Foals Return With Their Most Gutsy Album Yet – Inside This Week’s NME

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Yannis and co are back with their third album ‘Holy Fire’ – louder and more brash than ever. NME join them in Romania and unearth just what it took to get it done: “Things had to be killed”.

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Mick Jagger Celebrates His NME Awards Nominations
The Rolling Stones legend reacts to the band’s four nominations ahead of the 2013 ceremony and has his knowledge of his fellow nominees tested: “Haim, never heard of them.” Full shortlist inside with interviews from Tame Impala, Haim and The Maccabees.

NME Loves New York
Not one but TWO amazing comeback stories. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs and The Strokes return. Celebrate with a full interview with Karen O, a first live review from the US and the album artwork analysed. Plus: what we want from the new Strokes material.

Albums Of 2013 Preview Part 3!
Thom Yorke leads the way with the new Atoms For Peace record for our final installment of exclusive interviews and in-the-studio photos with the acts releasing the albums you have to own this year. Get ultimate access to Suede, Primal Scream, Hurts, Babyshambles, White Lies, Wild Beasts and Christopher Owens, and the lowdown on Warpaint, MGMT, The Knife, The Big Pink, Howler, Palma Violets, Deap Vally, Peace and many more.

Biffy Clyro’s Double Album Reviewed
Clocking in at 1 hour 20 minutes, will it be a disaster or a total triumph? Read the verdict inside. Also reviewed: new releases by The History Of Apple Pie, Fionn Regan, Ethan Johns, Delphic, Local Natives, Indians, California X and more. And live gig reports from Mo, Palma Violets, Kendrick Lamar, Breton, Miguel, Dutch Uncles, Daughter, Wolf Alice and Zebra Katz.

Dave Grohl’s Got A Brand New Band
RDGLDGRN stands for Red Gold Green, a Washington DC-based band who have scored Dave Grohl for a drummer. Just cos the Foo Fighters are on hiatus don’t mean the ‘nicest man in rock’ ain’t been busy.

Interviews with Sharon Van Etten, Johnny from Tribes, the real Rick Ross, Parquet Courts, Pond, Savages and “E” from Eels. PLUS the HMV debacle debated.

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