MY 10 FAVOURITE ALBUM RELEASES OF 2015

MY 10 FAVOURITE ALBUM RELEASES OF 2015

2015 has been a fantastic year with lots of incredible tours and even better album releases, so many in fact, I found it super difficult to choose my top 10 album releases but I've finally manag…
LIVE REVIEW: DON BROCO, COASTS, ARCANE ROOTS AND SYMMETRY @ PLUG SHEFFIELD, 4TH DECEMBER 2015

LIVE REVIEW: DON BROCO, COASTS, ARCANE ROOTS AND SYMMETRY @ PLUG SHEFFIELD, 4TH DECEMBER 2015

The final instalment of my birthday celebrations was a trip to Sheffield to see Don Broco. With their tours come a meet up with Alex and a traditional trip to the closest Weatherspoons and a shot of…
LIVE REVIEW: BRING ME THE HORIZON @ DONCASTER DOME, 26TH NOVEMBER 2015

LIVE REVIEW: BRING ME THE HORIZON @ DONCASTER DOME, 26TH NOVEMBER 2015

The line up for this gig was probably the best one I've seen for a long time, on tonight's bill was PVRIS, Neck Deep and Bring Me The Horizon - could I have asked for a better birthday eve?! …
LIVE REVIEW: BEARTOOTH @ LONDON ELECTRIC BALLROOM, 24TH NOVEMBER 2015

LIVE REVIEW: BEARTOOTH @ LONDON ELECTRIC BALLROOM, 24TH NOVEMBER 2015

My third gig in the space of a week involved a four hour journey down south to the capital to see one of my best friends and one of my favourite bands at the moment, BEARTOOTH .  It's the third t…
LIVE REVIEW: MODESTEP @ LEEDS UNIVERSITY UNION, 21ST NOVEMBER 2015

LIVE REVIEW: MODESTEP @ LEEDS UNIVERSITY UNION, 21ST NOVEMBER 2015

After THE 1975 , the next gig on my list was much more upbeat.  MODESTEP  are a band that first came into my music scene in 2011 when ' Sunlight ' was released. From then I'd not particularly …
LIVE REVIEW: THE 1975 @ BRIDLINGTON SPA, 18TH NOVEMBER 2015

LIVE REVIEW: THE 1975 @ BRIDLINGTON SPA, 18TH NOVEMBER 2015

THE 1975 are a band that blew up on the airwaves very quickly in 2013 when ' Chocolate ' was released from their debut album and then seemed to have disappeared off the face of the earth in 201…
LIVE REVIEW: THE RESONANCE, YEARS YOUNG AND NINETIES BOY @ THE SESH, 3RD NOVEMBER 2015

LIVE REVIEW: THE RESONANCE, YEARS YOUNG AND NINETIES BOY @ THE SESH, 3RD NOVEMBER 2015

The Sesh is a weekly live music night based at The Polar Bear on Spring Bank, Hull. With three different acts every single week, there is something for everyone who is interested in the local music s…
SINGLE REVIEW: DUKES OF NEW YORK - 'NAILS'

SINGLE REVIEW: DUKES OF NEW YORK - 'NAILS'

If you’re looking for a new pop rock band to fill your musical playlists, look no further than Ipswich based Dukes Of New York . I was lucky enough to be given exclusive access to their debut single, ‘
LEEDS FESTIVAL: PART THREE

LEEDS FESTIVAL: PART THREE

So, my final instalment of my Leeds Festival travels! I feel pretty gutted that I’m ending my writing on the event, just as I felt when I woke up that Sunday morning.  Sunday for me was by far the bes…
LEEDS FESTIVAL: PART TWO

LEEDS FESTIVAL: PART TWO

After a more chilled Friday night I was up early and ready for more fantastic music, starting the day down at the main stage for Neck Deep . They’ve had a few not so brilliant stories floating around …
LEEDS FESTIVAL: PART ONE

LEEDS FESTIVAL: PART ONE

My favourite time of any year is Festival season, especially Leeds Festival.  That feeling in the week running up to the event is fantastic, from going shopping with your best friend to get a load of …
POST LEEDS FESTIVAL BATH-TIME PLAYLIST

POST LEEDS FESTIVAL BATH-TIME PLAYLIST

After a weekend in a muddy, smelly field the best thing about the end of a festival is arriving home to a nice warm VictoriaPlum.com bath and a freshly made bed. For me, the bath needs to be deep, s…
IT'S BEEN A WHILE...

IT'S BEEN A WHILE...

Sooooo, it's been a while since my last post; here's a (very brief) update of what I've been up to! I worked three jobs alongside my final year of university I've written my (very long…
LIVE REVIEW: THE USED @ LEEDS STYLUS, 13TH FEBRUARY 2015

LIVE REVIEW: THE USED @ LEEDS STYLUS, 13TH FEBRUARY 2015

The Used were the first alt rock/post-hardcore band that I listened to, all thanks to my cousin who introduced me to them in my early teens. Until tonight I hadn't had chance to see them live, t…
LIVE REVIEW: KERRANG! TOUR 2015 @ LEEDS O2 ACADEMY, 7TH FEBRUARY 2015

LIVE REVIEW: KERRANG! TOUR 2015 @ LEEDS O2 ACADEMY, 7TH FEBRUARY 2015

Personally, I've never actually attended the Kerrang! Tour for various reasons.....until now. Leeds O2 Academy was the venue for tonight's stop for the tour, filled with excited teenage gir…
LIVE REVIEW: SLIPKNOT @ SHEFFIELD MOTORPOINT ARENA, 16TH JANUARY 2015

LIVE REVIEW: SLIPKNOT @ SHEFFIELD MOTORPOINT ARENA, 16TH JANUARY 2015

So, my first gig of 2015 an what a way to start - Slipknot and Korn. Two global legends in one arena, both of which I have never had the pleasure to see perform. The arena was booming. Filled with …