Foals, Klaxons, Gorillaz – Inside The New NME

In the new issue of NME, on shelves from May 5, we speak to Foals about their astonishing second album.

Backstage at Gorillaz’ London gig with Damon Albarn, Mick Jones, Shaun Ryder and Mos Def.

We join Fuck Buttons on the road – and take a look at their support act Factory Floor.

The booze-ravaged confessions of Alex James.

We review Crystal Castles, Giggs and Bombay Bicycle Club live.

James Murphy talks to NME about dance music past, present and future and why he’s calling time on LCD Soundsystem.

Karen Elson reveals the tale behind her debut album.

And Atari Teenage Riot reunite for their first UK show in 10 years.

Plus – Libertines and Klaxons unveil new film project, and your chance to win tickets to the Isle Of Wight festival.