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Alex Turner and Julian Casablancas spotted together after Strokes gig in Paris

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner and Julian Casablancas were spotted together after a recent Strokes gig in Paris. This weekend saw The Strokes headline Lollapalooza Paris 2019. At the aftershow party, one fan got a snap of the two frontmen hanging out together, claiming that Turner then hugged them after the photo was taken. Check out the picture below. As part of...

Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, Alex Turner and Matt Helders all went to see Aussie punks The Chats together

Chats
Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, Alex Turner and Matt Helders all went to see The Chats perform in Los Angeles together earlier this week. The Australian punk band were performing at the Regent Theater in LA on Monday (July 8) when the famous gang turned up. Speaking to The Music, The Chats’ guitarist Josh Price said the band were aware...

Arctic Monkeys: A handy guide to the band’s side projects

Matt Helders and Alex Turner
When they're not on the clock doing their day jobs, the members of Arctic Monkeys can most likely be found indulging in any one of their hobbies. Drummer Matt Helders is really into photography, while Nick O'Malley likes to put down his bass and ride motorcycles. Guitarist Jamie Cook used to turn out for his local football team, Pack Horse FC. And...

Arctic Monkeys have played their last show “until the next record”

This weekend saw Arctic Monkeys play the final listed show of their 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' tour – and it looks like it could be their last for a while. The band's show at Estéreo Picnic 2019 in Colombia on Sunday April 7 was their last scheduled of the year. Many fans were hoping of an announcement of further summer...

If Alex Turner lyrics were Valentine’s Day cards…

Wait. You didn't forget did you? Not the most romantic day of the year! You wally, someone's going to be in trouble. Luckily for you, we've got the perfect indie solution to get you out of hot water on Valentine's Day. We've taken some of Alex Turner's slickest lyrics to make these Valentine's Day cards. So instead of shelling out for...

Every time Alex Turner lost his train of thought

Important question: where is Alex Turner's Oscar? The man deserves one. When Arctic Monkeys first started out, he and the rest of the band gave kind of anti-performances, emphasising that they were just lads in a band, largely fond of jeans, Fred Perry polo shirts and standing pretty still as they played guitars. Their videos were either focused on...

Miles Kane says he won’t rule out a Last Shadow Puppets reunion

Miles Kane won't rule out a Last Shadow Puppets reunion
Miles Kane won’t rule out a Last Shadow Puppets reunion with Alex Turner. The musician – who recently released his third solo album – said he would “never say never” to another output with fellow musician Alex Turner. Speaking to The Metro, Kane says his last run of shows with Turner in 2016 were fun and he’s not ruling out returning...

Listen to a previously unheard interview with a pre-fame Arctic Monkeys from 2005

A previously unheard Arctic Monkeys interview dating back to 2005 has been unearthed by the creators of a new podcast series. Former NME journalist Rick Martin and blogger Sarah Jane Kemp present the weekly show Demo Tapes, which looks at the breakout moments for some of the world's biggest acts. The first episode of Demo Tapes looks back at...

Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner makes rare appearance on stage with Miles Kane in Paris

Alex Turner made a surprise appearance at a Miles Kane gig in Paris tonight (October 4). The musicians, who together play in The Last Shadow Puppets, joined forces for a rendition of their 2008 single 'Standing Next to Me'. Buy Miles Kane tour tickets here SoundOfBrit posted on Twitter: "ALEX TURNER LADIES AND GENTS #MILESKANE #Paris #lastshadowpuppets." https://twitter.com/SoundOfBrit/status/1047931656466829313?s=19 Kane has supported Turner on...

The Arctic Monkeys from High Green, Sheffield make their jubilant return home

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner live
“I just can’t bring myself to write about the mountains yet," Alex Turner said back in 2013, following the release of the planet-ruling 'AM'. "I’m still banging on about the same shit I was in the beginning." How things have changed, eh? Read More: The NME guide to Sheffield In May, the lads blasted off to 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'...