Robbie Williams has launched a tirade against Britpop stars Suede as he took aim at the group's frontman Brett Anderson.
And in an online outburst, the on-off Take That star also ranted about a string of 90s guitar bands as he defended the contribution of pop acts such as One Direction.
Williams was responding to comments Anderson was said to have given in an interview with The Sun about "cr*p boy bands" which he claimed had been assembled "by committee".
Writing on his blog, Williams said more fans' hearts would be racing at the prospect of a One Direction album than a Suede release.
The Angels and Millennium singer dismissed the Suede star's suggestion that label budgets were tight in those days.
He went on to complain about people who were too "bigoted" to appreciate pop acts. Addressing Anderson, Williams said:
Suede are currently making a comeback with their sixth album Bloodsports released earlier this week.
Williams has since posted on his website: