Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien is releasing a new single this week

'Brasil' is due out on Thursday

Thom Yorke wants to know why we keep producing people like Donald Trump

Donald Trump
“Trump’s going to be gone soon"

Radiohead call on “others responsible” for 2012 stage collapse to apologise

Thom Yorke is heading out on tour
Radiohead have posted a new statement to the band's Twitter account concerning the collapse of a temporary stage at Downsview Park Toronto in 2012, which led to the death of the band's drum technician Scott Johnson, asking that those "responsible" for the incident apologise to Johnson's family and friends. In the statement posted this afternoon (November 5), the band said...

“It was difficult to work after what happened”: Thom Yorke opens up about death of ex-partner in emotive new interview

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has opened up about the death of his ex-partner in an emotive new interview. Speaking to the New York Times, Yorke revealed the difficulties he faced in the aftermath of losing his former partner, Rachel Owen, who died from cancer in 2016 aged 48. Prior to separating in 2015, the pair had two children together and were partners...

“I’d rather be called a hypocrite than do fuck all”: how music is tackling climate change

“I'd rather not be 100 per cent sorted and be accused of being a hypocrite than do fuck all,” Matty Healy, iconoclastic frontman of The 1975, recently told NME. It’s true that there’s been no shortage of criticism for musicians and public figures who leave a carbon footprint but use their platforms to speak up about climate change. “Because you...

Radiohead drum tech Scott Johnson’s death was due to “inadequate construction techniques”, coroner says

The 2012 death of Radiohead drum technician Scott Johnson was due to "inadequate construction techniques", a coroner in charge of the second inquest into his death has said. Johnson died in June 2012 at the age of 33 after a stage roof collapsed on him ahead of a Radiohead gig at Toronto’s Downsview Park. Three other people were also injured in the...

Thom Yorke adds new US shows to 2020 tour

Thom Yorke adds new US shows to 2020 tour
Thom Yorke has added new US dates to his originally planned 2020 UK and Europe solo tour. As well as adding a second Manchester date to the UK leg of the tour last month, Yorke has today (November 4) revealed additional shows in New York City for March and April. He'll also stop by Mexico in late April. Further dates are scheduled...

“Yes, we’re all hypocrites,” say artists and celebrities in Extinction Rebellion letter

Thom Yorke, David Byrne and Lily Allen are among the artists and celebrities to have put their names to a new letter on behalf of Extinction Rebellion. To open letter is addressed to the media at large, responding to the repeated claims that celebrities fighting for climate change action are "hypocrites" due to their lifestyles involving world travel. "Dear journalists who...

Watch Thom Yorke showcase tracks from his ‘ANIMA’ album in epic ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ performance

Radiohead's Thom Yorke, live 2019
Thom Yorke showcased three tracks from his recent 'ANIMA' solo LP on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night (October 15). The Radiohead frontman performed the tracks 'Traffic', 'Twist' and 'Dawn Chorus' on the US chat show, accompanied by his Tomorrow's Modern Boxes live project audiovisual composer Tarik Barri. You can watch the performances of the three 'ANIMA' tracks below. Earlier this month, Yorke appeared...

Stephen Moore, the actor who inspired the title of Radiohead’s ‘Paranoid Android’, has died

Stephen Moore was the voice behind Marvin the Paranoid Android
Actor Stephen Moore, best known as the voice of Marvin the Paranoid Android in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy has died. He was 81-years-old. Read more: ‘OK Computer’: 50 geeky facts about Radiohead’s iconic 1997 album The news was shared on social media by The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy producer, Dirk Maggs, who wrote: “Our dear friend Stephen Moore has died. A...