Latest Nme News - Page 28


Skinner: 'The Streets Should Have Ended Years Ago'

Rapper MIKE SKINNER is struggling to get excited about THE STREETS fifth and final record COMPUTERS AND BLUES, because he's convinced the the group should have ended two albums ago.The star shot to fame in...

Pizzorno: 'Fatherhood's Helped Me Focus On Kasabian Album'

Rocker SERGE PIZZORNO has credited fatherhood with helping him "focus" on recording material for the next KASABIAN album.The guitarist's wife, Amy, gave birth to Ennio in August (10), and Pizzorno has since headed back into...

New Blur Album Still On Hold

BLUR rocker DAVE ROWNTREE has urged fans not to anticipate an album from the band this year (11), insisting the group's plans to record its first record in almost a decade are not "concrete".The Parklife...

La Roux Changes Voice

La Roux says her voice has changed for the band's second album. Flame haired singer Elly Jackson is giving up her trademark high pitched vocals for the group's next record, and said the sound she...

Drake Praises The Xx

Drake says The xx's Jamie Smith is "one of the most exciting producers" he's heard.The 'Forever' rapper confirmed he is working with the indie musician on his second album, 'Take Care', as well as another...

Beady Eye Write Hits, Not Clangers

Beady Eye claim there is not one "clanger" on their debut album. The band - formed by Liam Gallagher from the other members of Oasis when his brother walked out, splitting the group in 2009...

R.e.m's 'Classic Sounding ' Collapse Into Now

R.E.M's new album "sounds really classic" and will be "beautiful and heartbreaking" according to the band.The group recorded 'Collapse Into Now' - their 15th album - in Germany and America over the last year and...

Godlike Genius Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl is to be crowned a Godlike Genius.The Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer will be handed the accolade in London next month at music magazine NME's annual awards ceremony.Upon hearing he will...

Liam Gallagher To Design Pretty Capes

Liam Gallagher plans to include capes in his next clothing range.The former Oasis frontman launched his debut fashion line Pretty Green in 2009 and while it initially included "timeless, classic clobber" such as parkas, blazers,...

Ryder Denies Emi Snub Myth

British rocker SHAUN RYDER has exploded the myth he once walked out on a multi-million dollar record deal to buy drugs - insisting the snub was deliberate.Ryder's band, Happy Mondays, fell apart shortly after record...

Kings Of Leon Gig Cancelled After Tour Bus Fire

KINGS OF LEON's show at London's O2 Arena had to be postponed last night (December 21st 2010) following a tour-bus fire at the venue, reports NME. Fire-fighters were called to the scene at around 8.00am...

Grohl To Drum For The Muppets

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has signed up to join the star-studded cast of the upcoming MUPPETS movie, according to a U.K report.The former Nirvana percussionist will make a cameo appearance in the family-friendly film,...

Prince Dances With Fans At New Jersey Show

Pop superstar PRINCE shared the stage with fans during his New Jersey gig on Wednesday night (15Dec10), inviting lucky audience members to join him on hit track CONTROVERSY.The singer kicked off his Welcome 2 America...

Gallaghers Still At War Over Oasis Split

LIAM GALLAGHER is still not speaking to his brother NOEL - almost 18 months after they split up OASIS.The British band fell apart in August last year (09) after singer Liam and guitarist Noel had...

Beady Eye Formed On Same Night As Oasis Split

Liam Gallagher formed Beady Eye the night Oasis split up.The singer is joined in his new group by former bandmates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock and admits they agreed to work together last...

Gallagher Formed New Band Hours After Oasis Split

LIAM GALLAGHER formed his new band BEADY EYE just hours after his brother NOEL walked out on OASIS.The singer had a furious bust-up with his guitarist brother backstage at a gig in Paris, France in...

Beady Eye Debut Better Than Oasis'

Liam Gallagher thinks Beady Eye's debut album is as good as Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe'. The 'Bring The Light' singer said he reckons his new band's 'Different Gear, Still Speeding' can easily match the genre defining...

Ditto Goes Solo

GOSSIP frontwoman BETH DITTO is set to kick off the New Year (11) by making her debut as a solo artist.The Standing in the Way of Control hitmaker is reteaming with British dance music producers...

Gorillaz's Rep Dismisses Simonon Stroke Reports

A representative for the GORILLAZ has denied reports former THE CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON has been hospitalised for a stroke while on tour with the band in Australia.On Monday (13Dec10), news outlets Down Under claimed...

Weller Joined By Sons For London Show

Rocker PAUL WELLER made the last show on his current U.K. tour a family affair - performing with his two sons at London's Wembley Arena.The former The Jam frontman took to the stage at the...

Willow Smith Wants To Match Lady Gaga's Success

Willow Smith is planning to become as big as Lady Gaga.The 'Whip My Hair' singer, daughter of actor and rapper Will Smith, has received a phenomenal response to her debut single in the US and...

John Lennon Didn't Want To Be 'Dead Hero'

John Lennon said he didn't want to become a "dead hero" three days before his death.The singer, songwriter and peace activist said how he had no desire to die before his time on December 5...

Lennon Remembered

Fans are planning to pay their respects to John Lennon, after he was shot dead 30 years ago today (08.12.10).The Beatles singer and songwriter was assassinated outside his New York home by a crazed fan...

Slipknot Singer Coming To Terms With Bassist's Death

Slipknot singer Corey Taylor has spoken about dealing with the death of the band's bassist Paul Grey.The vocalist tries to keep as positive as possible, and said Paul - who died of a drugs overdose...

Slipknot Singer Coming To Terms With Bassists Death

Slipknot singer Corey Taylor has spoken about dealing with the death of the band's bassist Paul Grey.The vocalist tries to keep as positive as possible, and said Paul - who died of a drugs overdose...

Diddy-dirty Money Finally Set To Release Last Train To Paris

DIDDY-DIRTY MONEY, the American super-group created by music mogul and rapper SEAN COMBS aka P DIDDY, are set to release their much anticipated debut album 'Last Train to Paris' on 14th December 2010, and the...

Friel Suggested Pizzorno For London Boulevard Songs

KASABIAN star SERGE PIZZORNO has ANNA FRIEL to thank for his chance to write a movie score - she urged LONDON BOULEVARD's producers to approach the British rocker for the soundtrack.Pizzorno has taken charge of...

Skinner Confirms The Streets' Swansong

British rapper MIKE SKINNER has confirmed his next album will mark the end of THE STREETS - because he's run out of ideas for the band.Skinner shot to fame in his native U.K. in 2002...

Paul Weller Determined To Stretch Himself

Paul Weller is determined to "stretch himself" lyrically on his next album. The 'Moonshine' singer only released his last album, 'Wake Up The Nation', this year, but has already started recording tracks for a follow...

Weller Slams Facebook As 'Opium Of The Masses'

Rocker PAUL WELLER will not be joining Facebook any time soon - he's blasted social networking websites as "distracting" and a waste of time.The former The Jam frontman's representatives have set up an account on...

Nme

Nme Quick Links

News Pictures Music Press Quotes RSS
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.