The Making Of Kasabian’s Psychotic Masterpiece – Inside This Week’s NME (Sep 24)

Kasabian have come stomping back with their epic new album ‘Velociraptor!’ – NME joined the last gang in town as they rampaged across London and Paris, fighting for a place in rock’n’roll history.

Also in the issue, we’ve braved the most poisonous tongue in rock – Mr John Lydon. He’s back in the studio with Public Image Limited for the first time in 20 years, so we joined him to get the inside story of the post-punk pioneers’ career, and to get on the receiving end of a few verbal Lydon lashings, of course.


In the Upfront section, meanwhile, we’ve got a bit of a scoop – as Kele Okereke reveals that he spotted his Bloc Party bandmates hitting the studio without him – and now he’s not sure if he’s been fired or not. Get the mag for the full story.

We’ve also got the results of the NME 2011 Festival Survey, revealing your band of the summer, your anthem of the summer and all the stats that matter. And in reviews we’ve got the verdict on Mystery Jets man Kai Fish’s debut solo effort, Dum Dum Girls’ newie, Nicola Roberts’ album and the new Zola Jesus.

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