“Everyone talks about rock these days; the problem is they forget about the roll.”
– Keith Richards.
The pirate’s got a point. Band after band, song after song, the emphasis is too often on laying down a headbanging beat, on letting off a rip-roaring guitar solo, on getting the frontman’s hair just right. To be fair to contemporary rock ‘n’ roll, few drummers can really swing like the Stones’ own Charlie Watts.
The Cribs and Scottish natives Glasvegas are amongst the latest names to be added to this year’s RockNess festival, which is due to take place on the banks of Loch Ness in Dores, Scotland, between June 10th-12th.
Muse picked up the Best British band prize at last night’s NME Awards bash, seeing off competition from Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Biffy Clyro and Kasabian at London’s Brixton Academy.
U2 guitarist The Edge confirmed the worst kept secret in music last night by publicly announcing the band will make their long-awaited debut on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage this June.
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