Brandon Flowers and Iggy Pop are to appear on the new LP, Music Complete, and the band head out across Europe in November...
Tours, Festivals & Gigs News
Tuesday, 7th July 2015
Tuesday, 30th June 2015
The line-up for the Reykjavík festival grows and grows, with today's addition of XFM favourites Lucy Rose and SOAK joining headliners Bjork and John Grant.
Wednesday, 24th June 2015
The returning rapper will make a European festival exclusive appearance at Robin Hill, with organisers saying they're "mighty proud" to host her.
Friday, 19th June 2015
The best signatures will be printed up on a real cast and given to the fallen frontman.
Tuesday, 16th June 2015
The band reveal that the forthcoming record will feature a more mature band… and synthesisers!
The shoegaze legends continue their reunion with some more dates.
Monday, 8th June 2015
With Isle of Wight just around the corner, the organisers have announced they'll be chasing a world record - and it involves the guitar legend and a lot of masks.
A number of people have been taken ill after reportedly drinking poppers at the Manchester festival.
Thursday, 4th June 2015
Soak, Ratboy and The Bohicas are amongst the acts included in the line-up for Bestival's Invaders Of The Future stage.
John Giddings, who runs the Isle of Wight festival, says he got his chequebook out to ensure Fleetwood Mac would headline his event rather than Glastonbury.
The 5 best new songs of the week (6 July 2015)
It's a BIG week in the delightful world of indie - The Libertines are BACK! Plus new music from The Chemical Brothers, Modest Mouse, Villagers and Bleachers.
The 5 best new songs of the week (29 June 2015)
The dust may have settled on Glastonbury weekend, but the summer of great music is just beginning. The Maccabees, The Strypes, The Big Moon and more...!
XFM's new album releases schedule 2015
2015 is shaping up to be a big year for albums from some of XFM's favourite artists. Who's releasing what... and when? Find out here.
LISTEN: Everything Everything on new album Get To Heaven
Jonathan Higgs and Alex Robertshaw take XFM's John Kennedy through their challenging, provocative and undeniably brilliant third album.
The 5 best new songs of the week (22 June 2015)
We're halfway through the year, but we guarantee that all of this week's tracks will be in your Best Songs Of 2015 lists come December... Beck, Foals, Editors and more.
Going it alone: 25 of the best solo albums
What happens when great musicians leave the comfort of a band and head out on the solo trail? Well, the result is often a set of fabulous songs...
Classics in 7/8 time: The most interesting songs ever recorded
July is National Anti-Boredom month so here's a selection of the most "interesting" songs we can think off.
Back In Black: The Greatest Comeback Albums Ever
The Libertines are finally back with a new album... but which other bands have made heroic comeback records?
Fourth Of July special! XFM's all-time coolest American indie rock bands
Independence Day is the time of year when we celebrate the US of A for producing some excellent music over the years. Here are some of our favourite acts from Stateside.