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Sounds was a British music paper, published weekly from October 10, 1970April 6, 1991. It was well known initially for giving away posters in the centre of the paper (initially black and white, but colour from late 1971) and later for covering Heavy Metal (especially the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM)) and Oi! music in its late 1970s-early 1980s heyday. Sounds was the first music paper in its coverage of punk[citation needed] and in the late eighties was maintaining its reputation for getting there first when John Robb covered Manchester and Keith Cameron wrote about Nirvana before anyone else.[citation needed] Sounds was the first UK music paper to put Nirvana on the cover.[citation needed] Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... Reading the newspaper: Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, United States. ... is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Heavy metal redirects here. ... The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (frequently abbreviated as NWOBHM or N.W.O.B.H.M.) emerged in the late 1970s and reached mainstream attention in the late 1970s, in the United Kingdom, as a reaction in part to the decline of early heavy metal bands such as... For other uses, see Oi! (disambiguation). ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the American grunge band. ...


One of the trinity of British music weeklies along with New Musical Express (NME) and Melody Maker, it finally folded in 1991 after the parent company United Newspapers, sold all their music titles to EMAP Metro and closed Sounds. Ironically its circulation was beginning to rise again significantly in the last few months of its life.[citation needed] The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a weekly magazine about popular music published in the UK. It is unlike many other popular music magazines due to its intended focus on guitar-based music and indie rock bands, instead of mainstream pop acts. ... Melody Maker, published in the United Kingdom, was (until its closure) the worlds oldest weekly music newspaper. ... EMAP plc (LSE: EMA) is a British media company, specialising in the production of magazines, and the organization of business events and conferences. ...


A legacy of Sounds was the creation of the Heavy Metal/Rock magazine Kerrang!, which was originally issued as a supplement before being spun-off as a separate publication, which continues to this day. For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ...


Contributors included Keith Altham, Garry Bushell, Geoff Barton, John Gill, Tommy Udo, Barbara Charone, Caroline Coon, Andrew Courtney, Jonathan Knight, Antonella Gambotto, Jerry Gilbert, Vivien Goldman, Jonh Ingham, Alan Moore (aka "Curt Vile"), Jon Newey,Mick Middles,John Robb, John Peel, Edwin Pouncey (aka "Savage Pencil"), Penny Reel, Cathi Unsworth, Jon Ronson, Robin Gibson, Jon Savage, Peter Silverton, Sylvie Simmons, Steve Sommer, Mary Anne Hobbs, Mat Snow, James Brown, Steve Lamacq, Keith Cameron, Leo Finlay, Ann Scanlon, Sandy Robertson, Dave McCulloch, Jane Suck (nee Jackman), Phil Sutcliffe, along with photographers Penny Valentine, Janette Beckman, Steve Gullick, Leo Regan, Steve Double and Gus Stewart.[1] Garry Bushell (born May 13, 1955 in Woolwich, South East London) is a newspaper columnist, rock music journalist, television presenter and author. ... Caroline Coon is a British artist, journalist and political activist, born in 1945. ... Antonella Gambotto-Burke Antonella Gambotto-Burke (born September 19, 1965 in Sydney, Australia, nee Antonella Gambotto) is an author and journalist. ... Vivien Goldman released only a few songs into the world in 1981, but they are critically acclaimed. ... For other persons named Alan Moore, see Alan Moore (disambiguation). ... For other persons named John Peel, see John Peel (disambiguation). ... Savage Pencil is a comics artist, and is the nom de plume of English music journalist Edwin Pouncey (b. ... Jon Ronson Jon Ronson (born 10 May 1967) is a Cardiff born Jewish journalist, author, documentary filmmaker and radio presenter. ... Jon Savage real name Jonathan Sage (born 1953) is a writer, broadcaster and music journalist, best known for his award winning history of the Sex Pistols and punk music, Englands Dreaming (1991). ... Mary Anne Hobbs (born May 15) is a British DJ and music journalist from Garstang, Lancashire. ... Steve Lamacq (born 16 October 1965), sometimes known by his nicknames Lammo (given to him by John Peel) or The Cat (due to his ability as a goalkeeper), is an English disc jockey, currently working with the BBC radio stations Radio 1, BBC 6 Music and now BBC Radio 2... Penny Valentine (1947 - 2004) was a British music journalist, rock critic, and occasional television personality, probably best known as a regular on Juke Box Jury in the mid-1960s, in which she established her fame. ...


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