Danny and Richard McNamara of Embrace are the cover stars of Melody Maker, as the band gets ready to release their second album.
In news, Stereophonics, Travis and Catatonia are all going on US tours, while Mansun have spoken to a fansite about the forthcoming relase of their third album, later this year.
Matt Bellamy of Muse is the subject of a Q and A, as the band gets ready to relase a new single.
Andreas Johnson is tipped for big things after having a big hit with Glorious.
Ardal O’Hanlon gets interviewed ahead of his new sitcom My Hero, revealing that The Incredible Hulk is his favourite superhero.
There are three pages dedicated to Richey Edwards ahead of the 5th anniversary of his disappearance.
There are also three pages dedicated to Embrace, as Melody Maker joins them on tour in Edinburgh and Leeds.
Bush, The Wannadies and JJ72 are the subject of live reviews.
Elsewhere in reviews, Mint Royale give their Single Of The Week award to REM.