NME Blogs

Mark, My Words: Morrissey’s latest stunt misses the point – it’s not the autograph fans want, it’s the moment with their idol

“For Mr Mark – 20 years on with love and gratitude, Coldplay”. As I pulled the signed white label of ‘Everyday Life’ from the envelope,...

The Roots Of… Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine have announced that they're reuniting for a slate of shows in 2020. To celebrate the return of one of rock's...

Inhaler are the Dubliners who want rock to rage again – and shake off those U2 comparisons

Inhaler are feeling a little worse for wear, though they make very valiant efforts to hide it. Last night, the band played a particularly...

Greg Cochrane’s Podcasts For The People #8 – Dolly Parton’s America, Louis Armstrong and Drag Race UK

Let’s roll back the clock to July 2019 and the debut Podcasts For The People column. My very first pick in that very first...

Who is Töôrnst Hülpft? The best theories about the mysterious Desert Sessions collaborator

If you've listened to ‘Desert Sessions, Vol. 11/12’ - the latest record from Josh Homme's "bizarro supergroup" - you might have noticed a particularly unusual...

Time to flex your musical knowledge: here’s the weekly NME crossword

Here are the answers to last week’s crossword. How many did you get? ANSWERS ACROSS 1+8A+9A You Can't Always Get What You Want, 10+27D Sit Down,...

Life after death: Why My Chemical Romance still have so much more to give

This reunion. I’ll be absolutely honest with you, I truly believed it would never happen (as documented here). There are people closer to My Chemical...

10 albums that wouldn’t exist without Green Day’s ‘Dookie’

Green Day were already cult favourites by the time ‘Dookie’ hit record store shelves on Feburary 1 1994, having sold 50,000 copies of their...

Meet AMA, the artist whose ‘Screenluv’ EP brings R&B vibes to the Dirty Hit stable

AMA is still getting used to life as a recording artist with a record deal (with Dirty Hit). “It's crazy for me to think that...

The film that scared me the most: NME writers choose their favourite Halloween movies

The films that scared us silly mostly did so in childhood, and here we get all misty-eyed and nostalgic about giving ourselves sleepless nights...
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