Rock includes a very wide range of musical styles, so no attempt will be made to define exactly what rock music is. Group users are expected to use common sense in deciding what is on-topic.
Suppliers of goods and services relevant to rock music in the UK, including the operators of rock venues, and rock bands seeking to recruit musicians, may post an invitation to visit their web site or request details. It should be of thirteen lines or fewer and not posted more than once every 3 months. The subject line should begin "Pointers to commercial or other web sites in .sigs are permitted, however all .sigs should be of 4 lines or fewer, and preceded by the customary usenet separator "-- " (dash, dash, space), on a line of its own.
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uk.music.rock Rock music and rock musicians in a UK context.