ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 15.05.2021

Two weeks are up which means it's time for a new playlist. STOP, STOP!, SCAR OF THE SUN, GRIMGOTTS and GOJIRA released albums within these two weeks so songs from those are on the playlist. The new singles from HELLRYDER, TY MORN, BURNING WITCHES, VAN CANTO, BLOODBOUND, MORTEMIA, NEONFLY, SABATON, TANZWUT, THUNDERMOTHER and LORD OF … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 15.05.2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 03.04.2021

A fortnight? Already? OK… Here’s the latest edition of the Rock Out Stand Out Playlist.That’s March done with. It just sort of marched on as it often wants to do. This time we have birthdays from MORBID ANGEL’s Trey Azagthoth, THE SMASHING PUMPKIN’s James Iha, ELO’s Richard Tandy and AEROSMITH’s Steven Tyler.New releases from METALITE, … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 03.04.2021

JACOB’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

It's that time of year again folks, time to discuss our top ten albums of the year. First up is Jacob with his top ten albums of the year. Ten albums, from this year,fill’d my heart with great joy,Last year pro-duced in lim-erick!And this year, in son-net.No gigs on, nor fests too,Indeed felt rather blue,But … Continue reading JACOB’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

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

ALBUM REVIEW: Devin Townsend – Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1

What is there to say about DEVIN TOWNSEND that hasn’t been said a thousand times before? He started out as a vocalist for legendary guitarist STEVE VAI’s band all the way back in 1993. Then he left to do his own thing and now has some of that legendary status for himself. His newest release, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Devin Townsend – Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1

YOUR STORIES: WHY? & THE WALL – A Look At Two Depictions Of Living With Mental Health Problems In Music

For this article, Rock Out Stand Out's Jacob takes a look at depictions of mental health problems in rock and metal music. In particular, he looks at Devin Townsend song Why? and classic PINK FLOYD album The Wall. This Saturday the 10th is World Mental Health Day. So I thought it would be interesting to … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: WHY? & THE WALL – A Look At Two Depictions Of Living With Mental Health Problems In Music

NEWS: DEVIN TOWNSEND – Launches Live Video For ‘War’ From ‘Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1’

Photo Credit: Tanya Ghosh Devin Townsend will release ‘Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1’ on the 23rd October 2020, a document of his Winter 2019 European tour that saw him taking on possibly his most ambitious live show to date. Devin comments: “Hello folks, here's another song from the Order Of Magnitude Blu Ray. Amidst the chaos … Continue reading NEWS: DEVIN TOWNSEND – Launches Live Video For ‘War’ From ‘Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1’

NEWS: SEPULTURA – Devin Townsend To Join Next Week’s SepulQuarta session

Next week, renowned musician DEVIN TOWNSEND will join SEPULTURA's SEPULQUARTA session. Devin will be participating in the weekly Q&A, and also participate in a quarantine live performance of song 'Mask' from the album Kairos. Andreas comments: “Devin Townsend is a unique musician, so powerful and creative, so heavy! We are very honoured and happy to have him here with us to talk about his music and career, also … Continue reading NEWS: SEPULTURA – Devin Townsend To Join Next Week’s SepulQuarta session

NEWS: 11th DIMENSION – Releases video for Supercrush! (Devin Townsend cover)

11th Dimension is an alternative metal outfit based in Lisbon, Portugal. Influenced by the modern wave of progressive and post-metal bands, their latest release came in 2018 with the debut album "Paramnesia".  The "Supercrush!" cover was recorded during 2019 while the band was working on new original material. It is both as an tribute to Devin … Continue reading NEWS: 11th DIMENSION – Releases video for Supercrush! (Devin Townsend cover)

JACOB’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2019

The next team member to reveal their top ten is Jacob. He has done his end of year review is a different and whimsical style. Words from the Editor: Jacob has been a fantastic member of the team. His passion for the magazine shows through his great ideas he presents forward and his strong ability … Continue reading JACOB’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2019