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This is probably nonsense but Billie...

A website devoted to the world of James Bond has dropped a strong rumour and it’s making people sit up. They think the...

Creeper announce second LP and we...

Creeper’s debut LP Eternity in Your Arms was one of the best debuts for years, and we still spin it regularly. We were...

If you’re a weirdo you can buy the car...

Rapper and actor Tupac Shakur was shot four times in 1996 while travelling in a vehicle belonging to Suge Knight (who was also...

Aretha Franklin’s son shouts for biopic...

Jennifer Hudson was handpicked by Aretha Franklin to play the soul legend in a biopic about her, and ‘Respect’ is...

Tom DeLonge has sold his Blink 182...

There is an old phrase in music, born from years of struggle, that you should always keep your masters. Well, copyright is the...

Fox open to Firefly revival

Firefly sure has hung around. Cancelled partway through its only season in the early noughties and followed by a singular (but...

Sonos sues Google over speaker tech and...

Imagine being Sonos. You’re confidant Google and Amazon have infringed on your patents and face a series of punishing...

Hans Zimmer to score Bond film

Hans Zimmer is one of the leading composers of soundtracks, having produced a career full of powerful, moving scores. We spent...

Jack Antonoff’s Bleachers will return in...

Fans of Jack Antonoff might be forgiven for thinking his Bleachers guise would never return seeing as he’s spent the last...

X-Men horror flick The New Mutants might...

The New Mutants was a fascinating concept: a story set in the world of the X Men, about, well, some young new mutants who are...

Faith No More: there won’t be new music

Faith No More have a series of gigs planned for 2020, oh, right, we can this year now about that can’t we. So the band...

A Quiet Place 2 is coming and this teaser...

A Quiet Place is one of the most underrated of recent horror movies, a film in which making the slightest sound gets you eaten...

Ja Rule has released a track about Fyre...

Fyre Festival was a musical clusterfuck which became a metaphor for the whole influencer culture we might one day escape from....

Nic Howden reviews Jon Spencer

Another kind of blues   “Fuck this orange piece of shit”, Jon Spencer spits into the microphone at the Dome,...

Early Christmas Present: John Frusciante...

John Frusciante’s periods in Red Hot Chili Peppers have produced some brilliant music, and some of the long running...

Grimes knows a few thing about horrible...

So in thr last 24 hours a few things have happened in the UK rendering a substantial part of the population stunned, and an...

Sting pays tribute to JuiceWRLD and says...

Juice WRLD sadly died recently, and the tributes have been justly pouring in. Among them was Sting, he of the Police, whose...

The 2019 Keanu Reeves love in now has a...

Look, we do like Keanu Reeves, he seems like a cool guy, but we are perplexed at how an internet configured to rant about...

Purple Rain added to US National Film...

Every year the US Library of Congress adds twenty five films to the National Film Registry, which ensures they will be...

Greta Thunberg is Time Person of the...

In our daily lives we have to put up with people ridiculing Greta Thunberg, which just marks them out as arses. She has shown...

RIP Marie Fredriksson of Roxette

For a while in our youth we thought the lady singer in Roxette was called Roxette because it was all about her, but she was in...

Lewis Capaldi gives Glasgow gig goers a...

Lewis Capaldi continues to show he’s a man of the people with a good eye for funny PR by giving everyone who went to his...

Ed Harcourt’s supergroup drop new tune

Okay, supergroup is overstating it. Ed Harcourt is a big name, but Loup GarouX are essentially his bands as he’s backed...

Aerosmith just announced a Glastonbury...

Often, a band will go to great lengths in their ‘we’re playing Glastonbury’ announcement, maybe tying in with...

Billie Eilish’s directorial debut is awesome

Billie Eilish has directed her own video for song Xanny and it’s amazing. By which we mean it might trigger the fuck out...

Ed O’Brien releases solo song and...

The long awaited solo album from Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien is coming, and he’ll go by the name EOB to do it. We...

Sharon Ven Etten covers Silent Night

Sharon Van Etten has released a cover of Silent Night, and you know what that means: transforming a long time Christmas classic...

Latitude announce first names and there’s...

Latitude 2020 is in Henham Park, Suffolk from July 16th to 19th, and if it’s going to be a banger they’re going to...

Here's the new Bond Trailer

Daniel Craig is taking his last turn as James Bond in No Time to Die, and we now have a first trailer. It’s a direct...

