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Mike Shinoda on the challenge of stepping up as a solo artist: “This is not the hand that any of us wanted to be...

Mike Shinoda has spoken further about meeting the challenge of stepping up as a solo artist this year - watch NME's latest interview with...

Courteeners’ Liam Fray on how ‘the worst years he’s had’ are shaping their ‘bolder, braver, adventurous’ new album

Courteeners' frontman Liam Fray has revealed that the band are currently at work on writing a much 'bolder, braver' and 'more adventurous and experimental'...

The Kooks’ Luke Pritchard likens band’s ‘playful’ new LP to their debut, recalls getting ‘booted off’ stage at first Reading & Leeds

The Kooks' frontman Luke Pritchard has discussed the band's "experimental" and "playful" new album, while recalling the time he got "booted off" stage at...

Panic! At The Disco at Reading Festival 2018 was a redemption tale fit for the silver screen

Sorry dads, but the ‘pop has no place at Reading’ argument is so tired now that it’s practically narcoleptic.  A thousand-and-one piercing bores might...

Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz says he’d ‘love’ the band to explore a Jamaican, ‘dancehall-y’ sound

Pete Wentz has said that he would "love" Fall Out Boy to explore a "dancehall-y" sound as he discussed genre, the band's longevity, and no...

Why Kendrick Lamar’s Reading headline slot was brilliant, but didn’t meet the sense of occasion

The Reading and Leeds festival headline slot is one of the most coveted there is. That landmark billing that saw the likes of Nirvana,...

Mike Shinoda and Reading Festival crowd pay emotional tribute to Chester Bennington – watch

Mike Shinoda and the Reading Festival crowd paid tribute to Chester Bennington yesterday (August 25), with an emotional rendition of Linkin Park's 'In The End'....

Watch Brockhampton join N.E.R.D. onstage at Reading Festival

Brockhampton joined N.E.R.D. onstage at Reading Festival one day after being invited to do the same thing in Paris. Read more: Pop Is Not A...

Watch couple get engaged during Wolf Alice’s ‘dream’ Reading Festival set

A couple got engaged during Wolf Alice's set at Reading Festival last night (August 24), as they headlined the BBC Radio 1 Stage. Read...

Watch Sum 41 and Mike Shinoda cover Linkin Park at Reading Festival

Sum 41 and Mike Shinoda covered Linkin Park during the former's set at Reading Festival today (August 25). Both acts performed on the Main...
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