In this week’s NME, on sale from Wednesday 22 September, you’ll find the following.

Pete, addiction, and the return of The Libertines – Carl Barat gives his side of the story.

Why everyone’s going nuts for The Vaccines.

Special report: why reports of indie’s death have been exaggerated.

Eminem and Jay-Z’s stateside co-headline show reviewed.

New tracks by Surfer Blood and Warpaint rated.

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