NME's New Music Editor Matt Wilkinson promises that tonight's NME Awards ceremony will be "a bit more rock and roll" than the BRIT Awards.
Wednesday, 18th February 2015
Monday, 16th February 2015
The line-up for Kendal Calling has been unveiled and features some more huge names like Kodaline, The Horrors and James celebrating the 10th year of the festival.
Monday, 26th January 2015
The indie foursome have been named as the final headliners for the annual Liverpool festival and music conference, joining The Flaming Lips and Belle and Sebastian.
Tuesday, 20th January 2015
Ramping up their return, the band have now confirmed what their next album will be called - as well as a kung fu themed video for Handsome.
Thursday, 8th January 2015
The Vaccines have used their Facebook page to announced an intimate London gig this month - and we've got the info on how to get tickets.
Sunday, 23rd March 2014
Items from The Killers, Coldplay and Biffy Clyro will also be up for grabs in aid of homelessness charity Streets of London.
Sunday, 2nd March 2014
The bassist has told XFM that the band will be locking themselves in together somewhere in a few weeks.
Friday, 13th December 2013
Justin from The Vaccines has told XFM he hopes the Melody Calling EP signalled a change in direction to their fans.
Thursday, 31st October 2013
The line-up has been revealed for XFM Winter Wonderland 2013
Chvrches, Lewis Watson and Temples complete the incredible bill for our show at O2 Academy Brixton on December 12
Monday, 1st July 2013
The Vaccines, The Staves and Vampire Weekend appear with the band…
Tuesday, 25th June 2013
The Vaccines frontman has told XFM he'd love to release even more music than they currently do....
Wednesday, 1st May 2013
Frontman Justin has said he'd like to put out the tracks recorded in LA earlier this year.
Wednesday, 27th February 2013
Palma Violets have also been added to the bill for the 16 weeks of live music in the sun.
Thursday, 14th February 2013
They've been confirmed as the support act for the Muse War Child gig at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire next week.
Friday, 23rd November 2012
Justin Young thinks that the TV talent show is just as good as playing shows every nighT.
Tuesday, 23rd October 2012
The band have confirmed four more arena shows in 2013.
Monday, 10th September 2012
The battle of the second albums has been decided.
Tuesday, 4th September 2012
The band tell XFM that their new album is more gritty and imperfect.
Wednesday, 22nd February 2012
The XFM New Music Award winners claim it's good to be loved by the mainstream.
Augustines, Less Than Jake and Dutch Uncles To Play Kendal Calling
Royal Blood Sales Up More Than 200% After BRITs
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (23 February 2014)
This week on the indie chopping board, we've got delicious rock vegetables in the shape of Circa Waves, Prides, Blossoms, Rae Morris and Lonely The Brave. It's going to be one hell of a casserole.
ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Carl Barat And The Jackals - Let It Reign
With his new outfit The Jackals, Carl Barat returns with more punk-infused indie for 2015.
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week (16 February 2015)
Spring will soon be here, don't worry. In the meantime, cuddle up to the very best new tuneage of the moment, featuring Florence And The Machine, Jungle, Findlay and more.
XFM's songs about space
Intergalactic planetary, planetary intergalactic. The stars and the heavens have always fascinated songwriters... especially XFM's favourites.
The Indie Wonder Years - 1997
XFM looks back at the year of Urban Hymns, OK Computer, Monkey Wrench, Around The World and Be Here Now.