Where have all the rock bands gone?

06/17/2013 | Economist (tiered subscription model), The

Successful rock bands used to be able to count on a decade or more of playing to packed crowds in arena-sized venues, but the decline of recorded music has shortened bands' shelf lives. That's left arena managers seeking new ways to fill their venues. British sites are coping by booking reunion tours and live versions of reality TV shows.

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