Pop-punk heroes Blink-182 played a secret show Thursday night in Los Angeles, their first gig since announcing their reunion at the Grammys in February. "Hello!" yelled bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus from a stage at Los Angeles' Paramount Pictures lot. "This is our first show together after four years of hating each other's guts!" Read SPIN's full review here.
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »