Tom Goodwyn

Bullet For My Valentine – ‘Venom’

What do you do when your last two albums have drawn receptions that have been, at the very best, decidedly muted? When you’re sliding...

Broncho – ‘Just Hip Enough To Be A Woman’

While Oklahoma trio Broncho (the 'ch' is soft) aren’t taking any huge risks on their second record, they are updating their power pop sound...

Five Things We Learned At V Festival

After playing host to sets from Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, Stereophonics, Calvin Harris and huge headline sets from Beyonce and Kings Of...

Beyoncé booed after she arrives 30 minutes late onstage at V Festival

But the singer recovers to win the crowd over with a spectacular, career-spanning set

Kings Of Leon bring new album ‘Mechanical Bull’ to the UK as they headline V Festival

Kendrick Lamar braves the rain and Stereophonics talk fake penises at Weston Park

This week’s new music releases: October 1 2012

Muse, Tori Amos and Ellie Goulding all have new stuff out

Zac Farro on his departure from Paramore: ‘I didn’t leave just because my brother did’

Drummer also admits he had 'a really bad attitude' in his last year in the band

Zac Farro reveals his brother Josh has ‘made peace’ with Paramore after his tell-all blog

Drummer reveals his brother has tried to make amends with Hayley Williams and co after his explosive exit statement

Zac Farro: ‘I didn’t want to do music again until I’d gotten rid of all my negativity’

The sticksman admits that the pop-punk band's success 'cost me my childhood'

Ex-Paramore drummer Zac Farro: ‘Novel American are still looking for a new singer’

The sticksman also says he hopes people will think of his new outfit in the same way as Radiohead

Ex-Paramore drummer Zac Farro introduces his new band HalfNoise

You can hear the first track from the project's debut EP now

This week’s new music releases: September 24 2012

Green Day, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5 and No Doubt all release new albums today

Florence Welch dresses in drag in video for Calvin Harris collaboration ‘Sweet Nothing’ – watch

The singer visits a grotty strip club in the promo for Harris' new single

Converge speak out about their new album ‘All We Love We Leave Behind’

Kurt Ballou tells NME that their eighth studio album is 'a lot more focused'

PETA: ‘The only threat for Lady Gaga is looking ridiculous’

Animal rights group deny that they are planning to pelt the singer with faeces and paint though

Charles Manson writes Marilyn Manson an open letter from his prison cell

Notorious serial killer has sent the shock rocker a bizarre note

‘Amy Winehouse At The BBC’ boxset announced – watch

Watch the trailer for the four-disc boxset on NME.COM

Linkin Park become the first rock band to pass one billion hits on YouTube

Metallers join Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Rihanna in the the one billion club

Canterbury: ‘Record labels don’t want to sign rock bands’

Basingstoke rockers discuss they've opted to put things out on their own label

Mumford & Sons on ‘Babel’: ‘The cynics can all fuck off’

Band also call their second LP 'an advert for their live shows'