Big Takeover: Issue No. 55 2004

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Interviews with Wilco (the cover), Scottish sensations Franz Ferdinand, Nick Cave of the Bad Seeds and Birthday Party fame, Bad Religion's Brett Gurewitz & Greg Graffin, all three surviving members of the reunited MC5 (Wayne Kramer, Michael Davis, and Dennis Thompson), and all five of the similarly reformed American Music Club, Canadian power-pop faves Sloan, that genre’s ageless Chris Stamey of the dBs, London punk/trash rock heroes The Libertines, England’s moody/broody Hope of the States, The Diodes and the history of 1977 Ontario punk, the perennial Stiff Little Fingers, Jeremy Enigk of Fire Theft and Sunny Day Real Estate, older Scottish punk stars The Rezillos, part two of The Weirdos' John Denney & Cliff Roman, and part two of Rocket From the Tombs' greats David Thomas & Cheetah Chrome; as well as Matthew Sweet, The Black Keys, Ron Sexsmith, Waxwings, Dora Flood, Inouk, The Places, Oneida, producer Warne Livesey, and more. 304 pages.