Which acts should you be downloading, streaming or buying tickets to see live over the next twelve months? Here's Radio X's pick of the crop.
Cor Blimey Guv’nor! Are These The Worst Ever Accents In The Movies?
Let’s have a look at some of the silliest accents that have crept across the silver screen. Shame on you, Hollywood actors!
The Greatest Rock 'N' Roll Siblings
Brothers! Sisters! It's all about the siblings. We look at some of the bands where blood is thicker than water.
Random Graffiti: The Most Bizarre Street Art You'll Ever See
Cats Like Plain Crisps. Your Mom Is A Nice Lady. Toy Story 2 Was OK. Poodle Must Die. Johnny Vaughan uncovers the weird world of Random Graffiti.
Are These The Most Boring Album Covers Of All Time?
Some artists think less is more when it comes to album cover design. But is it minimalist or simply dull? You decide!
10 More Albums You Should Definitely Own On Vinyl
Invested in a turntable? Then you should be furnishing it with some of these essential records. From Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones to classic Bowie, here’s what should be in your collection.
These Vinyl Porn Pics Will Have You Drooling Over Other People's Record Dens All Day...
Feast your eyes on some of the most enviable record collections.
Four Sides Of Genius: 15 Great Double Albums
To mark Record Store Day 2017, here are 15 of our favourite four-siders.
Dig If You Will... Prince's Greatest Lyrics
Here are ten great Prince moments to salute The Purple One, one year on from his untimely death.
Remember When The Stone Roses Blew A Fuse At The BBC?
Great Moments In Rock ’N’ Roll: Ian Brown accuses the esteemed corporation of being “AMATEURS” when a live version of Made In Stone goes belly up.
Final Curtain: Last Gigs By Legendary Bands
On May 2nd 1980 Ian Curtis, and his band Joy Division, played their last ever gig. But they're not the only band to bid farewell to the stage.
George Harrison And The Most Famous Accusations Of Musical Plagiarism
The ex Beatle was found guilty of "subconsciously" nicking another song. Radio X looks at the times when the legal eagles have got involved - but judge for yourself!
Great Frontmen Who Are Terrible On Guitar
This lot are EVERYTHING to their bands. Stick a mic in their hands and they literally can't be stopped. But with a guitar? They're hopeless. Move back, chaps, and leave the axe to the axeman.
All Filler, No Killer: 10 Songs On Classic Albums You Always Skip
We celebrate and denigrates the filler tracks that clog up our favourite albums.
WATCH: Remember When The Killers Appeared On The OC?
Say what you like about that series, but whoever was booking the bands for that club was ON THE BALL…
Arrrrrgh! The Most Notorious Onstage Mishaps
The NHS celebrates its 68th birthday on 5 July. Here are some rock stars that were in dire need of some medical treatment at some point. Ouch.
The Song, Not The Singer: Bands Whose Frontmen Don't Write The Lyrics
Sometimes, the extrovert up front waving his skinny ass at the audience is singing someone else's words…
Perfect Pairs: The Greatest Rock Duos
Royal Blood are BACK! sO, from The White Stripes to Daft Punk to Crystal Castles, let's look at some of the best musical duos.
WATCH: Remember Dave Grohl’s Hilarious “Fresh Pots” Video?
Celebrate UK Coffee Week by looking back at one of the Foo Fighters frontman's most memorable spoofs.
ACTION! The Most Memorable Rock Star Movie Moments
We pick some of the more notable examples of musicians making fools of themselves in the movies. Point your eyes this way.
The Stars Of Britpop - Now And Then
With Sleeper making a comeback at Star Shaped this summer, how have the great 90s stars changed in looks and attitude? Radio X compares and contrasts.
What's The Story Behind Your Favourite Album's Title?
What does Be Here Now actually mean? What’s an Ellipsis? And who first said Automatic For The People? Radio X Investigates.
Why Matt Healy Could Be The Johnny Borrell Of This Era...
Celebrate The 1975 frontman's birthday by looking at some of his most outrageous quotes.
“Potato”: Liam Gallagher’s 20 Greatest Insults
Our kid has been comparing his brother to a potato again. It’s the latest in a line of classic put-downs from Liam… Nobody’s safe - not even the Glastonbury audience. Here are some of the greatest.
Woo-Hoo! 20 Facts About Blur’s Song 2
Blur’s shortest, sweetest, loudest track was released as a single on 7 April 1997. 20 years on, how well do you know the classic post-Britpop tune?
20 Hilarious Quotes From Johnny Borrell Of Razorlight
Whether he’s confirming his own genius or apologising for ruining indie for us, here are our favourite examples of Borrellian genius.
WATCH: Are These The Best Animated Videos Ever?
Celebrate Gorillaz animator Jamie Hewlett’s birthday by looking at some of the best animated videos around.
How To Get Glastonbury 2017 Resale Tickets
When do Glastonbury 2017 tickets go on resale? How do I buy them? Should I panic? Radio X has the ultimate guide to Glastonbury glory.
15 Great Underrated And "Lost" Singles
We celebrate the tracks by your favourite artists that are either forgotten or just don't get the acclaim they deserve.
No One Knows: Rock N' Roll's Biggest Unsolved Mysteries
To mark X-Files Day on Radio X, are some of the great musical imponderables that we'll probably never know the answer to...
The Best Musical Hoaxes, Pranks And Lies
Scams. Myths. Fibs. Bullsh*t. They’re all part of the never-ending circus that is rock ’n’ roll. But how do you separate the truth from the nonsense? Here’s Radio X’s quick guide to 10 of the biggest lies in music history.
The Most Famous Posthumous Albums In History
Lemmy has a solo album coming out soon, despite passing away at the end of 2015. We take a look at some of the most notable times that albums have been released after the artist has tragically left us.
50 Things You May Not Know About Russell Brand
Russell Brand - Actor, Comedian, Campaigner... and The Sun's Shagger of The Year 2006. Now he's back on Radio X, so we've compiled half a ton of facts about the great man....
10 Songs That Don't Mention The Title In Their Lyrics
We celebrate Bohemian Rhapsody with more tracks which don't mention their titles in the lyrics.
10 Great Tracks That Ended 10 Great Albums
We pick a selection of great songs that brought the curtain down on great albums.
QUIZ: Can You Fill In The Blanks With These British Songs?
Britain has given us some classic tracks, but how well do you know the lyrics?
Girls & Boys: The Friends And Collaborations of Damon Albarn
To mark Damon Albarn's birthday, we’re taking a look at the icon's side projects and all the unlikely friends he’s made because of them!
The Greatest Album Opening Lyrics
"I don't have to sell my soul... he's already in me." You have to make a good first impression in the world of rock 'n' roll. We pick a selection of great lines that kicked off classic LPs.
The Most Controversial Line-Up Changes In Music History
Radio X looks at when the changes in a band's line-up have marked a milestone in their career.
Are These The all-time best Punk-Pop Bands?
Here’s a collection of some of the finest punk-pop bands from the era. SCREW YOU DAD!
Budget? What Budget? The Most Expensive Albums Ever Made
Some rock stars know nothing of the word "budget". Here are the tales of some albums that cost way, way more than they needed to.