Everclear Continue to Bleed ’90s Nostalgia With Summerland 2013 Tour

Art Alexakis promised to buy you a new life way back in 1997, but the Everclear frontman can't stop looking backward.
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2013

Live Sue Ex-Frontman for Making Fans Think He’s Still in the Band

Based on recent events, it seems that if you were a successful band in the 1990s, you have two options in 2012: reunite and make…
Devon Maloney / July 19, 2012

Exclusive: Watch R.E.M.’s ‘Country Feedback’ With Neil Young at 1998 Bridge School Benefit

On October 24, Reprise Records will release The Bridge School Concerts, a retrospective CD/DVD package that culls together a slew of the annual nonprofit charity…
David Bevan / October 18, 2011

EMA Launches Tour With Beautifully Disastrous Seattle Show

Most musicians come out kicking and screaming on the first show of a new tour. Most artists get motivated by the excitement of starting a…
Charles Cross / October 11, 2011

Blog Recap: MTV’s VMA Awards Show

SPIN's Steve Kandell live-blogged the best and worst of VMA night. Check out a recap of his live commentary below, plus loads of reader comments…
Steve Kandell / September 14, 2009


What? After Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's tragic suicide in 1994, many of the decade's second-tier grunge and alt-rock bands faded away -- and yet, throughout…
Larry Fitzmaurice / November 14, 2008