Biffy Clyro

MTV Unplugged: the 20 best performances – ranked and rated in order of greatness

A look back at the beloved series' most essential instalments. Guess who won!

Thanks to Download TV, I rocked out at Download Festival all weekend – from the comfort of home

The devilry moved online this year, so our resident metalhead tuned in and threw the horns up

A pop persona can work wonders – but pity those who attempt to shake off the schtick

As Billie Eilish expresses discomfort at her self-invention, let's casts an eye back at the stars who got stuck in character

Biffy Clyro added to Download Festival’s ‘Download TV’ line-up

The virtual festival will screen classic sets from Downloads past this weekend

My most awkward interview? Mark E Smith put his jaws around my neck

Columnist Mark Beaumont argues that cringe-worthy encounters make for the best stories

Biffy Clyro: “Boris Johnson is a heinous lump of beef”

“The NHS should be untouchable now for generations and generations"

A new Marmaduke Duke album is nearly finished, says Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil

"Some of it sounds like Ministry and some it sounds like Katy Perry. It's fucked up and I can't wait for you to hear it"

Watch Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil kick off NME Home Sessions

Watch Neil play stripped back renditions of 'Instant History' and 'Spanish Radio'

Biffy Clyro: “Life can be yours – just don’t let it pass you by”

Frontman Simon Neil explains how the Scottish rockers’ upcoming ninth album accidentally anticipated a massive societal reset