Tag: Street

NME Festival blog: Manic Street Preachers tease release of ‘The Holy Bible’ live film

Prepare for ‘Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave’ A concert film capturing Manic Street Preachers‘ acclaimed 20th anniversary tour of their seminal album ‘The Holy Bible’ looks like it could be set for a wider release. Shot during the band’s long-time collaborator and BAFTA-winning director Kieran Evans, Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave first premiered in Cardiff […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Saturday Night Live’s hilarious ‘Joker’-meets-‘Sesame Street’ sketch

J is for Joker As the new Joker movie continues to break the bank at the box office, Saturday Night Live have now got in on the action by spoofing it in a new sketch that sees it reenacted with Sesame Street characters – watch it below. Directed by Todd Philips, Joker tells the story of […]

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NME Festival blog: Britain’s best show returns as the Wall Street Crash hits

And so it returns… While many period TV shows choose to go off on their own timelines, Peaky Blinders has always looked to history when plotting new storylines. This trend continues as the show makes its welcome return for a fifth season, seeing the gang rocked by the Wall Street Crash of 1929 in its […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Khalid and crew surprise Clairo in ‘Sesame Street’ costumes for her 21st birthday

Ringing in another year with Elmo and friends Twenty-first birthdays are meant to be memorable, and Clairo, who celebrated her entrance to adulthood yesterday (August 18), will certainly never forget hers – all thanks to tourmate Khalid, who surprised her with a special Sesame Street-themed celebration. In a video posted to Twitter, the R&B star […]

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NME Festival blog: Stan Lee to have street named after him in New York City

Stan Lee Way will be a fixture in the Big Apple Marvel legend Stan Lee is set to have a street named after him in New York City. The co-creator of such iconic fictional characters as Spider-Man, the amazing Four, Hulk and the X-Men will be honoured forever in the Big Apple. As reported by the New […]

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NME Festival blog: Bruce Springsteen confirms new E Street Band album and tour for 2020

Bruce is back on the road… Bruce Springsteen has confirmed that the E Street Band will head back into the studio later this year, ahead of hitting the road in 2020. While the iconic New Jersey star is currently gearing up to release solo album ‘Western Stars’ on June 14,  he says that he’ll reunite […]

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NME Festival blog: Manic Street Preachers and The Specials top bill at Splendour Festival 2019

The classic artists are the first names to be announced for the July event Manic Street Preachers and The Specials have been confirmed as the headliners for Splendour Festival 2019. The one-day festival will return to Nottingham’s Wollaton Park on July 20 for its 11th year. “With an outstanding back catalogue of over 20 combined […]

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NME Festival blog: Manic Street Preachers release new single, ‘People Give In’

The band have also released a video to accompany the track The Manic Street Preachers have released a new single from their latest album, ‘Resistance is Futile’. ‘People Give In’ is the opening track of their latest studio album – the thirteenth of their career – and is the sixth single to be released from […]

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NME Festival blog: Manic Street Preachers announced for Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park Festival

The Manics will perform at Radio 2’s ‘Festival in a Day’ this September It was announced today (14.06.18) that The Manic Street Preachers will play at BBC Radio 2’s ‘Festival in a Day’ on September 9. The event, which takes place over one day at Hyde Park, will also see the Welsh band joined by […]

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NME Festival blog: Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky Wire is staging his own art exhibition – and writing a comedy

“It’s acrylic paint, it’s polaroids, it’s sellotape, it’s Tippex, it’s gaffa tape, it’s everything” Manic Street Preachers‘ bassist and lyricist Nicky Wire has revealed that he’s set to stage his own art exhibition – while also writing a comedy with his brother, poet Patrick Jones. Last week, the band released their acclaimed 13th album ‘Resistance […]

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