WORDS FROM THE TEAM: A Look Into Inside Out With Cinema Therapy and How The Film Helped Me

Warning: This article contains film spoilers. It tends to be a tradition of mine to change my mind about what I write about for Mental Health Awareness week at the last minute. Watching a video from YouTube Channel Cinema Therapy gave me inspiration for this piece. For those who don't know Cinema Therapy is a … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: A Look Into Inside Out With Cinema Therapy and How The Film Helped Me

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Fractured Minds and How We Show Mental Illness

Last year Lotty, Martin and I were discussing a game that had come out. The game had won a  BAFTA award and was generally pretty well received by mental health advocates. The designer Emily Mitchell showed you six different chapters each meant to represent some aspect of mental illness. I hated it. In the moment … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Fractured Minds and How We Show Mental Illness

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – April 2021

Another month has been and gone, it's time for our team members to reveal what albums have made their month. Stefan: Epica - Ωmega Ωmega … What a way to make this year’s music releases Epic! EPICA, one of the Symphonic Metal world’s finest and best bands released their highly anticipated eigth studio album Ωmega … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – April 2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2021

Another month has gone by and it's now time for some of out team members to reveal what albums have made their month. Let's find out. Jacob: Riverside - Shrine Of New Generation Slaves Shrine Of New Generation Slaves by RIVERSIDE is, what I think the cool kids call, a mood.Haunting sad vocals that penetrate … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2021

Another month has passed which must mean our team members are ready to share their choices for album of the month. Take a look and see what they picked. Lotty: Crystal Viper - The Cult I had the pleasure of reviewing CRYSTAL VIPER's previous record Tales Of Fire And Ice a couple of years ago. … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: LOTTY’S 30 DAY SOCIAL MEDIA DETOX

Whether you love it or hate it, social media has become a focal point of our lives. The amount of hours we spend on it is quite extraordinary. Rock Out Stand Out's Editor In Chief Lotty Whittingham tells you her account when she spent thirty days off it. Note: This is neither criticising or praising … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: LOTTY’S 30 DAY SOCIAL MEDIA DETOX

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2021

We are into a brand new year and it's the music that helps get through these times. Behold the first album of the month post of 2021. Find out what our team members have chose for their albums of the month. Lotty:  Dragony - Viribus Unitis It's great to kick off the year by discovering … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2021

LOTTY’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

Before we reveal our last playlist of the year, editor in chief Lotty reveals her top ten albums of the year. In the words of ABBA “Thank you for the music”. Normally it provides that much needed escapism to allow us to forget our day-to-day stresses and worries. During this pandemic where mental health has … Continue reading LOTTY’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

JACK’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

Next to reveal their top ten albums of the year is Jack, who also joined our team this year. Let's see what he picked. After what has been a very difficult year, taking a look back at some of the albums released has been an absolute pleasure – picking my top 10 was by no … Continue reading JACK’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

MARTIN’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

Next to reveal their top ten is Martin. Take a look and see what he chose. 2020 has been a strange year for all of us, luckily there has been plenty of music to keep us all going. Here are my chosen Top 10 Albums of 2020 ranked in reverse order, starting at Number 10 … Continue reading MARTIN’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020