ALBUM REVIEW: Asking Alexandria – See What’s On The Inside

ASKING ALEXANDRIA are back with their seventh studio album, a short eighteen months (give or take) after their most recent release, Like A House On Fire, which, to my understanding, received mixed reviews.  Having heard of ASKING ALEXANDRIA, but never having listened to them myself, I was excited by the opportunity to finally have an excuse to dip my toes … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Asking Alexandria – See What’s On The Inside

ALBUM REVIEW: Imaginature – Imaginature

As the global pandemic starts to ease and there are signs of normality returning so too are we as music fans gifted with a huge number of releases to feast upon. One such offering comes in the form of the debut release from Poland’s IMAGINATURE. The band formed in 2015 and their name came about … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Imaginature – Imaginature

“It’s kind of a philosophical view of the cultural evolution of mankind from stone age to now.”

Rock Out Stand Out's Martin White recently sat down with RAGE lead vocalist/bassist Peavy Wagner about the new album Resurrection Day and how things have been during the pandemic. Hi Peavey, thank you for taking the time to talk to us today at Rock Out stand Out. Firstly, how are things for you? Good, good, … Continue reading “It’s kind of a philosophical view of the cultural evolution of mankind from stone age to now.”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 02.10.2021

We are officially into October now, days and nights getting colder. Hoping the latest edition of the Rock Out Stand Out Playlist will make the ideal soundtrack to your cosy nights in. There has been a bunch of new singles these past two weeks. These come from the likes of FEUERSCHWANZ, KISSIN' DYNAMITE, RUNNING WILD, … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 02.10.2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2021

The end of the month is near and Autumn is upon us. Let's see what some of our team members chose as their album of the month. Lotty: The Picturebooks - The Major Minor Collective I first came across THE PICTUREBOOKS when I reviewed their album Home Is A Heartache, due their unique approach and … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2021

ALBUM REVIEW: MALEVOLENCE – ANTITHETICAL

MALEVOLENCE is an extreme metal act from Portugal that have really made a name for themselves in the underground metal scene across Portugal and beyond. Their 2013 album, Antithetical, is now being released on vinyl and there’s no question about it; MALEVOLENCE, remain one of the strongest extreme metal bands to hail from their country. … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: MALEVOLENCE – ANTITHETICAL

ALBUM REVIEW: Whyzdom – Of Wonders And Wars

It’s been refreshing to see a boom in Symphonic Metal releases this year; the latest to come out is Of Wonders And Wars from Symphonic Metal outfit WHYZDOM. This is their fifth instalment to their discography and this is my first taste of the band. After listening to this release, I will be checking out … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Whyzdom – Of Wonders And Wars

ALBUM REVIEW: Rage – Resurrection Day

The word rage is defined as violent uncontrollable anger. What better name could one choose for a metal band? RAGE have often been referred to as one of Germany’s “big four” of power metal (alongside HELLOWEEN, GRAVE DIGGER and RUNNING WILD) because of their earth-shattering contributions to the scene and for constantly evolving and pushing … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Rage – Resurrection Day

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.09.2021

Two weeks is up and we're getting closer to those colder months now. There have been a great array of releases, birthdays have been celebrated and there are some song selections to honour someone in the metal community who passed away recently. There have been some cracking album releases from Seven Spires, Apostolica, Brainstorm and … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.09.2021

ALBUM REVIEW: Leaves’ Eyes – The Last Viking (Midsummer Edition)

Last year famed symphonic metal band LEAVES’ EYES, released their 10th album, The Last Viking. The Last Viking is a monumental album which demonstrates the band’s strong songwriting and storytelling abilities. The Last Viking’s story begins in the year 1066, on a battlefield near Stamford Bridge, where Norway’s King Harald III has just seen defeat … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Leaves’ Eyes – The Last Viking (Midsummer Edition)