ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.12.2021

We are presenting our last playlist of 2021 to you before closing up for the year. This is a mixture of top three/four albums and singles chosen by some of our team members this year. Jacob's albums choices include GOJIRA's Fortitude, Ominous from LAKE OF TEARS, HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY with their album Maere and … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.12.2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles of 2021

There were so many great singles this year that it only seemed logical to do a top ten post on those that have made my year. The ones that you can't stop listening to yet don't want to get bored so you try to limit the amount of listens. I also do a first as … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles of 2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 27.11.2021

Another two weeks is up, which means it's time to reveal the latest edition of the playlist. CROOKED SHAPES, LORDI, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, TOOTHDRINKER, AEPHANEMER, DARTAGNAN, JUDAS PRIEST, THEATRES DES VAMPIRES and TEMPERANCE all released new albums in the past two weeks. Songs from each of these can be found on the list. There have … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 27.11.2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.09.2021

Two weeks is up and we're getting closer to those colder months now. There have been a great array of releases, birthdays have been celebrated and there are some song selections to honour someone in the metal community who passed away recently. There have been some cracking album releases from Seven Spires, Apostolica, Brainstorm and … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 18.09.2021

NEW SINGLE: Majestica – Metal United

"Oh just one more listen." "But I don't want to get bored of the song." Does this sound familiar when you hear a great song? Do you have it on loop for days afterwards? The latest song for me is MAJESTICA's Metal United and I didn't feel a post on social media was enough so … Continue reading NEW SINGLE: Majestica – Metal United

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 19.12.2020

For the last playlist of the year, we have done something a little bit different. There are the usual releases that have come out in the past two weeks; bands include Epica, Take Breath, Grimgotts, Therion, Arion, Korpkilanni and Sirenia. Some of our team members revealed their top ten albums in posts this week. A … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 19.12.2020

LOTTY’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

Before we reveal our last playlist of the year, editor in chief Lotty reveals her top ten albums of the year. In the words of ABBA “Thank you for the music”. Normally it provides that much needed escapism to allow us to forget our day-to-day stresses and worries. During this pandemic where mental health has … Continue reading LOTTY’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

ALBUM REVIEW: Majestica – A Christmas Carol

It’s not hard to miss that there has been so many adaptions of A Christmas Carol, I don’t personally mind as it’s one of my favourite stories. Alongside The Muppet Christmas Carol and Blackadder Christmas Carol, I now have a new favourite adaption of this Charles Dickens classic to add to my list. It’s not … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Majestica – A Christmas Carol

“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”

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 07.11.2020

Two weeks are up meaning it's time for the latest edition of the playlist. There have been some brilliant releases and we have some great classics. There are new releases from the likes of Wednesday 13, Accept, HJELVIK, Amaranthe, A New Tomorrow, Blind Guardian, Snow White Blood, Eleine, Accept, Leaves' Eyes, Jinjer and Feuerschwanz There … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 07.11.2020