Music Features

NME Radio Roundup 5 December 2022: Metallica, Stormzy, J. Maya and more

Last week, thrash metal icons Metallica took the world by surprise with not one, but three major announcements: an upcoming studio album, a colossal...

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz

Which Isle of Wight band have covered Talking Heads’ ‘Psycho Killer’? “Oh, Wet Leg!” CORRECT. “I loved that cover and I adore them. I heard a couple...

The 50 best songs of 2022

Here’s what the last 12 months sounded like in absolute bangers

How SEVENTEEN turned their Japan tour into buzzy city-wide extravaganzas

From express trains to Ferris wheels and cafe menus, K-pop artists turn cities into their very own playgrounds with The City takeovers. NME heads to Tokyo to explore the project by mega label HYBE that could be the future of K-pop tours

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with The Libertines

The Boys In The Band look back on their landmark debut album and give us an update on the "different energy" of their next record

RM of BTS: “My whole twenties were an exhibition… but I chose to be a star”

As he releases his debut solo album 'Indigo', the BTS leader and rapper talks to NME about pursuing timelessness and collaborating with Erykah Badu

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with Evanescence’s Amy Lee

The long-running band's frontwoman talks longevity, standing up for what you believe in and Evanescence's jam-packed 2023 schedule

Christine McVie, 1943-2022: an eternal songbird

The Fleetwood Mac musician died yesterday (November 30) following a 'sudden illness', aged 79

IDLES celebrate five years of ‘Brutalism’: “It was a last-ditch attempt”

The Bristol band’s 2017 debut album was the match that lit the UK’s ongoing post-punk revival. Five years on, Joe Talbot and Mark Bowen reflect on the long road IDLES took to get to that pivotal point

NME Radio Roundup 28 November 2022: Nia Archives, PinkPantheress, Weyes Blood and more

Last week, jungle revivalist Nia Archives released her latest single, ‘So Tell Me…’. This new release shows a different side to the rising star's...