ALBUM REVIEW: Rage – Resurrection Day

The word rage is defined as violent uncontrollable anger. What better name could one choose for a metal band? RAGE have often been referred to as one of Germany’s “big four” of power metal (alongside HELLOWEEN, GRAVE DIGGER and RUNNING WILD) because of their earth-shattering contributions to the scene and for constantly evolving and pushing … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Rage – Resurrection Day

“Everyone I know has a band or artist they go to who motivates them. It’s such a powerful thing.”

Newcomers LYCANTHRO are making waves with their incredible debut album Mark Of The Wolf, which is out now. Before the release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to vocalist/rhythm guitarist James Delbridge about the release, mental health and BLIND GUARDIAN's Hansi Kursh having magical powers. Hello James, thanks for joining us. For those who … Continue reading “Everyone I know has a band or artist they go to who motivates them. It’s such a powerful thing.”

ALBUM REVIEW: Motörhead – Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin

I never had the privilege of seeing MOTÖRHEAD live. They were my brother’s favourite band, my parents were fans and a number of close friends enjoyed them live too. But I never saw them live. They are a band with a legacy that is quite unlike any other. A legacy that is best summed up … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Motörhead – Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin

ALBUM REVIEW: Primitai – Violence Of The Skies

Heavy Metal troupe PRIMITAI have been on my radar for a while now. Understandably, they are one of the best rising stars in Heavy Metal. Their bombastic sounds and energy fuelled live shows have rightly gained them fans and recognition over the years. Their latest release Violence Of The Skies will only ensure this sterling … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Primitai – Violence Of The Skies

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2021

Another month has passed which must mean our team members are ready to share their choices for album of the month. Take a look and see what they picked. Lotty: Crystal Viper - The Cult I had the pleasure of reviewing CRYSTAL VIPER's previous record Tales Of Fire And Ice a couple of years ago. … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2021

EP REVIEW: Dendera – Reborn Into Darkness

Hailing from the southern realms of the UK, are a band carving their name into the annals of heavy metal. DENDERA are undoubtedly and unquestionably a band on the rise. Rejuvenating their craft and polishing their musicianship with each sequential offering. This is especially so with their upcoming release Reborn Into Darkness. This is the … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Dendera – Reborn Into Darkness

NEWS: THE CULT OF DESTINY – Feat. Member of The Carburetors & Chrome Division, Reveal ‘The Cult Of Destiny’ Album Details, Video Teaser Posted, Out November

Norway Old School Heavy Metallers, THE CULT OF DESTINY featuring members of The Carburetors and Chrome Division, have announced the release of their self-titled debut album on November 27th, via The Cult Of Destiny Records. The album was recorded by Arslan Qureshi and Jørgen Henriksen at Laidback Studios. Mixed and mastered by Robert Hauge at Badabing Studio. Singer Eddie Guz says: "We always … Continue reading NEWS: THE CULT OF DESTINY – Feat. Member of The Carburetors & Chrome Division, Reveal ‘The Cult Of Destiny’ Album Details, Video Teaser Posted, Out November

NEWS: BURNING WITCHES – Launch Pre-Order For ‘The Circle of Five’ Vinyl EP

Photo Credit: Line Hammett The Swiss heavy metal band BURNING WITCHES have launched their pre-order for 'The Circle Of Five' vinyl EP. Accompanied by their mighty new witch Larissa, the ladies recorded their new masterpiece a few weeks ago, which will be released on December 4th 2020 via Nuclear Blast. This release will be available in two limited edition formats: A limited … Continue reading NEWS: BURNING WITCHES – Launch Pre-Order For ‘The Circle of Five’ Vinyl EP

NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Announce New Album ’Heading For The Fire’

TOLEDO STEEL have announced they will release their highly anticipated second album 'Heading For The Fire' on Dissonance on February 12, 2021 Toledo Steel comment: “After a monumental year for us gigging all over Europe in 2019, it was time for us to take that momentum and energy into the studio to record our second … Continue reading NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Announce New Album ’Heading For The Fire’

NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Release New Single ‘Into The Unknown’

The single “Into The Unknown” is taken from their upcoming killer second album ’Heading For The Fire‘ which will be released February 12, 2021. Check it out HERE: https://orcd.co/mkorwee The band comment: “It‘s never easy choosing which song to release first but we ended up picking “Into The Unknown” as it kinda sums up the feel of the album … Continue reading NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Release New Single ‘Into The Unknown’