ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2021

Another month has passed which must mean our team members are ready to share their choices for album of the month. Take a look and see what they picked. Lotty: Crystal Viper - The Cult I had the pleasure of reviewing CRYSTAL VIPER's previous record Tales Of Fire And Ice a couple of years ago, … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2021

“I feel that underneath Abyss is very much about ignoring the expectations of others and following your own path in life.”

UNLEASH THE ARCHERS have a history of creating albums that uplift and empower, Abyss was no exception and it was highly praised by fans and critics. Just after the release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham grabbed a chat with band vocalist Brittney Slayes about Abyss, the pandemic and what helps her cope when mental … Continue reading “I feel that underneath Abyss is very much about ignoring the expectations of others and following your own path in life.”

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

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2020

The end of year is drawing near and what a year it has been, we will hear more in our album of the year posts that will be online next month. In the meantime, here is the last album of the month post of 2020. Here's what our team members have picked. Ashley: Blind Guardian … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2020

“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”

ALBUM REVIEW: Death Dealer – Conquered Lands

It has been seven years since the War Master was unleashed upon the world. Towards the latter part of the year 2020, the mighty DEATH DEALER has returned once more, to crush all those who will not bow down and bend the knee. Herein details their tales of Conquered LandsDEATH DEALER are a Power Metal … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Death Dealer – Conquered Lands

NEWS: IRON MASK – New Video & Single ‘One Against All’ Is Out Now

IRON MASK's new video & single 'One Against All' is out now, the second track taken from their seventh album 'Master Of Masters', out 4th December on AFM Records. The first taste from the new Iron Mask album sees the band return with a real crowd-pleaser. 'Tree Of The World' has slight celtic influences, galloping drums and a … Continue reading NEWS: IRON MASK – New Video & Single ‘One Against All’ Is Out Now

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: IRON SAVIOR – Release New Single ‘Our Time Has Come’

IRON SAVIOR release their long awaited new single & video 'Our Time Has Come', the first track from upcoming album 'Skycrest', due out on 4th December on AFM Records. IRON SAVIOR are about to add another classic to their discography with 'Skycrest'. The fact that Hamburg is not only the "most beautiful city in the world" but … Continue reading NEWS: IRON SAVIOR – Release New Single ‘Our Time Has Come’

NEWS: ANTHEA – Shares New Music Video For Title Track Off Upcoming Album ‘Illusion’

Los Angeles symphonic power metal band Anthea are sharing their new music video for the title track "Illusion" off their upcoming album due out on October 23rd via Rockshots Records. The band adds about the track:“The title song of the album, Illusion, is one of our faster tracks featuring some epic dueling guitar and keyboard action. This song really gives … Continue reading NEWS: ANTHEA – Shares New Music Video For Title Track Off Upcoming Album ‘Illusion’