ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Attack Of Orym

Ever since first listening to symphonic greatness in Dance With The Dragon a few years ago, DARK SARAH have been on my radar ever since. They are back with a brand-new part of the DARK SARAH story, Attack Of Orym to be precise. Let me tell you more. I always say the best opening tracks … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Dark Sarah – Attack Of Orym

“It saved my motivation to continue with Dark Sarah”

Cinematic Symphonic Metal act DARK SARAH return with the next chapter of their exciting saga this Friday. It is titled Attack Of Orym and it has been eagerly anticipated. Ahead of this release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke with lead vocalist/band founder Heidi Parviainen about the album, specific songs, challenges faced and mental … Continue reading “It saved my motivation to continue with Dark Sarah”

EP REVIEW: Lost Dawning – Embers Of Dusk

LOST DAWNING are new and fresh to the power metal sphere yet they are already making a great impression. Their debut EP Embers Of Dusk came out before the end of 2022 and it’s already receiving praise from fans and critics alike. Having listened to the EP myself, I can see why they are gaining … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Lost Dawning – Embers Of Dusk

“It’s also an encapsulation of how the band came together”

Multi-National Power/Symphonic Metal act LOST DAWNING are new on the scene. They released their latest EP Embers Of Dusk before 2022 ended and with it receiving high praise, it's clear they are ones to watch out for. Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to lead vocalist Phillipa Sztencel and drummer/band founder Daniel Engström about … Continue reading “It’s also an encapsulation of how the band came together”

“I would maybe describe it as Nightwish or Kamelot having a baby with Wintersun or Children Of Bodom”

Symphonic Progressive Metal outfit ANTHEA are back with their latest offering Tales Untold, which is due out tomorrow. It's a cinematic journey that the listener will be quick to sink their teeth into. Ahead of the album release, Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty Whittingham spoke to guitarist/harsh vocalist Juan Pina about Tales Untold, mental health … Continue reading “I would maybe describe it as Nightwish or Kamelot having a baby with Wintersun or Children Of Bodom”

ALBUM REVIEW: Anthea – Tales Untold

Progressive Symphonic metallers ANTHEA are back with a mighty follow up to their 2020 debut Illusion. I reviewed Illusion which you can read by clicking here. I remember liking it a lot. The moment I pressed play on Tales Untold, I was quickly reminded why I was blown away the first time round. Tales Untold … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Anthea – Tales Untold

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

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

Visions Of Atlantis - Pirates My choice for May's album of the month was a no brainer for me. The moment I signed up to VISIONS OF ATLANTIS' latest voyage Pirates, I knew this was an experience I wanted to embark upon time and time again. In terms of tying this in with the theme … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month May 2022

ALBUM REVIEW: Angel Nation – Antares

It’s been five years since Aeon was released, so it’s easy to see why ANGEL NATION’s upcoming offering Antares is highly anticipated. After listening to this release, I can confidently say long time fans will be rejoicing and new listeners will add this to their collection. Antares is a collection of different elements that will … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Angel Nation – Antares

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