Don't stop me now: 'Huge potential' for rock despite streaming slowdown

Andre Paine

Rock is struggling to build on its recent streaming growth, according to research by Music Week.

Despite the impact on DSPs of bands such as Slipknot and catalogue acts including Queen, Linkin Park and Led Zeppelin, our survey of the performance of rock for the year to date shows the genre has not kept pace with the overall market.

For songs the Official Charts Company classifies as heavy rock or metal, total streams are up just 3.1% year-on-year, compared ...

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