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Two Door Cinema Club – ‘We Still Have Fun Playing Our Songs Live’

We caught up with Two Door Cinema Club on their tour bus at Leeds Festival 2011. The band talk new material and reveal that...

The People Versus… 30 Seconds To Mars

What's next for Jared's hair? Who's their favourite 'Simpsons' character? What would the guys do if they were a girl for the day? We...

The Vaccines ponder album number two – video

London quartet debate new album backstage at Reading

Warpaint At Reading – ‘It’s Important For Us To Experiment’

Half of Warpaint talk to us backstage at Reading about their tour, their new tracks, their imaginary Tom Petty hook-up, and the PIAS fire.

Cage The Elephant – ‘We Wrote Foo Fighters A Love Letter’

Cage The Elephant talk tour injuries, from cracked ribs to broken feet, their new album, and missing Foo Fighters because their tour manager threatened...

Best Coast – ‘Our Second Album Will Be Influenced By Old School Country

Beth from Best Coast chats backstage at Reading about her friendship with Drew Barrymore, giving music to the fans for free, and how country...

Footage of My Chemical Romance’s Brian May hook-up at Reading Festival emerges online

See legendary Queen guitarist welcomed into '...The Black Parade' on NME.COM

Watch The Strokes’ Reading Festival collab with Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker

Fan footage of the co-headliner hook-up emerges online

New Found Glory – ‘Pop-Punk is Getting Bigger Again’

Backstage at Reading Festival 2011, New Found Glory discuss their new album 'Radiosurgery', their thoughts on the new Blink 182 material, and why pop-punk...

On The Tourbus With Two Door Cinema Club

Backstage at Leeds Festival 2011, Two Door Cinema Club talk mad parties involving fire extinguishers and milk, why Muse have lost it, and why...

Letlive. – ‘Our Shows Are Transcendent’

Backtage at Leeds Festival 2011, Jason Aalon Butler - vocalist with rising L.A. rockers letlive. - reveals his philosophy of rock n' roll, and...

Reading And Leeds Boss Melvin Benn – ‘Muse Were Awesome’

Backstage at Reading Festival 2011, festival organiser Melvin Benn chats about his festival highlights, safety concerns in the wake of Pukkelpop, and plans for...

Muse At Reading – ‘Our Fans Are The Most Dedicated In The World’

Backstage before Muse's headline set at Reading Festival 2011, basssist Chris Wolstenholme talks 'Origin Of Symmetry', why their fans are the most dedicated in...

Muse, Pulp and The Strokes close Reading and Leeds Festivals

2011 bashes draw to a close as Jarvis, Julian and co rock out

Frank Turner at Reading Festival: ‘I’m starting a new hardcore band’

Singer also speaks about the negative fan reaction to November UK tour

Jane’s Addiction At Reading Ahead Of Their No Show

Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction talks backstage at Reading about new album 'The Great Escape Artists', being escape artists, and their new Muse /...

Friendly Fires reveal Primal Scream tour inspiration at Reading Festival

Band also share their 'STD'-filled holiday plans with NME

My Chemical Romance – ‘Reading Was The Best Show Of Our Lives’

Backstage at Leeds Festival 2011, Gerard and Mikey talk about "the greatest show of their lives", their sixth month preparations for their headline slot,...

Jane’s Addiction on Reading and Leeds cancellations: ‘Perry Farrell couldn’t speak’

Dave Navarro says band are 'more than apologetic' to fans

Bring Me The Horizon – ‘We Love To Annoy People’

On their tour bus at Reading Festival 2011, we chat to Bring Me The Horizon about playing to angry crowds and why Slipknot are...