunen as she began work on her seventh solo album, In The Raw. "Gold, we think, is something polished and perfect, sophisticated, a luxury – but … Continue reading NEWS: TARJA – Announce New Album In The Raw Out On 30th August via earMUSIC

NEWS: HAMMERFALL – Announce New Album Dominion Out On 16th August Via Napalm Records

HAMMERFALL will release a new album titled Dominion on 16th August 2019 via Napalm Records. The group unleashed (We Make) Sweden Rock – the first single off DOMINION today. Listen to (We Make) Sweden Rock HERE and purchase/stream the new song digitally HERE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwNo-pWxDAY Joacim Cans describes the creation of (We Make) Sweden Rock, "This is a … Continue reading NEWS: HAMMERFALL – Announce New Album Dominion Out On 16th August Via Napalm Records