Mad Cool Festival 2023: three days of huge headliners and thrilling festival fun

That was special, wasn’t it? Here are five huge highlights from the stellar 2023 edition of the Madrid festival

Mad Cool Festival 2023 day two: Sam Smith, The Black Keys, HotWax and more light up the Villaverde District

In partnership with Mad Cool Festival Team NME are on site at Mad Cool this weekend (July 6-8) and we're ready to party. Following thrilling sets...

Check out the stage times and support acts for Bruce Springsteen’s BST Hyde Park shows

The Boss and his E Street Band play the first of two huge London gigs tonight (July 6)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band announce more support acts for London BST Hyde Park show

They will join previously announced artists including The Chicks and James Bay

STONE share raucous party anthem ‘I Let Go’

“Even though you know getting drunk and partying isn’t good for you, it’s so fun”

The 20 best mixtapes and EPs of 2022

These bite-sized releases introduced a new legion of rising artists to get invested in

STONE – ‘Punkadonk’ EP review: Mersey moshers lash out on their confident debut

The Liverpool band's first EP crackles with energy as it details the strange gap between youth and adulthood

Welcome to Away From Home, the indie festival hosted by Louis Tomlinson

The former One Directioner on hosting a guitar bonanza in Málaga with Hinds and The Vaccines

The 10 best new acts we saw at Reading & Leeds 2022

After the dual-site festival returned for another year, here are the brilliant and essential new acts that won the weekend

STONE sign to Polydor and share wild new song ‘Waste’

The news comes on the day the Liverpool band support Sam Fender at his huge Finsbury Park show