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
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!
British rock giants Arctic Monkeys were one of the first bands to gain significant attention through the internet, and by the time their debut album Whatever People Say I Am was released in January 2006 the band were already well-known within the indie scene. The year following the release of Whatever People Say I Am … More Top 5 Songs: Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not (Arctic Monkeys)
We are now a few days into 2021 and at the end of that strange week between Christmas and New Year where no one really knows what’s going on…from tomorrow it’s back to reality and time to leave 2020 behind us, so this feels like the last chance to share my favourite tracks from 2020. … More AS4S Top 5 Songs of 2020!
As we finally enter 2021 I’ve been reflecting on how much great music was released during an extraordinarily strange year. 2020 started strong with the likes of Marigold by Pinegrove and The World Is In Your Way by Dragged Under, but when we went into lockdown in March there was a period where it felt … More AS4S Top 5 Albums of 2020!
Travis Barker took over as drummer of punk rock band Blink-182 in 1998 after stepping in for Scott Raynor at a live show and supposedly learning a 20-song set in 45 minutes! Appointing Travis as their drummer was the best decision the band ever made – his diverse range of influences and raw talent brought … More Travis Barker: Top 5 Blink-182 Songs
Hybrid Theory is undoubtedly one of the most iconic rock albums of the 21st century and today celebrates its 20th anniversary. Linkin Park came onto the scene in the late 90s around the same time as the birth of Nu-Metal, and by the time their debut album Hybrid Theory was released in 2000 the genre … More Top 5 Songs: Hybrid Theory (Linkin Park)
On this day ten years ago Kings Of Leon released Come Around Sundown, their fifth album and the follow up to the triumphant Only By The Night. It performed well in the charts but I think this may in part be down to its hugely successful predecessor and unfortunately disguises the reality that it’s one … More Top 5 Songs: Come Around Sundown (Kings of Leon)
It’s that time of year again – the new football season is underway, albeit in strange circumstances, and the latest instalment of EA’s FIFA series is out! The gameplay will inevitably be slick and gamers will no doubt enjoy the up-to-date ratings, kits, leagues etc., but surely what people really want to know is which … More Top 5 Songs: FIFA 21 Soundtrack