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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

High Fidel-ity: Tom Morello’s 2006 Audioslave Tour Diary

This feature, a journal by Audioslave's lead guitarist Tom Morello detailing the band's visit and concert in Cuba, originally appeared in the August 2005 issue…
Tom Morello / 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

Northwest of Hell: Spin’s 1989 Soundgarden Profile

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…
Michael Corcoran / 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

Chris Cornell’s 2006 Interview on Audioslave, Addiction, and Reinventing Rock

Chris Cornell, former frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away last night in Detroit at the age of 52. In the light of his passing,…
Dorian Lynskey / May 17, 2017

Cutting Classes

In the opulent dressing room of Milwaukee's Rave Ballroom, Rivers Cuomo is sitting on a tapestry-covered couch, looking uneasy. The series of connected rooms is…
Laura Sinagra / May 16, 2017

Hell Raisin’

This is Mom's Place, a combination Jamaican restaurant/car service/pool hall on Hollis Avenue and 200th Street in Hollis, Queens, the middle-class black neighborhood where the…
John Leland / May 15, 2017

Revisit Our 2000 Profile of Modest Mouse, On the Cusp of Their First Major Label Album

This profile of Modest Mouse originally ran in the July 2000 issue of SPIN. In honor of the band's EP The Fruit That Ate Itself turning 20 on…
RJ Smith / May 9, 2017

Björk Talks Volta In Our 2007 Interview

Björk's Volta turned 10 on May 1. To mark the album's anniversary, we've reproduced our interview with Björk about the album, which ran in our June 2007…
Phoebe Reilly / May 5, 2017

Our Review of 1997’s Lilith Fair, Featuring Sarah McLachlan, Jewel, Paula Cole, and More

"JUST A SECOND, just a second now," said Canadian performer Kinnie Starr as she abruptly swung her electric guitar down and stepped off the tiny…
Evelyn Mcdonnell / April 26, 2017

Pipe Dreams: Our 1997 Feature on Verve Pipe’s Villains

The Verve Pipe’s Villains originally came out March 26, 1996. In honor of the album turning 20 this year, and our new list of the Best Alternative Rock Songs…
Ken Micallef / April 26, 2017

Empire Of The Sun: Smash Mouth Stop Skanking and Become “All-Stars”

Tim Kenneally's profile of Smash Mouth originally ran in the August 1999 issue of Spin. We are republishing it now, as we revisit the Best Alternative Rock…
Tim Kenneally / April 26, 2017

Review: Depeche Mode – Ultra

Depeche Mode’s ‘Ultra’ originally came out April 14, 1997. In honor of the album turning 20 this year, and our feature on the Best Alternative Rock…
Eric Weisbard / April 26, 2017
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