ALBUM REVIEW: Danko Jones – Power Trio

DANKO JONES are one of the biggest forces in the hard rock circuit with an impressive career that spans twenty five years. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, the band is pioneered by the man himself, Danko Jones, who with the release of their latest album celebrates the band's 25th anniversary. Their ongoing success is, in large … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Danko Jones – Power Trio

ALBUM REVIEW: Def Leppard – Volume Three (X, Yeah!, Songs From The Sparkle Lounge, B-Sides Yeah! & Yeah! Live)

Sheffield’s DEF LEPPARD are one of those classic bands that broke out as part of the NWOBHM movement back in the late ‘70’s and from then on have crafted notable hits such as Animal, Let’s Get Rocked and Pour Some Sugar On Me. Over the past few years, the band have been re-releasing their back … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Def Leppard – Volume Three (X, Yeah!, Songs From The Sparkle Lounge, B-Sides Yeah! & Yeah! Live)

ALBUM REVIEW: KISS – Off The Soundboard: Tokyo 2001 (Live)

Alright Tokyo! You wanted the best! You got the best! The hottest band in the world KISS! So begins the start of a monumental night in Tokyo from yesteryear. KISS have always been a massive in Japan and this, the first in a series of upcoming live releases is encapsulated with a recording from legendary … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: KISS – Off The Soundboard: Tokyo 2001 (Live)

ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Heat Wave Deluxe Edition

Nearly a year ago, THUNDERMOTHER’s latest album Heat Wave became a solid favourite within the minutes of listening to it. It deservedly made it’s way to my top ten albums list of 2020 due to it’s prevailing vocal work, finger blistering guitar work, pounding drums and basslines that make you want to headbang. Even now … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Heat Wave Deluxe Edition

ALBUM REVIEW: The Treatment – Waiting For Good Luck

Cambridge Hard Rockers THE TREATMENT have been on my radar for the past ten years, blimey ten years. I was at university when I first listened to them and saw them live. AC/DC meets AEROSMITH were my first thoughts when listening to their debut album This Might Hurt. Fast forward to the present day and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Treatment – Waiting For Good Luck

ALBUM REVIEW: Blackjack Symphony – Experime’

Dust off your best air guitar as BLACKJACK SYMPHONY’s Experime’ blows your socks off! The new release from BLACKJACK SYMPHONY sounds like it has come straight out of Bruce Dickinson’s studio and it is a lot of fun! The record kicks off with Kamikaze. Headbanging from the get-go with this classic hard rock track. Nothing … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Blackjack Symphony – Experime’

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

ALBUM REVIEW: Ashen Reach – Homecoming

Following a huge blow to the band back in April 2019, off the back of two support shows for BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE and leaving the band with only three remaining members, the recently resurrected Liverpudlian rock band ASHEN REACH are ready to kick the door down with their highly anticipated debut album, Homecoming. This … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Ashen Reach – Homecoming

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2020

COVID 19 isn't going to stop the Halloween celebrations here on Rock Out Stand Out. To honour this much loved spooky holiday, a few of our team members reveal their favourite Halloween related albums. You can also listen to Lotty's Halloween Podcast on Rhino Radio by clicking here. Jacob: Nargoroth - Black Metal ist Krieg … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2020

NEWS: AMERICAN TEARS – Announce ‘Free Angel Express’ Album And Release Video For ‘Sledgehammered’

US Hard Rock Band, American Tears, will release their latest album, Free Angel Express, through Deko Entertainment on October 23rd. First single and video Sledgehammered out now.  American Tears is an American keyboard trio that released its first record, Branded Bad, on Columbia Records in 1974, it's second, Tear Gas, in 1975, and its final for Columbia, Powerhouse in 1977 before keyboard player Mark Mangold reformed … Continue reading NEWS: AMERICAN TEARS – Announce ‘Free Angel Express’ Album And Release Video For ‘Sledgehammered’