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25 Years of Talking to Chris Cornell for Spin

Chris Cornell, frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died this week at age 52. Over the last three decades Spin spoke to Cornell again and again—as he…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2017

Stream LCD Soundsystem’s Google Conference Performance

LCD Soundsystem have returned with new music, releasing "Call The Police" and "American Dream" in the past few weeks. Tonight the band will perform at Google's…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2017

The 50 Best EDM Songs You’ve Heard at Every Summer Festival

The sound of EDM predates the name itself: Long before Calvin Harris was crashing Forbes lists and Diplo was hanging with Charlie Rose,…
SPIN Staff / May 10, 2017

Watch Pitbull, J Balvin, and Camila Cabello Perform “Hey Ma” at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

  At tonight's MTV Movie & TV Awards, Pitbull, J Balvin, and Camila Cabello made their first appearance together to perform their Fate…
SPIN Staff / May 7, 2017

Join SPIN in Las Vegas for a Special Night with AlunaGeorge and Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire

From sprawling luxury resorts to the funky downtown arts district, there's no place in the world like Las Vegas. SPIN is thrilled to announce a very…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2017

All 53 “Weird Al” Yankovic’s Music Videos, Ranked

"Weird Al" Yankovic is a national treasure. It's as simple as that. Going on four decades now, he's the strange uncle who shows…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2017

Jenny Lewis, Whitney, Kurt Vile and More Announced for Montauk’s Surf Lodge Summer Concert Series

Jenny Lewis, Whitney, Kurt Vile, Charles Bradley, Strand of Oaks, Bully, Small Black, and many more are lined up to perform at The Surf Lodge in…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2017

Remembering Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

It’s been five years since Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch died at age 47 after a battle with salivary gland cancer. We’ll be blasting "B-Boy Bouillabaisse"
SPIN Staff / May 4, 2017

A User’s Guide to Every Radiohead Album

A daunting existential question resides deep in the psyche of every Radiohead fan: What would contemporary music sound like had the band never existed? Initially…
Stephanie Garr / May 2, 2017

The 21 Best Pop-Punk Choruses of the 21st Century

Earlier this week, our colleagues at Billboard released a list of the 100 Greatest Choruses of the 21st Century, an audacious undertaking that highlighted the most…
SPIN Staff / April 28, 2017

What Are Your Favorite 1997 Alternative Rock Songs?

This week, SPIN called up the guy from Everclear, dusted off our old profile of Smash Mouth, and ranked 79 of the Best Alternative Rock Songs 1997. Our list is…
SPIN Staff / April 27, 2017

Review: Green Day – Nimrod

Green Day's 'Nimrod' originally came out October 14, 1997. In honor of the album turning 20 this year, and our feature on the Best Alternative Rock…
Jessy Berrett / April 26, 2017

The Verve: Mad for It

The Verve's 'Urban Hymns' originally came out September 29, 1997. In honor of the album turning 20 this year, and our feature on the Best Alternative Rock Songs…
Maureen Callahan / April 26, 2017

The 79 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1997

At 1997, rock radio was as optimistic as the U.S. president, who’d just been inaugurated for his second term. From angsty grunge and trendy Brit…
SPIN Staff / April 25, 2017

From Dirty Mind to Diamonds and Pearls: Remember Prince’s Classic Albums

After Prince's passing on April 21, 2016, SPIN writers revisited their favorite Prince albums. Read their essays on Dirty Mind, Controversy, Purple Rain, Parade, Sign o' the Times, and Diamonds…
SPIN Staff / April 21, 2017

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