Summer is in full swing, which means one thing here at SPIN: it's time for some live music. Artists of all types -- young divas to classic rockers, punks, rappers, and beyond -- are packing up their gear and hitting the road. And this season is shaping up to become one of the best in recent memory.
Here, SPIN picks the summer's must-see shows, digging up the essential info so you can pick your ultimate live experience, whether it's a head-banging metal show or a good times hippy jam fest. Read on, Rock on!
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »