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Smashing Pumpkins: SPIN’s ‘Mellon Collie’ Cover Story, ‘Zero Worship’

This story was originally published in the June 1996 issue of SPIN. To mark the 20th anniversary of the Smashing Pumpkins' third album — 1995's…
Craig Marks / October 23, 2015

Richard Hell Searches for the Soul of Rock’n’Roll: SPIN’s 1991 Feature, ‘Bad Lands’

In August 1991 — a palindrome year incidentally, the only one possible in the 20th century, if you’ll forgive the digression — we published a special issue…
Richard Hell / October 22, 2015

In Search of the Soul of Rock’n’Roll: SPIN’s 1991 Feature, ‘Looking for Rock in All the Wrong Places’

In August 1991 — a palindrome year incidentally, the only one possible in the 20th century, if you’ll forgive the digression — we published a special issue…
Celia Farber / October 21, 2015

In Search of the Soul of Rock’n’Roll: SPIN’s 1991 Feature, ‘Oh, What A Beautiful Morning’

In August 1991 — a palindrome year incidentally, the only one possible in the 20th century, if you'll forgive the digression — we published a special issue…
Jim Greer / October 20, 2015

AIDS and the AZT Scandal: SPIN’s 1989 Feature, ‘Sins of Omission’

At the end of 1989, two years after we had started the highly controversial AIDS column in SPIN, we published an article by Celia Farber…
Celia Farber / October 5, 2015

Classic Reviews: Radiohead, ‘Kid A’

This review originally ran in the October 2000 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 15th anniversary of Radiohead's Kid A, we've republished this piece…
Simon Reynolds / October 2, 2015

Classic Reviews: Oasis’ ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory’ and Blur’s ‘The Great Escape’

This dual review originally ran in the November 1995 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Oasis' (What's the Story) Morning Glory?,…
Chuck Eddy / October 2, 2015

Charles Manson vs. Woodstock: SPIN’s 1994 Cover Story, ‘Summer of ’69’

I was flattered, of course, when SPIN decided to put my 5,000-word thinkpiece contrasting the 25th anniversaries of Woodstock and the Manson Family murders on…
Mike Rubin / September 25, 2015

Sinéad O’Connor: SPIN’s 1991 Cover Story, ‘Special Child’

We were the first magazine in America by a long way to announce that Sinéad O'Connor was a great artist and was going to leave…
Bob Guccione Jr. / September 18, 2015

Life After Death: SPIN’s 1996 Feature on the Unspeakable War in Sarajevo

Just a couple of weeks after the Dayton Peace Accord brought an end to war in the former Yugoslavia, I decided I wanted to go…
Bob Guccione Jr. / September 11, 2015

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks Foo Fighters’ Success and Missing Kurt Cobain

Earlier this week, we shared a new exclusive interview between Nirvana's Krist Novoselic and SPIN founder Bob Guccione Jr. In that clip, the two discussed…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2015

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks About That Time He Was a War Reporter for SPIN

In 1993, SPIN founder (and recent WTF guest) Bob Guccione Jr. commissioned Nirvana's Krist Novoselic to go report on the unfolding civil war in Croatia.
SPIN Staff / September 9, 2015

Masters of War: Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Reports on the Civil War in Croatia in 1993

This story was originally published in the May 1993 issue of SPIN. In honor of SPIN’s 30th anniversary, we’ve republished this piece as part of our…
Krist Novoselic / September 9, 2015

SPIN Founder Bob Guccione Jr. Will Be on Marc Maron’s ‘WTF’ on Labor Day

Update: Marc Maron's interview with SPIN founder Bob Guccione Jr. is available right now. Listen to the hourlong conversation — wherein Guccione looks back on…
SPIN Staff / September 4, 2015

Inside Tiananmen, the ‘Gateway to Heavenly Peace’: SPIN’s 1989 Feature

Just a few months before the world so radically and unimaginably changed with the opening of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of Soviet Communism,…
Mikali Myron / August 28, 2015
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