Tag: Bill

NME Festival blog: ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ writer shares first photo of William Sadler as The Reaper

Get down with your bad self! Bill & Ted writer Ed Solomon has shared the first photo of William Sadler as The Reaper on set of the new movie Bill & Ted Face the Music. The new movie, which stars Alex Winter as Bill S. Preston Esquire and Keanu Reeves as Ted Theodore Logan and has been in […]

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NME Festival blog: Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill “fighting for his life” following reports of his death

His son has released a statement online Bushwick Bill’s son has confirmed that his father is still alive following reports of his death earlier today. The rapper and founding member of Houston group Geto Boys was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in February. It was reported today (June 9) that he had passed away at […]

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NME Festival blog: The Chainsmokers join packed bill for EXIT Festival 2019

The Serbian festival will be held from July 4-7 The Chainsmokers have joined the packed line-up for EXIT Festival 2019. Held at the Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad, Serbia, EXIT will take place this year from July 4-7 and is set to feature performances by the likes of The Cure, Skepta and Greta Van Fleet. […]

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NME Festival blog: Philadelphia passes bill to symbolically ban R Kelly from the city

“This city doesn’t welcome him” The city of Philadelphia have passed a bill that symbolically bans R Kelly from ever stopping by for a visit. On Thursday (January 31), the Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed a resolution to “mute” R Kelly. While the bill doesn’t officially ban the singer from the city, it serves as […]

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NME Festival blog: Manic Street Preachers and The Specials top bill at Splendour Festival 2019

The classic artists are the first names to be announced for the July event Manic Street Preachers and The Specials have been confirmed as the headliners for Splendour Festival 2019. The one-day festival will return to Nottingham’s Wollaton Park on July 20 for its 11th year. “With an outstanding back catalogue of over 20 combined […]

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NME Festival blog: Migos rapper Offset ‘sued by stylist’ over unpaid clothing bill

Cardi B and the rapper recently announced the birth of their baby daughter Migos rapper Offset is allegedly being sued by a stylist for not paying for over $13,000 worth of clothing. The suit has been filed by a Miami-based personal stylist called the Meyhem Group, who claim that they gave Offset goods worth $11,699.60, reports […]

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NME Festival blog: How YOU can help legalise weed ahead of tomorrow’s Legalisation of Cannabis Bill debate

Last week, NME hosted a marijuana symposium at Parliament in London, attended by musicians, politicians and drug experts. Now you can watch that discussion in full and find out how you can help keep the pressure on MPs to actually change this outdated law. Last Wednesday, a team of us from NME took Damian Marley, […]

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NME Festival blog: Bill Cosby’s daughter Ensa dies, aged 44

Bill Cosby’s daughter, Ensa, has passed away at the age of 44. Ensa passed away in Massachusetts on Friday, where the Cosby family has a large estate. Bill Cosby’s spokesman Andrew Wyatt revealed yesterday that she died from renal disease, with Ensa having suffered from kidney problems throughout her life. She is the second of […]

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NME Festival blog: The Sherlocks jokingly hit back after Photoshopping themselves higher up Y Not festival bill

The Sherlocks have jokingly responded after appearing to Photoshop themselves higher up the line-up on the bill for Y Not Festival 2018. Last night, the rising guitar band were announced for the Y Not 2018 in Derbyshire alongside the like of The Libertines, Jamiroqai, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Manic Street Preachers and Kaiser Chiefs. However, […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Bill Murray perform a ‘West Side Story’ medley

The beloved actor and comedian appeared on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ last night to perform cuts from his ‘New Worlds’ album Bill Murray performed a medley from the musical West Side Story during his guest appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night – watch footage of the performance below. The […]

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