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“There were times when I didn’t want to be alive any more”: punk heroes Creeper on their turbulent year and “aggressive reinvention”

The Southampton band returned to action earlier this month exactly a year on from their dramatic 'disbanding'

Leonard Cohen – ‘Thanks For The Dance’ review: posthumous album showcases fearless artistry right to the end

2016's 'You Want It Darker' was a fine full stop on Cohen's career. But this gentle collection justifies its existence with a cathartic energy that offers closure

Hannah Diamond: PC Music’s audio-visual artist who turned heartbreak into her long-awaited debut album

Where do you start when writing a pop song? Well, for Hannah Diamond’s ‘Invisible’, it began with 'Greensleeves': y’know, the 16th century folk song...

Mac DeMarco: “I would love to make my own fucked up version of a Michael Bublé album”

This month Mac DeMarco is heading out on a UK and European tour to weird out some of his biggest audiences to date. NME caught up with him to talk coming of age, missing his mate Mac Miller, The Beatles, hating the internet, and why he’d quite like to go full Sinatra...

Lil Peep – ‘Everybody’s Everything’ review: a gentle reminder of what the late rapper could have achieved

Last year's first posthumous release expanded the pioneering musician's legacy. This second collection is much rougher, like a set of demos with features tacked on

Billie Eilish’s ‘Everything I Wanted’ is a beautiful reminder of what’s important in the race for success

It's the pop star's first piece of brand new music since 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?'

Jake Bugg is back – listen to country blues banger ‘Kiss Like The Sun’

Jake Bugg has released a new song called 'Kiss Like The Sun'. Read More: NME’s Ultimate Jake Bugg Quiz The Nottingham singer-songwriter is in the middle...

Easy Life – On the road with the carnage-creating Leicester gang: “It’s like we’re in Metallica!”

Here’s a list of things that go flying through the air at Easy Life gigs: flower crowns from fans, actual lemons (a reference to...

Watch Dave Grohl perform the wholesome ‘Here We Go Song’ on ‘Sesame Street’

Dave Grohl's appearance on Sesame Street has been shared online – watch below. The Foo Fighters frontman recorded a track with Elmo and Big Bird last...