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Video: The Jesus and Mary Chain – “Mood Rider”

"Mood Rider," a song from the Jesus and Mary Chain's pretty good new album Damage & Joy, has a music video. It's basically a live-action lyric…
Anna Gaca / April 14, 2017

Review: The Jesus and Mary Chain Correct Their Course on the Satisfying Damage and Joy

Just think of the legacy of Jim and William Reid, the two brothers helming the Jesus and Mary Chain for more than 30 years of hurts-so-good…
Dale Eisinger / March 28, 2017

New Music: Stream Damage And Joy, the First Jesus and Mary Chain Album in 17 Years

Seventeen years after after their last release, the Jesus And Mary Chain finally return with a new album. After breaking up in 1999, touring in…
Rob Arcand / March 24, 2017

Review: The Jesus and Mary Chain – Honey’s Dead

This review of the Jesus and Mary Chain's Honey's Dead (first released March 23rd, 1992) originally ran in the May 1992 issue of SPIN. We're republishing it…
Jim Greer / March 23, 2017

The Jesus and Mary Chain Announce North American Tour

The Jesus and Mary Chain's first album in 19 years, Damage and Joy, comes out on March 24. The legendary UK band has just announced…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 28, 2017

New Music: The Jesus & Mary Chain – “Always Sad”

The Jesus & Mary Chain have released the second single from their upcoming album Damage and Joy, their first in 19 years. The track, "Always Sad,"
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 10, 2017

New Music: Beach Slang – “Sometimes Always” (Jesus and Mary Chain Cover)

Beach Slang are prepping the second volume of their cover songs cassette series, Here, I Made This for You (Beach Slang Mixtape Vol. 2). We've already heard the…
Anna Gaca / February 1, 2017

Jesus And Mary Chain Officially Announce New Album Damage and Joy, Out March 24

Next year, the great Scottish proto-shoegaze motorcycle reverb rockers Jesus and Mary Chain will release Damage and Joy, their first album since Munki in 1998. The news comes after…
Andy Cush / December 8, 2016

A New Jesus and Mary Chain Album Is Coming Next Year

The Jesus and Mary Chain, the influential Scottish band founded by brothers Jim and William Reid in 1983, are releasing a new album in 2017. Creation Records,…
Andy Cush / November 16, 2016

‘We’re the Junkie F**king Band!’: Bobby Gillespie on Ten Weird Primal Scream Songs

Over their 30-plus-year career, Scottish rock'n'roll wild bunch Primal Scream have covered more ground than entire scenes' worth of bands. They've dipped into hippie, acid-house utopianism…
Andrew Unterberger / March 17, 2016

The Jesus and Mary Chain Play ‘Psychocandy’ Classics on ‘Carson Daly’

Last Call With Carson Daly took a brief detour last night to the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, where the Jesus and Mary Chain recently stopped…
Andrew Unterberger / September 9, 2015

The Jesus and Mary Chain Celebrate ‘Psychocandy’ Anniversary With ‘Live at Barrowlands’ LP

The Jesus and Mary Chain have been playing some live dates this year celebrating the 30th anniversary of their iconic record Psychocandy (one of SPIN's…
Colin Joyce / June 3, 2015

The Jesus and Mary Chain Say They ‘Will Get It Together’ and Make New Album

The Jesus and Mary Chain appear to be making nice again. A recap: The band broke up in 1999 when brothers Jim and William Reid couldn't…
James Grebey / February 10, 2015

The Jesus and Mary Chain Celebrate ‘Psychocandy’ 30th Anniversary With North American Tour

The Jesus and Mary Chain have announced that they'll celebrate the 30th anniversary of their heralded Psychocandy with a series of concerts. The Scottish band already announced their…
James Grebey / January 26, 2015

Shoepergaze! Jesus and Mary Chain Get an Onstage Assist from a Bloody Valentine

Barcleona's Primavera Sound Festival wrapped up over the weekend, and we've rounded up the 10 Best Things We Saw at the annual showcase, but here's one highlight…
Kyle McGovern / May 28, 2013
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