15 of my favourite albums from 1997
Picking 3 albums for 1995
Looking back at Christmas gigs over the years
This is a review of the albums that I have been listening to whilst working from home. Albums listened to for week 20 covers from 3-8 August.
My last ever Irish festival.
New year and new gigs to go to. Starting off 2005 was two trips to Dublin within a week of each other before going back down at the end of the month. First up was US supergroup Velvet Revolver consisting of Guns N' Roses members Slash (lead guitar), Duff McKagan (bass, backing vocals), and former member … Continue reading 2005 – January to April
A not so exhaustive list of my favourite albums from 1994.
That year was a busy one festival wise. As well as doing the normal weekend festivals like Witnness in Ireland and back to the Reading Festival in England, 2002 saw the first arrival of Ozzfest in Ireland and for the first time Belfast getting it's own festival with Tennent's Vital. So onto my first metal … Continue reading 2002 – festivals
A new millennium begins and first gig goes to Therapy? who brought their 10 year anniversary tour to the Empire. This was the first time I would get to see the band play here. Support on the night came from American rockers Clutch. Next up was Gomez at the Ulster Hall. Gomez were enjoying success … Continue reading 2000
Green Day made their return to Belfast since 1991. First time they played Belfast was at Richardson's Social Club and they were staying overnight in the Holylands student area. This time round they made it to the Ulster Hall promoting their new album Nimerod. I was starting to like the band at this stage and … Continue reading 1998