MY 10 FAVOURITE ALBUM RELEASES OF 2016

MY 10 FAVOURITE ALBUM RELEASES OF 2016

I thought 2015 was incredible for album releases....2016 has completely blown me away and a top 10 was a massive struggle for me! I've finally managed to whittle the long list down to my favouri…
LIVE REVIEW: THE AMITY AFFLICTION, O2 RITZ MANCHESTER // 5TH DECEMBER 2016

LIVE REVIEW: THE AMITY AFFLICTION, O2 RITZ MANCHESTER // 5TH DECEMBER 2016

This was a bit of a new scenario for me because I'd not really listened to THE AMITY AFFLICTION before tonight, this gig was a gift for my better half (and I wanted to see Northlane so it was a …
LIVE REVIEW: BIFFY CLYRO, LEEDS FIRST DIRECT ARENA // 4TH DECEMBER 2016

LIVE REVIEW: BIFFY CLYRO, LEEDS FIRST DIRECT ARENA // 4TH DECEMBER 2016

On a cold December night in the run up to Christmas you need something for yourself don't you? How about some quality time with Brand New AND Biffy Clyro under one roof? Yes Please!
LIVE REVIEW: ARCHITECTS, MANCHESTER ACADEMY // 12TH NOVEMBER 2016

LIVE REVIEW: ARCHITECTS, MANCHESTER ACADEMY // 12TH NOVEMBER 2016

Before I even begin writing this post I just want to say that this has to be one of the most powerful and emotional gigs that I have ever attended and there is a chance I may shed a tear whilst writ…
LIVE REVIEW: BRING ME THE HORIZON @ SHEFFIELD ARENA // 6TH NOVEMBER 2016

LIVE REVIEW: BRING ME THE HORIZON @ SHEFFIELD ARENA // 6TH NOVEMBER 2016

I've seen Bring Me The Horizon a fair few times, most noticeably their first headline arena-gig at Wembley back in 2014 but tonight was even more special, a headliner at a 13,500 capacity arena …
LIVE REVIEW: YOU ME AT SIX @ O2 ACADEMY SHEFFIELD // 20TH OCTOBER 2016

LIVE REVIEW: YOU ME AT SIX @ O2 ACADEMY SHEFFIELD // 20TH OCTOBER 2016

After spending a lot of time behind closed doors You Me At Six are back with new tracks and a highly anticipated new album. In the run up to the album launch the band decided to get back on the road…
LIVE REVIEW: TWIN ATLANTIC @ LEEDS BECKETT SU // 15TH OCTOBER 2016

LIVE REVIEW: TWIN ATLANTIC @ LEEDS BECKETT SU // 15TH OCTOBER 2016

Ahh, I love Twin Atlantic. My favourite Scottish band were back on the road again supporting their latest album, GLA. Every time I've seen these guys I've cried, happy/emotional crying thou…
ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY FASHION WITH IRON FIST

ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY FASHION WITH IRON FIST

Personally there's nothing worse than hunting around the high street looking for holiday clothes, especially in October - all of the summer clothes are either off the shelf or there is very litt…
EXPLORING CYPRUS WITH ON THE BEACH

EXPLORING CYPRUS WITH ON THE BEACH

All the way back in June I attended my very first blogger event in London. Bloggers Ball, hosted by Scarlett London  it was something completely new to me and upon arrival with my blogging bestie, As…
ON THE BEACH ESSENTIALS

ON THE BEACH ESSENTIALS

It’s been a while since I’ve done a dedicated beach holiday and I ALWAYS forget to put something in my beach bag and this holiday has been exactly the same (note to self: find or write a blog post a…
LIVE REVIEW: DON BROCO @ THE KEY CLUB, LEEDS // 3RD+4TH AUGUST 2016

LIVE REVIEW: DON BROCO @ THE KEY CLUB, LEEDS // 3RD+4TH AUGUST 2016

What's better than a DON BROCO gig you might ask? I have the answer....two night's of the Broco! I couldn't have been more excited for a gig than I was to see these guys play Priorities
LIVE REVIEW: THE WONDER YEARS @ THE KEY CLUB, LEEDS // 30TH JULY 2016

LIVE REVIEW: THE WONDER YEARS @ THE KEY CLUB, LEEDS // 30TH JULY 2016

Ahh, THE WONDER YEARS . I last saw these guys back in March at Self Help Festival (you can read that post here ) and I absolutely loved them and this night, the only difference was that it wasn't …
NEW MUSIC: I PREVAIL

NEW MUSIC: I PREVAIL

NEW MUSIC MONDAY - I PREVAIL This week we're delving into a band that followed me on Twitter a while ago, I briefly followed them until I heard their cover of Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space&…
NEW MUSIC: WSTR

NEW MUSIC: WSTR

NEW MUSIC MONDAY - WSTR This week's feature stood out to me at a recent Trashboat gig and stood out to be the net big thing in the world of pop punk.
NEW MUSIC: KAMIKAZE TEST PILOTS

NEW MUSIC: KAMIKAZE TEST PILOTS

NEW MUSIC MONDAY - KAMIKAZE TEST PILOTS I'm all for new music and I love getting introduced to new bands. This week's feature are a combination of raw alternative rock mixed with with hypnoti…
COMPLETING MY DEGREE: A YEAR ON

