Mark Cridland

Mark Cridland

Music Industry Journalist & Radio Presenter

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  • Mark Cridland
    Published 2 years ago
    The Image of Music

    The Image of Music

    When I was researching my article on What Is Metal? a number of people mentioned 'the look' of musicians and how important it is:
  • Mark Cridland
    Published 2 years ago
    What Is Metal Music?

    What Is Metal Music?

    Well, "loud," "fast," "a load of screaming & shouting," "the devil's music," and simply "noise" are some of the most common answers you will get when you ask the public what they think metal music is.This, of course, is all just personal opinion and far from the truth. Any real metal fan will go into detail and show their passion for the genre. Before we go any further, I must put the story straight on fashion. I see so many people (usually teens and early twenty-somethings), wearing band apparel with no clue on who the band are, let alone be fans. Metal is not fashionable, it is all about the music.
  • Mark Cridland
    Published 2 years ago
    Where Has All the Original Music Gone?

    Where Has All the Original Music Gone?

    The majority of what we see in the music charts nowadays, especially here in the United Kingdom, are remixed versions of old songs. So what has happened to making original music? Have musicians died out or have music producers got lazy?