“I don’t know if I can afford it” – artists speak out on the future of European touring post-Brexit

"To disrespect our industry and create even more barriers to development is unbelievably short-sighted and careless"

LIFE drummer launches mental health podcast ‘Keep Talking’

The series will feature guests from bands including IDLES, Primal Scream, Savages and more

LIFE reschedule UK and European tour to 2021

The Hull band will now hit the road in the summer next year

“It feels like cultural degradation”: what corona-closures could mean for live music in the north

There's widespread concern about the impact of the virus. NME meets bands and worried commentators

“The perfect marriage”: why Iggy Pop and David Bowie’s Berlin year inspired the new breed of punks

The fruitful friendship gave us two classic albums, 'The Idiot' and 'Lust For Life', which still inspire bands such as Shame and The Murder Capital

Listen to IDLES’ huge, industrial remix of LIFE’s new single ‘Switching On’ (NME premiere)

The track follows the Hull band's 2019 LP 'A Picture Of Good Health'

LIFE launched their new album in a kebab shop in Camden, so we went down and asked, “Why?”

For an album so deeply concerned with its listeners’ physical and mental well-being, it’s being launched in the worst place imaginable. Camden’s notorious kebab...

Mark, My Words: I give you crank wave, the start of the subculture revival

According to the best medical minds on the planet (well, I Googled it), my chronic infection of ‘advanced critic’ might have reached stage four:...