Tag: dedicates

NME Festival blog: Courteeners’ drummer dedicates Brixton Academy gig to late father

“He wanted me to continue with the shows, so I’ve played for him.” Courteeners‘ drummer Michael Campbell has revealed his dad died a day before their tour began in an emotional post on Twitter. The band play the final date of their current UK tour tonight (December 1) at Brixton Academy – a gig that […]

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NME Festival blog: Dave Grohl dedicates Kerrang! Award to Chester Bennington with moving speech

‘I know what it’s like to lose somebody like that’ Dave Grohl used Foo Fighters‘ acceptance speech at last night’s Kerrang! Awards to pay tribute to the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. Last night saw the Foos pick up the prizes for Best Live Band and Best International Act. During their speech for the […]

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NME Festival blog: Lily Allen dedicates ‘Fuck You’ to Piers Morgan, covers Cher at London show

Lily Allen dedicated ‘Fuck You’ to Piers Morgan and covered Cher’s hit ‘Believe’ during a show at London’s Heaven last night (June 9). Check out footage below. Celebrating the release of her new album ‘No Shame‘, the ‘Smile’ singer took to the stage for a special G-A-Y show. During the gig, she is said to […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director dedicates premiere to Carrie Fisher

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson dedicated the premiere to Carrie Fisher last night (December 9). The actor passed away last year after suffering a severe cardiac arrest on a flight from London to Los Angeles. The film marks her last performance as General Leia Organa. Ahead of the screening at last night’s […]

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