In Conversation

FIZZ: “This project is an act of rebellion against the industry”

Dodie, Orla Gartland, Greta Isaac and Martin Luke Brown discuss their vibrant new album 'The Secret To Life'

Corinne Bailey Rae: “A big tough hip-hop artist told me he walked down the aisle to ‘Like A Star'”

The singer discusses new album 'Black Rainbows', and the inspiration of Black Chicago culture hub Stony Island Arts Bank

Royal Blood: “This record felt more enjoyable than the previous two – we got to let loose”

Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher discuss new album ‘Back To The Water Below’ and how it signals a return to the duo’s roots

Spiritbox: “Our fans are accepting of change – we’re still figuring ourselves out”

Courtney LaPlante of the Canadian metalcore outfit reflects on touring, the hype of debut album ‘Eternal Blue’ and their fans

Eurovision legend Loreen: “Of course I do spiritual pop… That sense of release is so important.”

Loreen is the undisputed queen of Eurovision. Back in May, she became the first female artist to win the iconic song contest for a...

The Hives: “There’s nothing more depressing than adult rock music”

Ahead of the release of their first album in over a decade, 'The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons', the indie icons talk to NME about touring with Arctic Monkeys, their mysterious missing mentor, and the importance of keeping rock young and dumb

Radwimps: “We don’t want to be a band you can define with one word”

The Japanese rockers on working with Makoto Shinkai for 'Suzume', the influence of Radiohead and Oasis, hitting the road again, and where they go from here

Noel Gallagher: “The world is a beautiful place – it’s just inhabited by c**ts”

The Chief on his new album, working with Johnny Marr and The Cure's Robert Smith, his thoughts on the AI-generated Oasis album, Britpop reunions, The 1975 and more

Empire State Bastard: “We’re going for extremity at all costs”

Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil and former Oceansize man Mike Vennart tell NME how they formed their new metal outfit, what it’s like to take Dave Lombardo to Gregg’s, and how the horror of the world can only be reflected in the most extreme terms

Bad Omens: “The goal with this band is to expand people’s musical horizons”

Frontman Noah Sebastian discusses the Virginia four-piece's long-awaited breakthrough, going viral and their position as a gateway band