RECORD COMPANY TRASHED! ‘GOD SAVE THE QUEEN’ BANNED! PUKING ON PLANES! THE LEGEND OF SID VICIOUS! 1977 was a year of total anarchy: The UK was in a rut, the young people alienated and angry. A great time for the Queen to throw a Jubilee party (sound familiar?). Luckily, The Sex Pistols were around to ruin everything. Thirty-five years after their doomed A&M record deal, John Lydon speaks exclusively to NME, reliving the whole sordid truth about the year that changed music and Great Britain forever…
Also in this issue:
The latest on the Blur comeback. How are Damon and Graham getting on? Should we be worried about the rusty Brits performance? Has Damon actually finished his epic speech yet?? Will Alex give us some free cheese? All the answers inside.
Plus, we give you the chance to win tickets to not one, but three massive events:
1. Win tickets to see Dizzee Rascal, Azealia Banks and loads more live at Wakestock this July.
2. Get yourself on the guestlist for the premier of Roger Sergent’s Libertines documentary ‘There Are No Innocent Bystanders’
3. It’s your last chance to win pases to this year’s T In The Park to see The Stone Roses headline!
As well as all that, Enter Shikari get deep on the fine art of sexy underpants, Miles Kane heads to Paris and spills the beans on his new album, Fred from Spector reveals his love for Princess Diana, and Noel Gallagher gets flashed on his massive arena tour.
And if that’s not enough, the world’s two most divisive new acts, Skrillex and Odd Future, get tongues wagging again with a Brixton-smashing apocalypse and a jizz-firing, coke-snorting new video respectively.
It’s all in this week’s issue. Get involved.