Muse on the cover of this week’s NME. It’s another deluxe issue of the mag, as we sit down with the Shockwaves NME Awards Best Live Band and hear about their plans to tour China and land UFOs on the crowd’s heads at V Festival. Also in the issue: we speak to MGMT, run a track-by-track account of Alex Turner and Miles Kane’s new album, reveal the verdict on Foals’ debut album and loads more.
Muse’s Matt Bellamy’s star status is confirmed on the cover of this week’s NME. "I think it’s time for the silly prog opus" explains Matt in in a cover interview that ranges from the dangers of drug smuggling to Bon Jovi and touring Eastern Europe. Click onwards to see the full cover and the rest of the new magazine. Pic: Dean Chalkley