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Black Country, New Road have announced their debut album ‘For The First Time’ – listen to new track ‘Science Fair’ below. READ MORE: The NME 100: Essential new artists for 2020 The band, who featured in NME’s 100 essential new artists for 2020 list in January, will release their first full-length effort via Ninja Tune […]

The first official trailer for the forthcoming David Bowie biopic Stardust has been shared online. The film, which stars actor and musician Johnny Flynn, follows Bowie travelling across the USA in 1971, shortly before he saw widespread acclaim by reinventing himself as Ziggy Stardust. Flynn lost two and a half stone for the film, which […]

Nine Inch Nails have launched their own range of protective face coverings – check them out below. READ MORE: Trent Reznor’s angriest outbursts It comes after the Trent Reznor-led band released their ‘Pandemic 2020’ line of merchandise last month, which features five T-shirt designs reflecting “our anxiety and anger during this unprecedented time”. The group have […]

Legendary London rock bar Crobar has launched a crowdfunder to help it prepare for a relaunch after the coronavirus pandemic. Last month, it was announced that the venue, which is a favourite of many rock stars including Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl, would be shutting its doors due to losses incurred during the pandemic. “Back in […]

Biffy Clyro‘s ‘Space’ features in a new video responding to the government’s suggestion that those in the arts should “adapt” their jobs amid the coronavirus crisis. The clip spoofs the controversial advert that appeared online last month in which a ballet dancer, Fatima, was told her next job could be in cybersecurity. “This isn’t Fatima. […]

The Cribs have postponed their upcoming new album ‘Night Network’ due to the coronavirus crisis. Read more: The Top 10 underrated Cribs songs you need to know The Wakefield trio – Ryan, Gary and Ross Jarman – were initially set to release their eighth full-length record on November 13, following on from 2017’s ’24-7 Rock Star […]

James Dean Bradfield has revealed that Manic Street Preachers have been working on a new album during lockdown. Speaking to Radio X, the frontman said that the band’s 14th studio effort, the follow-up to 2018’s acclaimed ‘Resistance Is Futile’, won’t contain any references to the coronavirus crisis, as it would be like “adding insult to injury”. “Myself and the […]

The head of Scotland’s TRNSMT Festival has outlined how he is pioneering for a quick Covid-19 testing strategy that could pave the way for the full return of music festivals next summer. Geoff Ellis, the head of DF Concerts, is in advanced talks with an eastern European country to stage an event for 1,000 gig-goers, […]

Hundreds of people have been filmed flouting coronavirus laws by attending a mass rave at a London warehouse. Footage posted on social media shows a huge crowd of maskless attendees ignoring social distancing rules as they dance together at the event. A live DJ is also seen performing a set at the event, which is […]

Stevie Nicks has discussed Donald Trump‘s coronavirus diagnosis, and how she believes “payback” is coming for the President. Trump and first lady Melania Trump confirmed that they were self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. Speaking in a new interview with Billboard, Nicks spoke of her own experience shielding from the virus, and […]