Ed Sheeran and Drake dominate most played...

One of the benefits of Spotify as a dominant streaming service is it can provide a very good idea of what people have been...

Daft Punk tried to work with George Michael

There’s lots of promo going on for the musical comedy Last Christmas, which features the tunes of George Michael, and...

New Deadmau5

Deadmau5 has been dropping some new tracks, and there’s something old, something new… actually that’s...

Faith No More announce new UK tour

If you’re a Faith No More fan you know how hard it is to see them live without travelling, because while they are back...

People Just Do Nothing are making a...

People Just Do Nothing was one of the comedy highlights of the last decade, a mockumentary following Kurupt FM. It lasted for...

Hungary turns homophobe and quits...

Hungary has competed in the Eurovision Song Contest a lot since the Cold War ended and Russian style communism fell away, but...

Liam Gallagher to play Heaton Park and...

Liam Gallagher is to play his largest solo shows to date when he plays at Heaton Park in Manchester in 2020. It’s a huge...

Pete Townshend apologies and puts it down...

Yesterday we brought you comments by Pete Townshend which we really hoped were caused by something other than how he actually...

Let’s hope these Pete Townshend quotes...

It must be a difficult time to be Pete Townshend, because you’re still releasing material as The Who, but you’re...

Grimes muses on role of AI in art and...

We live in an age when technology has changed how we live our lives more than at any other moment in history, and it can be fun...

Finneas says Billie Eilish’s next album...

Billie Eilish came to prominence with an album of great tunes, but they already felt like a bold direction, which makes us...

Mabel is here for everyone depressed over...

Christmas events are in full swing, and that means lights, mince pies, spending more money than you have on items which will...

This is the greatest interview ever given...

An interview about Harlequins rugby shouldn’t really be one of the greatest things you’ll ever see, but – and...

Courtney Love releases new song: from the...

Henry James’ classic spooky tale The Turn of the Screw is getting a new movie adaption in the form of The Turning. Finn...

Walking Dead due to end after season 12?

The Walking Dead multi-media franchise was started by a comic which has finished, and that was at least one story arc too late....

Coldplay release their Christmas advert

It’s festive advertising season in Britain, during which the alleged season of goodwill which should really be about...

Jon Spencer taking Bellbottoms to the...

‘Thank you very much ladies and gentlemen. Right now, I got to tell you about…the fabulous, most...

Paul McCartney is a Glastonbury 2020...

Emily Eavis has confirmed that former Beatle Paul McCartney will play Glastonbury in 2020, as part of the 50th anniversary...

Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot call for Snyder...

When something goes badly, people will turn to unknowns for help. With the cinematic release of Justice League being given a...

Grimes releases two versions of new single

As we get ever closer to the release of Grimes new LP, she continues her run of flawless singles. Today’s release is...

Taylor Swift has the receipts and she’s...

When Scooter Braun spent hundreds of millions of dollars on a record label he acquired years and years’ worth of content...

The Death Stranding soundtrack is great

In a world of streaming services, music reviews are pointless. There’s no need to try and find a reviewer on NME,...

Klaxons man announces solo album and single

Klaxons founder member James Righton has released music outside of the band he’s best known for, but now it’s going...

Joker director now just outright trolling...

Todd Phillips’ Joker movie is right up there with the best the comic book movies have produced, stripping back the silly...

Extinction Rebellion now have their own...

As Extinction Rebellion continue to divide people into three groups (we don’t care, we do care, we do care but ER are...

Brand New Music: Kevin Lake and Way Too Hard

Chill out often gets associated with the summer and beaches, but in these dark autumnal days there can be nothing nice than...

Mystery Jets anounce return to work

  There was supposed to be a new Mystery Jets album in September as well as a tour, but sadly frontman Blaine Harrison...

The Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti has teamed...

The Strokes’ drummer Fabrizio Moretti has a keen career in visual arts as well as musical ones, and somehow this planet...

Poppy’s new single is a banger

Poppy has released a new single and video which could have come during Halloween, but she’s chosen to distance from that...

Michael Jackson’s Moonwalk socks might...

The sparkly socks Michael Jackson wore when he first performed a Moonwalk are being valued at over a million dollars at...

Best Coast return

It’s all comebacks at the moment, and Best Coast have leapt on the train. There’s a brand new song from the group...

Harry Styles is the latest name linked to...

