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Rockspots London

iPhone / iPad
  • Travel
  • Music
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Travel through the history of rock with this app. Rockspots London guides you through the streets where rock history was made: Where John met Yoko. Where Jimi died. Where Sex Pistols were founded. Where East 17’s Brian Harvey was run over by his own car.

The British Invasion, Mods, Psychedelic and Progressive Rock, Punk, New Romantics, Britpop and Techno - The London music scene has been central in developing rock and pop over the last 50 years, and this app takes you to the places where it all happened. Where they lived, met, played, hung out and died. The schools, scenes and clubs. Many of the historical spots are long gone, but now you can relive the story.

Through search criteria such as Home, Concert Venue, Birthplace, Death Site, Burial Site, Album Cover and Recording Studio you’ll be closer to the story than ever before. Rockspots London lets you search for specific artists, music video locations or the story behind a song. Ever wondered where Small Faces’ Itchycoo Park is? Or where Paul McCartney met his Fool on the Hill?

Take your iPhone for a walk in London, or do the travelling at home. You can read the stories and save your favourites for a later pilgrimage. Find the spots easily on the map and get the directions on how to get there from your own location.

Special features:

Rockspots London comes with a built-in database of around 540 rock history landmarks in and around London, offering fast search performance without requiring network connectivity.

Rockspots London can detect your current location and lets you search for spots in your vicinity

All London tube stations, postal districts and selected landmarks can be used as the starting point for a search for the armchair Rockspots tourist.

Integrated map shows your location relative to search results or saved favourites (map display requires network connectivity).

Relevant content from Wikipedia is presented directly in the application for the majority of the spots (this requires network connectivity).

Facebook integration lets you share interesting Rockspots with your friends.

Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch.
Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later