Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys Announce North American Tour Dates

The Arctic Monkeys are keeping themselves occupied in 2018. Despite not releasing an album since 2013's AM, the band will headline Firefly Music Festival and tour Europe…
Monique Melendez / March 12, 2018

Arctic Monkeys Announce European Tour

Arctic Monkeys have announced a number of new performance dates in Europe. Kicking things off in Berlin this May, the band will make hit the…
Rob Arcand / March 4, 2018

Primavera Sound 2018 Lineup Announced: Lorde, Björk, Arctic Monkeys and More

Primavera Sound, the early-summer festival based in Barcelona, has announced its full lineup for this year. The year's biggest and most notable performers include Lorde, Björk, Arctic Monkeys…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 29, 2018

Arctic Monkeys Headlining Firefly Festival for First Show in 3 Years

Arctic Monkeys will headline Firefly Festival alongside Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and the Killers in June. The Delaware festival is thus far the band's first official…
Jordan Freiman / January 11, 2018

Arctic Monkeys Begin Recording New Album in Secret Location

Four years have passed since Arctic Monkeys released AM, their fifth album and the one on which they seemed to complete the transition from teenage…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / September 28, 2017

Video: Iggy Pop on Austin City Limits – “Success”

Iggy Pop recently stopped by Austin City Limits for his first time ever for a performance of old hits and new songs from this year’s…
Sadie Bell / October 28, 2016

The Last Shadow Puppets Announce Mini-Tour

Alex Turner's supergroup of a side-Arctic Monkeys project, the Last Shadow Puppets, have announced a mini-tour leading up to their performance at Coachella in April.
Harley Brown / January 25, 2016

‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’: Arctic Monkeys and the Death of a Subculture

Arctic Monkeys' Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not was released ten years ago, almost to the day this piece was written, but…
Sean Stanley / January 22, 2016

The 50 Best Rock Bands Right Now

A list celebrating rock bands in 2015? We don't see why not. Rock isn't at the center of the musical universe anymore, sure — maybe…
SPIN Staff / October 16, 2015

Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Guests on Josh Homme’s Beats 1 Show

"I will unleash the troops of rock like an armada dispatched to your eardrums," says Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme at the start…
Colin Joyce / July 30, 2015

Why Did MTV Nominate a Two-Year-Old Arctic Monkeys Video for a 2015 VMA?

Update: Vance Joy's "Riptide" video, which earned him an "Artist to Watch" VMA nomination, is also two years old. Actually, it's more than two years old,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 21, 2015

Outside Lands 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Nestled in the woods of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, Outside Lands prides itself on its sylvan aesthetic, sprinkling artisan food booths, a comedy stage,…
SPIN Staff / August 11, 2014

Man Bites Stranger During Arctic Monkeys’ Lollapalooza Set

Another music fan was bitten this week after an apparently crazed audience member at Arctic Monkeys' Lollapalooza set attacked a group of men.The bite victim,…
Brennan Carley / August 5, 2014

Arctic Monkeys Named in £1.2 Billion U.K. Tax Scheme

Of late, Arctic Monkeys have treated us to bits of vice and debauchery via the sex-charged, voyeuristic clip for "Snap Out of It" and that…
Colin Stutz / July 9, 2014

Watch Arctic Monkeys’ Voyeuristic ‘Snap Out of It’ Video

Arctic Monkeys are deep in the midst of another leg of touring for their muscly 2013 album AM, and today they've released another striking visual for…
Colin Joyce / June 17, 2014
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