The one-time Little Flame, Rascal and Last Shadow Puppet is now a bonafide rock star in his own right. Read how the boy from the Wirral did it inside this week’s NME
OASIS AT KING TUT’S WAH WAH HUT
Twenty years on from the tiny gig that would shape the course of music for a decade, NME tracks down the lucky few who saw Oasis in Glasgow on May 31, 1993
ARCTIC MONKEYS: BACK
Alex Turner, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O’Malley make their live comeback at the Ventura Theater in California, bringing with them quiffs, riffs and a new song
MERCHANDISE: ON A MISSION
The Floridian punks stop by the UK on their way to taking over the world
IN THE STUDIO SPECIAL!
What do Franz Ferdinand, Jake Bugg, The Horrors, Deap Vally, The Maccabees, Manic Street Preachers, Pond, Howler and Health all have in common? They’re all in the studio, and they all invited us round
He’s back with new song ‘New Slaves’. But is it any good?
QOTSA, Miles Kane, Disclosure, The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone, James Kelly
What was the XX’s Night + Day like in Berlin? How much of her career can CSS’s Lovefoxxx remember? And which college in Nottingham is offering a degree in metal?