Wall of Sound presents “2016 YEAR IN REVIEW” – by Hellions’ Matt Gravolin

Moving along with yet another guest contribution for our Wall of Sound 2016 Year in Review this time from the ARIA Nominated Matt ‘Goblin’ Gravolin, guitarist/vocalist for Sydney band Hellions who have had one of their busiest years to date releasing the widely popular Opera Oblivia album and touring the globe extensively. These boys are a force to be reckoned with who aren’t even close to reaching the peak of their career yet. Only massive things will happen following this year’s success… Here’s Matty’s view on the rest of the music world this year:

The Top 5 Albums Of 2016


1 The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It

Frank Ocean – Blonde

Bon Iver – 22, A Million

Trophy Eyes – Chemical Miracle

Issues – Headspace

The Top 5 Songs Of 2016

8 (circle) Bon Iver

Freak of Nature Broods

California Drought NOFX

Redbone Childish Gambino

Outcast At LastSticky Fingers

Best Music Video of 2016

Dune Rats – Scott Green

Best Gig You Saw In 2016

I’m not sure if this really qualifies but Illy’s performance at the Arias was incredible to see

Best Show Your Band Played In 2016

The Bald Faced Stag on the Quality of Life Tour


What Are You Most Looking Forward To In 2017

The writing process of Hellions album 4

We also can’t wait to see what the boys produce following such a highly successful release in 2016. All the best to Hellions and if you haven’t discovered them yet? Uppercut yourself and jump on it. Thanks Matt for taking the time to give us your best, you fuckin legend

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Twitter: @HellionsAus

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