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FIDLAR Cover ‘Sabotage’ in Memory of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch

Although the Beastie Boys' catalogue is teeming with gems, one of its most instantly memorable ones is still "Sabotage." Punk band FIDLAR didn't recreate the famously over-the-top Spike…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

FIDLAR and Bully Cover (and Misspell) the Magnetic Fields’ ‘Absolutely Cuckoo’

FIDLAR and Bully are touring Europe together this month, and to celebrate their joint continental travels, the two punk outfits partnered up to cover the…
James Grebey / November 10, 2015

FIDLAR Make Their TV Debut With ‘West Coast’ on ‘Kimmel’

FIDLAR debuted on live television with a spirited run-through of "West Coast" off of their sophomore album, TOO. The Los Angeles' (somewhat) repentant punks' name…
Harley Brown / September 29, 2015

Review: FIDLAR Kick Their Bad Habits on ‘TOO’

Has success ever truly been an accident? It might be in the case of FIDLAR, a Los Angeles garage-punk band that slapped together a no-effs-given debut…
Rachel Brodsky / September 9, 2015

FIDLAR Frontman Talks About Kicking Crack, Heroin, and Meth Addictions

A lot has changed for FIDLAR since they released their self-titled debut album back in 2013. The California skate-punk foursome will release their sophomore album Too this fall…
James Grebey / August 26, 2015

FIDLAR Rock the Skuzz Out on ‘Drone’

Unrepentant skate punks FIDLAR are back with a new song off of their forthcoming sophomore album, Too. Zane Lowe, a vocal fan of the Los…
Harley Brown / August 13, 2015

FIDLAR Unleash Every Goofball Trick in ’40oz On Repeat’ Video

Though Stereogum points out that FIDLAR's new song briefly surfaced online a couple of months ago, now "40oz On Repeat" is officially here to stay, accompanied by…
Brennan Carley / June 2, 2015

FIDLAR Covered Sheryl Crow’s ‘If It Makes You Happy,’ and It’s Just a Little Strange

Proudly NSFW punk outfit FIDLAR decided to record a cover of Sheryl Crow's 1996 classic "If It Makes You Happy," because why wouldn't they? The…
James Grebey / January 16, 2015

Burgerama 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

On Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, Burger Records, the little Orange County cassette label that could, held its third-annual showcase at the Observatory…
Jolie Ruben / March 24, 2014

Hear FIDLAR Sweetly Cover Elliott Smith’s ‘Whatever (Folk Song in C)’

FIDLAR remade Nick Cave's "Red Right Hand" last month in their own party-punk image, but a new cover just shared to the Los Angeles band's…
Chris Martins / October 28, 2013

FIDLAR and the Orwells Bum-Rush NYC’s Bowery Ballroom

FIDLAR demolished New York City's Bowery Ballroom on October 24 with some help from underage garage-rock ruffians the Orwells. Beers were chugged, pants were dropped,…
Jolie Ruben / October 25, 2013

FIDLAR Turn Nick Cave’s ‘Red Right Hand’ Into a Punk-Party Jam

FIDLAR are normally known as L.A. drunk-punks, but their droning cover of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' classic "Red Right Hand" finds them devolving…
Kyle McGovern / August 28, 2013

See FIDLAR as Sober Little Kids and Stream New Version of ‘Awkward’

FIDLAR made us blush recently with their ultra-NSFW "Cocaine" video starring Nick Offerman, and now the Los Angeles party punks have dropped a brand new single,…
Kyle McGovern / July 24, 2013

FIDLAR’s Super-NSFW ‘Cocaine’ Video Stars Nick Offerman’s Penis

Nick Offerman gets pissed in the new video for FIDLAR's "Cocaine," the raucous closing track off the Los Angeles skate punks' Essential self-titled debut. Done in collaboration…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013

Stream Mom + Pop’s ‘Boombox,’ Featuring Wavves, FIDLAR, and Smith Westerns

Add this to the list of albums you can hear right now: Mom + Pop Music is currently streaming a new compilation featuring songs by…
Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Hunger Games 2: Andrew W.K., Action Bronson, and FIDLAR Feel the Heat in Austin

During SXSW last year, Andrew W.K. got sloppy with Austin's food trucks. This year, we decided to up the gastronomical ante and invited W.K., rap-genius and…
David Marchese / March 19, 2013

FIDLAR Skate in Space Near Floating Pizza for Second ‘Max Can’t Surf’ Video

FIDLAR's "Max Can't Surf" already received a video in May 2011, when the dubstep- and weed-referencing track appeared on the So Cal scuzz-poppers' DIYDUI EP. The…
Marc Hogan / March 7, 2013

Wake Bake Skate Estate: At Home With FIDLAR

You can almost picture FIDLAR's house merely by scanning the song titles on their self-titled debut album — "Stoked & Broke," "Black Out Stout," "Paycheck,"
SPIN Staff / March 5, 2013

Metallica Recruit Deftones, Red Hot Chili Peppers for 2013 Orion Music + More Lineup

Metallica have tapped Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, and Rise Against to co-headline the 2013 edition of the Orion Music + More festival. Relocated from…
Nicole Sia / February 25, 2013

FIDLAR, ‘FIDLAR’ (Mom + Pop)

Anyone been to L.A. lately? Oh man, that place is a shithole — someone went and cleaned it all up! Downtown is now "Downtown!"; Jimmy…
Garrett Kamps / January 24, 2013
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