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Jimmy Page, Elton John, Q-Tip and Other Musicians React to Chris Cornell’s Death

Chris Cornell, iconic frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died unexpectedly at age 52 Wednesday night. As news spread, scores of musicians took to social media to pay tribute. Here are…
Anna Gaca / May 18, 2017

Priests, Downtown Boys, Screaming Females, More Sign Open Letter Regarding SXSW’s Deportation Clause

Dozens of bands and musicians have signed an open letter directed to the organizers of SXSW, demanding that the festival remove clauses from its contract regarding deportation…
Andy Cush / March 3, 2017

Priests’ Activist Rock in an Unsettled D.C.

On the night before Donald Trump would be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the Washington D.C. rock band Priests was…
Jeremy Gordon / February 2, 2017

New Music: Ted Leo – “In the Mean Times”

While millions across the nation recoil in horror at this trainwreck of an election, some artists like Death Cab for Cutie and Aimee Mann have…
Charles Innis / October 25, 2016

New Music: Ted Leo – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

Multi-instrumentalist indie rocker Ted Leo has recorded a jubilant rendition of David Bowie's "Heroes" for Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie, an…
Charles Innis / October 14, 2016

Liz Phair Has Been Performing Her Biggest Hit With Holiday-Themed Lyrics

The iconic creator of one of SPIN's ten favorite albums of the last 30 years, Liz Phair has been on tour with Aimee Mann and…
Dan Weiss / December 23, 2015

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, as the Both, Bronze the Fonz on Punchy ‘Milwaukee’

The legacy of Scott Miller, the former Game Theory and Loud Family power-pop songsmith who died early last year, just got that much more impressive.
Marc Hogan / January 24, 2014

She & He: Aimee Mann and Ted Leo Form #BOTH

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo have combined their eloquent, slightly off-kilter songwriting powers to form a duo called #BOTH. Mann, who scored an Oscar nod…
Marc Hogan / February 22, 2013

Ted Leo’s Life With Rush: Closer to the Heart

In advance of the June 12 release of Rush's new Clockwork Angels, punk-rock stalwart Ted Leo shares his tale of a life touched by the…
Ted Leo / June 5, 2012

Ted Leo Performs Intimate Memorial for Slain Austin Scene Booster Esme Barrera

"It's a hard honor, but it's an honor to be here tonight."
Chad Swiatecki / January 30, 2012

Dirty Projectors, St. Vincent Honor Azerrad’s DIY Book

Last night at New York City's Bowery Ballroom, a host of indie faves, including Dirty Projectors, St. Vincent, and Titus Andronicus, helped music journalist (and…
Caitlin Curran / May 23, 2011

‘Mess With Texas’ Megashow Helps Close out SXSW

It was no stunner that Ted Leo, punk-ethos lifer and reluctant interlocutor in South By Southwest's music-industry minstrel show, provided the most cutting epilogue to…
Charles Aaron / March 20, 2011

Navarro Talks Jane’s, Snoop Goes Gorillaz + More

Dave Navarro says Jane's Addiction are experimenting with new sounds and instrumentation on the band's first record since 2003's Strays. In an interview…
Kevin O'Donnell / December 7, 2010

FREE MIXTAPE: Top Acts Cover Bad Religion

In our November issue, SPIN celebrates 30 years of the iconic label Epitaph Records, tracing its rise from a DIY imprint founded by Brett Gurewitz…
SPIN Staff / October 19, 2010
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