Album Review: Ad Infinitum – Chapter II – Legacy

AD INFINITUM’s stunning debut Chapter I – Monarchy was released right around the time we went into a first lockdown, and it quickly became a solid favourite of mine. They are due to release their upcoming record Chapter II – Legacy and judging from the sounds of this majestic work of art, it’s safe to … Continue reading Album Review: Ad Infinitum – Chapter II – Legacy

“we had a few people in mind but this particular character is fascinating”

Symphonic Metal force AD INFINITUM are due to return with Chapter II - Legacy in nearly a week's time. The upcoming album of their saga delves into the life and afterlife of Vlad The Impaler a.k.a Dracula. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Melissa Bonny about Chapter II - Legacy, mental … Continue reading “we had a few people in mind but this particular character is fascinating”

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 PLAYLIST – 04.09.2021

Summer has now vanished into the ether and Autumn marks a season of change. The days start to draw in and Winter looms ever closer on the horizon. As dusk arrives earlier, let Rock Out Stand Out keep you warm with the latest edition of the Rock Out Stand Out Playlist! With it being the … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 04.09.2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 19.12.2020

For the last playlist of the year, we have done something a little bit different. There are the usual releases that have come out in the past two weeks; bands include Epica, Take Breath, Grimgotts, Therion, Arion, Korpkilanni and Sirenia. Some of our team members revealed their top ten albums in posts this week. A … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 19.12.2020

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

STEFAN’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

Next to reveal their top ten albums is Stefan who joined the team this year. Hello everyone. As you all will know, this year has been inflicted severely by extremely difficult times and circumstances for us all this year since the touring side of the music industry has been put on hold. Thankfully though, it … Continue reading STEFAN’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 28.08.2020

So the playlist is arriving a day early today so here's the latest edition to help kickstart your bank holiday weekend. There have been a lot of single and video releases in these past two weeks. These come from Powerwolf, UDO, Visions Of Atlantis, Eclipse, Reckless Love, Pyramaze, Nightmare and Ad Infinitum. Unleash The Archers … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 28.08.2020

NEWS: VISIONS OF ATLANTIS – New Dates For European Headline Tour 2021!

After having to postpone their tour this spring due to the current COVID-19 related event bans, the pioneers of symphonic metal are now more than ready to conquer Europe with their upcoming tour next fall 2021. VISIONS OF ATLANTIS continue their everlasting, symphonic journey and announce the new dates for their tour, originally scheduled in April / … Continue reading NEWS: VISIONS OF ATLANTIS – New Dates For European Headline Tour 2021!

Halfway 2020 – Lotty’s Choices So Far

It’s no secret that 2020 has been an eventful year so far, one that we won’t be forgetting any time soon. Thank heavens for the great music that has been released, evoking an array of emotions. More importantly it has provided an escape from the things going on around us and allows to forget our … Continue reading Halfway 2020 – Lotty’s Choices So Far