In this issue
Q 293 out now: Take That - Back For Good?, All the action from the Q Awards 2010 with Russian Standard Vodka including a winners gallery, Green Day's global domination, 20 greatest music biogs ever written, Arcade Fire live, A round with Ronnie Wood and Cash For Questions with Rihanna.
Out 26 October 30, 2010. Order your copy online now
Plus, extra online content - Take That behind the scnes photos and, coming soon, interview transcripts - Take That - Back For Good. Also head to the Q Awards microsite for all The Awards 2010 in full.
THE FIFTH ELEMENT
"I Still Wake Up Every Day And Go, Is Rob Still Here?"- Mark Owen
The prodigal son, Robbie, has returned. The five are reunited and here is their first propper interview to be given in 15 years. The lads talk about "Fat-Offs," weird Norwegian house music, chocolate o'clock and - oh yes - the return of the man himself. What has motivated this move? Are they all still friends? Have ego's been laid to rest? Can the pin-up's still stop traffic? Find out in this exclusive interview.
The Q Awards
"The Greatest Show On Earth!"
Live the red carpet life and get exclusive interviews with all the winners from the ceremony. Every winner features exclusively and talks to us about their gong.
Catch a glimpse of all the golden Q holders as they strut their stuff.
Mumford & Sons, Florence accepting her two awards, the National with their Album of the year and of course The Best Act In The World Today.
GREEN DAY - AMERICAN IDOL
Green Day tell us about how they have gone on to take over the world.
"We love wearing dresses." Six years after its release, American Idiot has gone from Bush-baiting rock opera to record-breaking Broadway musical and beyond. This is how Green Day's masterpiece became the musical phenomenon of the year.
PUMP UP THE VOLUMES
“Your guide to building the essential playlist. ”
Eat your ears out, Tony Blair: Keith Richards has just published his memoirs. What better time, then, to build the build the ultimate rock'n'roll library? To start you off , here are the 20 greates music biogs ever written.
LIVES - ARCADE FIRE
“The best live act on earth preview their UK arena shows. ”
The group play in the Greek Theatre in Berkely, California. Also reviewed this month are Linkin Park and The Charlatans, who recently played the Qthemusic Club in London.
NEW TO Q - JENNY AND JOHNNY
“Rock'n'Roll power pop couple strike gold. ”
Also in New To Q this month are Kassidy and Little Dragon.
“Addiction Is Like Being Hit With A Hammer. It's Nice When It Stops.”
The Rolling Stones and re-formed Faces guitarist has a clear plan for the future: Drink more caffeine and take over the world. This will be done with the aid cricket, painted shoes and "little old lady" land.
“I Themed Katy Perry's Batchelotette Party.”
You demanded answers from Barbados' most famous R&B singer. She talks firearms, the body, and who pays the bill when she's Jay-Z. And the truth about Katy Perry's hen party? "penises everywhere," apparently.
Out October 26, 2010.
Plus, get The Q Awards 2010 in full online at http://www.qthemusic.com/qawards.
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