ALBUM REVIEW: Everdawn – Cleopatra

As most of you know, Symphonic Metal is my personal favourite sub-genre of metal. It shows you that opposites can attract to create something truly special. EVERDAWN’s upcoming record Cleopatra showcases this remarkably well, it also shows us why the band are future icons for this genre. The album kicks off with Ghost Shadow Requiem. … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Everdawn – Cleopatra

ALBUM REVIEW: Eleine – Dancing In Hell

It’s no secret that Sweden are one of the top breeding grounds for new metal bands. In the past year, I have heard the name ELEINE pop up around my friendship circle and the Symphonic Metal circuit. After hearing the strong sounds from their upcoming album Dancing In Hell, they could easily join the list … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Eleine – Dancing In Hell

“It’s important to have something positive for people to look forward to.”

Given these strange times, we all need something positive to look forward to and stay connected. One of theses things is the release of Dancing In Hell from Swedish Symphonic Metal troupe ELEINE. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Madeleine 'Eleine' Liljestam and guitarist/growler Rikard Ekberg about Dancing In Hell, the … Continue reading “It’s important to have something positive for people to look forward to.”

NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Announce New Album ’Heading For The Fire’

TOLEDO STEEL have announced they will release their highly anticipated second album 'Heading For The Fire' on Dissonance on February 12, 2021 Toledo Steel comment: “After a monumental year for us gigging all over Europe in 2019, it was time for us to take that momentum and energy into the studio to record our second … Continue reading NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Announce New Album ’Heading For The Fire’

NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Release New Single ‘Into The Unknown’

The single “Into The Unknown” is taken from their upcoming killer second album ’Heading For The Fire‘ which will be released February 12, 2021. Check it out HERE: https://orcd.co/mkorwee The band comment: “It‘s never easy choosing which song to release first but we ended up picking “Into The Unknown” as it kinda sums up the feel of the album … Continue reading NEWS: TOLEDO STEEL – Release New Single ‘Into The Unknown’

NEWS: NEPTUNE – Launch ‘Angels’ Video

The melodic metal band Neptune releases today (2 October) Angels – their third single from the band's upcoming studio album Northern Steel. The album is to be released on November 6, 2020. Neptune, an 80s melodic metal band that has built up a loyal fanbase over time, is now finally releasing their real debut album, only … Continue reading NEWS: NEPTUNE – Launch ‘Angels’ Video

NEWS: MOONSPELL – Announces Very Special Halloween Show

Photo Credit: Joana Carriço In the darkest of years, MOONSPELL have announced that they will perform a special live Halloween show, taking place in the South of Portugal in an ancient town named Beja, on October 31, 2020! At the local theatre Pax Julia, originally built in 1928, the band will deliver their annual and … Continue reading NEWS: MOONSPELL – Announces Very Special Halloween Show

NEWS: THE WAYMAKER – Release Lyric Video For New Single ‘Marching On’

The record label Melodic Passion Records releases the selftitled debut from the new metal sensation The Waymaker. A new band con-sisting of Christian Liljegren (Narnia, Audiovision, ex. Divinefire), Jani Stefanovic (Solution 45, Zhakiah, ex. Divinefire) and Katja Stefano-vic. Along with this, a lyric video for the focus track “Marching On” is released. The new metal-trio … Continue reading NEWS: THE WAYMAKER – Release Lyric Video For New Single ‘Marching On’

NEWS: NEPTUNE – Launch ‘Last Man Standing’ Video

The melodic metal band Neptune releases Last Man Standing – their second single from the band's upcoming studio album Northern Steel. The album is to be released on November 6, 2020. The song Last Man Standing is the band's second single from the upcoming album. Last man standing is probably the song from “Northern Steel” … Continue reading NEWS: NEPTUNE – Launch ‘Last Man Standing’ Video

NEWS: ELEINE – Launch Video For New Single ‘As I Breathe’

Today, ELEINE is releasing the first single from their upcoming album "Dancing In Hell". The new video single is called "As I Breathe" and the band themselves describes it as follows. "Whatever you're fighting through, we think you know by now that nothing is ever just laid out at your very feet. You have to … Continue reading NEWS: ELEINE – Launch Video For New Single ‘As I Breathe’