Absolute Classic Rock

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Absolute Classic Rock is a classic rock radio station from Bauer Media as part of the Absolute Radio Network.

To differentiate the station from sister station Planet Rock, Absolute Classic Rock playlists a mainstream classic rock format.

Editorial areaUK
Most playedWhitesnake, Bad Company, RainbowRadiomonitor
Audience figures637,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017
Launched28 May 2004
OwnerBauer Media Group
National salesBauer Media Group
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesVirgin Classic
Virgin Radio Classic Tracks
Virgin Radio Classic Rock

Contact Absolute Classic Rock

Postal addressNo 1 Golden Square
+44 20 7434 1215
+44 845 359 2020
Official website

Social media

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Brian Murphy Producer
Chris Martin Presenter
Christian O'Connell Presenter
Claire Solan Assistant Producer - Breakfast Show
James Curran Director of Music
Jenny Barsby Journalist
Lee Price Head of Production
Leona Graham Presenter
Martyn Lee Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Dan Jennings Group Head of Production
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Drew Simmons Commercial Creative Director of Youth Brands Bauer Adventure
Frankie Bannerman Sales Co-ordinator
Graham Bryce Group Managing Director Bauer City Network
Jo Baldwin Digital Commercial Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kat Knapp Commercial Content Director for Absolute Radio and Magic Bauer Adventure
Kate Whitehorn Commercial Content Director Bauer City Network Bauer Adventure
Kelly Benjko Group Head of Commercial Production
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Owen Ryan Bauer City Network Group Content Director
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Sam Jones Digital Managing Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director Radio Bauer Adventure
Toby Mackenzie Head of Music - Bauer City 1 Network

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