BLOG: Where has R&L's spirit of heavy metal disappeared?
By jamie.skey on 23 March 2011
So, a fraction of the Reading and Leeds line-up has been leaked. But - rock and metal fans - don't get too excited. If you’re still holding out for a return to the festival’s golden age of good, clean, heavy-metal fun, think again. By and... read more
The summer of pop - It's not necessarily a bad thing!
By jamie.skey on 10 March 2011
Back in January, in The Guardian , veteran DJ and 'professor of pop' Paul Gambaccini argued - ho hum - that "rock n' roll was dead." Elsewhere in the same piece, Radio One head of music George Ergatoudis said "brilliant" rock songs are rare. We all k... read more