I didn’t plan on writing a blog post today. However, last night I watched a BBC documentary about the last 5 years of David Bowie. To say it moved me would be an understatement. By the end I was left with a tear in my eye, the documentary really captured David’s more intimate life and I was truly left inspired.
From now on, on the 4th of January every year, I want everyone to celebrate the mighty band called The Doors. This is a request not only by me, but also by the city of Los Angeles, who have proclaimed the date as the ‘Day of The Doors’.
In true Jim Morrison style, it would be fitting to go wild, go crazy, and simply not care.
As 2016 comes to an end, I think we can all say it has whizzed past. It doesn’t seem that long ago when I heard the news of the passing of David Bowie, or the death of legend Prince either. But there has been some great music to focus on, so here’s my top 5 rock songs of this year.
The mighty Kings of Leon returned in October this year with their 10-track album WALLS, aka, We Are Like Love Songs. This album makes this the Followill’s seventh studio album, following on from Mechanical Bull in 2013. Continue reading REVIEW: Kings of Leon’s ‘WALLS’
Pearl Jam is to me, one of the best bands of all time. Starting out in Grunge‘s birthplace, Seattle, they were one of the main pioneers for this genre, along with Nirvana, Soundgarden and others. What makes Pearl Jam so amazing is their passion; you can feel it in their songs. Even the music they bring out today has the same spark that it had decades ago, and not many bands can keep that up.