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The Ramones: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. It was one of those humid summer days in 1979 when the…
Legs McNeil and John Holmstrom / August 11, 2019

Drake Gets Abbey Road Tattoo After Breaking Beatles’ Billboard Record

Does Drake have "more slaps than the Beatles?" The line, which comes from his recent verse on Meek Mill's "Going Bad," has left the SPIN…
Rob Arcand / August 11, 2019

The Beatles’ Abbey Road Gets Box Set Reissue, Hear Alternate Versions of “Something”

The Beatles' 1969 album Abbey Road—the final album the band recorded together and penultimate album they released—will be reissued as a deluxe box set in commemoration…
Andy Cush / August 8, 2019

Peter Gabriel: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the September 1986 issue of SPIN. She shaved her head as penance. A darkly handsome young woman with…
Timothy White / August 4, 2019

XTC: Our 1989 Interview

This article originally appeared in the April 1989 issue of SPIN. XTC are sitting around the butcher block in Andy Partridge's eat-in kitchen,…
Rosemary Passantino / August 3, 2019

The Cure: Our 1987 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1987 issue of SPIN. It was the very last edition of The Tube, the most interesting…
Adam Sweeting / July 19, 2019

Watch Paul McCartney Bring Out Ringo Starr to Play Beatles Classics in L.A.

Paul McCartney just wrapped up his "Freshen Up" world tour last night with one final show in Los Angeles, and during his set at Dodger…
Rob Arcand / July 14, 2019

10 Beatles Songs We Wouldn’t Bring Back in the Yesterday Universe

Across the country this Independence Day break, families and Tinder connections on third dates will flock to theaters to see Danny Boyle’s Yesterday,…
SPIN Staff / July 4, 2019

10 Tours That Changed the World

Can a rock concert change the world? Yes. For the better? Not necessarily.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2019

Here Are the Lyrics to The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”

Here are the lyrics to The Beatles' "Hey Jude."
SPIN Staff / May 16, 2019

John Lennon-Owned, Beatles-Signed “Butcher Cover” LP Goes for $234,000 at Auction

In 1966, the Beatles released Yesterday and Today, a collection of assorted songs aimed at North American audience with some of the most memorable album…
Rob Arcand / May 11, 2019

Two Beatles’ Pre-Breakup Letters on Sale for $550,000

Two letters revealing the imminent breakup of the Beatles are up for sale, as Rolling Stone points out. Dated January 1969 and April 1969, the…
Rob Arcand / February 3, 2019

Peter Jackson Is Making a New Documentary About the Beatles’ Let it Be Using 55 Hours of Unseen Footage

It's hard to believe, but there is unseen video footage of The Beatles. Now, Peter Jackson is apparently preparing to make a new documentary out…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2019

U.S. Vinyl Album Sales Grew 15% in 2018, Led by the Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie & Panic! at the Disco

Vinyl album sales continue to be a bright spot among an otherwise bleak album sales picture. 16.8 million vinyl albums were sold in 2018, according…
Keith Caulfield, Billboard / January 13, 2019

Met Museum to Host Rock Instrument Exhibit Featuring Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Barry, St. Vincent, and More

A new exhibit headed to New York City will celebrate the instruments that have been a focal part of incredible moments throughout rock history. As noted…
Israel Daramola / November 20, 2018
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