COMPLETING MY DEGREE: A YEAR ON

I love a good throwback via Timehop or Facebook's 'On This Day' and couple of weeks ago, marked one year since I completed my BA Marketing degree and had my first day of freedom and so m…
SELF HELP FESTIVAL 2016: PART TWO

SELF HELP FESTIVAL 2016: PART TWO

So, if you've read part one you will already know about the first few bands of the day, now it's time for part two, better late than never ehh?!
HOTEL REVIEW: PREMIER INN, LONDON COUNTY HALL // MAY 2016

HOTEL REVIEW: PREMIER INN, LONDON COUNTY HALL // MAY 2016

What can make a good trip to London better than just sights, culture and football? A good hotel in a fabulous location obviously and this one was spot on...a stones throw from the iconic London Eye …
HOTEL REVIEW: THE PARK ROYAL HOTEL, STRETTON // MAY 2016

HOTEL REVIEW: THE PARK ROYAL HOTEL, STRETTON // MAY 2016

My second stay in a Q Hotel in the space of a week, how spoilt am I?! The only difference being that this was an all-expenses paid business trip with a conference thrown in.  After my stay at The Qu…
HOTEL REVIEW: THE QUEENS, LEEDS // MAY 2016

HOTEL REVIEW: THE QUEENS, LEEDS // MAY 2016

THE QUEENS HOTEL , Leeds. Part of the Q Hotels group and a place I've never stayed - always being way out of my budget! This travel occasion was a weekend trip to take my mum to see one of her fav…
HOTEL REVIEW: THE BIRCH, HEYWOOD, MANCHESTER // MAY 2016

HOTEL REVIEW: THE BIRCH, HEYWOOD, MANCHESTER // MAY 2016

So, the start of something a little different from my normal blog posts! I'm actively travelling and staying in hotels whether that be a long holiday, short breaks or business trips and as a love…
SELF HELP FESTIVAL 2016 - PART ONE

SELF HELP FESTIVAL 2016 - PART ONE

This is by far the most exciting post I've written and it involves jetting off to USA and spending a day at a festival with an incredible line up in the Californian heat! Thinking about it...wri…
LIVE REVIEW: WHILE SHE SLEEPS @ ADELPHI HULL, 17TH MARCH 2016

LIVE REVIEW: WHILE SHE SLEEPS @ ADELPHI HULL, 17TH MARCH 2016

Anyone who knows Adelphi knows that it is a tiny little room on De Grey Street which has been famous for hosting the likes of Oasis and Green Day. Tonight it was the turn of Sheffield metalcore band,…
LIVE REVIEW: ENTER SHIKARI @ VICTORIA WAREHOUSE MANCHESTER, 25TH FEBRUARY 2016

LIVE REVIEW: ENTER SHIKARI @ VICTORIA WAREHOUSE MANCHESTER, 25TH FEBRUARY 2016

ENTER SHIKARI , a band I've seen a ridiculous amount of times from festivals to following their tour around Scarborough, Lincoln and Scunthorpe, I've seen them play a range of different venues…
Spring Bath-Time Goodness With LUSH YORK!

Spring Bath-Time Goodness With LUSH YORK!

My very first blogger event and beauty post. Exciting times are ahead now that I've began to expand my blog to different areas and where better place to start than at the LUSH SPRING EVENT in the…
LIVE REVIEW: THE USED @ O2 ACADEMY LEEDS, 20TH + 21ST FEBRUARY 2016

LIVE REVIEW: THE USED @ O2 ACADEMY LEEDS, 20TH + 21ST FEBRUARY 2016

I'm so excited even just writing the start of this post! As part of their 15th anniversary tour, THE USED selected London and Leeds for the two UK cities on the tour and I couldn't have been…
SINGLE REVIEW: A DAY TO REMEMBER - PARANOIA

SINGLE REVIEW: A DAY TO REMEMBER - PARANOIA

Well, well, well.  This was an unexpected post to be writing but A DAY TO REMEMBER have just dropped a bloody HUGE track across the waters on Beats1. 'PARANOIA' starts with a riff that is the…
LIVE REVIEW: SLIPKNOT @ LEEDS ARENA, 13TH FEBRUARY 2016

LIVE REVIEW: SLIPKNOT @ LEEDS ARENA, 13TH FEBRUARY 2016

After my previous post I am happy to say that I'm back to the metal with my never venture being a trip to Leeds to see SLIPKNOT. With only a couple of UK dates, I felt privileged to have gotten s…
LIVE REVIEW: JASON DERULO @ MANCHESTER ARENA, 4TH FEBRUARY 2016

LIVE REVIEW: JASON DERULO @ MANCHESTER ARENA, 4TH FEBRUARY 2016

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Well, this is a little different to what you're all used to reading isn't it?! Me being at Jason Derulo was not intentional based on my personal interests - I wa…
2015: WHAT HAVE I ACHIEVED?

2015: WHAT HAVE I ACHIEVED?

So, while everyone is focusing on New Years Resolutions I'm going to look at it a bit differently. I'm not going to measure how long it took me to break the resolution, I'm going to focu…