1990s

Yo! MTV Un-wrapped

Donnie Wahlberg is led out of a Kentucky courtroom in handcuffs, burly police deputies clearing a path through the crowd of anxious adolescents. The New…
David Samuels / August 4, 2017

Revisit Our November 1992 Morrissey Your Arsenal Cover Story: The Sorrow and the Pity

With some artists, interviews are easy. You book a time, turn up, switch on the tape recorder, and they give you the same old sales…
David Thomas / July 27, 2017

Remembering Roger Waters’ 1990 Concert at the Berlin Wall

The day after The Wall concert in Berlin’s infamous Potzdamer Platz, David Bates, Dawn Bridges, and Chris Roberts from PolyGram Records, and I drove to…
Bob Guccione / July 21, 2017

Revisit Our 1997 Missy Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Feature: “Play Missy For Me”

This article originally appeared in the October 1997 issue of Spin.  "Beep-beep / Oooh got the keys to the jeep /…
Karen R. Good / June 23, 2017

From the Archives: Tupac’s 18th Birthday Remembered by Danyel Smith

This column on Tupac originally ran in the February 1994 issue of SPIN.  As I remember, it was Tupac Shakur's 18th birthday. Shock G…
Danyel Smith / June 21, 2017

Review: Mobb Deep – Hell on Earth

This review of 'Hell on Earth' originally appeared in the January 1997 issue of Spin. In light of Prodigy's passing, we are republishing it now. …
Sacha Jenkins / June 20, 2017

Review: Mobb Deep – Murda Muzik

This review of 'Murda Muzik' originally appeared in the November 1999 issue of Spin. We are republishing it now in the light of Prodigy's passing. …
Joe Gross / June 20, 2017

Review: Mobb Deep – The Infamous

This review of  'The Infamous' originally appeared in the August 1995 issue of Spin. We are republishing it now in the light of Prodigy's passing. …
Chris Norris / June 20, 2017

Radiohead’s OK Computer Made Them Our 1997 “Band of the Year”

The pupils of Thom Yorke’s eyes zip from side to side like nervous insects. We’re on the Eurostar train from Paris to London, and Radiohead’s…
Pat Blashill / June 16, 2017

Wu-Tang Clan: Phantoms of the Hip-Hopera

Everything happens in its own time on a lonely street in Burbank when it’s 1:15 in the morning. Time moves like Mrs. Butterworth, especially when…
RJ Smith / June 2, 2017

Naughty by Nature: Revisit Our 1999 Feature on Blink-182’s Enema of the State

Blink-182's 'Enema of the State' turns 18 today. In honor of the anniversary, we've digitized and republished this story, which was originally published in the November…
Jeffrey Rotter / June 2, 2017

Good Times, Bad Times: The End of Soundgarden

Chris Cornell, former frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away May 17, 2017 in Detroit at the age of 52. In light of his passing,…
Julia Chaplin / May 19, 2017

Superwellknown: The 1996 Soundgarden Down on the Upside Cover Story

It’s the middle of a mid-March afternoon, and Soundgarden singer/guitarist Chris Cornell and I have fallen on gray days. There’s a heaviness to the air…
Mike Rubin / May 19, 2017

Hammer of the Gods: Spin’s 1994 Soundgarden Cover Story

Chris Cornell, former frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away May 17, 2017 in Detroit at the age of 52. In light of his passing, we are republishing…
Jonathan Gold / May 18, 2017

The Rusty Cage: Chris Cornell Talks Euphoria Morning in 1999 Interview

This feature on Chris Cornell's first solo record, 'Euphoria Morning', was originally published in the November 1999 issue of Spin. We're republishing it now in…
Matt Diehl / May 18, 2017
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