Tag: anniversary

NME Festival blog: Glastonbury 2020: all you need to know about dates, line-up rumours, tickets, and more for the 50th anniversary festival

The year 2020 sees Glastonbury celebrate the big 5-0, and the ensuing festivities are shaping up to be very special indeed. After humble beginnings – Michael Eavis hosted his first ever festival in 1970, for about 1,500 lucky attendees – the event has evolved into one of the biggest festivals in the entire world, with a site that […]

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NME Festival blog: Circle Jerks reform for 40th anniversary of ‘Group Sex’

And will celebrate with a headline set at next year’s Punk Rock Bowling festival Circle Jerks will reunite to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their classic debut album, ‘Group Sex’. The hardcore punks, who have disbanded and reformed many times over their career, will also mark the occasion with a headline performance at Last Vegas’ Punk […]

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NME Festival blog: Gwen Stefani marks 15th anniversary of ‘Love Angel Music Baby’ with special reissue

The hit solo album has been remastered Gwen Stefani has announced that she’s marking the 15th anniversary of ‘Love Angel Music Baby’ with a special reissue of the album. The Grammy-nominated first solo effort from the former No Doubt frontwoman was released back in November 2004. It spawned the hit singles ‘What You Waiting For?’, ‘Hollaback […]

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NME Festival blog: South Park hilariously pays tribute to Monty Python on the show’s 50th anniversary

“I wish to complain about the friend I purchased not half an hour ago from this very boutique” South Park has paid tribute to Monty Python’s Flying Circus as the iconic British comedy sketch show celebrates its 50th anniversary. Starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam and Carol Cleveland, the first episode of the BBC 1 […]

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NME Festival blog: New music video for The Beatles ‘Here Comes The Sun’ to land on 50th anniversary of ‘Abbey Road’

Watch the trailer now After 50 years, ‘Here Comes The Sun’ by The Beatles is finally getting a music video, which will arrive on the 50th anniversary of the release of ‘Abbey Road’ this Thursday (September 26). In a nod to the beloved song’s title, the video – set to a new stereo mix of […]

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NME Festival blog: Glastonbury 2020: all you need to know about dates, line-up rumours, registering for tickets, and beating the rush for the 50th anniversary festival

The Worthy Farm festival turns 50 next summer – here’s everything you need to know about joining the big anniversary bash Next summer Glastonbury celebrates the big 5-0, and the ensuing festivities are shaping up to be very special indeed. After humble beginnings – Michael Eavis hosted his first ever festival in 1970, for about […]

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NME Festival blog: Music world remembers Mac Miller on the anniversary of his death

“Thank you Mac, you were, and still are, a guiding light in my life and growth” Fans and friends of Mac Miller have taken to social media to remember the rapper one year after dying of an accidental overdose. Mac, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was found unresponsive at noon on September 7, 2018 at […]

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NME Festival blog: Christina Aguilera’s self-titled debut album is getting a 20th anniversary deluxe edition

Featuring rarities, remixes and a cappella tracks In August 1999, Christina Aguilera burst onto the pop scene with her self-titled debut album. Now, the record that gave us ‘Genie in a Bottle’, ‘Come on Over Baby (All I Want is You)’ is getting a deluxe edition in honour of its 20th anniversary. Yesterday (August 13), […]

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NME Festival blog: The Cure announce new concert film to celebrate their 40th anniversary

It will arrive in UK cinemas this October The Cure have announced a new concert film to celebrate some of the band’s 40th anniversary shows. CURÆTION-25: From There To Here | From Here To There will be built around footage from the band’s set at the 2018 edition of the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival, which was […]

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NME Festival blog: The White Stripes announce 20th anniversary boxset celebrating their debut album

The new package includes unreleased tracks and more Jack White‘s Third Man Records have announced a new boxset celebrating The White Stripes‘ 1999 self-titled debut album, to be titled ‘THE WHITE STRIPES XX’. The set includes a recording of a show in Raleigh, North Carolina, recorded on the band’s first ever tour in 1999 in support […]

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