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T Rex All-Star Tribute Album Produced by Hal Willner Gets Release Date

Famed SNL music producer Hal Willner may no longer be with us. However, before losing his battle with COVID-19, he had been working on a…
SPIN Staff / April 29, 2020

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Watch Bono and the Edge Perform ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’

Bono and the Edge got in the holiday spirit this week and performed an in-studio cover of "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" during Ireland’s Late Late…
Katrina Nattress / December 19, 2020

SPIN’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

COVID-19 brought the concert industry to a screeching halt in 2020. But all that disposable income music fans generally spend on concert tickets…
Ron Hart / December 13, 2020

The 35 Best Albums of the Last 35 Years

Let’s face it: With most "Best Albums" lists, you know the broad strokes of the ranking before you even click. Part of that…
SPIN Staff / December 6, 2020

SPIN 35 How U2’s Concert in War Torn Sarajevo Came About

This past September 23rd was the 23rd Anniversary of one of the most famous and truly meaningful rock concerts ever staged: U2 playing Sarajevo, soon…
Bob Guccione Jr / November 28, 2020

The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

The Most Influential Artists: #14 U2

As part of our 35th anniversary, we’re naming the most influential artists of the past 35 years. Today, we’re at #14. From Dublin, Ireland here…
Ryan Reed / November 23, 2020

The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

U2’s All That You Can’t Leave Behind to Be Reissued With New Songs

Damn, it's been 20 years since U2 released All That You Can't Leave Behind, an album some considered a return to form after experimenting on Zooropa and Pop.
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Watch Bono and the Edge Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’

On Sunday, St. Vincent shared a video of herself "fumbling through" a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven." But she wasn't the only one inspired…
Daniel Kohn / July 27, 2020

Inhaler’s Elijah Hewson on Influences, Debut Album Prep and New Single ‘Falling In’

Inhaler is one of the 2020 bands you need to know. After a Winter tour in the UK and Europe, where the foursome…
Jolie Lash / May 27, 2020

Bono Shares a Playlist of the ’60 Songs That Saved My Life’

Want to feel old? U2 singer Bono turns 60 today. Maybe if you're young, maybe he's always been old. But that's not the point here.
Daniel Kohn / May 10, 2020

U2’s Adam Clayton Opens Up About How Quarantine Affects Mental Health

U2's Adam Clayton has been open about his battles with depression and addiction, and on Friday night the bassist visited Ireland’s The Late Late Show to discuss how…
Katrina Nattress / May 9, 2020

Bono Shares New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’ to Honor Italians Dealing With Coronavirus

Bono dropped a new song on U2's social media platforms on Tuesday. The song, titled "Let Your Love Be Known," was a tribute to Italians…
Daniel Kohn / March 17, 2020
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