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The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’: 10 Perfect Moments That Give You Goosebumps

The Beatles’ 11th album, ‘Abbey Road’, was released 47 years ago today, and as the last thing the Beatles recorded together (‘Let It Be’ being mostly recorded before, but released after) it remains a perfect parting gift. To celebrate its anniversary, we set ourselves the piss-easy task of finding the best moments on the album. Of the dozens we came up with, here’s 10.

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Who Will Headline Glastonbury 2017? We Round Up The Rumours

The mud probably still hasn't even settled on Worthy Farm yet and we're already speculating about next year's potential headliners. The rumour mill for Glastonbury Festival 2017 is well and truly in motion; as far back as this time last year, organiser Michael Eavis let slip that two thirds of the 2017 Pyramid Stage headliners were in place and bookmakers William Hill are releasing odds on the acts most likely to do the honours. Here are some of the possibles who might be on this year's bill.

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New Music Of The Day: Soccer96 – 'As Above, So Below' (NME Album Premiere & Track-By-Track)

Eleven days ago, Dan Leavers and Max Hallett were at the Mercury Prize ceremony, shortlisted for their album ‘Channel The Spirits’. They are, of course, two-thirds of The Comet Is Coming, who blew away the audience at Hammersmith’s Apollo with a blistering live performance on the night. On Friday (September 23), just over a week after the ceremony, the duo have put out a new album, ‘As Above, So Below’, under the mantle of their other project, Soccer96. Aka Danalogue and Betamax, the pair have produced a cosmic trip that they’re describing as a “two-man mission through a time-travelling tape machine equipped with an armoury of synths and drums.” Take a listen below, and underneath that, read their track-by-track introduction to the album, written exclusively for NME.

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Korn Again & Stiff Bizkit – The Nu-Metal Tribute Acts On Their Own Joint Tour

[a]Korn[/a] and [a]Limp Bizkit[/a] recently announced a joint headline tour that hits the UK in December. Weirdly, two of their UK tribute acts, Korn Again and Stiff Bizkit, are currently in the middle of exactly the same joint outing: the Family Values Tribute Tour. They started in June and finish, like Biz/Korn, in December. We spoke to the two tribute acts about their idols, nu-metal, and sleeping next to dead pigeons…

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