Here we go, reaching the halfway stage, and beyond, as we look back at at the best 50 albums released in the first six months of 2010. Cripes, if the second half of the year is as good as this, it’s gonna be a vintage year. Don’t forget, the order here is strictly alphabetical.
Melissa Auf der Maur
This week, Anna Phoebe gets an eyeful of Bryan Ferry’s arse, sees Aerosmith in London, finds out how expensive Helsinki is, loves Barcelona…oh, and then there’s some rubbish about a World Cup game! Check out all the past columns here.
This week, we’ve got a couple of classic Brit AOR bands – Asia and FM – plus a Canadian who loves his naughty bits, a deluxe death metal/prog reissue from Opeth, the return of Soulfly and Melissa Auf Der Maur, some Belgian grind and old-school thrash from an old-school band. Phew!