Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch diagnosed with cancer

Rapper releases video announcing his condition

Brendan Benson announces UK tour and ticket details

The Raconteurs star plays in support of his latest solo album

Stone Roses fans invited to appear in new film

Fans in London-area wanted for re-issue clip

Michael Jackson film details revealed

Plus new Motown 50 collection of singer's hits released

Who will be nominated for this year’s Mercury Prize?

Barclaycard Mercury Prize shortlist due to be announced tomorrow (July 21)

LCD Soundsystem set for new release of ’45:33′

James Murphy get his friends to give his running soundtrack a tweak

Kid Harpoon, Frankmusic, Kid British – free gigs this week (begins July 20)

Your guide to the best free live music around the UK

Jay-Z: ‘the anti-auto-tune record was Kanye West’s idea’

Plus rapper explains why he'll never say 'bling' again

This week on NME Radio 20 – 25 July 2009

Guy Garvey talks to us as this year's Mercury Music nominations are announced - plus free festival tickets

Watch Peter Andre fall offstage at T4 On The Beach – Daily Gossip

Plus The Hell's Angels watch Kasabian, Lily Allen gets ill – your music gossip stop

Super Furry Animals play career-spanning set in London

Welsh band roll out the classics at Somerset House show

Late Of The Pier launch ‘DIY’ singles club as they take a break from gigs

Band say they will take time out from playing live

Killers, Pete Doherty, Friendly Fires play Benicassim final day

Plus TV On The Radio and White Lies play Spanish bash

Bat For Lashes drafts in string trio for iTunes festival

Natasha Khan dresses as a wolf for theatrical show

Oasis’ Noel Gallagher: ‘Benicassim was a waste of time’

Guitarist blogs about sound troubles at Spanish festival

Franz Ferdinand, Elbow, 2manydjs get Benicassim going again

Bands take the stage following festival shut-down

JLS score Number One debut

Plus Michael Jackson retains a firm hold on the album chart

Fan dies at Slovakian festival

Forty people are also injured following bad weather