Rock 'n' roll is alive and kicking

Cage The Elephant are known for their brand of soulful rock and introspective jams.
Cage The Elephant are known for their brand of soulful rock and introspective jams.PHOTO: NEIL KRUG

Guitar-led bands may have been sidelined in favour of hip-hop on streaming services and the mainstream charts.

But as the new albums by American band Cage The Elephant and Irish post-punk upstarts Fontaines D.C. attest, rock is far from dead.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 25, 2019, with the headline 'Rock 'n' roll is alive and kicking'. Print Edition | Subscribe