Tag: Interpol

NME Festival blog: Interpol lead latest additions to Open’Er festival 2019

Turn on the bright lights… Interpol are among the latest additions to join the line-up for Open’Er festival 2019. With Kylie Minogue confirmed today to headline on July 5, the celebrated Polish event will also welcome to NYC indie icons on July 3 alongside new announcements Missio, Lil Skies, Octavian and La Dispute among others. […]

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NME Festival blog: France’s Festival Beauregard announces its 2019 lineup, includes Snow Patrol, Interpol, Disclosure and Limp Bizkit

The festival takes place in the heart of Normandy this coming July. Festival Beauregard has announced the lineup for its 11th edition, including names such as Snow Patrol, Interpol, Disclosure and Limp Bizkit – see the full lineup below. Taking place July 4-7 2019, Festival Beauregard is described as an event that connects “the intensity of live music, the majesty […]

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NME Festival blog: Interpol are open to the idea of an ‘Antics’ 15th anniversary tour

“Those kind of shows to just be fun celebrations” Interpol frontman Paul Banks has said that he “likes the idea” of the band touring to celebrate the anniversary of their acclaimed second album ‘Antics’. The NYC trio released their sixth album ‘Marauder‘ last year, after taking the time to tour their seminal debut album ‘Turn […]

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NME Festival blog: Interpol announce UK shows in the run-up to Glastonbury 2019

Indie Could Pilton get a little more gloomy? Interpol have announced details of new UK tour dates, taking place just days before Glastonbury 2019. Touring in support of their acclaimed 2018 album ‘Marauder‘, the NYC trio will call at the O2 Academy in Leeds on Tuesday June 25, and then Brighton Dome on Wednesday June […]

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NME Festival blog: David Byrne, Wolf Alice and Interpol play Clockenflap 2018

They’re among the acts confirmed for this year’s edition of the Hong Kong festival David Byrne, Wolf Alice and Interpol are among the first wave of acts confirmed for this year’s Clockenflap festival. Held in the centre of Hong Kong, at the city’s Central Harbourfront, Clockenflap celebrated its tenth anniversary last year. Along with the former […]

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NME Festival blog: Interpol explain the origins and inspiration behind ‘The Rover’

Watch as the band tell us about the dangers of ‘the cult of personality’ Interpol have discussed how ‘the cult of personality’ came to inspire their huge new single ‘The Rover‘. Watch our ‘Song Stories’ interview with Paul Banks above Taken from their upcoming sixth album ‘Marauder‘, NME described their comeback single as “a rush […]

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NME Festival blog: Interpol offered a classy conclusion to a sensational INmusic Festival in Zagreb

In a day of heavy riffage (thanks to Seattle grunge-metal stalwarts Alice In Chains) it was Interpol’s louche New York cool that prevailed “We’ve got five records to play you guys,” frontman Paul Banks told the audience midway through Interpol’s polished closing set at INmusic Festival, the annual extravaganza held by the placid waters of […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Interpol perform new single ‘The Rover’ on ‘Colbert’

Interpol performed their new single ‘The Rover’ on last night’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (June 8). The song is taken from their new album Marauder, which they announced earlier this week. Marking their sixth full-length record, the album was written in Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ rehearsal space in Manhattan. It was later […]

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NME Festival blog: Carlos D on being in Interpol: ‘I feel like a survivor of PTSD’

Band’s former bassist reflects on time in band and 15th anniversary of ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ Former Interpol bassist Carlos D has compared being in the band to suffering from PTSD. Dengler parted ways with the NYC band before the release of the group’s self-titled fourth album in 2010. He has previously said that feeling bored while […]

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NME Festival blog: Interpol honour ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ and air new material at majestic London Alexandra Palace show

Interpol took their anniversary tour of ‘Turn On The Bright Lights‘ to London’s Alexandra Palace last night, playing the seminal album in full along with some greatest hits and even a new song. Check out footage and the setlist below. Celebrating 15 years of their acclaimed debut album, the band arrived on stage in silhouette […]

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