Noel Gallagher Finally Speaks – Inside This Week’s NME (July 23)

“Whatever he says is bullshit…” After almost two years of silence, Noel Gallagher speaks. No prizes for guessing who’s getting both barrels. Yup, big bro is back, and he’s got a few things to say about Liam, Oasis and the two new solo records he’s just announced. The world has been a quieter place without The Chief. Expect a few more fireworks now he’s back…

Also in this issue, new album news from Laura Marling and The Drums. One of them is embracing the spirit of jazz, the other is blaming their parents for all their woes. Which one’s which? Find out inside.

As well as that, we put Frank Turner on trial, accused of being a posh faker and failed anarchist and see how he pleads, we venture deep into The Horrors’ camp in the week they crashed the charts, and catch Wu Lyf in a giant tunnel in Manchester. Complete with stage side bus stop.

Plus big grizzly man-love is the order of the day at Sonisphere, Grouplove go nuts on tour, and NME predicts the future for Frank Carter and Gallows post split.

And don’t forget we’ve got all the week’s albums reviewed and rated, the essential gig guide and the best new bands you have to hear.

Go forth and find it.

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