Phew, 2012, eh? The year so far has already been a shower of riches, but it’s not over yet. The next five months will see an epic run of albums – and this week, NME goes behind the scenes to bring you all the juicy, behind-the-scenes details.
The inside story on their blockbuster new album ‘The 2nd Law’
The secrets of their forthcoming album ‘Beacon’.
They sound reinvigorated on new album ‘Four’
Brandon and friends unveil heroic new album ‘Battle Born’ in the sleepy town of Asheville, North Carolina
Three new Green Day albums – and yeah, the third one is named after the drummer
A track-by-track walk through ‘The Vaccines Come Of Age’
The xx! Mumfords! Crystal Castles! Tame Impala! Bat For Lashes
Is it funny? Two NME writers argue it out
The Gaslight Anthem, Kyla La Grange and The Antlers under the microscope
Dizzee, Dylan, Miles Kane and The Horrors at Benicassim, Radiohead at Portugal’s Optimus Alive, and a bumper new bands special at Latitude
Eeek! It’s Clown from Slipknot
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