"There is something special with physical media, and you can’t really get the sensation of going through a booklet through a downloaded track."

Sweden's ELEINE have been enlightening us with their delightful symphonic metal since releasing their debut album in 2015. They are scheduled to tour with MYRATH in 2020 across Europe and have recently released their five track EP titled All Shall Burn. Rock Out Stand Out's Martin White recently submitted some questions to ELEINE's Madeleine Liljestam … Continue reading "There is something special with physical media, and you can’t really get the sensation of going through a booklet through a downloaded track."

“In all seriousness, I’ve been writing non-metal music all my life and it’s the way all my songs are written. This felt like the right timing and theme to go that direction.”

Last week, Leah released Ancient Winter, her latest album that took a step back from heavier sounds and a more earthy approach. Rock Out Stand Out’s Lotty Whittingham has a chat with her about Ancient Winter, her personal influences for song writing and working with international musicians on her record. Tell the readers a bit … Continue reading “In all seriousness, I’ve been writing non-metal music all my life and it’s the way all my songs are written. This felt like the right timing and theme to go that direction.”

“You’re Not Alone is a very good anthem at the end, people really celebrate it and it looks great when the audience participate.”

KISSIN' DYNAMITE are on a mission to bring back stadium rock. They do this through their solid music and sterling live shows. Whilst on their Ecstasy tour, Lotty spoke to drummer Andi Schnitzer moments before their first UK headline show taking place at The Underworld, Camden. They spoke about the tour, their latest single Cadillac … Continue reading “You’re Not Alone is a very good anthem at the end, people really celebrate it and it looks great when the audience participate.”

“We just try and play as much as we can. Hopefully each time we go back, there will be a few more people. “

Bands like TOLEDO STEEL are ensuring the heavy metal scene still thrives. Before they took to the stage in Southampton; Lotty Whittingham caught up for a quick chat with lead vocalist Rich Rutter about their tour, their latest release and differences between the UK and European Metal scenes. Hello Rich, thanks for joining us. First … Continue reading “We just try and play as much as we can. Hopefully each time we go back, there will be a few more people. “

“The album takes us to a different place musically.”

It's been a month since OBSIDIAN TIDE released their debut album Pillars Of Creations and it's been well received by critics and fans. It takes you on an incredible journey filled with twists and turns. Lotty Whittingham spoke to the band members Oz Avneya, Erez Nadler and Shachar Bieber about the album, the band's sound … Continue reading “The album takes us to a different place musically.”

“The thing about this community, this new wave of classic rock is that everyone is very supportive of each other.”

NozFest is well underway and it turns out people have literally travelled far and wide to experience the festival. Lotty speaks with Beth Blade after performing a successful live set with her band BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS. They speak about the latest album, their live show and the importance of rock music. So … Continue reading “The thing about this community, this new wave of classic rock is that everyone is very supportive of each other.”

“It was a great crowd for an opening slot. I was quite surprised. It was nice.”

The pressure is often high when opening a festival and 27 DAYS did well to get the crowds going as they started pouring in for NozFest. Lotty Whittingham spoke to Jordan Watts and Steven Speck about their music, live show and their side project Velvet Rose. So first off introduce yourselves to the readers? Jordan: … Continue reading “It was a great crowd for an opening slot. I was quite surprised. It was nice.”

“It’s good to support the rock scene, the local scene especially as it’s suffering at the moment”

The festival is under way and the bands have started. There is already an atmosphere of love, happiness and appreciation for the straight up rock music. Before they were due to start, Lotty Whittingham spoke to THE WICKED JACKALS about their music, NozFest and what advice they would give for starting a band. First of … Continue reading “It’s good to support the rock scene, the local scene especially as it’s suffering at the moment”

“I would describe it as country and western through a marshal.”

NozFest had just opened its doors and the atmosphere was already buzzing. There was excitement in the air and there was already a handful of punters ready to watch the first lot of bands. Lotty Whittingham grabbed a quick chat with THE OUTLAW ORCHESTRA about NozFest, their sound and supporting the scene. Hi guys, thanks … Continue reading “I would describe it as country and western through a marshal.”

“People are already calling themselves Nozzers.”

It’s the day of NozFest. The day had finally fallen upon us. There was a lot of anticipation and nervousness leading up to the event. It was all brought together and organised by local promoter Jodie Bowie. After a series of Rock Nights, she held her first festival. Lotty Whittingham grabbed a quick chat with … Continue reading “People are already calling themselves Nozzers.”