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The gothic rocker hired to present this year's Turner Prize reveals why art makes him hurt. And the book that makes him cry. And even bigger surprises still, hidden in the gloom... Cole Moreton meets Nick Cave
They didn't die before they got to this age, but neither did they fade away. Andy Gill salutes the stars who have managed to stay creative
Dig, Cave, dig! And unleash your inner dog: The intensity never lets up for the Bad Seed who glides from dark menace to the sublime
Although not wielding quite the compelling blend of erotomania, humour and tragedy that characterised last year's Grinderman project, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! nonetheless packs a punch of similarly idiosyncratic power.