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Is Rock Dying?

(6) Comments | Posted 30 January 2014 | (16:06)

'This is the end, beautiful friend
This is the end, my only friend, the end
Of our elaborate plans, the end
Of everything that stands, the end...'

The End, The Doors

Let's start at the most obvious place: The End.

The End, it seems, is...

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How the Music Press Ruined Rock

(2) Comments | Posted 8 February 2013 | (23:00)

Last month my magazine Classic Rock did something deeply shocking: we put 19 year-old rock band Muse on the front cover. To you, fair-minded liberal reader of the Huffington Post UK, that may seem fair enough. Muse's 19 year career, after all, is currently two years longer than the length...

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Why Old Bands Still Matter and Young Bands Should Try Harder

(24) Comments | Posted 7 November 2012 | (23:00)

Led Zeppelin are back. The Stones are playing the O2. The original Status Quo lineup (aka The Frantic Four) are touring next year. The record shops are filled with new albums from Kiss and Aerosmith (well, they would be if there were any record shops). A couple of weeks ago,...

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