Music

Here is an archive to all my writing related to music.

Album Reviews (in order of rating)
Antichrist Superstar by Marilyn Manson - (retro, written around 2003) (****3/4 stars)
Mechanical Animals by Marilyn Manson - (retro, written around 2004) (****3/4 stars)
Hellbilly Deluxe 2 by Rob Zombie - 31/8/10 (****1/2 stars)
Black Holes and Revelations by Muse - (retro, written around 2006) (****1/2 stars)
Are You Satisfied? by Slaves - 20/7/15 (****1/2)
Psycho Jukebox by Jon Fratelli - 23/9/11 (****1/4 stars)
Blood and Fire by The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - 6/12/10 (****1/4 stars)
Volcanic Sunlight by Saul Williams - 4/9/11 (****1/4 stars)
The Path of Totality by KoRn - 16/3/12 (****1/4 stars)
Velociraptor! by Kasabian - 25/2/12 (****1/4 stars)
True Blood: Music from the HBO Series Volume 2 - 10/1/11 (**** stars)
Wasting Light by the Foo Fighters - 19/8/11 (**** stars)
Ceremonials by Florence and the Machine - 8/2/12 (**** stars)
Welcome 2 My Nightmare by Alice Cooper -  20/12/11 (**** stars)
Alpocalypse by Weird Al Yankovic - 25/10/11 (***3/4 stars)
Build a Rocket Boys! by Elbow - 9/10/11 (***3/4 stars)
Gold Cobra by Limp Bizkit - 14/11/11 (***1/2 stars)
The King of Limbs by Radiohead - 15/8/11 (***1/2 stars)
I'm With You by the Red Hot Chili Peppers - 28/11/11 (*** stars)

Mixtapes (most recently written first)
Best of UK #1s: 1952 - 1981 | 1982 - 2012 - 23/12/12
Best of Mindless Self Indulgence - 24/9/12
Best of Teenage Angst II - 22/7/12
The Diamond Jubilee Mixtape - 31/5/12
Best of Non-Single Muse - 20/3/12
Best of Industrial - 8/3/12
Best Female-Led Songs - 21/2/12
Best of WWE PPVs and TV Themes - 17/1/12
Best of WWE Licenced Wrestler Entrance Themes - 16/1/12
Best of WWE Non-Licenced Wrestler Entrance Themes - 15/1/12
Best of Non-Single Queens of the Stone Age (10/12/11)
Best Cover Versions - 9/11/11
Best Debut Singles - 20/10/11
Best of Final Fantasy - 12/10/11
Best of Guitar Hero - 28/9/11
Best of B-Sides - 8/9/11
Best Collaborations in Music - 24/8/11
Best of Non-Single Nirvana - (retro, written around 2006)
Best of Teenage Angst - (retro, written around 2006)
Best of Punk - (retro, written in July 2006)

Yearly Music Reviews (in chronological order)
1991 in Music - 1/7/12
1992 in Music - 1/3/12
1993 in Music - 1/2/12
1994 in Music - 2/1/12
1995 in Music - 1/12/11
1996 in Music - 28/10/11
1997 in Music - 2/10/11

Noughtie: The Best in Music 2000-2009
Mixtapes - Best of...
2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009
Overall Favourite Artists - 26/1/11
Overall Least Favourite Artists - 30/1/11
Where Are They Now? - 3/2/11
Best New Artists - 7/2/11
My Guilty Pleasures - 11/2/11
My Favourite Riffs - 15/2/11
Underrated Artists - 19/2/11
My Favourite Albums - 23/2/11
#20 - #11 | #10 - #1
Best Music Videos - 2/3/11
#20 - #16 | #15 - #11 | #10 - #6 | #5 - #1
Most Important Artists - 9/3/11
My 100 Favourite Songs of the Decade
#100 - #91 | #90 - #81 | #80 - #71 | #70 - #61 | #60 - #51
#50 - #41 | #40 - #31 | #30 - #21 | #20 - #11 | #10 - #1
The 100 Most Important Songs of the Decade
#100 - #91 | #90 - #81 | #80 - #71 | #70 - #61 | #60 - #51
#50 - #41 | #40 - #31 | #30 - #21 | #20 - #11 | #10 - #2 | The Winner
Important Songs? Important Artists? Really Johnny Mercyside? - 22/7/11
Facts and Stats from the 100 Important Songs Listing - 23/7/11

The Mercyside 100 - 2016 - 4/1/17
The Mercyside 100 - 2015 - 2/1/16
The Mercyside 100 - 2014 - 22/2/15

The Mercyside 100 - 2013
#100 to #86 - 9/1/14
#85 to #71 - 15/1/14
#70 to #56 - 23/1/14
#55 to #41 - 29/1/14
#40 to #26 - 6/2/14
#25 to #11 - 13/2/14
#10 to #1 - 24/2/14