Planet Rock

Where Rock Lives
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

Planet Rock is a multiple Sony Award-winning national digital radio station in the United Kingdom owned by Bauer Media Group. The station broadcasts classic rock music.

The station was previously available on FM in the West Midlands until September 7th 2015, when it was replaced by Bauer's mainstream Adult Orientated Rock station Absolute Radio.

Editorial areaUK
Most playedLaurence Jones, Black Star Riders, Gary Clark JrRadiomonitor
Audience figures1,212,000 weekly listenersRAJAR March 2019
Launched15 November 1999
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesKerrang! Radio (West Midlands only)

Contact Planet Rock

Postal address1 Golden Square
+44 20 7182 8000
+44 844 811 2211
Official website

Social media

Twitter@PlanetRockRadio (91,425 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,601 followers) compare
FacebookPlanet Rock (339,060 likes) compare
TuneInPlanet-Rock (432,137 favourites) compare

Latest news stories

Absolute Radio commissions more in-house documentaries
RadioToday - published 12 August 2018, 4.03pm edt
Planet Rock celebrates 18 years of radio
RadioToday - published 16 November 2017, 5.24am est


Alex Baker Presenter
Alex Baker Presenter
Alice Cooper Presenter
Andy Shier Presenter
Bernard Doherty Presenter
Darren Redick Presenter & Producer
Dave Myers Presenter
James Green Producer
James Pllu Programme Manager
Joe Elliott Presenter
John Pickford Head of News
Liz Barnes Presenter
Liz Barnes Programme Manager
Louise Molony Producer
Loz Guest Head of Music
Mark Jeeves Presenter
Murray J Presenter
Paul Anthony Presenter
Peter Fletcher Head of Engineering
Phil Alexander Presenter
Ric Blaxill Programme Director
Si King Presenter
Steve Parkinson Managing Director
Wyatt Wendels Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio Network
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations Director / Group Production Director - Bauer City Network
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
Gary Stein Group Programme Director Hits Radio Network
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
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matt Rockley Engineer
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
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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