Next weekend sees the return of one of the most popular and talked about UK festivals of the last 30 years…Reading and Leeds! When I was a teenager in the 00s it was a right of passage to go to Reading Festival the year that you finished your GCSEs or A Levels, and it really … More Has Reading And Leeds Lost Its Credibility?
After three years in the shadows the Arctic Monkeys are back on the road again! With all six of their albums securing the number 1 spot in the charts, the boys from Sheffield have solidified themselves as one of the greatest British rock bands of all time, and with such a unique style of songwriting … More Arctic Monkeys Albums Ranked Worst to Best!
39 years, 12 albums with over 80 million records sold, and now a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the greatest and most successful bands of all time. With John Frusciante back in the fold and the release of their latest album – and fifth Number … More Red Hot Chili Peppers Albums Ranked Worst to Best!
The world became a darker place when Taylor Hawkins, the much-loved and fantastically talented drummer of the world-renowned rock band Foo Fighters, died last Friday, 25 March, aged 50 whilst on tour in Colombia. When I woke up at 4.30am this time last week to a Sky News alert that only read ‘Foo Fighters drummer … More A Tribute To Taylor Hawkins (1972-2022)
It feels like only yesterday I was working on the bar at the Rolling Stones’ Hyde Park gig (not the 1969 one!) to celebrate their 50th anniversary of being a band….now, eight years later, we are celebrating 50 years since the release of their ninth album Sticky Fingers! Sticky Fingers was released in 1971 during … More The Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers – 50 Years!
With the UK on track to be back to normal (well, as normal as it can be) by mid-June, festivals have either started releasing line-ups for this summer or announcing that their line-up for 2020 is still going ahead this year! The thought of being in or near big crowds is quite daunting, and I … More Top 5 UK Festivals 2021
Restrictions of some shape or form have now been dictating the way we live our lives – in the UK at least – for a whole year now, and as we find ourselves in spring again my desire to be outdoors and on the open road is higher than ever. I’ve really missed being able … More Australian Folk: Top 6 New Songs
You’re Welcome is the seventh album from A Day To Remember and it’s no secret the album hasn’t gone down particularly well with fans. Personally, I am mostly in agreement with the fans – who are likely long-time fans of the band – who are finding it difficult to accept the heavily pop-influenced route the … More Top 5 Songs: You’re Welcome (A Day To Remember)
British metalcore group Architects released their new album For Those That Wish To Exist on Friday, and with nine albums to their name now could be considered veterans of the scene. Holy and Hell and For Those That Wish To Exist are the band’s two most recent albums and the two Architects albums I’m probably … More Architects: Holy Hell vs For Those That Wish To Exist
The soundtracks on the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games were an ‘afterthought’ – according to the man himself – but they were undoubtedly legendary and arguably as much a part of the experience as the skating! While the soundtrack in the remaster is different, having spent hours and hours playing the game over the … More Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Soundtrack: Top 5 Songs!