WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Honourable Mentions

Before the last playlist of the year is revealed, here are my honourable mentions. Grailknights: Muscle Bound For Glory Flex those muscules, don those capes and get ready to battle the evil Dr Skull in Muscle Bound For Glory, the latest escapade from GRAILKNIGHTS. This album is a real treat for all things fun, uplifting … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Honourable Mentions

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Albums Of 2022

In the words of ABBA, thank you for the music. I know I said that last year but it's true every single year. This has been an interesting year; a certain virus being somewhat manageable that we can live life the way we did before and being able to really reflect on how far I … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Albums Of 2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles Of 2022

This year brought some brilliant singles; whether they were in the lead up to release or promoting a current one, here are my top ten singles of 2022. 10:  Heidevolk – Klauwen Vooruit When HEIDEVOLK announced a new album and a new single, I was naturally excited. Their epic folk music with powerful dual vocals … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Top 10 Singles Of 2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM – Martin’s Top 10 Albums of 2022

There has been a whole plethora of releases this year and so many amazing ones too! As always, it has been incredibly challenging condensing these down into my Top 10 albums of 2022. 10: Confidential – Devil Inside This is a fantastic debut offering by CONFIDENTIAL who are a Norwegian Symphonic metal band founded by … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM – Martin’s Top 10 Albums of 2022

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

Halestorm - Back From The Dead I realised I have missed the last two months to let you know what my album of the month is and I will tell you why. For the past year, I have lost my confidence in my ability to run this website and my skills as a writer. Lots … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month November 2022

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

Dynazty - Final Advent To honour the fifteen anniversary of Sophie Lancaster's passing, the theme for this album of the month is Proud To Be You. So my choice for this month was a no brainer for me; I had the pleasure of reviewing DYNAZTY's Final Advent and it quickly became an album I could … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Album Of The Month August 2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s ChoicE For Album Of The Month July 2022

Tungsten - Bliss Bliss came to my attention only recently and over the past week, it has been on loop. TUNGSTEN are due to play Sabaton Open Air in a few days time and their diverse sounds caught my attention instantly. When listening to Bliss, I find out instantly that it is hard to pigeonhole … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s ChoicE For Album Of The Month July 2022

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Album Of The Month July 2022

Wonders - The Fragments Of Wonders I have been listening to The Fragments Of Wonders album by WONDERS quite a lot this month, not only from the comforts of my desk whilst I continue to primarily work from home but also when I do make that rare trip into the office in my car and … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Album Of The Month July 2022

ALBUM ANNIVERSARY: Red Hot Chili Peppers – By The Way

No introductions are required here, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are one of the largest household names in rock music. Recently they celebrated the twentieth anniversary of modern rock classic By The Way. Before I go into how I came across the album and my thoughts on it, here are some facts about the record. It … Continue reading ALBUM ANNIVERSARY: Red Hot Chili Peppers – By The Way