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

LIVE REPORT: Battle Born, Countless Skies and Embolectomy @ The Firehouse, Southampton 06.05.2022

When I first heard that uprising Power Metal stars BATTLE BORN, progressive melodeath visionaries COUNTLESS SKIES and local death metal act EMBOLECTOMY were to put on a show at The Firehouse, Southampton; the thing that came to mind was the eclectic music lover's playlist on shuffle. This is in no way a bad thing at … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Battle Born, Countless Skies and Embolectomy @ The Firehouse, Southampton 06.05.2022

“It was the best of the ones that didn’t make it but it’s very much like a two minute punch in the face.”

After two years away, live shows are finally getting underway. This also means face to face interviews with bands after two years of speaking to them over Zoom and Skype. Before BATTLE BORN took to the stage on the first night of their tour, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham caught a chat with lead … Continue reading “It was the best of the ones that didn’t make it but it’s very much like a two minute punch in the face.”

ALBUM REVIEW: Trick Or Treat – Creepy Symphonies

Trick or Treat? The age-old question asked by children the world over on Halloween night. Originating from yesteryear in order to appease the souls of the dead by acting out a small performance or reciting verse. Whilst this practice is more common in the month of October, Italian power metallers TRICK OR TREAT have brought … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Trick Or Treat – Creepy Symphonies

ALBUM REVIEW: Shewolf – SheWolf

Return once more to the wilderness. Embrace your inner wolf, be that much more primal, and join SHEWOLF across the wilderness that is their debut self-titled album. There is certainly the element of theatrical mystery and mystique about SHEWOLF. The line-up consists of Angel Wolf-Black as The Shaman who is joined by her wolfpack: The … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Shewolf – SheWolf

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

Orden Ogan - Ravenhead I watched ORDEN OGAN live at the beginning of the month and it was a bit of milestone. It was the first live show I had attended where I didn't feel anxious or worried about Covid and it felt like going back to a somewhat normal life. I mean I had … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month March 2022

ALBUM REVIEW: Moonlight Haze – Animus

MOONLIGHT HAZE have been around for a little while now and it’s only recently I have come across them. They are due to release their third studio album Animus and judging from the sounds of this work of art, it’s easy to see why they have been labelled uprising Symphonic Power Metal stars. It wastes … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Moonlight Haze – Animus

ALBUM REVIEW: Veonity – Elements Of Power

The name VEONITY had popped around the Power Symphonic circuit but I hadn’t really given them a listen until recently. They have released their fifth studio album Elements Of Power and after experiencing the brilliant sounds off this record, I will be keeping my eyes and ears out for them. The album is a conceptual … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Veonity – Elements Of Power

“each one of us brought their background on the plate and we mixed all the elements”

The year has just begun and NOCTURNA have been hailed as a new Euro Metal Sensation. Judging from the sounds of their upcoming debut Daughters Of The Night, that statement is completely justified. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham and Martin White sent some questions to one of the vocalists Rehn Stillnight. Find out what … Continue reading “each one of us brought their background on the plate and we mixed all the elements”

ALBUM REVIEW: Rhapsody Of Fire – Glory For Salvation

After beginning our quest with 2019’s The Eighth Mountain we now continue our adventure alongside Italian Epic Symphonic metal legends with their new album Glory For Salvation the next instalment of The Nephilim’s Empire Saga. Let us enter the fray and discover what’s next for our hero. Son Of Vengeance feels like the start of … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Rhapsody Of Fire – Glory For Salvation