“All Kaledon’s albums are related with the main saga”

Five years after their previous release, Power Metallers KALEDON are due to release their upcoming tale Legend Of The Forgotten Reign - Chapter VII: Evil Awakens. Ahead of this release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham grabbed a quick chat with guitarist Alex Mele about the album, influences and mental health. For those who haven't … Continue reading “All Kaledon’s albums are related with the main saga”

“I would maybe describe it as Nightwish or Kamelot having a baby with Wintersun or Children Of Bodom”

Symphonic Progressive Metal outfit ANTHEA are back with their latest offering Tales Untold, which is due out tomorrow. It's a cinematic journey that the listener will be quick to sink their teeth into. Ahead of the album release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to guitarist/harsh vocalist Juan Pina about Tales Untold, mental health … Continue reading “I would maybe describe it as Nightwish or Kamelot having a baby with Wintersun or Children Of Bodom”

“It very much uses that high fantasy setting as an allegory of the healing power of self belief and the nature of methods to conquer ones mental health.”

FELLOWSHIP are a new troupe of questers that are due to release the debut tale The Saberlight Chronicles. It's a mighty tale that will have you fully immersed. Ahead of it's release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Matthew Corry about the album, mental health and who would join him on … Continue reading “It very much uses that high fantasy setting as an allegory of the healing power of self belief and the nature of methods to conquer ones mental health.”

“I want them to have a song where they feel empowered to be who they are.”

Note: This interview touches upon suicide, abusive relationships and domestic violence; reader discretion is advised. BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS are due to return with a brand new album titled Mythos, Confessions, Tragedies and Love. It's an honest, authentic telling that we will all relate to in one way or another. Rock Out Stand … Continue reading “I want them to have a song where they feel empowered to be who they are.”

“We have been to Tamriel and have seen the rise of the dragonborn”

WARLOCK AD are a new band of adventurers from different multiverses. They have unleashed their debut tale Book I: The Resurrection where you can hear about their first lot of quests and adventures. Through a special portal known as Skype to us mortals; Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to Whiteacre The Mighty Warlock, … Continue reading “We have been to Tamriel and have seen the rise of the dragonborn”

“Maybe they will see themselves in the character that is described in the lyrics”

Dwarven clan WIND ROSE have returned with their latest quest Warfront. They have been hard at work for this record and it shows majestically within the gallant songs. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to vocalist Francesco Cavalieri about Warfront, mental health and where the idea to cover Diggy Diggy Hole came from. It's … Continue reading “Maybe they will see themselves in the character that is described in the lyrics”

“Think Rob Zombie, Faith No More; that sort of feel into a big blender.”

Anonymous Clown Horde THE INJESTER are already creating a chaotic storm amongst anyone who has the pleasure to listen to their ghoulish music or witness one of their sinister shows. Before their warm-up show at Southampton's Suburbia, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to this band of clowns. They spoke about their sound, mental … Continue reading “Think Rob Zombie, Faith No More; that sort of feel into a big blender.”

“It was the best of the ones that didn’t make it but it’s very much like a two minute punch in the face.”

After two years away, live shows are finally getting underway. This also means face to face interviews with bands after two years of speaking to them over Zoom and Skype. Before BATTLE BORN took to the stage on the first night of their tour, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham caught a chat with lead … Continue reading “It was the best of the ones that didn’t make it but it’s very much like a two minute punch in the face.”

“Music is the language that can sometimes say more than words can.”

Metalcore outfit VOIDEMOLTION have recently released their latest single Haunting, the year before they released their album Sanity. It touches upon different aspects of mental health from insomnia to anxiety. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist David Dannenberg about the album Sanity, in particular the content of the music and mental … Continue reading “Music is the language that can sometimes say more than words can.”

“If you listen to Not The End Of The Road in it’s entirety, you will notice there are different emotions within the songs”

KISSIN' DYNAMITE are back with their brand new release Not The End Of The Road which has highly praised by fans and critics a like. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to vocalist Hannes Braun about the album, the song writing and mental health. Here's what happened. Hello Hannes, thank you for joining us … Continue reading “If you listen to Not The End Of The Road in it’s entirety, you will notice there are different emotions within the songs”