Top Tens

 The votes are in from the writers at Rock Club Towers and our own combined Top Ten Albums of 2016 are;

1.      David Bowie - Blackstar

2.      Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

3.      Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

4=     Bon Iver - 22, a Million

4=     Whitney - Light Upon The Lake

5=     Margo Price - Midwest Farmer's Daughter

5=     Wild Beasts - Boy King

6=     Kris Drever - If Wishes were Horses

6=     Parquet Courts - Human Performance

7       Bears Den - Red Earthing & Pouring Rain

8=     Black Mountain - IV

8=     Christine and The Queens - Chaleur Humaine

9.      Joe Bonamassa - Blues of Desperation

10=   Darlingside - Birds Say

10=   Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor’s Guide To Earth

10=   The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome

 

 

London based hardcore punk quintet COPE Top Ten albums for 2016;

1. NOFX - First Ditch Effort
2. Crisix - From Blue To Black
3. Norma Jean - Polar Similar
4. Blink 182 - California
5. Black Foxxes - I'm Not Well
6. Architects - All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
7. Violent Soho - WACO
8. Ghost - Popestar
9. Misfits - Friday 13th
10. Aborted - Retrogore

Hieroglyph send in their Top Ten Albums 2016

 

1. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation
2. Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid
3. Every Time I Die - Low Teens
4. Periphery - Periphery III
5. Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner
6. Perturbator - The Uncanny Valley
7. Gojira - Magma
8. Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep of Reason
9. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
10. Katatonia - The Fall of Hearts

 

 

Nottingham Rocker's We Are Carnivores with their super ripped & sweet Best Albums 2016


1. Thrice - To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere
2. Black Peaks - Statues
3. R. Kelly - 12 Nights Of Christmas
4. Tirade - Self-Titled
5. Panic! At The Disco - Death Of A Bachelor
6. Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation
7. Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid
8. Jack Garratt - Phase
9. GoGo Penguin - Man Made Object
10. Periphery - Periphery III: Select Difficulty

 

Albums

1 Kris Drever - If Wishes were Horses
2 David Bowie - Black Star
3 Suede - Night Thoughts
4 Turin Breaks - Lost Property
5 The Changing Room - Picking up the Pieces

Gigs

1 Leisure Society - St Pancras Old Church
2 Kris Drever - Sunny Sailor Maldon
3 Turin Breaks - Colchester Art Centre
4 Lau - Barbican
5 Changing Room - Blue Boar Maldon

Kevin B.