Top 17 Gigs of 2017

A brilliant year for gigs results in quite a end-of-year list featuring some cracking bands and festivals

After a pretty dismal year for concerts in 2016, I hit back with a massive bang and booked gig after gig to get back into the scene. This year was a whirlwind of festivals, press gigs and stadium concerts, witnessing the likes of rock giants Guns n’ Roses, metal titans Iron Maiden and Metallica and some of my favourites of all time including Lower Than Atlantis, Paramore and Don Broco. Alongside existing favourites, I also discovered some amazing new talent through the months and got to witness some great events of the year. It’s time to go through some of the top nights that will stick with me for a long time.

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Top 17 Music Releases of 2017

I look back over the past year and celebrate the greatest albums and EP’s released.

It’s the end of the year and lists of favourite albums, tracks, films and books are flying in from left, right and centre. It seemed only fit that I cast a view over the vast albums, EP’s and records that I have reviewed and repeatedly listened to throughout the last 12 months. This list showcases my favourite releases from 2017 from the worlds of rock, alternative and pop-punk. This list was not at all easy, and the positions may change depending on what mood I’m in, but without further ado, here it is…

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12 Days of Christmas

A daily list looking back at some of the top tracks from 2017

A daily countdown that will show off some of my favourite tracks that were released in the last twelve months. With the help of my Top Songs of 2017 Spotify playlist, I have somehow narrowed down some bloody brilliant tracks to just 12 of the very best. In a true fair style, I have selected only one from each band because, let’s be honest, the whole list would just be made up of Paramore, Don Broco and Lower Than Atlantis tracks if I had my own way. Check back daily to see what came top.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)

Three orphan siblings are thrust into a chain of sorrowful events in the adapted Netflix series of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

Netflix TV Review

– Includes potential spoilers –

Covering the books written by Lemony Snicket, the latest original series to arrive on Netflix is the book adaptation of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events‘. Originally made into one singular film back in 2004 under the same name, the narrative follows three siblings recently orphaned after a fire destroying their family home; propelling them into a world lacking the stability and safety they were accustomed to.

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