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REM In New Rock Direction Shock!

REM In New Rock Direction Shock!

Only five days now until Uncut's spectacular tenth anniversary issue arrives in the shops. Look out for a big red box - the magazine comes with a free CD of Bob Dylan's favourite tunes, and a free book - a compendium of the finest rock facts, no less - called The Uncut Book Of Revelations.

Inside the magazine, you'll find all the regular Uncut features, plus more rock superstars than ever.

Like REM, who exclusively talk to us as they prepare to record their next album. "Very probably we will go in a new direction," reveals Mike Mills. "I think it's going to rock and I think it's going to be great."

"We're not combative," adds Michael Stipe, "but we have very different ideas and very different tastes in music. And so it's when our three personalities converge that creates this thing that's greater than all of its parts."

Read the full REM interview, plus an A-Z of Bob Dylan and an all-star audience with Paul Weller, in the new Uncut, on sale next Tuesday (July 3).


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