In this issue
“I wanted to start saying things in songs that I could be really proud of – that wasn’t just songs about masturbation.” So says Billie Joe Armstrong as the band return with more politically charged songs. But what is left for them to rail against in the post-Bush world?
20 years after the Nivana gave birth to Bleach, the band’s Krist Novoselic helps to unravel the music and the man. We also unveil previously unseen photos.
Back together nearly 30 years after the band first charted, we reunite six of the seven protagonists to talk about the past and the present - and why Dammers is not in the line-up
The Libertine and Babyshambler lets Q inside his lovely home for a full frontal encounter, a viewing of the delightful artworks on his walls and a tour round his collection of cigarette lighters, cat litter and Chas & Dave badges. Just don’t mention “tough love”.
Drug-induced paranoia, growing up in public and being covered by Johnny Cash. Q heads to the pub with the boys from Basildon.
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