This fortnight's Hot Press features American comeback heroes Vampire Weekend as our cover stars. As the indie-rock band get set for the release of their fourth album, Father of the Bride, and prepare for a massive headliner at Trinity this summer, Pat Carty talks to frontman Ezra Koenig about their triumphant return. Vampire Weekend also feature in our extensive festival feature, which includes interviews with likes of All Tvvins, Snow Patrol, Whenyoung, and Fontaines DC.
On top of that, Hot Press grills some of Ireland's most prominent European Parliament candidates, as the country gears up for one of its most important elections in years. Out jampacked issue also includes interviews with Paddy McAloon, SOAK, and many other artists.