Top ten albums 

1. Hellions – Opera Oblivia
2. Baroness – Purple
3. Brian Fallon – Painkillers
4. Alcest – Kodama
5. Violent Soho – Waco
6. Departe – Failure, Subside
7. Revocation – Great Is Our Sin
8. Totally Unicorn – Dream Life
9. The Dillinger Escape Plan – Dissociation
10. Tiger Army – V•••-
Honourable mentions –
David Bowie – Blackstar
Luca Brasi – If This Is All We’re Going To Be
Ion Dissonance – Cast The First Stone
King – Reclaim The Darkness
Russian Circles – Guidance
Conan – Blood Eagle
Chevelle – The North Corridor
Top gigs
1. COG – Metro Theatre (two nights)
2. Iron Maiden – Qudos Bank Arena
3. Deafheaven – Opera House
4. Rolo Tomassi – Bald Faced Stag
5. Weedeater/Conan – Manning Bar
6. Totally Unicorn – Yours and Owls Festival
7. Parkway Drive – Wollongong Uni
8. Spacebong – Newtown Social Club
9. The Beards – Metro Theatre
10. Departe – Bald Faced Stag
Video Clip
1. Totally Unicorn – Customer Service Station 
2. DZ Deathrays – Blood On My Leather
3. David Bowie – Lazarus
4. High On Fire – The Black Plot
5. Behemoth – Ben Sahar
Disappointments
Having to work nightshift and miss so many shows.
Almost everyone who changed music passed away.
No more Soundwave, no major metal or rock festivals in Australia.
I still haven’t won the lottery
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