Music Interviews

Glastonbury 2024: Check out the new outdoor Tree Stage at Woodsies

"You may find a space to be dissolved into; a space where it's about finding yourself, not losing yourself"

Mermaid Chunky: experimental duo with a thirst for fun – and fancy dress

Freya Tate and Moina Moin's malleability and freewheeling spirit won over LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, who signed them to DFA Records

Billy Bragg talks activism at Glastonbury 2024: “We’re trying to put forward a vision of a better world”

With another stacked line-up of music and discussion at the Left Field, the punk-folk icon tells NME about tackling trans and immigration issues, and why you'll never see a Tory on stage

Pete Townshend tells us about his new Quadrophenia ballet and the future of The Who

The rock icon opens up about 'Quadrophenia, a Mod Ballet' – touring next year – his thoughts on researching setlists, and if more music and live shows from The Who are likely...

Headie One readies an album of “home truths”: “To rap is to tell your story”

Ahead of his second studio album ‘The Last One’, the North London legend talks to NME about maintaining authenticity, his new album and lessons for younger artists

SEVENTEEN on making history at Glastonbury: “We’ll try to blow their minds with this weapon that we have”

Ahead of the boyband becoming the first-ever K-pop act to perform on the British festival's main stage, Seungkwan, Dino and Jun tell NME about the journey that’s got them to this point

Wargasm: “Our first dream collaboration was with Fred Durst – our second is on the way”

The duo opened up about their close ties to Download Festival, being "inseparable" from Limp Bizkit, and how they're about to start a new era with new material

HotWax talk debut album plans and touring with Royal Blood

At Download, the band opened up the huge response to their latest material and plans for the future

BABYMETAL say they “haven’t changed at all” because of their success

The metal trio told NME about their growing success in America, taking to the stage with Bring Me The Horizon, and how they have tried to stay loyal to their roots

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo: “If Taylor Swift ever wants to make a rock album, I’d love to help out!”

In Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?!, NME quizzes an artist on their own career to see how much they can remember. This week: Weezer's Rivers Cuomo