In this week's issue of NME, on sale across the UK from January 14, you'll find all you need to know about every album release that matters in 2009, including:
Klaxons, Lily Allen, The Enemy and Pete Doherty.
Kasabian also reveal how they intend to build another 'Empire'.
Former Libertine, Carl Barât plays his first ever solo show, supporting Glasvegas.
Arctic Monkeys get excited about LP number three and sneak NME into the studio.
An exclusive track-by-track guide to Franz Ferdinand's latest album - by Alex Kapranos.
How Late Of The Pier’s gig in Tokyo turned into a new-rave dance off.
It's all in the new issue of NME, on sale Wednesday January 14.