With the current decade drawing to a close, we celebrate 10 years of music in the new issue of NME, on sale across the UK from November 18 – and look back at the heroes, villains, gigs, tunes and name the greatest albums of the decade.
Hamish Macbain explores how The Strokes shaped indie in the noughties.
Emily Mackay looks back at the most exciting and danceable pop music of the century.
We assess the health of new music in the age of the comeback, when legions of old rockers are lining up to reform.
And relive 10 years worth of the most controversial headlines our favourite artists have influenced.
Elsewhere in the issue, get your weekly fix on what’s happening this week in 7 Days Of Music.