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Rock Music Isn't Evil — it's the rock star myth that creates men like Ian Watkins

Ben Myers, New Statesman, 18 December 2013

Music journalist and author Ben Myers has been doing some soul-searching on the day the former Lostprophets singer was sentenced to twenty-nine years' imprisonment plus a further six on licence for crimes including several counts of sexually abusing children. Is the extreme image artists and journalists peddle at fault?

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