Tag: Joe

NME Festival blog: Whitney, Pottery and Joe and The Shitboys close out Reykjavik festival

Iceland Airwaves 2019 concluded last night (Nov 9) with a final night of stellar live music from Whitney, Of Monsters and Men, Pottery and more. Following sets from Mac DeMarco, Shame, John Grant, Girl In Red and more – the Reykjavik festival came to a close on Saturday night with a final night of music. […]

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NME Festival blog: Joe Perry says Aerosmith will be recording a new album “when the time is right”

“It doesn’t take much to get me going” Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has said that he wants to record a new album with the rock giants, their first since 2012’s ‘Music From Another Dimension!’. Speaking to Consequence of Sound about Hollywood Vampires, the band he formed with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper, he said that time in […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Joe Dempsie originally auditioned to play Jon Snow

“My audition for Gendry is the worst I’d ever done.” Game Of Thrones star Joe Dempsie has revealed how he tried to bag the role of Jon Snow before his “worst ever audition” eventually landed him the role of Gendry. The British actor was speaking at the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival in London […]

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NME Festival blog: Listen to a clip from ‘Good Cop Bad Cop’ – the project of Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders and Milburn frontman Joe Carnall

Helders is responsible for the production of Carnall’s solo album Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders and Milburn frontman Joe Carnall have released a short clip of their collaborative project Good Cop Bad Cop. Helders is behind the production while Carnall is responsible for all words and music. Milburn, who were prominent on the Sheffield scene […]

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NME Festival blog: Fans are divided about the Arctic Monkeys cover performed for Joe Sugg’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ routine

Some say the Strictly band “murdered” an Arctic Monkeys classic Strictly Come Dancing viewers have taken to Twitter to criticise and celebrate the cover of an Arctic Monkeys song in Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell’s routine. The pair’s quickstep showdown attracted mixed reactions for the use of ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor‘ during the […]

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NME Festival blog: The Festival’s Joe Thomas reveals his nightmare festival experiences

“It was almost just like ‘welcome to the festival’”. Joe Thomas has revealed his worst ever festival experiences to NME, ahead of The Festival hitting cinemas next week. Check out our interview with Joe and director Iain Morris above. Directed by The Inbetweeners co-creator Morris, The Festival sees Joe starring as Nick, a recent university graduate who heads to […]

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NME Festival blog: King Of Strings Joe Duddell on why festivals are embracing orchestral music

The kids love strings, apparently. Over the last two summers, music festivals have been embracing new shows that reinvent classic hits and give them a classy, orchestral sheen. Peter Hook and his Hacienda Classical opened Glastonbury last summer and Pete Tong is doing the same with some rave bangers too. King of the strings is […]

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NME Festival blog: Game Of Thrones’ Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas announce engagement

The two have been dating since last December. Game Of Thrones’ Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark in the show, has announced her engagement with Joe Jonas of DNCE and The Jonas Brothers fame. The actor announced the news on her Instagram account, posting a picture of her hand with a diamond ring on her finger […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Foo Fighters, Liam Gallagher and Joe Perry cover The Beatles’ ‘Come Together’

The surprise on-stage collaboration came at the California festival CalJam, which was put on by the Foos Foo Fighters were joined on stage last night by Liam Gallagher and Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry to perform a cover of The Beatles‘ ‘Come Together’ – watch fan-shot clips of the rendition below. The unlikely supergroup played together last […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Billie Joe Armstrong’s solo acoustic performance of ‘Ordinary World’

The Green Day frontman delivered an intimate version of the track on last night’s episode of ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong performed an acoustic version of ‘Ordinary World’ on US TV last night – watch the performance below. The frontman appeared as the musical guest on last night’s episode […]

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