Johnny Marr: Ultimate Guitar Hero – Inside This Week’s Magazine

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This year’s Godlike Genius Award goes to the man whose guitar skills redefined indie music forever. Full interview with Marr himself where he reflects on his entire career, looks to the future, has a pop at the government and settles the score on The Smiths reunion rumours, for now…
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NME’s Mad Fat Quiz
The cast of Channel 4’s My Mad Fat Diary have given themselves a challenge by purporting to have extensive knowledge of 90s Britpop music. NME put them – and YOU – to the test.

Haim, Aliens And… Hanson?
Would you want to be in a band with your siblings? With the rise of Haim, The Family Rain, Drenge, The Bots and more, we get some insight from these guys and The Cribs on why family bands are just the ticket.

Welcome To Grohl-lywood!
Dave Grohl has made a movie. In addition to the live shows he’s fronting with the rest of the Sound City Players, Grohl has produced a documentary on the famous studio many a legend shares in common. NME gives the ultimate verdict from the LA premiere and catches up with star Stevie Nicks on the red carpet!

Acid Is Back
There’s a host of new, exciting bands bringing psych music back into focus. NME talks to Tame Impala, Toy, Temples and a load more of brilliant mind-bending musicians on how they’re pushing acid-tinged sounds into the future.

NME Awards Tour Is Go!
Miles Kane, Django Django, Peace and Palma Violets have hit the road for 2013’s NME Awards Tour. Follow them backstage to prepare for the gigs, bring the houses down then paint the towns red. Sorry, mums.

Albums by Iceage, Nick Cave, inc., Girls Names, Jamie Lidell and Flume. Gigs reports from Metz, Gabriel Bruce, Dinosaur Jr., Jake Bugg, The History Of Apple Pie, Glasvegas and The Sundowners.

ALSO! Interviews with Exclamation Pony, Merchandise, Benga, Electric Guest, Iggy Azalea, NME Awards host Russell Kane, Yannis from Foals, and announcements for this year’s Great Escape line-up. PLUS! Why are so many crap 90s groups reuniting?!

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