ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Attack Of Orym

Ever since first listening to symphonic greatness in Dance With The Dragon a few years ago, DARK SARAH have been on my radar ever since. They are back with a brand-new part of the DARK SARAH story, Attack Of Orym to be precise. Let me tell you more. I always say the best opening tracks … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Attack Of Orym

“It saved my motivation to continue with Dark Sarah”

Cinematic Symphonic Metal act DARK SARAH return with the next chapter of their exciting saga this Friday. It is titled Attack Of Orym and it has been eagerly anticipated. Ahead of this release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke with lead vocalist/band founder Heidi Parviainen about the album, specific songs, challenges faced and mental … Continue reading “It saved my motivation to continue with Dark Sarah”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – JANUARY 2023

Hello and a happy new year to you all. The year has barely begun and already there is already exciting new music. This is great news when putting together the first Rock Out Stand Out Playlist of 2023 so let's see what we have. Some of the music was released before the end of the … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – JANUARY 2023

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST: December 2022

We present the final playlist of the year. This one features songs from albums that Lotty and Martin both chose as their top ten, Lotty's top ten singles and a couple of new singles to get us excited for the new year. Martin's choices include SAXON, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, CONFIDENTIAL, AVANTASIA, WOODS OF WONDERS, VICTORIUS … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST: December 2022

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

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

ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Grim

Gather around, get comfortable and prepare yourselves. There is a new story that is about to bestowed upon us. Cinematic Metal story tellers DARK SARAH are about to bring forth a new horror, fantasy story titled Grim. This tale will take you away to the mythical world involving orbs, ravens, rabbit-headed people and new nemesis … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Grim

“Luna is a reincarnation of Dark Sarah.”

Cinematic Story Tellers DARK SARAH are due to unleash an eagerly anticipated tale. Grim tells the story of Luna in a universe with orbs, rabbit-headed people and a new nemesis Mörk. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham speaks to lead vocalist and founder Heidi Parviainen about this new tale, her hopes about fans finding the … Continue reading “Luna is a reincarnation of Dark Sarah.”

Halfway 2020 – Releases Lotty Is Looking Forward To

Following on from my post about which albums I am looking forward to, here are some releases I am looking forward to. Battle Born – Battle Born It has been a pleasure to help promote new Power Metal warriors Battle Born. I have reviewed their debut EP and it is one of the strongest debuts … Continue reading Halfway 2020 – Releases Lotty Is Looking Forward To

Top 10 Singles 2018: 10 – 6

As well as albums, 2018 has been a brilliant year for songs too. There are many reasons why these songs have made it to my top ten. From relating to me personally on deep levels to simply making me smile, these songs have made a place on my top ten singles. Usually when the song … Continue reading Top 10 Singles 2018: 10 – 6