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: 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 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

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

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Half-Way Choices – Singles

Following on from my albums post, here's what singles have made my year so far. Jonathan Young – Man The Cannons Before coming across this song, I was familiar with Jonathan Young, in particular his metal covers of a variety of songs. Last year, he released an album of his own material with the band … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Half-Way Choices – Singles

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Half-Way Choices – Albums

In the famous words of BON JOVI "woah, we're half way there". For me personally, it's been a tough year so far and the thing that keeps me going in the great music. There have been some brilliant releases so far, here are some of my favourite albums that have been released so far. Kissin’ … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Lotty’s Half-Way Choices – Albums

ALBUM ANNIVERSARY: Shinedown – Amaryllis

SHINEDOWN’s Amaryllis turned ten years old on 27th March 2022. It’s an album that has really stuck with me throughout these years. Before I go into my thoughts about the album and what it means to me, here are some facts about the record. Amaryllis is SHINEDOWN's fourth studio album. It was released 27th March … Continue reading ALBUM ANNIVERSARY: Shinedown – Amaryllis