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These are the most dangerous songs to drive to – and there’s some surprising inclusions

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The most – and least – dangerous songs to drive to, according to researchers in a new study, have been revealed. Read more: Green Day vs ‪Weezer vs Fall Out Boy – which band sits on the Hella Mega Tour's iron throne? According to analysis by South China University Of Technology, songs with a fast tempo of 120BPM or higher are more likely...

Watch footage from Ric Ocasek’s last performance with The Cars

After the sad news broke of the death of The Cars' frontman Ric Ocasek, fans have been celebrating his life by re-sharing footage of his last performance with the band. In the early hours of this morning, it was confirmed that the art-rock pioneer had been found dead at his home at East 19th Street in New York. He was...

Woodstock 50 organisers: “If it doesn’t work this year, it doesn’t work this year”

Woodstock Music Festival organiser Michael Lang
Organisers of Woodstock 50, the 50th anniversary commemoration of the iconic 1969 festival, have admitted that the event might not go ahead this year. Speaking ahead of a meeting with the town planning committee in New York, Michael Lang, co-creator of the original Woodstock festival and the lead organiser of Woodstock 50, said he remains optimistic but said it may not happen...

Woodstock 50 has been denied a permit for a new venue

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Organisers of Woodstock 50, the 50th anniversary commemoration of the iconic 1969 festival, have been denied a permit for a new venue. Last month, organisers applied for a permit to hold the event at Vernon Downs in upstate New York, east of Syracuse. The site features a ‘racino’ – a combined racing track and casino – as well as a hotel and...

NME readers reveal their favourite Glastonbury 2019 headliner

This year's Glastonbury headliners were an eclectic mix of old and new, fresh youngsters topping the bill for the first time and old-timers returning to crown their careers. These conversations (read: arguments) over who was the best act to top the Pyramid Stage on any given year at Worthy Farm were intensified this year, so now everyone's home, showered...

Mark, My Words: what it’s really like taking a baby to Glastonbury

The most broken people at Glastonbury? Not the unconscious Minion face down in a carton of dried falafel vomit in an otherwise empty Pyramid Stage field at dawn on Monday, surrounded by billions of those discarded water tinnies that just saved all the dolphins. Not the Glasto virgins hobbling towards the bus station in one shoe wishing they hadn’t seen fit...

The Killers’ Brandon Flowers on Morrissey: “He’s still a king”

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Brandon Flowers of The Killers has revealed a few of his favourite artists, or "kings" as likes to refer to them. "Brandon has many kings," Killers drummer, Ronnie Vannucci told NME right before their Glastonbury Pyramid Stage headline set. "Yeah, I have about fifteen kings. Liam is one of them." Listing other stars he admires, Brandon went on to namecheck "Don...

The Killers at Glasto ‘19 – they rolled loaded dice and hit the jackpot

“Thanks for gambling on us Glastonbury,” Brandon Flowers says with a knowing smirk, “I’ve a feeling we’re about to pay off.” The singer is certainly taking no gambles. After The Killers’ first Glastonbury headline set fell foul of noise restrictions, barring them from the set of legend they so richly deserved, he’s come with plenty of aces up his...

Jimmy Carr makes bizarre cameo during The Killers’ Glastonbury headline set

Jimmy Carr made a bizarre cameo on the Pyramid Stage as The Killers headlined Glastonbury Festival last night (June 29). As the Las Vegas band took a brief break ahead of their star-studded encore, the '8 out of 10 Cats' comedian was seen sweeping the stage. He briefly looked out at the huge crowd gathered in front of the Pyramid...

Johnny Marr on his Killers collaboration, new music and The Smiths’ Glastonbury 1984 set

Before Johnny Marr went on to be such a big part of Glastonbury 2019, with his own solo set and also joining The Killers on stage, he sat down with NME to tease what was to come, as well as share his memories on what it was like when he first played here with The Smiths and tell us...