Alleged Rihanna Cowriter Glass John Leaked an ‘Anti’ Snippet

Over the weekend, a man claiming to have written a track on Rihanna's forthcoming eighth album Anti — which still seems very much a work in progress…
Brennan Carley / December 28, 2015

Timbaland Just Dropped His ‘King Stays King’ Mixtape

Timbaland just dropped his much-hyped new mixtape King Stays King, which features a previously unreleased Aaliyah collaboration called "Shakin." The 17-track effort also features appearances from…
Brennan Carley / December 25, 2015

Salva Slams Down on His Remix of Martin Solveig’s ‘Intoxicated’

Martin Solveig's indelible "Intoxicated" — one of SPIN's 40 Best Dance Songs of 2015 So Far from earlier this year — has gotten the remix…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

Billy Corgan Had a Son, Is a Dad Now

Billy Corgan, who is best known for his blog, www.peopleandtheircars.com, and to real fans, for his band, Smashing Pumpkins, is now a father. Alternative Nation reports…
James Grebey / December 22, 2015

Watch Stone Temple Pilots’ Touching Scott Weiland Tribute Video

Stone Temple Pilots have shared a moving tribute to their late bandmate, Scott Weiland, who died earlier this month of a drug overdose near Minneapolis. The tribute,…
James Grebey / December 21, 2015

Trent Reznor Promises New Nine Inch Nails Material in 2016

Nine Inch Nails have stayed mostly quiet since the release of their 2013 album Hesitation Marks but that'll change next year according to a new…
Colin Joyce / December 18, 2015

Watch Tink Light Up Los Angeles With ‘Wet Dollars’ at SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Event

Tink is a 20-year-old rapper from Illinois who's managed to drop stellar song after song — sprinkling in standout mixtape's like this year's Winter's Diary 3,…
Brennan Carley / December 18, 2015

Scott Weiland Died from Accidental Overdose of Cocaine, Ethanol, and MDA

Scott Weiland died earlier this month of an accidental overdose of cocaine, ethanol, and methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), according to an official report from the Hennepin County Medical…
James Grebey / December 18, 2015

Alex G Enlisted Girlpool for a Special Performance of ‘Brite Boy’ at SPIN’s 2015 Year In Music Event

In the midst of his set kicking off SPIN's 2015 Year in Music showcase at Los Angeles' Regent Theater, Philadelphia songwriter Alex G welcomed a…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

Watch Best Coast Tear Through ‘Feeling OK’ at SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Event

Last week at a show at Los Angeles' historic Regent Theater, L.A. locals Best Coast, Philadelphia indie pop songwriter Alex G, Chicago rapper Tink, and…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2015

Scott Weiland’s Death Prompts Substantial Sales Bump for Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver

Scott Weiland's tragic passing at the age of 48 has sparked massive sales spikes for the bands that he fronted, according to Billboard. Songs by…
Colin Joyce / December 15, 2015

Chris Cornell Dedicated an Acoustic Performance of ‘Say Hello 2 Heaven’ to Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland's untimely death devastated a host of '90s-era rock musicians; Billy Corgan, Stone Temple Pilots, and Velvet Revolver all wrote eulogies sharing their memories of the…
Rachel Brodsky / December 8, 2015

Pusha T Lights Fires on New ‘Darkest Before Dawn’ Track ‘M.F.T.R.’

Pusha T promised he'd have a new album out on December 18 — he's calling the project King Push - Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude —…
Brennan Carley / December 8, 2015

SPIN 2015 Exit Interviews: Carly Rae Jepsen

At a certain point, Carly Rae Jepsen got sick of "Call Me Maybe," too. "I was kind of getting tired of hearing my own voice on the radio," she…
Rachel Brodsky / December 8, 2015

SPIN 2015 Exit Interviews: Earl Sweatshirt

Because rap itself is an open dialogue, its practitioners are typically very cautious in interviews; someone is always listening. So when you criticize your peers,…
Dan Weiss / December 7, 2015

Bradford Cox Issues Apology to Billy Corgan, Still Taunts Him Onstage in Philadelphia

Correction: Video of the event has been uploaded to YouTube, and it looks like Bradford Cox did not actually tell Billy Corgan to "suck his dick,"
Andrew Unterberger / December 7, 2015

Grammy Nominations 2016: Taylor Swift, the Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, and More

The Grammy Award nominations for 2016 have just been announced, and predictably, Taylor Swift's 1989 and Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly have racked up many of the proceedings'
Brennan Carley / December 7, 2015

Thom Yorke and Flea Reunite to Perform ‘Atoms for Peace’ on French Television

Once-unlikely bandmates Thom Yorke and Flea are reuniting this week in Paris for the climate change concert Pathway to Paris, but they got back together…
Colin Joyce / December 3, 2015

Review: Foo Fighters’ Best Record in Years Is the Tragedy-Stricken ‘Saint Cecilia’ EP

In the nearly two decades since The Colour and the Shape put him on a whole new map, Dave Grohl’s highest profile is not as…
Brad Shoup / December 2, 2015

Noted Grunge Fan Justin Bieber Wore a Nirvana T-Shirt to the AMAs

Important Update: Courtney Love is cool with it. You're cool in my book @justinbieber xc — Courtney Love Cobain (@Courtney) November 23, 2015…
James Grebey / November 23, 2015
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