The Replacements

Paul Westerberg: Throwing Out the Past

He’s gonna cancel on me. A blizzard is on the way, and the first flakes have started falling on this nervous Friday morning, two days…
Drew Fortune / March 7, 2016

Review: Sadie Switchblade Is Rock’s Most Beautiful Loser on Dyke Drama’s ‘Tender Resignation’ EP

Sadie Switchblade, frontwoman of hardcore punks G.L.O.S.S., recently became mainstream-famous for an unfortunate reason, as her group was the recipient of a series of despicable,…
Andrew Unterberger / November 16, 2015

Titus Andronicus Cover the Replacements’ ‘Bastards of Young’ With Craig Finn

Titus Andronicus wrapped up their five-night stay at home-field venue Shea Stadium in Brooklyn last night, celebrating both the release of fourth studio LP The…
Andrew Unterberger / July 29, 2015

The Replacements Might Have Played Their Final Show

The Replacements' reunion tour might have just come to an unceremonious close. During the band's set at Primavera Porto on Friday night (June 5), Paul…
Harley Brown / June 6, 2015

The Replacements Plot New Material, Debut ‘Whole Foods Blues’ Live

With replacement instrumentalists in tow, the Replacements seem to have new material in the works. The reconstituted Minnesotans  are presently in the midst of a…
Colin Joyce / April 25, 2015

The Replacements Will Reissue All Their Studio Albums in a New Box Set

The reunited Replacements have been playing shows and discussing new material for the past couple of years, but to tide fans over before that rumored…
Dan Weiss / March 6, 2015

The Replacements Plot First U.S. Tour in 24 Years

The Replacements have announced their first United States tour in 24 years. Up until now, reunion dates have been limited to the odd festival gig,…
Rachel Brodsky / February 9, 2015

Primavera Sound 2015 Lineup: The Strokes, the Replacements, Patti Smith, and More

Hold onto your hats, because Spain's Primavera Sound Festival has just announced its lineup for May 25 through May 31, 2015, and it's easily the best…
Brennan Carley / January 21, 2015

The Replacements Have Enough New Songs for a Return Album

In the middle of their first tour since 1991, the Replacements have now announced that they'd like to, at some point, possibly start to think…
Brennan Carley / September 22, 2014

Watch the Replacements’ Ramshackle Cover of Jackson 5’s ‘I Want You Back’

The Replacements have traditionally been known to occasionally spice up their live sets with unexpected covers, but on this reunion tour they've pulled one totally…
Colin Joyce / September 21, 2014

Watch the Replacements Serenade Minnesota With ‘Unsatisfied’

Now that the Replacements are back, it's impossible to imagine them ever having been gone at all. On Saturday night, the Minnesota band took the…
Brennan Carley / September 15, 2014

The Replacements Return to NBC With ‘Alex Chilton’

Nearly 30 years after being banned from Saturday Night Live, the Replacements kept things lean and mean on NBC last night. Appearing on The Tonight Show Starring…
Brennan Carley / September 10, 2014

Boston Calling 2014: Lorde Mesmerizes, Nas Lights Up, and More Live Photos

At this weekend's Boston Calling Festival (the fourth in 18 months), thunder and lightning threatened to overshadow the weekend's stellar lineup. But save for two canceled…
Brennan Carley / September 9, 2014

Replacements to Return to NBC 30 Years After ‘Saturday Night Live’ Ban

Prior to the release of their 1987 album Pleased to Meet Me, the notoriously ramshackle rockers in the Replacements took to the stage at 30…
Colin Joyce / September 8, 2014

Replacements Enlist Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong For Coachella

Reports from the reunion shows thus far have been relatively tame, but the Replacements may have been up to their old games last night at…
Colin Joyce / April 19, 2014

Coachella 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The first weekend of Coachella 2014 has come and gone, and we've already ranked the 20 Best Things We Saw. For a more comprehensive look…
SPIN Staff / April 14, 2014

Read Charles Aaron’s May 2010 ‘Scenes From a Marriage,’ Celebrating SPIN’s 25th Anniversary

I've been working at SPIN since fax machines were indispensable and phone conversations were unavoidable; and my tangential relationship with the magazine goes back to…
Charles Aaron / February 11, 2014

‘Songs for Slim’ Dunlap Benefit Compilation Will Be Packed With Stars

Singer-songwriter and former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap suffered a debilitating stroke in February of 2012, but if a silver lining can be found in such…
Chris Martins / November 1, 2013

Jeff Tweedy and Lucero Close Out ‘Songs for Slim’ Single Series

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and Lucero have joined forces for the last in the Songs for Slim 7-inch singles series. Tweedy is joined by his son…
Dan Reilly / September 13, 2013

The First Replacements Show in 22 Years, Reviewed by Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles

We sent Titus Andronicus singer Patrick Stickles to the Toronto stop of Riot Fest to cover the first Replacements concert in 22 years. His witty,…
Patrick Stickles / August 27, 2013
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