WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Honourable Mentions

Before the last playlist of the year is revealed, here are my honourable mentions. Grailknights: Muscle Bound For Glory Flex those muscules, don those capes and get ready to battle the evil Dr Skull in Muscle Bound For Glory, the latest escapade from GRAILKNIGHTS. This album is a real treat for all things fun, uplifting … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Honourable Mentions

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles Of 2022

This year brought some brilliant singles; whether they were in the lead up to release or promoting a current one, here are my top ten singles of 2022. 10:  Heidevolk – Klauwen Vooruit When HEIDEVOLK announced a new album and a new single, I was naturally excited. Their epic folk music with powerful dual vocals … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles Of 2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Albums Of 2022

In the words of ABBA, thank you for the music. I know I said that last year but it's true every single year. This has been an interesting year; a certain virus being somewhat manageable that we can live life the way we did before and being able to really reflect on how far I … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Albums Of 2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM – Martin’s Top 10 Albums of 2022

There has been a whole plethora of releases this year and so many amazing ones too! As always, it has been incredibly challenging condensing these down into my Top 10 albums of 2022. 10: Confidential – Devil Inside This is a fantastic debut offering by CONFIDENTIAL who are a Norwegian Symphonic metal band founded by … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM – Martin’s Top 10 Albums of 2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month November 2022

Halestorm - Back From The Dead I realised I have missed the last two months to let you know what my album of the month is and I will tell you why. For the past year, I have lost my confidence in my ability to run this website and my skills as a writer. Lots … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month November 2022

ALBUM REVIEW: Jordan Red – Hands That Built The World

JORDAN RED’s debut album Hands That Built The World has been out for over two weeks and it has alreadyappeared in several Official UK Charts including Indie Album Breakers, Album Downloads, Top 50Indie Albums and Top 40 Rock/Metal albums. Having listened to the album myself, it’s easy to seewhy this album is gaining praise from … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Jordan Red – Hands That Built The World

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – November 2022

A month has passed meaning it's time to reveal the latest edition of the Rock Out Stand Out Playlist. There have been some great releases so here's a rundown. New album releases come from UDO, JORDAN RED, DISTURBED, DARTAGNAN, WARKINGS, AVANTASIA, MASSIVE WAGONS and THRESHOLD. EPICA, NYTT LAND and LOST DAWNING have released new EPs … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – November 2022

SINGLE REVIEW: Battle Born – Fire Storm

Have you ever been so keen to share the news about something fantastic to the point where you can't hold it in anymore? This is how I felt when listening to Fire Storm, the hot and fiery single from rising Power Metal stars BATTLE BORN. Like many of their fans and followers, I was aware … Continue reading SINGLE REVIEW: Battle Born – Fire Storm

ALBUM REVIEW: The Injester – A Spectacle To Behold

Roll up, roll up, come one and come all….if you dare. There is a new mysterious clown horde on the loose and they don’t plan on giving you a pleasant time. They go by the name THE INJESTER and let me tell you, they are due to unleash chaos and pandemonium with their debut concoction … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Injester – A Spectacle To Behold

LIVE REPORT: Power Metal Quest Fest 2022 @ The Asylum, Birmingham 01.10.2022

It is back. After two years of postponement due to COVID-19 and other complications, Power Metal Quest Fest made a triumphant return on 1st October 2022 at The Asylum, Birmingham. Before this exciting endeavour had even begun, it was clear that there was excitement and anticipation in the air. This was mostly noticeable across social … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Power Metal Quest Fest 2022 @ The Asylum, Birmingham 01.10.2022