ALBUM REVIEW: Therion – Leviathan

Whatever end of the metal music spectrum you prefer, THERION are a hard name to miss. I knew the band name but never sat down to listen to them until now. After hearing the epic sounds of their latest album Leviathan, it makes me wonder why I hadn’t started listening to them sooner. As mentioned, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Therion – Leviathan

“This time both fans and critics seem very pleased and we’re happy for that.”

For decades THERION have been blowing fans and critics away with their sounds. Their latest offering Leviathan is no exception. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to band vocalist Thomas Vikström about Leviathan, the creating process during a pandemic and what songs he is looking forward to playing live when bands can tour again. … Continue reading “This time both fans and critics seem very pleased and we’re happy for that.”

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”

NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – Release New Live Single ‘Violent Shadows’

Early this August just gone, BLIND GUARDIAN performed live for the Wacken World Wide digital festival, and surprised everybody by playing a brand-new track called 'Violent Shadows'. The song is a very first taster of their upcoming studio album, due to be released in autumn 2021. 'Violent Shadows' (live) is available digitally as of today. "Your wish is our command! So we have … Continue reading NEWS: BLIND GUARDIAN – Release New Live Single ‘Violent Shadows’

NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Announce New Studio Album ‘Jylhä’ And Single ‘Leväluhta’

Korpiklaani announce their new studio album Jylhä, which will be released on February 5th via Nuclear Blast Records. Jylhä (which has no direct translation, but can be described as majestic and also wild or rugged in a strong, beautiful way) will be available as digital album, CD, black vinyl and grass green vinyl [limited to 300 pieces]. The pre-order will start soon. In celebration of the happy … Continue reading NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Announce New Studio Album ‘Jylhä’ And Single ‘Leväluhta’

NEWS: SEPTICFLESH – Complete Children’s Choir Recordings For Forthcoming Album

Fantastic news from Greek's most promising symphonic death metal export: SEPTICFLESH took another huge step in completing the recordings of their upcoming studio album. The children choir recordings for the new record are done - adding an unique vibe to the album as the band states: "The children choir recordings for the new Septicflesh album have been … Continue reading NEWS: SEPTICFLESH – Complete Children’s Choir Recordings For Forthcoming Album

NEWS: SEPULTURA – To Host SepulQuarta Mental Health Special Today

SEPULTURA are dedicating this week's 'SepulQuarta’ session to mental health awareness, and will be welcoming the famous artist Derek Hess alongside America Paredes from Mental Health America for a chat. Derek Hess made his mark by creating an own unique style of work, making strong connections in the music world, whereas Mental Health America is the United States' leading community-based non-profit dedicated to addressing the needs of … Continue reading NEWS: SEPULTURA – To Host SepulQuarta Mental Health Special Today

NEWS: BURNING WITCHES – Launch Pre-Order For ‘The Circle of Five’ Vinyl EP

Photo Credit: Line Hammett The Swiss heavy metal band BURNING WITCHES have launched their pre-order for 'The Circle Of Five' vinyl EP. Accompanied by their mighty new witch Larissa, the ladies recorded their new masterpiece a few weeks ago, which will be released on December 4th 2020 via Nuclear Blast. This release will be available in two limited edition formats: A limited … Continue reading NEWS: BURNING WITCHES – Launch Pre-Order For ‘The Circle of Five’ Vinyl EP

NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Launch New Beard Oil For Children’s Cancer Charity

Korpiklaani, Partawa and Mad Viking Finland, a charity supporting club of bearded men, have created a beard oil in collaboration. Named Korven Kyynel, it will be sold as a limited edition of 2000 bottles. Of the price of each sold bottle, 5€ will be given to Sylva, a charity that supports children and youth fighting cancer. The CEO of Partawa, Mika Poikonen, is very happy with … Continue reading NEWS: KORPIKLAANI – Launch New Beard Oil For Children’s Cancer Charity