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20 great new bands from NE England"
Top 20 Emerging North East Bands If you’re under the illusion that the musical talents of the North East consist of Chris Rea’s Radio Driven ballads, Dire Straits’ middle of the road Volvo driving soundtracks and Gazzas rendition of Fog on the Tyne, then we’re about to obliterate that assumption and smash that belief to […]
Top Of The Pops 1976 documentary proves that nothing has changed"
It’s the same old show…
Was 1976 the worst year for music? Luke Fear looks back at the ‘ variety club hellhole’ of Top Of The Pops"
Top of the Tops 1976 Reflections As someone who wasn’t remotely alive when the 1976 season of Top of the Pops originally aired, I approached the rerun of the series, that began on BBC Four a couple of months ago, with much excitement and anticipation. Not only was there the feeling that you’d be revisiting […]
Birmingham celebrates its heavy metal heritage – exhibition"
Is Birmingham the UK’s most influential musical city?
Apple to prevent iPhones from filming live bands"
What if you want people to film you live?