Glastonbury 2014 Preview

FEATURES Glastonbury 2014: Preview Kicking off with our six-page interview with controversial headliners Metallica, Barry Nicolson joins the metal legends on tour and discovers that they definitely won’t go down at Worthy Farm without a fight. PLUS! All your questions about the world’s greatest festival answered by: Arcade Fire, Kasabian, Interpol, Jungle, St Vincent, Metronomy, Courtney Barnett, Skrillex, Lykke Li, Billy Bragg, Tune-Yards, and, of course, the Eavises! Who are the best new bands? What secrets do we know? Find out… ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK Are the Manics back to their fiercest best?We review their new album ‘Futurology’ What the hell is Miley Cyrus doing on that new Alt-J track? The band give us all the details and exclusive revelations on their forthcoming second album Anatomy Of An AlbumThe The, ‘‘Soul Mining’ Soundtrack Of My LifeJamie Reynolds, Klaxons PLUS How safe is it to make your album in the woods? Spoon’s gun-related experiences suggest: not very Interviews: Alt-J Lucy Rose Jamie N Commons Shamir Deap Vally Album Reviews: Manic Street Preachers Polica Plank George Ezra Orval Carlos Sibelius Lizzo Blessa Eaux Straight Arrows OOIOO Various – Bob Dylan In The 80s: Volume One The Vacant Lots Modeselektor Leon Of Athens Strand Of Oaks FILM: The Golden Dream DVD: Peter Gabriel – Back To Front DVD: The Who – Quadrophenia Live In London Caught Live: Kasabian Josh Homme Isle Of Wight Festival

    FEATURES

  • NMEGlastonbury 2014: Preview

    Kicking off with our six-page interview with controversial headliners Metallica, Barry Nicolson joins the metal legends on tour and discovers that they definitely won’t go down at Worthy Farm without a fight. PLUS! All your questions about the world’s greatest festival answered by: Arcade Fire, Kasabian, Interpol, Jungle, St Vincent, Metronomy, Courtney Barnett, Skrillex, Lykke Li, Billy Bragg, Tune-Yards, and, of course, the Eavises! Who are the best new bands? What secrets do we know? Find out…

  • ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK

  • NMEAre the Manics back to their fiercest best?
    We review their new album ‘Futurology’
  • NMEWhat the hell is Miley Cyrus doing on that new Alt-J track?

    The band give us all the details and exclusive revelations on their forthcoming second album

  • NME
    Anatomy Of An Album
    The The, ‘‘Soul Mining’
  • NME
    Soundtrack Of My Life
    Jamie Reynolds, Klaxons

PLUS

  • How safe is it to make your album in the woods?

    Spoon’s gun-related experiences suggest: not very

  • Interviews:

    • Alt-J
    • Lucy Rose
    • Jamie N Commons
    • Shamir
    • Deap Vally
  • Album Reviews:

    • Manic Street Preachers
    • Polica
    • Plank
    • George Ezra
    • Orval Carlos Sibelius
    • Lizzo
    • Blessa
    • Eaux
    • Straight Arrows
    • OOIOO
    • Various – Bob Dylan In The 80s: Volume One
    • The Vacant Lots
    • Modeselektor
    • Leon Of Athens
    • Strand Of Oaks
    • FILM: The Golden Dream
    • DVD: Peter Gabriel – Back To Front
    • DVD: The Who – Quadrophenia Live In London
  • Caught Live:

    • Kasabian
    • Josh Homme
    • Isle Of Wight Festival