Alana Haim opens up about the loss that inspired new song ‘Hallelujah’

“Losing her put a lot of things into perspective for me”

Alana Haim
Alana Haim.

Haim have announced a new song due out on Monday (November 18), ‘Hallelujah’, with Alana opening up on social media about the death of her “best friend” who inspired the track. Read More: The NME Big Read: Haim – “The mantra of this record is all about being fearless” The band originally announced the news of […]

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‘Blurryface’ by Twenty One Pilots is the biggest-selling rock album of the decade

Imagine Dragons took the top rock song of the 2010s

Twenty One Pilots scored the biggest rock album of the decade with 'Blurryface'

Twenty One Pilots‘ fourth album ‘Blurryface’ is Number One on Billboard’s ranking of the biggest rock albums of the decade. Read more: The Big Read – Twenty One Pilots: “We want to be the best – and keep everyone else at bay” The record has spent a total of 234 weeks in the chart since its 2015 release, […]

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Listen to a previously unreleased track from Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous

‘Ninjarous’ will be on the upcoming ’30th Century Volume 2′ release

Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous
Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous

Danger Mouse has shared an unreleased track from his project with Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous – listen to ‘Ninjarous’ below. The musician and producer – real name Brian Joseph Burton – teamed up with Linkous back in 2009 for the collaborative album, ‘Dark Night Of The Soul’. It was released officially the following year. The NME Big Read – Karen O and […]

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Listen to Brendon Urie’s new monster heavy metal song

The Panic! frontman has shared another headbanger online

Brendon Urie
Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie performs live

Panic! At The Disco‘s Brendon Urie has shared another heavy metal song online – watch the video below. The frontman, who had told fans he’d be taking a break from music in 2019, premiered a ferocious track during a Twitch livestream over the summer. Read More: Panic! At The Disco – ‘Pray For The Wicked’ […]

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Nine-year-old’s awesome drum cover of Nirvana’s ‘In Bloom’ goes viral – watch

Mad skills

Nirvana drum cover
Nandi Bushell/ Dave Grohl in Nirvana

A nine-year-old girl’s impressive cover of Nirvana‘s ‘In Bloom’ has gone viral – check out the video below. Drummer Nandi Bushell shared a clip of herself taking on the drum part to the 1992 ‘Nevermind’ single earlier this week (November 11). It has since amassed over 240,000 hits on YouTube and has been widely shared across […]

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Slipknot announce inaugural ‘Knotfest at Sea’ cruise on “a big-ass ship”

“Barcelona, a big-ass ship, and the sea. You, us, you’re not gonna want to miss it”

Slipknot
Slipknot perform live

Slipknot have announced an expansion of their Knotfest events with a new ‘Knotfest as Sea’ cruise next summer. Watch the teaser for the event below. Read More: The Big Read – Slipknot: “I’m just going to tell you the facts: this album is a masterpiece” The cruise, which takes place from August 10-14, will depart from […]

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