ALBUM REVIEW: Melomaniak – El Adversario

El Adversario is the second album from Chilean heavy metal band MELOMANIAK, compiling of 12 tracks, with a run-time of 40 minutes. Never having had the pleasure of listening to MELOMANIAK previously, I had no idea how much of a punch this band would pack - and that is quite a big one. El Adversario … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Melomaniak – El Adversario

ALBUM REVIEW: War Dogs – Die By My Sword

Rock and heavy metal fans! Welcome to the latest album by WAR DOGS! This is stunningly orchestrated masterpiece is addictive enough to sink your teeth into. The band are due to release their upcoming album Die By My Sword in a matter of days. This listening journey starts with the following up-tempo title track. The … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: War Dogs – Die By My Sword

NEWS: SLOWBURN – Sign with Fighter Records; 1st song, cover & tracklist revealed!

Spanish Heavy Metal band SLOWBURN has just signed a contract with Fighter Records for the release of their 1st album "Rock'n'Roll Rats", which will be released on February 5, 2020 in CD format. SLOWBURN were formed in Madrid in 2015 by musicians that also play in bands such as RANCOR, ARIETE, MOTOCICLÓN, ROAR and METAL … Continue reading NEWS: SLOWBURN – Sign with Fighter Records; 1st song, cover & tracklist revealed!

ALBUM REVIEW: Vhäldemar – Metal Of The World

Metal Of The World is the third album from Spain’s VHÄLDEMAR. It was originally released in 2007 but this time features new album cover artwork as part of the re-release. The album features 13 tracks and clocks in at 48 minutes running time. River of Blood is included as a bonus track on this release … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Vhäldemar – Metal Of The World

ALBUM REVIEW: Crystal Viper – Tales Of Fire And Ice

What if I told you there was an album that contained lyrics influenced by legends, mysterious stories and secrets of the world such as the Bermuda Triangle. I know that would certainly pique my curiosity along with others. The album in question is Tales Of Fire And Ice, the latest release from Polish Heavy Metal … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Crystal Viper – Tales Of Fire And Ice

ALBUM REVIEW: Screamer – Highway Of Heroes

This is a band and an album for lovers of classic heavy metal. SCREAMER are a Swedish group with traditional heavy metal sounds and values; they want to have a good time, party and make music. This is their fourth studio album since their 2017 release Hell Machine, and the first studio album on their … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Screamer – Highway Of Heroes

ALBUM REVIEW: Diviner – Realms Of Time

The Greek Gods were a powerful bunch of unique beings that impacted the Earth in one way or another. Good or Evil, you knew about them and their presence could always be felt. This statement can also apply to Greek Heavy/Power Metal outfit DIVINER. Their sounds are so bold, epic and empowering that even thinking … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Diviner – Realms Of Time

ALBUM REVIEW: Diamond Head – The Coffin Train

When you are part of the Heavy Metal community, the name DIAMOND HEAD is hard to miss. Whether you are a long-time fan or a casual listener, you would have come across the name of these Heavy Metal pioneers at some point. For me, this is my first experience of the icons and from listening … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Diamond Head – The Coffin Train

“If I can express my rage in a song while telling a good story, I consider it a success.”

Heavy Metal isn't dead and London based NIGHT SCREAMER are one of the bands setting out to prove this. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham grabbed a chat with vocalist Gadd, bassist Julia B Cadau and guitarist Calvin Lever. They spoke about their sound, their debut album Dead Of Night and who they would have … Continue reading “If I can express my rage in a song while telling a good story, I consider it a success.”

ALBUM REVIEW: Night Screamer – Dead Of Night

It’s no secret that old school Heavy Metal is making a comeback. London based NIGHT SCREAMER are one of those bands that are making sure this happens. They have unleashed their debut album Dead Of Night and to say this will open doors for the band is a huge understatement. The story of NIGHT SCREAMER … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Night Screamer – Dead Of Night