Inside the album trilogy, the 'American Idiot' musical and the onstage meltdown of the world's biggest rock band. Bigger, better and braver than ever, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool seem unstoppable and, with '¡Dos!', Armstrong has “let my libido take over”. Take a walk on the wild side...
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Elsewhere this issue we examine the history and continued rise of punk legends RANCID, bring you a Japanese tour diary from YOUR DEMISE, and talk 'Don't Panic' and taking chances with ALL TIME LOW. We also catch up with the likes of DEAF HAVANA, DOWN, LESS THAN JAKE, STONE SOUR, BLAQK AUDIO, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, SONIC BOOM SIX, ROYAL REPUBLIC, PIG DESTROYER, ELECTRIC RIVER and FIGHTING WITH WIRE and get sweaty at a hometown show with WHILE SHE SLEEPS and at the mighty MERTHYR ROCK festival.
THE MAINE's Garrett Nickelsen tells us about her favourite albums and we salute LOSTPROPHETS legend Ian Watkins as they gear up to headline Warped Tour UK. There's also album reviews of DEFTONES, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, PARKWAY DRIVE, GREEN DAY, THE COUP and loads, loads more!