NME Festival blog: Garbage unveil acoustic version of ‘Medication’ from ‘Version 2.0’ anniversary reissue

Garbage have unveiled an acoustic version of ‘Medication’ from the upcoming reissue of their classic album ‘Version 2.0’. Hear it first on NME below. The album, which hit No.1 and featured the hit singles ‘I Think I’m Paranoid’ and ‘Push It’, will be re-released on June 22 ahead of their UK anniversary tour. As well […]

NME Festival blog: Jack White announces more 2018 UK tour dates

Jack White has announced a string of new UK shows as part of his upcoming European Autumn 2018 tour. Check out full dates and ticket details below. In support of his acclaimed latest album ‘Boarding House Reach‘, The White Stripes, Dead Weather and Ractonteurs turned solo star will be following up his trio of June […]

NME Festival blog: Grimes is legally changing her name, and Elon Musk says it ‘actually rox’

Grimes has revealed that she’ll be legally changing her name to ‘c‘, denoting the speed of light. Having made headlines recently attending the Met Gala with new partner, SpaceX CEO/Tesla co-founder Elon Musk, now Grimes has revealed that she’ll be legally changing her name from Claire to c, having wanted to for as long as she […]

NME Festival blog: Jeff Beck discusses ‘uncomfortable rivalry’ with Eric Clapton

Ahead of a new documentary about his life, Jeff Beck has opened up about his past “uncomfortable rivalry” with Eric Clapton. The new film Still on the Run: The Jeff Beck Story, covers the guitar legend’s entire history – from his teenage days jamming with Jimmy Page to joining the Yardbirds with Beck, solo career […]

NME Festival blog: Arctic Monkeys announce one-off film festival

To launch their hotly-anticipated new album ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino‘, Arctic Monkeys have announced details of a one-off mini film festival. While this week will also see the band celebrate their new record with pop-up shops in cities around the world, fans down under at their Sydney branch this weekend will get the chance […]

NME Festival blog: Kevin Hart speaks of his shock and “hurt” after friend arrested for sex tape extortion charges

Comedian and actor Kevin Hart has spoken of his shock and “hurt” after a close friend was arrested for extortion charges in relation to a sex tape. Last year, Hart posted a candid social media message confessing that he made a “bad error in judgement” which recently led to an undisclosed individual making an extortion […]