Archive for January, 2011

I gotta say, 2010 was a pretty good year for music. I see on blogs and forums where people just werent that impressed with the output of music in 2010. Well, if you’re bored and you missed these, maybe you should check them out as thse are the albums that blew my mind these last 12 months…

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM – “American Slang”
MCRACKINS – “It Aint Over Easy”
KYLESA – “Spiral Shadow”
THE BLACK KEYS – “Brothers”
PAUL COLLINS – “King Of Power Pop”
DANKO JONES – “Below The Belt”
MONSTER MAGNET – “Mastermind”
AGAINST ME! – “White Crosses”
THE BLACK ANGELS – “Phosphene Dream”
LOS CHICOS – “We Sound Amazing But We Look Like Shit”
TORCHE – “Songs For Singles”
IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC – “Imperial State Electric”
THE JIM JONES REVUE – “Burning Your House Down”

I saw tons of great live shows in 2010 and here’s a bunch that rocked hard:

MASTODON @ The Palace, Melbourne
THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT @ Billboards, Melbourne
THE CULT @ The Palace playing the LOVE album, Melbourne
AC/DC @ Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
OVERKILL @ The Hi-Fi Bar, Melbourne
LOS CHICOS @ The Tote, Melbourne
HIGH FANGS @ Yah Yahs, Melbourne
BARONESS @ The Espy, Melbourne
DINOSAUR JR. @ The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
ACID KING @ The Tote, Melbourne
HOODOO GURUS @ The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
THE HARD-ONS @ East Brunswick Hotel, Melbourne
JACKIE & THE CEDRICS @ The Tote, Melbourne
TESTAMENT @ Billboards, Melbourne
THE KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW @ The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
KING KHAN & THE SHRINES @ Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne
ASH @ Billboards, Melbourne
GWAR @ No Sleep Til Melbourne Festival
CHAINSAW HOOKERS @ Yah Yahs, Melbourne
SIMON CHAINSAW @ European Tour, France, Switzerland and Spain
METALLICA @ Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

I can’t wait to see what music 2011 brings to the world. Let’s hope it’s a good one. Yeah, rock!

Happy New Year!