Isle of Wight

Kasabian: ‘Newer bands aren’t good enough to headline festivals’

Kasabian's Tom Meighan has claimed that newer and rising bands "aren't good enough" to step up and take the festival headline slots that more...

Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky Wire: ‘I’ve been inspired by the new Arctic Monkeys’ album’

Manic Street Preachers' bassist Nicky Wire has opened up about returning to the road after the loss of his mother - and how he's...

The Killers at Isle Of Wight 2018 – still ideal headliners, whoever’s in the band

At the start of main set closer 'All These Things I've Done', The Killers held the opening note for an absurdly long time. Like...

Depeche Mode learn how to work British festivals at their first Isle Of Wight show

For years, Isle Of Wight Festival organiser John Giddings has namechecked Depeche Mode as one of his dream bookings. That's partially down to scarcity...

Liam Gallagher overcomes handbags, shitbags and whingers to triumph at Isle Of Wight

Although Liam Gallagher is officially joint headliner with Depeche Mode for the Saturday at Isle Of Wight Festival, it's the electro goth overlords who...

Liam Gallagher reportedly refused to headline Isle Of Wight on Sunday night because of the World Cup

Liam Gallagher refused to be booked for Isle Of Wight's Sunday night headline slot because of the World Cup, according to reports. The Manchester...

Circa Waves finish making ‘cinematic’ new album

Circa Waves have finished making their third album, which the band have told NME will be their most varied and cinematic record. The band joked...

Tom Grennan: ‘I want to sound like an alien’

Tom Grennan has told NME he has begun planning his second album, even though he has yet to release his first record. Grennan releases his...

Peter Crouch plays football backstage at Isle Of Wight Festival

Former England international footballer Peter Crouch was among the guests at Isle Of Wight Festival on its opening day. Crouch, who played for England at...

Kasabian offer textbook everyman headline show for Isle Of Wight’s 50th anniversary

It's slightly surprising to learn that Kasabian's headline slot at Isle Of Wight Festival's 50th anniversary is their first appearance at the event since...
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