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Planet Rock Saved From Closure

Planet Rock Saved From Closure

An all-rock digital radio station, Planet Rock, has been saved from closure after fans, presenters and musicians united behind it.

Planet Rock, which has shows presented by Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi, Nicky Horne and Rick Wakeman, has been bought out by rock and radio fan, Malcolm Bluemel.

Jethro Tull’s, Ian Anderson MBE, Planet Rock presenter and guitarist, Gary Moore and thousands of fans signed a petition to keep the station open.

"I am personally delighted that the show goes on, as it must, since our heritage of great British rock music is too important to see slip away from national radio," said Anderson.


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