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Jimmy Eat World: How Rage Against the Machine and Van Halen Inspired Their New Album

It's been a year of major milestones for Jimmy Eat World. Back in February, the group—frontman Jim Adkins, guitarist/vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch and…
Jolie Lash / October 16, 2019

Thom Yorke Gave a Wild Performance of Three Solo Songs on Kimmel

Historically, either solo or with Radiohead, Thom Yorke has not been the sort of guy who plugs his new music with chummy interviews and performances on…
Andy Cush / October 16, 2019

Every Nine Inch Nails Album, Ranked

It would be blatant oversimplification to label Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor a musical genius. It’s tantamount to calling Kim Jong-un a "bad dude"
Chris Harris / October 16, 2019

Which Nine Inch Nails Album Is the Best?

Three decades ago on October 20, a young Trent Reznor unleashed Pretty Hate Machine, blending new wave synths with industrial rhythms and rock guitars to…
SPIN Staff / October 16, 2019

Who Won the Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate?

Round four of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates, held in Westerville, Ohio, on October 15, is over and done with. The debate featured 12 candidates…
Maggie Serota / October 15, 2019

Revisit New Sounds, SPIN’s 1985 Experimental Music Column by John Schaefer

Last Friday, The New York Times reported that WNYC-FM had decided to cancel New Sounds, the long-running radio show devoted to experimental music in all its forms, as well as…
Will Gottsegen / October 15, 2019

Which Artists Should Be Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Of the 16 artists nominated this year,…
SPIN Staff / October 15, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominations: All the Surprises, Snubs, and Subtext

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Not all of the 16 artists—which include Soundgarden, Nine…
Al Shipley / October 15, 2019

Vicky Cornell: Chris Cornell Would Be “So Honored” by Soundgarden’s First Rock Hall Nomination

Vicky Cornell is celebrating Soundgarden's first nomination for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Will Gottsegen / October 15, 2019

Why Soundgarden Thought Being Compared to Led Zeppelin Was “a Thorn” in Their Side

Soundgarden was nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the first time on October 15. In celebration of this honor, we are republishing…
Michael Corcoran / October 15, 2019

13 Essential Sonic Youth Songs That Put Kim Gordon Center Stage

As a bassist, singer, and guitarist in Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon was responsible for some of the band's most uncompromising songs. Here are 13 of…
Andy Cush / October 14, 2019

Beck and Coldplay’s Chris Martin Put a Spin on ‘Loser’ With Indian Classical Musicians

The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles hosted its annual Gala in the Garden on October 12, this year honoring Judy Chicago and Jordan Peele. For the musical portion of…
Will Gottsegen / October 14, 2019

12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

It's become a badge of honor for athletes, rockers, authors, astronauts, actors, politicians, and pop culture icons to get The Simpsons treatment. And on October…
Jolie Lash / October 13, 2019

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 2019

Hard Rock Hotel Under Construction in New Orleans Collapses, Killing One Person

A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday morning amid dust and…
Associated Press / October 12, 2019

Why Joan Jett Thought Rush Were “Assholes”

Revisit our May 1987 cover story on Joan Jett.
Daisann McLane / October 12, 2019

Foo Fighters’ New 01020225 EP Features Some Surprising Covers

Foo Fighters have released another surprise EP as part of their ongoing Foo Files archival series.
Rob Arcand / October 12, 2019

Hear Bob Dylan Perform “Lenny Bruce” Live for the First Time in Over a Decade

Bob Dylan performed in Irvine, California Friday night (October 11, 2019) for his first North American show of the year, and during his set, the…
Rob Arcand / October 12, 2019

Here’s What Jimmy Eat World Played on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jimmy Eat World's tenth studio album Surviving is set to arrive on October 18, and in the buildup to the album, the band stopped by…
Rob Arcand / October 12, 2019
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