The Daily Star has quoted a source today, which we all know means it was almost certainly made up in a pub, but hey,...

Creeper return with new song

At Club 229 in London on Friday people found themselves listening to a reformed Creeper. For your scribe this is every bit as...

David Jason resurrects Del Boy

Normally, when you get an event all about a show, movie or book, it’s people in costume, lectures, and maybe the chance...

Supajam Founders named as Soho House...

Supajam isn’t just a website which reports on excellent music. It is in fact the digital arm of an educational initiative...

Rage Against The Machine reunite for 2020...

Rage Against The Machine haven’t played together since 2011, which is a shame as the world needs them more than...

My Chemical Romance announce reunion show

My Chemical Romance fans, prepare to break out the eyeliner once more, because the band are back. Well, they’re back at...

New La Roux streaming now: this is not a...

La Roux’s first new release for five years has popped up today, and you can stream it below. Its called International...

Ed Sheeran’s team are keeping an eye out...

A BBC Introducing podcast has taken a very interesting tangent with Ed Sheeran’s manager. Named ‘Does My Music...

Jay Som postpone tour dates to heal mentally

Jay Som have rescheduled their forthcoming European and UK tour dates, and here’s singer Melina Duterte to explain why:...

Black Deer 2020: dates and first acts...

We might not be getting the cyberpunk world we were promised in 2020, but we sure are getting another slice of the Black Deer...

Here’s the teaser trailer for Steven...

Steven Moffat managed to combine a titanic run on Dr Who with making Sherlock huge again, so the ‘next project’ was...

Jason Momoa was cast in GoT because a fan...

The title to this thread is the dream situation of all wanky fansites, but it’s true. Game of Thrones showrunners were...

Kanye is Kanyeing hard in bizarre new...

Kanye West has always been a see saw of musical genius and complete asshattery, and in a new interview with Zane Lowe we see...

Coldplay announce double album

It’s kind of strange that despite Coldplay being a huge band, and the size of the announcement about a new LP, we are...

Kanye: new album on Friday and he nearly...

It seems like we’ve been gearing up for a new Kanye West album for ages, but it might finally emerge this Friday. Having...

Rob Halford speaks out on growing homophobia

  Rob Halford recently did an interview with NME’s James McMahon, in which we learnt they were speaking on National...

Skynd announces London headline show

Skynd are one of our favourite discoveries of 2019. A double act between Skynd herself and a mask wearing...

New Lewis Capaldi video

We’re not entirely sure what Lewis Capaldi’s new video is about. The visuals for Bruises might be conveying a...

Netflix are adapting the Bone comic series

Bone, Jeff Smith’s fantasy comics series, is one of the all time great creations in the fantasy genre and you can...

Lana Del Rey wins song of the decade and...

The Q Awards have been announced, and there’s a few interesting choices. The headline is, of course, that they’ve...

Slaves take aim at masculinity in new video

Slaves new video is for One More Day Won’t Hurt, a tune about thuggery from people with small minds in small towns. The...

Nick Cave takes aim at religion, atheism...

We’re not sure how the person who asked Nick Cave how woke he is feels right now, but we assume chastised… because...

Tricky: 'even music doesn’t sound the...

Tricky’s daughter Mazy died in May, and the inquiry into her cause of death is ongoing. She was 24. Now Tricky has spoken...

This is the best or worst news of the...

Coldplay haven’t released a studio album since 2015, a statement to which some of you say fuck yes, and some aww. Well,...

This is why a clique of Lorde fans are...

From a global perspective, the sudden appearance of the Free Lorde campaign made little sense. Why would the New Zealand singer...

Morrissey now thinks the UK press are...

Choo-choo, the Morrissey conspiracy train rolls on and our formerly beloved engine driver shows no signs of stopping. After...

The Karmic Hound calls for Martin...

Martin Scorsese made the news last week for saying Marvel movies weren’t cinema, which yunno is his opinion but does...

Double video hit: FKA Twigs and Foals

  A double dose of great new music for you today. First up, FKA Twigs, who directed the video herself. She’s...

DC reportedly planning a Lex Luthor movie...

DC can go where Marvel cannot thanks to their ability to release R rated movies, which is why Joker is being praised as one of...

Olivia Coleman is singing Portishead now too

The ascendance of Olivia Coleman from support role in Peepshow to dominant cultural figure continues, as she’s been...