ALBUM REVIEW: Warcall – Dead End Pt. 2

When we think of thrash music we think of the big names like METALLICA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, and SLAYER. While METALLICA remains the biggest band in thrash metal and arguably in the world, there is still an underground world of thrash going strong. One of the most promising names in underground thrash are WARCALL and they’re … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Warcall – Dead End Pt. 2

Album Review: Toothdrinker – The Last Escape

Fans of renowned horror game franchise Resident Evil can rejoice, as a new outbreak is about to be unleashed! Cardiff’s TOOTHDRINKER, present their debut album Last Escape which is based upon 1999’s Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. In the vein of classic rock operas not dissimilar to the likes of MEAT LOAF with strains of metal … Continue reading Album Review: Toothdrinker – The Last Escape

ALBUM REVIEW: Rivers Of Nihil – The Work

The Work is the brand new album by Pennsylvanian Progressive Metallers RIVERS OF NIHIL. It is not strictly a metal album although metal is the dominant genre. Entwined are elements of jazz, easy listening and atmospheric tropes that serve to make something very interesting indeed. The album begins with The Tower (Theme From The Work) … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Rivers Of Nihil – The Work

ALBUM REVIEW: Emigrate – The Persistence Of Memory

In 2007, EMIGRATE, the brainchild of Richard Z. Kruspe was introduced to the world. Initially, it was supposed to be a one-off project. Fast forward to 2021 and EMIGRATE have three albums under their belt. Their previous album, A Million Degrees, was an eclectic mix of 90s grunge, early 00s rock, and industrial metal. EMIGRATE’S … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Emigrate – The Persistence Of Memory

ALBUM REVIEW: Aephanemer – A Dream Of Wilderness

Over a couple of years ago, I decided to really focus on Rock Out Stand Out and take it further. Around the same time, I received a message from a French guitarist who wanted some reviews for his band’s new album. This album became a top ten contender that year, that’s my short way of … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Aephanemer – A Dream Of Wilderness

ALBUM REVIEW: Bleed Again – Resurgence

BLEED AGAIN have been on my radar for a little while now and over the years, they have gone from strength to strength. They are due to unleash their upcoming record Resurgence that will drag you along for a ride whether you are ready for it or not. It wastes no time kicking the doors … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Bleed Again – Resurgence

ALBUM REVIEW: Aexylium – The Fifth Season

It’s vital that someone hollers a battle cry to both ELUVEITIE and ELVENKING, their love child has been found. It comes in the form of Italian Symphonic Folk Metal troupe AEXYLIUM and they are due to release their latest album The Fifth Season. Judging from these brilliant and uplifting sounds, they are ones we ought … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Aexylium – The Fifth Season

ALBUM REVIEW: Running Wild – Blood On Blood

Whether you are a die-hard fan or a casual listener like me, it’s hard to miss heavy metal crew RUNNING WILD. They are due to release the account of their latest voyage Blood On Blood and judging from the solid sounds it displays, it shows they are still going strong. No messing around here, it’s … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Running Wild – Blood On Blood

ALBUM REVIEW: Eclipse – Wired

I came across Swedish hard rockers ECLIPSE during a time when things weren’t going so well for me mentally, so I have kept this band on the radar since. They have released their latest offering Wired and it’s a great reminder of why I was drawn to this band in the first place. After listening … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Eclipse – Wired