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How Jimmy Eat World Fought Their Way Out of ‘The Middle’

Jimmy Eat World were only two albums into their deal with Capitol Records when they were dropped by the label. After receiving…
Cam Lindsay / July 23, 2021

Esteemed Grunge Band Deserved Fame

As mainstays in Seattle’s music scene, Mudhoney are used to looking back on their career. Whether it’s giving their take on the days of grunge…
Cam Lindsay / July 20, 2021

Modest Mouse’s Aware-anoia and Singing Through the End Times

Isaac Brock is talking about the epiphany he had from the moment he became a musician. "From the inception of this band, there've…
Lior Phillips / June 23, 2021

Tim Foljahn’s Dream of Life

Tim Foljahn has played in a lot of bands over the past 40 years, occasionally with some of the biggest names in indie rock, including…
Al Shipley / June 14, 2021

Liz Almighty

It’s no coincidence Liz Phair’s new album Soberish was released just in time for the entire world to reemerge into existence. Since her…
Liza Lentini / June 11, 2021

Shirley Manson Aims to Find Truth on Garbage’s No Gods No Masters

At the onset of what became the tangled COVID era, practically everyone found themselves wrestling with serious existential questions. But Garbage singer Shirley Manson, at a…
Tom Lanham / June 9, 2021

Kinship in the Kind Heaven Orchestra

It’s the day before this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are announced, and one of the two musicians perched on a bench in…
Katherine Turman / May 21, 2021

Dave Keuning on New Solo LP, Moving Forward With the Killers

Like many artists in the smartphone era, Dave Keuning has "hundreds" of guitar riffs and musical fragments stockpiled in his voice memos. Some…
Ryan Reed / May 20, 2021

The Rain King

For the Counting Crows' entire existence, they've been known for their blend of rock, country, pop and...singer Adam Duritz's trademark dreads. Duritz’s hair has been…
Daniel Kohn / May 18, 2021

Teenage Fanclub’s Next Chapter

When SPIN caught up with Teenage Fanclub songwriter Norman Blake in February to discuss the band’s new album Endless Arcade, the world was in a…
Patrick King / April 30, 2021

‘Natural Reverbs and Crazy Sounds’: 25 Years of Stone Temple Pilots’ Tiny Music…

It’s been 25 years since Stone Temple Pilots released their third album, Tiny Music… Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop, and (as we announced last…
Josh Chesler / April 22, 2021

The Offspring ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ Not a Minute Too Late

For The Offspring, four decades as a band has helped them master the art of timing—so much so that they don’t even realize they’re doing…
Nate Jackson / April 15, 2021

Tomahawk’s Oddfellows Create Sonic Mobility

"Pandemic, pajamas, shit, fatigue, dog, California, music." Mike Patton uses those words a lot during our interview, according to the transcription software that…
Katherine Turman / April 14, 2021

Mike McCready on His New Guitar and Pearl Jam’s Year That Wasn’t

Mike McCready, one of the most underrated guitarists of the past 30 years, should be celebrating the one-year anniversary of Gigaton out on the road. But fans…
Daniel Kohn / April 8, 2021

Dinosaur Jr’s Green Mind Turns 30

There’s a valid reason why Dinosaur Jr.’s most allegiant fans allude to Green Mind as frontman J Mascis’ inaugural solo offering: He not only produced…
Chris Harris / February 19, 2021
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