Tag: tribute

NME Festival blog: Marilyn Manson pays tribute to tattoo artist Norm Will Rise: “Your art will live on in my skin”

“This is a really sad day for me” Marilyn Manson has paid tribute to the renowned tattoo artist Eric Rosenbaum, better known as Norm Will Rise. Norm passed away over the weekend, leading to an outpouring of tributes from admirers and those who he had inked at his legendary Love Letter Tattoo shop in LA. Among them, […]

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NME Festival blog: Listen to a new version of R.E.M.’s Kurt Cobain tribute song ‘Let Me In’

The track originally featured on the band’s classic 1994 album ‘Monster’ R.E.M. have released a raw new remix of their song ‘Let Me In’ — listen to the unreleased version of the ‘Monster’ track below. ‘Let Me In’, which featured on the band’s ninth studio album in September 1994, was written as a tribute to […]

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NME Festival blog: South Park hilariously pays tribute to Monty Python on the show’s 50th anniversary

“I wish to complain about the friend I purchased not half an hour ago from this very boutique” South Park has paid tribute to Monty Python’s Flying Circus as the iconic British comedy sketch show celebrates its 50th anniversary. Starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam and Carol Cleveland, the first episode of the BBC 1 […]

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NME Festival blog: Halsey to perform ‘In Memoriam’ tribute at the 2019 Emmys

The awards ceremony will take place in LA on Sunday Halsey is set to perform at this year’s Emmys ceremony, it has been confirmed. The 2019 Emmys take place at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on Sunday (September 22). Details of the pop star’s appearance at the event are currently limited, but producers have confirmed she […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch The National cover ‘Devil Town’ in tribute to Daniel Johnston

Beautiful. Last night saw The National perform a cover of Daniel Johnston‘s ‘Devil In Me’ after news of the cult hero’s death broke. The acclaimed lo-fi singer songwriter’s passing was announced by his family after he died of a heart attack on Tuesday September 10. He was 58-years-old. In honour of the late, influential artist, […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Foo Fighters perform thrilling tribute to Keith Flint during Reading headline slot

“That’s for you Keith” Foo Fighters paid tribute to Keith Flint of The Prodigy during their headline set at Reading Festival tonight (August 25). A few songs into their set on the main stage, Dave Grohl and co. paid tribute to Flint, who was found dead at his Essex home back in March. He was 49-years-old. “I […]

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NME Festival blog: Grimes, My Chemical Romance pay tribute to manager Lauren Valencia

Grimes says “You were the best manager a girl could ask for” Grimes and My Chemical Romance have paid tribute to their manager Lauren Valencia, who has died from cancer. In an emotional Instagram post, Grimes hailed Valencia as “The best manager a girl could ask for.” Former MCR singer Gerard Way said: “I will […]

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NME Festival blog: Lily Allen calls out audience members who interrupt her Grenfell Tower tribute

Some festivalgoers interrupted Allen’s emotive tribute to the victims of the 2017 tragedy Lily Allen called out a small number of audience members who interrupted her tribute to the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy during her performance at the Isle of Wight festival this evening. Allen asked festivalgoers to take part in a moment of […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Papa Roach cover The Prodigy’s ‘Firestarter’ in tribute to Keith Flint

“This one’s for you, Keith” Papa Roach have paid tribute to Keith Flint by covering ‘Firestarter’ during a festival appearance that The Prodigy were due to perform at. The nu-metal veterans were booked to replace The Prodigy at this weekend’s Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival, following the death of Flint back in March. “This one’s for you, […]

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NME Festival blog: Kanye West pays tribute to Nipsey Hussle at Sunday Service

“Stay inspired, show love to your people” Kanye West has paid tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle in the latest instalment of his Sunday Service performances. As he DJ’ed at yesterday’s performance, the rapper played a clip of Nipsey Hussle giving a motivational speech – only a week after he was gunned down in Los […]

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