Most of you may know it’s World Mental Health Awareness Day. During these times, it’s more important than ever to speak about our mental health and be honest with how things are. Big or small, each struggle and fight is important. To honour this day, a playlist of songs has been placed together. There are … Continue reading Rock Out Stand Out Playlist: World Mental Health Day 2021
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
Rock Out Stand Out's Lotty tells us of her experiences with set backs in her mental health and learning to not feel guilty for taking a rest to recover. I was recently telling a friend of mine that I experienced a dip in my mental health, I had a complete breakdown. He told me that … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: Set Backs Are Not Weaknesses
October 10th is World Mental Health Day, a day for raising awareness of mental health issues worldwide, with this year’s event focusing on suicide prevention. October 10th is also the day when Tom Reynolds will release his new Foul Body Autopsy EP, Consumed By Black Thoughts. It’s no coincidence that these events should collide, with the release date for Consumed By Black … Continue reading NEWS: FOUL BODY AUTOPSY – To Release New EP ‘Consumed By Black Thoughts’ On World Mental Health Day
A few months ago, Jacob McCrone submitted a story about how a game helped him overcome depression. Now he is writing for Rock Out Stand Out, he has researched into body dysmorphia amongst men in the metal scene and has written a piece. Here is what he found out. I was at Bloodstock a few … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: Body Dysmorphia In The Metal Scene
Band manager Andy Ayres shares his story battling depression in his teenage years and how two very important people in his life helped towards his recovery. It took me many years and a brilliant GP to recognise my anxiety and clinical depression. I had grown up in my school years as so many kids today … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: Many Years To Recognise The Black Dog
Given today is World Mental Health Day, it only seemed fit that I share this story today. At the weekend I visited Brighton to attend Mammothfest, one of the best Underground Metal Music festivals in the country to date. Headliners this year included ROTTING CHRIST and FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. The atmosphere was extremely welcoming, it was … Continue reading This Time Around….