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We Bet You Can’t Name All 27 Of These Minor Characters From ‘Game Of Thrones’

Do you watch Game of Thrones enough to know your Tyrions from your Tywins? That’s child’s play. Your Barristan Selmys from your Gregor Cleganes? Easy peasy. There are loads more recurring characters in Game of Thrones that you probably wouldn’t be able to name, and unless you’re an actual GoT genius, you will fail to get 100% on this quiz. Sorry. Have a go though! Go on.

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"Everyone in Leicester is in a great mood": Kasabian's Serge Talks Leicester City Success And The Band's Homecoming Gig

After starting the season at 5000/1 underdogs, football club Leicester City F.C. are just one win away from pulling off one of the greatest sporting shocks of the last century and winning the Premier League title. And there are no bigger Leicester fans than hometown heroes Kasabian, who have just announced a massive gig at the team's King Power Stadium on May 28 to celebrate the incredible season, whether the team win the title or not. We spoke to guitarist Serge Pizzorno, currently the most excited man in the world.

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Sing Street: See The Hit Irish Film First At An Exclusive NME Screening

Written and directed by John Carney (Once, Begin Again), Sing Street is an uplifting and feel-good film that has been a box office sensation in Ireland. When Conor (impressive newcomer Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) is transferred from an exclusive fee-paying school to a tougher state school, he becomes a target for the school bully and its disciplinarian headmaster. Fortunately, salvation lies in the catchy and angular new wave music that Conor is being introduced to by troubled older brother Brendan (Transformers: Age Of Extinction's Jack Reynor). After Conor meets the beautiful but mysterious Raphina (rising star Lucy Boynton), he forms a band so she can star in their videos, and reinvents himself as a stylish, self- confident frontman called Cosmo. Sing Street is equal parts coming-of-age drama and love story, set to a brilliant soundtrack of original songs and classic '80s hits by The Jam, Duran Duran, The Cure, Joe Jackson and The Clash.

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Journalist Paul Du Noyer Reflects On Four Decades Of Interviewing Paul McCartney: 'He Doesn’t Know How To Write A Song!'

As a journalist with NME, Q and Word, Paul Du Noyer has interviewed [a]Paul McCartney[/a] more times over the last 35 years than any other magazine writer. The earliest of these conversations came in 1979, when he attended a backstage press conference at a Macca gig in Liverpool. It was at that point, as he explains in Conversations With McCartney, soon to be released in paperback, that he realised he had “stumbled into the right career”.

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Track Review: Calvin Harris & Rihanna's 'This Is What You Came For' Is No 'We Found Love'

If what you came for was jubilant pop – ‘We Found Love Pt. II’ – you’ll probably be disappointed by the glassy-eyed stare of Rihanna and Calvin Harris’ latest collaboration. ‘This Is What You Came For’ was announced just two days ago (April 27), signalled ahead of time by the pair’s onstage collaboration at Coachella earlier this month. It arrives five years after their last mega-smash, ‘We Found Love’, and expectations were duly raised for another banger full of heart: a banger for all seasons.

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