‘The Rise and Fall Of Britpop’: what happened to the key players next

As the BBC share their new podcast, NME looks back at the highs and lows of the cast of characters

Steve Lamacq on ‘The Rise And Fall Of Britpop’: “Everyone was a character”

The 6 Music DJ and former NME journalist tells us about the new BBC podcast, the chemical reaction of the death of Kurt Cobain, and if a similar cultural explosion could happen today…

Music Venue Trust and The National Lottery announce 150 Eurovision Legacy gigs across the UK

Blossoms, Metronomy, Cat Burns and more are set to play exclusive shows

Sam Ryder announced as final headliner for Wychwood Festival 2023

Other acts to join the bill include Melanie C, Toploader and Soul II Soul

Sleeper announce London gig to celebrate 30 years of The Garage

The group first played the iconic venue in 1993

London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire to host Ukraine benefit show

The Subways, Andy Bell, Sleeper and more will appear at the music and comedy event

IDLES announced as headliners for Creation Day Festival 2022

The Alan McGee-curated festival will also feature Happy Mondays, Echo & The Bunnymen, Friendly Fires and many more

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – The best and worst rock star attempts… so far!

Which rockstars have triumphed and/or gloriously failed when taking on our weekly career-spanning memory quiz?

Sleeper and The Bluetones announce rescheduled dates for UK co-headline tour

COVID-19 thwarted their original tour

Sleeper announce new tour celebrating 25 years of debut album ‘Smart’

The album's also getting a full deluxe reissue