Chris Moyles is the cover star of this week’s new, free NME magazine

The controversial radio host will be on the cover of free NME magazine, available from Friday October 2

Chris Moyles is to appear on the cover of this week’s new, free weekly NME magazine.

For the exclusive feature interview NME spoke to Moyles about his return to radio as host of Radio X’s breakfast show and tried to discover if the loud-mouthed presenter is a reformed character.

In the latest issue – available on Friday October 2 – NME’s greatest-ever franchise is back in the shape of Peter Robinson Versus. Peter’s interviewee this week is Charlotte Church. NME’s brand new columnist, comedian Katherine Ryan, also returns with her latest controversial piece.

The new, free NME magazine launched on Friday, September 18 and is distributed every week across the UK at more than 500 locations.

Rihanna was the cover star on the very first free NME magazine – you can read the feature in full. Robert Pattinson was the second cover star, read his interview here.

The free magazine will be available in cities and towns across the UK with a full list of pick-up points now online.

Every Friday copies will be handed out at 26 rail stations, 64 tube stations and 49 universities. Readers will also be able to pick up issues from 140 Topman stores, 121 HMV stores, 13 Academy Music Group live venues and 75 independent record stores.

You can also subscribe to the new NME magazine for the cost of postage.

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