“I’ve always enjoyed that about this style of music because it’s very open and candid. “

It's no secret that the effects of Covid-19 have had a huge impact on bands being able to tour and record new material. One of the bands that rose to this challenge were TAKE BREATH, they worked hard and adapted well to the ever changing environment. This determination paid off as they produced a solid … Continue reading “I’ve always enjoyed that about this style of music because it’s very open and candid. “

“Even if you don’t like Christmas, I still think it’s a great power metal album”

There is a brand new adaption of Charles Dickins classic A Christmas Carol. It's not a film or TV adaption, it's a new album from Power Metallers MAJESTICA. Ahead of this album's release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to bassist/vocalist Chris David about this new record, mental health and answers a few fan … Continue reading “Even if you don’t like Christmas, I still think it’s a great power metal album”

“It’s important to have something positive for people to look forward to.”

Given these strange times, we all need something positive to look forward to and stay connected. One of theses things is the release of Dancing In Hell from Swedish Symphonic Metal troupe ELEINE. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Madeleine 'Eleine' Liljestam and guitarist/growler Rikard Ekberg about Dancing In Hell, the … Continue reading “It’s important to have something positive for people to look forward to.”

“Without the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.with out the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.”

Find out what happened when Rock Out Stand Out's Steph Warren spoke to Paul Alborough. He is the artist behind Professor Elemental; the mad time travelling, tea drinking, chap hopping Victorian gentleman. His music is very out there but is very positive and foot tapping. They spoke about this mad professor, his music and staying … Continue reading “Without the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.with out the fans to hang out with, I’m just a weird man in a hat, having a midlife crisis on my own.”

“Eternal Night is spreading across our shore… It was a cursed album.”

Manchester's ARESK have, since their formation back in 2017, quickly established themselves as one of the premier Black Metal acts in the country. They blend the symphonic overtones of the likes of HECATE ENTHRONED and early CRADLE OF FILTH with a razor sharp, caustic brand of Black Metal. Rock Out Stand Out's guest writer Danny … Continue reading “Eternal Night is spreading across our shore… It was a cursed album.”

“The idea behind these interview samples is to help people feel more comfortable talking about these issues.”

World Mental Health Awareness Day is just around the corner and during these uncertain times, it has never been more important to discuss mental illness and mental health issues. FOUL BODY AUTOPSY (a.k.a Tom Reynolds) will be releasing his upcoming EP Consumed By Black Thoughts which looks at his own experiences living with mental illness. … Continue reading “The idea behind these interview samples is to help people feel more comfortable talking about these issues.”

“All the songs on the album follow a theme. It looks at different personalities and characteristics from individuals and groups of people.”

ORBITAL JUNCTION have been hailed "London’s best new stoner rock band" by Desertfest and judging from their latest album Egos And Instincts, it's easy to see why. A week before the release of this album, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke vocalist Owen Armstrong and drummer Jack Revans. They spoke about the debut album, … Continue reading “All the songs on the album follow a theme. It looks at different personalities and characteristics from individuals and groups of people.”

“We tried calling it folk, calling it comedy, calling it rock. We’re basically three twats with a drinking problem and have found ways to enhance that.”

THE SWEETCHUNKS BAND have done a lot in the time they’ve been together, from storming a castle to dressing up in stockings and corsets. They have always managed to have a good time and bring together a range of audiences. In this interview, Rock Out Stand Out's Steph Warren hopes to see the idea behind … Continue reading “We tried calling it folk, calling it comedy, calling it rock. We’re basically three twats with a drinking problem and have found ways to enhance that.”

“Lyrically it’s mainly about being hopeful and resilient, like a diamond heart. It’s about having a heart that can never break.”

KONCORDIA are brand new to the rock scene. They have brought forth their own style of synth rock that is influenced by their love of video games. Their debut EP Diamond Heart is out now and quite rightly receiving high praise. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to the duo Jonathan Liffen and Curtis … Continue reading “Lyrically it’s mainly about being hopeful and resilient, like a diamond heart. It’s about having a heart that can never break.”

“It’s very important to have a picture in mind about what that song’s about.”

AWAKE BY DESIGN are due to release their third studio album very soon. Their self-title album is full of strong melodies and poignant lyrics. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to vocalist Adrian Powell about their latest album, coping techniques that help him through tough times and how the band have been helping keep … Continue reading “It’s very important to have a picture in mind about what that song’s about.”