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Black Lips Accuse Gene Simmons of Misogyny, Demand KISS Army Surrender

Gene Simmons stopped by HuffPost Live for a video interview yesterday, where he got an unexpected call from Black Lips, who accused the KISS singer of…
Brennan Carley / August 12, 2014

Watch Black Lips and Boy George Bang T. Rex’s ‘Gong’

Last weekend's Coachella was packed to the tentpoles with star-studded collaborations: Drake joining Jhene Aiko, Blondie helping out Arcade Fire, and even Justin Bieber braving…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2014

Black Lips Evoke Kimye in ‘Nightmare Field’ Video

Black Lips' brand of sozzled garage-rock lends itself well to old-fashioned rebellious imagery of motorcycles and greasers. That's exactly what "Nightmare Field," a bonus track…
Marc Hogan / March 27, 2014

Black Lips Frontman Flings Race Cards at Lorde, Drake, and Macklemore

Black Lips, with their bracing garage-punk and publicity stunts, have the capacity to frustrate and thrill in equal measure. For every excellent album of brattily…
Marc Hogan / March 25, 2014

See Photos From Americana Music Association’s SXSW Showcase

This year's South By Southwest featured a number of must-see showcases, not least of all was the Americana Music Association at Pandora Discovery Den. Many notable performers filled…
Jen Jamin / March 18, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Black Lips, Bradford Cox, ‘Divergent’ Soundtrack, and More

The end of the work week has arrived, accompanied by new albums from Black Lips, Bradford Cox, Color War, and the star-studded Game of Thrones…
Jen Jamin / March 7, 2014

The Black Lips Play Raucous Bar Blues on ‘Justice After All’

When SPIN visited the Black Lips in the studio to discuss their March 18 album Underneath the Rainbow, Jared Swilley refuted a misconception about the…
Chris Martins / February 11, 2014

The Mighty Hannibal, Funk-Soul Iconoclast, Dead at 74

The Mighty Hannibal has died. According to Norton Records founder Billy Miller, the man born James Timothy Shaw passed away on Thursday, January 30, at…
Chris Martins / January 31, 2014

Black Lips Debut ‘Underneath the Rainbow’ Album Cover, Tour Dates

The end of 2013 brought some exceptional news for the new year: the Black Lips will return on March 18 with their seventh studio album,…
Chris Martins / January 6, 2014

Black Lips Guzzle Bathtub Gin on Horn-Assisted ‘Boys in the Wood’

The Black Lips' Underneath the Rainbow LP is booked to arrive on March 18, and the Atlanta outlaws have let the album's first single run…
Kyle McGovern / December 17, 2013

Black Lips Borrow Black Key for Rootsy March Album ‘Underneath the Rainbow’

Black Lips have been threatening an album with a Black Keys-man for a while, and now it's official. The Atlanta garage-psych hellions — and former…
Marc Hogan / December 12, 2013

Thee Oh Sees, Black Lips, Mikal Cronin Paddle Onto ‘Garage Swim’ Compilation

Cartoon Network sort of (not really) provided some clues in the scavenger hunt built around the new Boards of Canada album, and now the animation…
Kyle McGovern / April 29, 2013

Hear the Black Lips Faithfully Cover Willie Nelson for Record Store Day Exclusive

The Black Lips are following their 2012 excursion to the Middle East by getting back in touch with America's heartland. In honor of this year's…
Kyle McGovern / April 1, 2013

Dr. Dre Dismisses Then Stokes Rumors Hologram Tupac Will Go on Tour

It's the one-week anniversary of the day we couldn't stop talking about the weird hologram version of Tupac Shakur that joined Dr. Dre and Snoop…
Devon Maloney / April 23, 2012

See Three Exclusive Black Lips Performances

Last summer, the Black Lips landed on our cover and last week Chevy Sonic presented a live webcast of a special Lips performance direct from…
SPIN Staff / November 4, 2011

Watch a Special Black Lips Webcast on Today!

Today (October 27), grab a sandwich and cozy up to your computer screen for a special midday live stream event starring our favorite rock'n'roll wild…
SPIN Staff / October 25, 2011

Cruise The Bahamas With The Black Lips!

This February, while your friends are digging through the snow, you could be in the Bahamas watching Black Lips play on a cruise ship!
SPIN Staff / January 11, 2011

New Video: Black Lips’ Psychedelic Cartoon

It's Saturday morning cartoons on mescaline, Black Lips style!
William Goodman / February 23, 2009

From the Eastsport Cafe at Lollapalooza ’08: the Black Lips

This past weekend (Aug. 1-3), the masses congregated at Chicago, IL's Grant Park for the mighty Lollapalooza festival. Thousands of avid music fans were able…
Larry Fitzmaurice / August 4, 2008

Join at Lollapalooza ’08! is packing up its festival bags once again this weekend for one of summer's biggest weekends: Lollapalooza, in Chicago's gorgeous Grant Park. With headline…
Peter Gaston / July 30, 2008
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