“Music has been my best form of expression.”

After a delay caused by the pandemic, CROOKED SHAPES are ready to release their self titled debut album at the end of this week. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to band members George Twydell, George 'Ivesy' Ives and Craig Carlaw about the album, influences and mental health. Here's what happened. For those who … Continue reading “Music has been my best form of expression.”

ALBUM REVIEW: Skinny Knowledge – Don’t Turn Out The Lights

The debut album Don't Turn Out The Lights by the Bournemouth based alt rock group SKINNY KNOWLEDGE is an album that smacks 2020 right between the eyes. If being in lockdown helps create something like this then maybe it's not such a bad thing after all. We have all had to deal with our own … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Skinny Knowledge – Don’t Turn Out The Lights

NEWS: MATT MITCHELL & THE COLDHEARTS – Releases Powerful New Video To Help Raise Awareness For World Mental Health Day

Matt Mitchell & The Coldhearts released the powerful radio remix track ‘Unavailable’ in conjunction to help raise awareness of World Mental Health Day 2020 (Saturday 10th October). Originally featured on Matt Mitchell & The Coldhearts 2019 eponymous debut album, 'Unavailable' tells a story of someone who is trying to find themselves in a world of … Continue reading NEWS: MATT MITCHELL & THE COLDHEARTS – Releases Powerful New Video To Help Raise Awareness For World Mental Health Day

ALBUM REVIEW: Everyday Heroes – A Tale Of Sin & Sorrow

A Tale Of Sin & Sorrow is the first full-length studio album from Welsh rock band EVERYDAY HEROES. Wales Online has announced EVERYDAY HEROES as one of the eleven most exciting bands/artists in Newport and this album hopes to cement that statement. If you are a fan of Southern rock, this is an album for … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Everyday Heroes – A Tale Of Sin & Sorrow

NEWS: THIRTEEN STARS – ‘Give It Good’ New Single and Video

Prepare for a retro rocket as Cumbrian southern rockers Thirteen Stars polish off the Space Dust and premiere their punchy, out of this world video for new song ‘Give It Good’. This sizzling homage to 70’s rock funkadelia is taken from the band’s forthcoming album ‘Finest Ramshackle Jam’, out in June. ‘Give It Good’ sees … Continue reading NEWS: THIRTEEN STARS – ‘Give It Good’ New Single and Video

NEWS: HÄXAN – Unveil Details Of New Album

UK powerhouse rock band Häxan have unveiled details of their hotly anticipated debut album 'White Noise'. Taking the decision to release the album during the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, this is sure to lift rock fans spirits and dare us to embrace who we are and what we are capable of when we are backed … Continue reading NEWS: HÄXAN – Unveil Details Of New Album

ALBUM REVIEW: Smoking Martha – In Deep

They are receiving praise from some house hold names in the hard rock sphere. WOLFMOTHER, THERUNAWAYS‘ Cherie Curie and THUNDER are just a few of these famous admirers. The band in question are Aussie-based SMOKING MARTHA and they are causing a stir within the music industry. If their upcoming debut In Deep is anything to go by then it’s easy to see why. Recorded at Loose … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Smoking Martha – In Deep