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Ricky Wilson is ‘waiting for The Voice to call’ and ask him to return as a judge

Will.i.am, Ricky Wilson, Paloma Faith and Boy George
Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson has revealed that he is keen to return as a coach on 'The Voice', and is 'waiting for them to call'. Watch our video interview with Wilson above. Wilson was previously a coach on The Voice, before leaving and being replaced by Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale this year. Asked if he was working on anything else besides music,...

Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson responds to Kasabian’s comments on the ‘survival’ of ’00s guitar bands

Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson
Kaiser Chiefs' frontman Ricky Wilson has responded to Kasabian's comments on the 'survival' of certain bands from the early '00s - as well as adding that their new pop sound might have 'scared off' some fans. Watch our video interview with Wilson above. Last month, Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan listed Kaiser Chiefs among the only ‘survivors’ from the wave of UK bands...

More huge names added to Isle Of Wight Festival 2017 line-up

Isle Of Wight Festival
Isle Of Wight Festival have announced some huge additions to their 2017 line-up. Joining the previously announced Arcade Fire, Rod Stewart, RUN-DMC, David Guetta, Bastille and more will be Kaiser Chiefs, Texas, The Shires, Example + DJ Wire, Jonas Blue, Nothing But Thieves, The Sherlocks, Ward Thomas, The Undertones, The Alarm and Elle Exxe. Read more: 'Stay Together', success, Lily...

NME’s 2016 Blooper Reel

This year didn't always go to plan. Watch our funny blooper reel and have a laugh at 2016

Q&A: Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson on success, ‘Stay Together’ and Lily Allen

You’re kicking off the run of Nordoff Robbins shows in December. What sets this charity apart from the others and what does it mean to you? "We tend to do what we can when we can, because frankly it's not like we’re going out of our way. You meet mums and dads who would climb Everest for their kids, or husbands...

Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson defends Lily Allen after child refugee controversy

Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson has spoken out in defence of Lily Allen, after she came under fire for comments she made about the refugee crisis and the 'Calais jungle'. The 'Smile' singer made headlines after travelling to the migrant camp in Calais, where she tearfully apologised 'on behalf of the UK' for the way in which child refugees had been...

Kaiser Chiefs, Jake Bugg, Tom Odell and more for intimate London charity gigs

Kaiser Chiefs, Jake Bugg and Tom Odell are among the acts announced to play intimate London shows to raise money for charity. Joining them at the run of special shows at the Camden Assembly throughout December will be Clean Bandit and Jess Glynne, with proceeds going to Nordoff Robbins. The largest independent music therapy charity in the UK, Nordoff Robbins uses...

Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Stay Together’ Review

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You couldn’t accuse Kaiser Chiefs of stagnating with their sixth album ‘Stay Together’. The worst thing a veteran band can do is pump out similar albums of decreasing quality – a route the Leeds quintet have clearly resolved to avoid. Equally, they’ve ventured so far into alien territory it’s hard to see much of the gobby, eyeliner-smeared indie band...

Kaiser Chiefs’ Peanut finishes the Great North Run in record time

The keyboardist finished the race in 1:34