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UK Music News and Media

BBC Music

Gateway to the BBC's coverage of all genres of music, with news, blogs, artist profiles, reviews, and details of music programmes on radio and television.


Online edition of a magazine covering independent labels and artists in all genres; with news, features, reviews, and subscription information. beardedmagazine

Big Cheese Magazine

Independent punk/alternative/hardcore/metal music magazine. BigCheeseMag

Black Velvet

A quarterly independent rock music magazine; with information about subscriptions and back issues, news and blog, and list of distribution outlets. blackvelvetmag

Blues & Soul

Fortnightly online magazine dedicated to urban music in the United States and the UK. Offers news, charts, reviews, feature articles, interviews, a listing of clubs and events, and contacts.


Extensive music news source, covering the music business, musicians, and industry news. cmu


National music magazine, website and free weekly, with news, reviews, interviews, videos and downloads. diymagazine


Online edition of a weekly magazine covering heavy metal music and bands; includes news, features, band and artist profiles, and an archive of past issues.

Metal Hammer

Community and magazine site for heavy metal fans in the UK. Includes news, blog, forum, band profiles and gig lists.


Music magazine covering popular music; offers news, feature articles, interviews, message boards, and an archive of past issue covers.


The Independent's music section offers news, features, and reviews of live and recorded music.

Music Tech Magazine

Online edition of a magazine for producers, engineers, and recording musicians, with news, features, forum, resources, and subscription details.

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Online edition of a magazine for producers, engineers, and recording musicians, with news, features, forum, resources, and subscription details.


A portal for guitarists, drummers, and music producers, with news, features, reviews, newsletters, and information about their print magazines.


Online edition of the New Musical Express, with news, reviews, artist profiles, festival listing and resources, tickets, and a guide to new and breaking music.

NME Video

Featuring extensive video content from popular publication NME.

Playmusic Pickup

Online edition of a magazine covering the world of music, particularly indie and unsigned bands; includes news, competitions, audio-visual resources, and subscription details.

Rhinegold Publishing

Publishers of specialist magazines for the music industry, a series of directories including the British and International Music Yearbook, and special supplements; includes details of their titles, subscription details, and online ordering.

The Sandman

An archive of a magazine that covered music in the North of England until 2009, with features and reviews of gigs and recordings.

Top Of The Pops

A magazine covering music and celebrities aimed at the teenage market; with subscription details.

UK Mix

Features active discussion forums for popular music fans.


Online edition of a magazine covering music and film, with news, reviews, ticket sales, and subscription details.


Extensive popular music platform, allowing users to view videos, behind-the-scenes footage, live performances and artist interviews, in partnership with major record labels.

Virtual Festivals

A portal offering festival news, calendar (for the UK and overseas), reviews, survival tips, photography and forums.

The Wire

An independent, monthly music magazine covering alternative, underground and non-mainstream musics; with news, subscription details, blog, links, contacts, and details of current issue.

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