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30 Artists Reflect on Metallica’s Black Album Turning 30

These days, Metallica's self-titled fifth LP (aka the Black Album) is hailed as a bona fide classic. Quite admirable, considering how upon its 1991 release…
Jason Pettigrew / September 10, 2021

Art Brut Self-Canonize With ‘Top of the Pops’ Best-Of Compilation

Ten years ago, Eddie Argos formed a band. That band, post-ironic rockers Art Brut, is now celebrating their 10th anniversary with a double-disc "Best Of"
Kyle McGovern / March 1, 2013

Art Brut, ‘Brilliant! Tragic!’ (Cooking Vinyl/The End)

Honoring a spoken-punk tradition closer to Flipper than the Fall, 2009's Art Brut vs. Satan was these Londoners' pop apotheosis, although only fans noticed. Now…
Peter S. Scholtes / May 24, 2011

Love Pays $430K, MMJ’s Free Live Cuts + More

Courtney Love has settled a defamation lawsuit with designer Dawn Simorangkir for $430,000. The Hole singer was accused of making defamatory statements on…
SPIN Staff / March 4, 2011

Review: Everybody Was in the French Resistance… Now, ‘Fixin’ the Charts, Vol. 1′

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: January 26, 2010Label: Cooking VinylOne of his generation's great poets of the mundane has formed a band about a…
Spencer Kornhaber / February 16, 2010

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
Anna Hyclak / October 9, 2009

New Albums from Depeche Mode, Art Brut, and 9 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / April 21, 2009

Art Brut, ‘Art Brut vs. Satan’ (Downtown)

Naysayers, prudes, and rival philosopher kings may be surprised that Eddie Argos and his crank army have lasted for three albums. But the Brit crew…
Stacey Anderson / April 12, 2009

Exclusive: In the Studio with Art Brut

With their wacky lyrics and fun-lovin' onstage debauchery, Art Brut are one of the most entertaining bands in indie rock. So when we discovered that…
William Goodman / March 17, 2009

Art Brut Working with Pixies’ Frank Black On New Album

"I'm rubbish with secrets." Art Brut frontman Eddie Argos confessed via his blog [via], before admitting that yes, Art Brut is working with Pixies…
Melissa Goldstein / December 2, 2008

Art Brut Offshoot Preps Free Holiday Single

In these times of economic hardship, sleigh bells, bagpipes and a children's choir don't come cheap. Or do they?
Melissa Goldstein / November 17, 2008
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