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Sex Pistols, New York Dolls and Julien Temple pay tribute to Malcolm McLaren in our special issue, out this week (April 14).

We take a look back at the life of a punk legend.

Elsewhere we rate the best lyricists the music world has seen…

And name the 23 greatest wordsmiths around today.

Plus the usual live reviews, album releases and music news – featuring Thom Yorke, Marina and Paul Weller.