Tag: Hard

NME Festival blog: Watch Eddie Vedder join The Strokes to perform ‘Juicebox’ and Pearl Jam’s ‘Hard To Imagine’

Epic. Eddie Vedder joined forces with The Strokes over the weekend as they headlined California’s Ohana Festival. The festival, which is curated by the Pearl Jam frontman, kicked off with a headlining performance from the New York band. Midway through the set, they were joined by Vedder for an epic cover of Pearl Jam’s ‘Hard […]

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NME Festival blog: “Stay driven, have thick skin, go hard”

It’s no secret that it’s hard being a woman in the music industry. Galdem Sugar star Cassie Rytz explains why it’s no different in the grime scene… Females in grime? That’s a phrase rarely heard. But over the past couple of years there’s been a surge of female talent, especially in the rap community, for […]

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NME Festival blog: “We are going to pay you back so fucking hard for all of this shit”

“And every single time a Trumpster complains about any of the changes, we’re adding an openly gay character to a Disney movie” Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee has taken to social media to share a lengthy post about how he’d like the world to be once Donald Trump is out of office. In a tweet, Lee […]

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NME Festival blog: Bruce Willis declares that ‘Die Hard’ is definitely not a Christmas movie

The actor puts an end to the debate Bruce Willis has declared that Die Hard is not a Christmas movie during his appearance on The Comedy Central Roast Of Bruce Willis. Released in July 1988, Die Hard is set at Christmas Eve and regularly appears in Top Christmas Films lists every year. Fans have long […]

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The Guardian festival blog: ‘Festival memories are hard to verify. Did I see a baby crowd surfing?’ | Tim Jonze | Music

Whoever decided to ask a battle-scarred festival veteran – someone who once attended 11 consecutive Reading and Leeds festivals, no less – to write about their favourite memories failed to foresee an obvious problem. Namely, that after 11 consecutive Reading and Leeds festivals (plus a dozen or so Glastonburys, a handful of T in the […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Die Hard’ screenwriter says it is a Christmas movie

The screenwriter of Die Hard has confirmed the movie is a Christmas movie. Fans have long debated whether the classic Bruce Willis film counts as a festive movie, with some  arguing just because it takes place at Christmas doesn’t automatically qualify it as a Christmas movie. Steven E. de Souza has weighed into the debate […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Die Hard’ isn’t a Christmas film, according to a new YouGov poll

A survey ends the long-running debate. Despite often topping lists of unconventional seasonal movies, Die Hard isn’t actually a Christmas film, according to a new YouGov poll. The results published today (December 4) found that the majority of people think that a film that isn’t explicitly about Christmas can’t be a Christmas film. Only 31% of those […]

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