Tag: band

NME Festival blog: Watch metal band Dying Fetus appear in latest episode of ‘South Park’

One of the Maryland metallers’ songs got an airing at the local Autumn Festival A song by metal band Dying Fetus has appeared in the latest episode of South Park – scroll down to watch the moment below. In the episode, titled ‘Band In China’, character Stan Marsh and his friends – Kenny McCormick, Jimmy Valmer, […]

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NME Festival blog: What’s Your Band Called, Mate? Get to know Phoebe Green

Every week, we’re going to be introducing you to a brand new artist we’re going mad for here at NME Towers via our ego-busting new Q&A, What’s Your Band Called, Mate? This week, Manchester’s Phoebe Green on touring with Sundara Karma, Shrek and the “gangster/glam” in her brand new video. What’s your band called, mate?“Phoebe Green” […]

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NME Festival blog: Glastonbury’s Michael Eavis says a “big, big band” is reforming for this year’s Pilton Party

The band will join Wolf Alice, who have already been confirmed Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that a “big, big band” is reforming for this year’s Pilton Party. Every September, a few artists return to Worthy Farm for the annual bash, which is put on as a ‘thank you’ fundraiser event for nearby residents and […]

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NME Festival blog: Paramore’s Hayley Williams says she “doesn’t really know what’s next” for the band

The group have been on hiatus for a year now Don’t hold your breath for Paramore‘s return: Frontwoman Hayley Williams recently revealed that the future of the group, which went on a break last year, is still uncertain. Speaking to ET at the Beautycon Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday (August 11), Williams admitted that […]

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NME Festival blog: Slaves on how new EP ‘The Velvet Ditch’ shows off “two perspectives” of the band

“It sounds like everything we want our band to be”. Slaves have told NME how their new EP ‘The Velvet Ditch’ shows off the “two perspectives” of the Kent punk duo. Their latest effort, which is released today, sees the pair showcasing four new songs which failed to make the cut on 2018’s ‘Acts of […]

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NME Festival blog: Lotus Eater: five reasons to love Oli Sykes’ favourite new heavy band

Bring Me The Horizon frontman Oli Sykes had to eat his words during their headline set at All Points East. “A few months ago I said rock was a load of shite. This festival has shown me I was wrong. I don’t know what I was fucking talking about. Rock is alive.” He’d claimed that […]

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NME Festival blog: What’s Your Band Called, Mate? Get to know Dumb

Every week, we’re going to be introducing you to a brand new artist we’re going mad for here at NME Towers via our ego-busting new Q&A, What’s Your Band Called, Mate? This week, Vancouver’s Dumb talks their love for bagels, going intergalactic and recruiting Eddie Van Halen. What’s your band called, mate? “It’s called Dumb” […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Band who called for ‘Tory genocide’ axed from Glastonbury | Music

Killdren, a music duo whose lyrics call for “Tory genocide”, have been axed from the Glastonbury festival lineup. The band say they write “politically charged slapstick anthems and form the ideal soundtrack to the worst generation in history”. One of their songs features the lyrics: “Murder them all to the beat of a drum / […]

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NME Festival blog: “there’s always going to be a place for a male indie band”

Before our latest Girls To The Front gig – NME’s live shows supporting female and non-binary talent – we spoke to our headliner Girli about new album ‘Odd One Album’, their dream collaborator and the gender imbalance on festival line-ups. Hey Girli, how have the past six months been for you? “They’ve been pretty hectic! […]

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NME Festival blog: Bruce Springsteen confirms new E Street Band album and tour for 2020

Bruce is back on the road… Bruce Springsteen has confirmed that the E Street Band will head back into the studio later this year, ahead of hitting the road in 2020. While the iconic New Jersey star is currently gearing up to release solo album ‘Western Stars’ on June 14,  he says that he’ll reunite […]

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