ALBUM REVIEW: Illusions Of Grandeur – The Siren

Hailing from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, ILLUSIONS OF GRANDEUR are an exciting fantasy metal theater band. Their latest album, The Siren, is the second part of the album The Siren Saga. While you may be getting AVANTASIA or NIGHTWISH vibes, ILLUSIONS OF GRANDEUR present an eclectic mix of hard rock that is reminiscent of A PERFECT CIRCLE. … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Illusions Of Grandeur – The Siren

“It’s a different way of doing things for me, I have never done something like this before.”

They say every cloud has a silver lining, multi musician Morten Veland has proved this during a worldwide pandemic. When he wasn't writing material for his band SIRENIA, he had been working on reviving his solo project MORTEMIA. Before the release of the first single, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to Morten about … Continue reading “It’s a different way of doing things for me, I have never done something like this before.”

ALBUM REVIEW: Scar Of The Sun – Inertia

If AMORPHIS, GOJIRA and ROTTING CHRIST had somehow conceived a conspicuous love child, SCAR OF THE SUN would be it. They have released their third studio album Inertia and it’s honestly one of the most thought-provoking albums I have come across. Amongst the chaos, there are well thought out lyrics and important messages within. This … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Scar Of The Sun – Inertia

NEWS: GROOVENOM – Release New Video ‘Deine Liebe’!

"The heaviest love songs of all times" - this is how the band describes their new album and hits the bull's eye. Driving guitars, furious drumming, and angry screaming shouts dominate the album. But also expressive solos, melancholic lyrics, and emotional clear vocals make their mark on the album. "Mitten ins Herz" is an epic, … Continue reading NEWS: GROOVENOM – Release New Video ‘Deine Liebe’!