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Guildford venue The Boileroom saved from closure

Guildford venue The Boileroom saved from closure

Paul Weller and Ed Sheeran both backed campaign to save small music venue

Manchester orchestra covers Oasis, Sex Pistols and The Smiths – listen

Manchester orchestra covers Oasis, Sex Pistols and The Smiths – listen

The city's symphony orchestra The Hallé celebrates the musical heritage of the Free Trade Hall building

Musicians react as Scottish voters reject independence in historic referendum

Musicians react as Scottish voters reject independence in historic referendum

Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Muse's Matt Bellamy all comment on the result

Musicians react as Scotland votes in independence referendum

Musicians react as Scotland votes in independence referendum

Johnny Marr, Björk, Franz Ferdinand and Muse's Matt Bellamy among those to air their opinions

Oscar-winning musician Hans Zimmer announces first ever UK shows

Oscar-winning musician Hans Zimmer announces first ever UK shows

Soundtracker of films including 'Gladiator' and 'The Dark Knight' trilogy to play twice in London

O2 Priority Tickets available for Paloma Faith, Cat Stevens and more

O2 Priority Tickets available for Paloma Faith, Cat Stevens and more

Pre-sales for live dates start tomorrow (September 17)

Susan Boyle expecting criticism from rock fans over John Lennon and Pink Floyd covers

Susan Boyle expecting criticism from rock fans over John Lennon and Pink Floyd covers

The singer's renditions of 'Imagine' and 'Wish You Were Here' will appear on her forthcoming sixth album 'Hope'

Iconic NME photography to be shown at Royal Albert Hall exhibition

Iconic NME photography to be shown at Royal Albert Hall exhibition

The 'Behind NME Lines' exhibition will run from September 23 to October 23

Body found in burning bin wagon outside Manchester Apollo

Body found in burning bin wagon outside Manchester Apollo

Firefighters tackled the blaze at 5am yesterday morning (September 15)

Jazz acts Polar Bear and GoGo Penguin see huge streaming increase since Mercury Prize nominations

Jazz acts Polar Bear and GoGo Penguin see huge streaming increase since Mercury Prize nominations

The two bands have seen the highest percentage bump on Spotify

Phones 4U administration 'will have no impact on forthcoming shows' at Manchester Phones 4U Arena

Phones 4U administration 'will have no impact on forthcoming shows' at Manchester Phones 4U Arena

Mobile retailer has owned naming rights on venue since August 2013

Today's new album releases: Slash, The Script and more

Today's new album releases: Slash, The Script and more

Plus new albums from Jaws, The Juan MacLean, Vessel and Lia Ices

Sound City Studios owner Tom Skeeter dies

Sound City Studios owner Tom Skeeter dies

The California recording studio was the subject of Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary

Camden's Roundhouse launches this year's '30/30' young artists project

Camden's Roundhouse launches this year's '30/30' young artists project

The project will give unsigned artists the chance to work with established producers for free

£25,000 of illegal drugs handed in at Bestival

£25,000 of illegal drugs handed in at Bestival

Festival goers used amnesty bins on the Isle of Wight site over the weekend

Damon Albarn, Royal Blood favourites for Barclaycard Mercury Prize as 2014 shortlist is revealed

Damon Albarn, Royal Blood favourites for Barclaycard Mercury Prize as 2014 shortlist is revealed

Albarn nominated for the first time since withdrawing himself from the 2001 shortlist

NME's annual Festival Survey: take part and win tickets to Reading and Leeds 2015

NME's annual Festival Survey: take part and win tickets to Reading and Leeds 2015

Tell us how summer 2014 was for you...

The Cockpit in Leeds to close after 20 years

The Cockpit in Leeds to close after 20 years

Yorkshire venue shut down amid fears for condition of the building

Guilfest goes into insolvency with some artists yet to be paid

Guilfest goes into insolvency with some artists yet to be paid

The festival returned this year after previously collapsing in 2012

Sam Smith, Paul Simon & Sting and more – O2 Priority Tickets

Sam Smith, Paul Simon & Sting and more – O2 Priority Tickets

Pre-sales for live dates start tomorrow (September 10)

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