Tag: fire

NME Festival blog: Hear Foo Fighters cover Arcade Fire on surprise new EP ‘01070725’

The rarities set follows last week’s live album from Roswell Foo Fighters have released surprise new rarities and covers EP ‘01070725’. The five-song EP includes live covers of Arcade Fire and Dead Kennedys and is focused on 2007, the year Foos released their sixth album ‘Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace’. Their version of Arcade Fire‘s […]

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NME Festival blog: Poppy on meeting Marilyn Manson and her new album: “I have decided that it would be nice to light things on fire”

Watch our full video interview with Poppy from Reading 2019 above It’s a little unusual to see a surrealist art-pop Youtube android Poppy strolling around amid the unwashed masses at Reading 2019. But now she’s on a new mission. The last time we spoke was for the shimmering and experimental robopop of ‘Am I A Girl‘. Now, […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Croatia music festival evacuated after fire breaks out – video | World news

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from a hip-hop festival on the Croatian island of Pag after a forest fire broke out nearby. Flames were seen billowing behind the site as attendees left the Fresh Island festival on Zrće beach on Monday night. The organisers said emergency services were working to contain the blaze and […]

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NME Festival blog: Justin Bieber comes under fire for defending Chris Brown, calls his past assault charge a “mistake”

He also compared the ‘Loyal’ singer to Michael Jackson and 2Pac. Justin Bieber has come under fire for defending Chris Brown, calling the singer’s past assault charge a “mistake.” In an Instagram post published Friday (May 3), Bieber shared, under the phrase “The Legendary Equation,” an image featuring Michael Jackson, 2Pac and Chris Brown. “MJ plus 2Pac […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Coachella day three review: Ariana Grande on fire and Pusha T on an iceberg | Music

The gold, fluorescent green and animal print that defines Coachella’s wardrobe gives way to a sea of pink and lavender: Ariana Grande’s disciples have arrived. The queen of relatability closes out the weekend, but not before another typically rich and cosmopolitan array of global pop. ‘Blatant symbolism for cocaine’ … rapper Pusha T at Coachella. […]

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NME Festival blog: Chris Rock, Ricky Gervais and Louis CK under fire for using N-word in resurfaced clip

It first aired in 2011 Chris Rock, Louis CK and Ricky Gervais have faced criticism for a video that sees white comedians using the n-word. The clip, which is taken from the HBO special Talking Funny, has gone viral online some seven years after it first aired in 2011. The segment sees the three comedians discussing […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Arcade Fire play ‘Half Light I’ live for the first time ever

Canadian band also give a rare outing of ‘Old Flame’ Arcade Fire played ‘Half Light I’ from their 2010 album ‘The Suburbs’ for the first time ever last night (July 12). The Canadian band were performing at North Carolina’s Red Hat Amphitheatre when they dropped the track. You can view the performance below. In between playing […]

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NME Festival blog: Arcade Fire and Alvvays nominated for Polaris Music Prize

Arcade Fire and Alvvays feature on the long list for Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize Alvvays, Arcade Fire, Cadence Weapon and Weaves have all been nominated for the award, largely regarded as one of Canada’s most prestigious. Daniel Caesar and U.S. Girls have also earned nominations. Watch Arcade Fire’s surreal new video for ‘Chemistry’ here. […]

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NME Festival blog: Arcade Fire covered the Cranberries during their Dublin show

Arcade Fire covered Cranberries track ‘Linger’ at their Dublin show on Friday night (April 6). The band played tribute to the Irish band, whose front woman Dolores O’Riordan passed away earlier this year, by covering their 1993 single ‘Linger’ before launching into ‘Everything Now.’ You can watch a clip of the moment below. Cranberries singer […]

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NME Festival blog: Arcade Fire tease ‘Money + Love’ video

Arcade Fire appear to be teasing a new video. The band shared a short preview clip on Twitter today (March 9), hinting at something “coming soon” called ‘Money + Love’. Stereogum speculates that it could be a joint video for the tracks ‘Put Your Money On Me’ and ‘We Don’t Deserve Love’ from their 2017 […]

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