The 10 Best Albums of 2016

2016 hasn’t been all bad. A lot of fantastic albums have been released – making this list a hard one to compile! The resurfacing of the pop-punk genre, a slew of classic albums being released and of course the return of several big bands (here’s looking at you, Green Day and Blink 182) has made this task especially difficult. There are a lot of albums we sadly couldn’t include here due to the sheer amount of good releases this year, but there should be something here for all listeners to enjoy. And, if you like these records, why not check out our recommended local bands. Continue reading “The 10 Best Albums of 2016”

Zakk Taylor

What do liquorice allsorts, Tim Burton and Tom Waits have in common? It’s how frontman Zakk Taylor would describe his band A Joker’s Rage. When we caught up with him, it was undeniable that he has some interesting tales to tell. Whether it’s memorable gigs or a desire to bake a cake with Peter Andre – never a dull moment.

by Graeme Smith

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