It’s a special James Bond edition of Melody Maker, as Huey from Fun Lovin Criminals and Shirley Manson from Garbage cosplaying on the cover.
In news, Feeder play their biggest ever indoor concert, supporting Red Hot Chilli Peppers at Wembley Arena.
Elswhere, Oasis are filming a new video, with Gem Archer, formerly of Heavy Stereo, now confirmed as a member of the band.
Bobby Gillespie talks about Primal Scream’s new album, describing it as both a Punk record and a Dance record.
Gillespie is one of a series of musicians from both countries commenting on the forthcoming England v Scotland Euro 2000 Play-Off, stating that he doesn’t give a fuck.
Cover stars Huey and Manson relive their favourite Bond memories, with Garbage having done the soundtrack.
Eminem is interviewed, denying that he glorifies violence.
In reviews, Melody Maker pays a visit to see Suede in concert in Reading.
Paul Draper of Mansun is the subject of a Q and A, where he reveals he once shoplifted from Boots in Chester.