ALBUM REVIEW: Imaginature – Imaginature

As the global pandemic starts to ease and there are signs of normality returning so too are we as music fans gifted with a huge number of releases to feast upon. One such offering comes in the form of the debut release from Poland’s IMAGINATURE. The band formed in 2015 and their name came about … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Imaginature – Imaginature

“Resurrected is an album which is a kind of link between the past and the present”

MISSTRESS have released their latest album that is receiving praise from fans and critics a like. Rock Out Stand Out's Zoe Stone grabbed a chat with the band's lead guitarist Andy “Ankh” Schoeneich about where the name came from, themes surrounding the songs and what stories he has. Let's see what happened. Where did the … Continue reading “Resurrected is an album which is a kind of link between the past and the present”

ALBUM REVIEW: Decayed – Old Ghosts And Primeval Demons

Well I think we can all agree on how perfect and effortless the album title is. Also how it already starts to let some atmosphere seep through, but the flood gates of atmosphere are opened when you hear the first track. Damned Souls is a whole ocean of atmosphere that totally transports me to a … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Decayed – Old Ghosts And Primeval Demons

ALBUM REVIEW: Leiþa – Sisyphus

It’s often with some degree of dramatic irony that I’m given albums to review. This time it's a progressive black metal and jazz affair by German act LEIþA (Translation from Old German: Suffering). This album was described to me as being akin to a few other albums I have reviewed and naturally I was interested. … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Leiþa – Sisyphus

ALBUM REVIEW: Misstress – Resurrected

Well I must admit as a shock rock/horror glam genre, MISSTRESS didn’t disappoint and kept true to the nature and feel of the genre. However with a few of the tracks I was at first a-taken back as it was a shock to the system but in the best way, I could not have asked … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Misstress – Resurrected

ALBUM REVIEW: Byron – The Omega Evangelion

Dear Reader,It’s always a risky move naming yourself after one of Britain’s most influential wordsmiths. It tends to be a risk to invite comparisons to anything that has that legendary status but occasionally it pays off. Lord Byron’s connection to music is obvious, notably writing of the “music of the spheres”. Which is a weird … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Byron – The Omega Evangelion

NEWS: SINSID – Returns With Second Album ‘Enter The Gates’ On September

Originally formed in 2012, SINSID’s influences include anything from the blues and rock to metal and Viking or thrash but the very core of the band is, unmistakably, traditional heavy metal. The band’s debut came out in 2018 and “Mission From Hell” triumphantly introduced SINSID to the metal world and quickly gained the band a massive new following, with reviews … Continue reading NEWS: SINSID – Returns With Second Album ‘Enter The Gates’ On September