ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 26.06.2021

Well as we come to the end of June, we are halfway through the year. Here in the UK, we have just had the Download Festival pilot and reports at the moment look like it has been a success. Hopefully, this means a return to some sense of normality soon and a return to the … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 26.06.2021

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

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2020

The end of year is drawing near and what a year it has been, we will hear more in our album of the year posts that will be online next month. In the meantime, here is the last album of the month post of 2020. Here's what our team members have picked. Ashley: Blind Guardian … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2020

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 07.11.2020

Two weeks are up meaning it's time for the latest edition of the playlist. There have been some brilliant releases and we have some great classics. There are new releases from the likes of Wednesday 13, Accept, HJELVIK, Amaranthe, A New Tomorrow, Blind Guardian, Snow White Blood, Eleine, Accept, Leaves' Eyes, Jinjer and Feuerschwanz There … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 07.11.2020

NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – Release New Live Single ‘Violent Shadows’

Early this August just gone, BLIND GUARDIAN performed live for the Wacken World Wide digital festival, and surprised everybody by playing a brand-new track called 'Violent Shadows'. The song is a very first taster of their upcoming studio album, due to be released in autumn 2021. 'Violent Shadows' (live) is available digitally as of today. "Your wish is our command! So we have … Continue reading NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – Release New Live Single ‘Violent Shadows’

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 24.10.2020

Two weeks are up and you know what that means, a new edition of the Rock Out Stand Out playlist. There have been some fantastic releases these past two weeks. New albums come from HammerFall, Leaves' Eyes, Anthea and Devin Townsend so songs from each of those albums are on this list. Single wise, there … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 24.10.2020

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 10.10.2020

Two weeks is up, meaning it's time for a new playlist. Album and single releases picked up, musicians celebrated birthdays and album anniversaries over these past two weeks. Album releases come from Protokult, Nightmare, Amaranthe, Saltatio Mortis and Nachtblut so there are songs from those respective albums on those. NanoWar Of Steel, DevilDriver, Unleash The … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 10.10.2020

NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – Launches Pre-Order For ‘Imaginations From The Other Side’ 25th Anniversary / Live Edition

German power metal masters BLIND GUARDIAN kick off the pre-order for a special 25th anniversary edition of their Imaginations From The Other Side album, due to be released on December 11th. This edition will contain live recordings and other special versions of the BLIND GUARDIAN classics featured on the album. Hansi Kürsch comments: "What can I say? A brilliant album celebrates its 25th … Continue reading NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – Launches Pre-Order For ‘Imaginations From The Other Side’ 25th Anniversary / Live Edition

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 15.08.2020

On Monday, I come back after taking a couple of weeks from the website. It has been a great time to recharge the batteries and take a step back to properly look at the site. My coming back gift to you is the latest edition of the Rock Out Stand Out Playlist. These two weeks … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 15.08.2020

NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – To reissue The Forgotten Tales, Tokyo Tales and Live

Following on from the release of the remixed and remastered versions of their first seven studio records, BLIND GUARDIAN are now pleased to announce the pre-order start for their next and final three re-issues; The Forgotten Tales, Tokyo Tales and Livevia 2CD digipack and 2LP / 3LP gatefold vinyl format. The three re-issues will be out on April 12th … Continue reading NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – To reissue The Forgotten Tales, Tokyo Tales and Live