ALBUM REVIEW: Victorius – Dinosaur Warfare Pt.2 – The Great Ninja War!

Dinosaurs, Ninjas and Power Metal? If this makes you as excited as I am then you are going to love this! Step into an alternate reality where humanity is under attack by an evil space ninja clan. Our protectors: the mystical and magical Dinogods. Herein lies the next instalment from VICTORIUS with their new album … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Victorius – Dinosaur Warfare Pt.2 – The Great Ninja War!

“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”

ALBUM REVIEW: Wind Rose – Warfront

Deep in the mines, metal dwarven clan WIND ROSE have been hard at work. Warfront is the latest treasure they are ready to share with long time members of their clan and new adventures eager to join. The hard work has paid off immensely with this record. Let me explain. It starts of with Of … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Wind Rose – Warfront

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month May 2022

Visions Of Atlantis - Pirates My choice for May's album of the month was a no brainer for me. The moment I signed up to VISIONS OF ATLANTIS' latest voyage Pirates, I knew this was an experience I wanted to embark upon time and time again. In terms of tying this in with the theme … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month May 2022

ALBUM REVIEW: Kissin’ Dynamite – Not The End Of The Road

KISSIN’ DYNAMITE are back and it’s clear from their upcoming release Not The End Of The Road that they don’t plan on quitting anytime soon. I have mentioned before they are my go-to band when I need a boost, their uplifting sounds manage to bring me out of some dark holes. With this latest release, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Kissin’ Dynamite – Not The End Of The Road

ALBUM REVIEW: Aephanemer – A Dream Of Wilderness

Over a couple of years ago, I decided to really focus on Rock Out Stand Out and take it further. Around the same time, I received a message from a French guitarist who wanted some reviews for his band’s new album. This album became a top ten contender that year, that’s my short way of … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Aephanemer – A Dream Of Wilderness

Album Review: Ad Infinitum – Chapter II – Legacy

AD INFINITUM’s stunning debut Chapter I – Monarchy was released right around the time we went into a first lockdown, and it quickly became a solid favourite of mine. They are due to release their upcoming record Chapter II – Legacy and judging from the sounds of this majestic work of art, it’s safe to … Continue reading Album Review: Ad Infinitum – Chapter II – Legacy

“we had a few people in mind but this particular character is fascinating”

Symphonic Metal force AD INFINITUM are due to return with Chapter II - Legacy in nearly a week's time. The upcoming album of their saga delves into the life and afterlife of Vlad The Impaler a.k.a Dracula. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Melissa Bonny about Chapter II - Legacy, mental … Continue reading “we had a few people in mind but this particular character is fascinating”

ALBUM REVIEW: Powerwolf – Call Of The Wild

No introductions required here. From casual listeners to highly loyal fans, every metal head has come across POWERWOLF at somepoint. The catholic werewolf priests have released their latest sermon Call Of The Wild and after having listened to it, it's easy to see why it's being hailed by fans and critics. Faster Than The Fire … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Powerwolf – Call Of The Wild

“For Van Canto it’s friends playing in one band”

Rakkatakka being heard on the horizon can only mean one thing; acapella metal warriors VAN CANTO are back and they have released their latest record To The Power Of Eight. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to Stefan Schmidt about the new album, arranging vocals and how we listen to music these days. Hello … Continue reading “For Van Canto it’s friends playing in one band”