"I'm going to be honest," says SPIN's Chicago-based photographer Tasha Schalk, who took all the Windy City photos in this gallery, "Manson wasn't that great. It was my first time shooting him, though, so maybe he's usually better."
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »