Charles Manson

The Ramones: Our 1986 Cover Story

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 / October 8, 2019

Sonic Youth: Our 1985 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1985 issue of SPIN. The street is filled with broken Malta bottles. The building's doorway is…
Bryron Coley / July 21, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s Manson Film Set to Be Released on 50th Anniversary of Sharon Tate’s Murder

Quentin Tarantino has set a release date of August 9, 2019 for his ninth film, Variety reports. Details on what the movie is actually about…
Maggie Serota / December 1, 2017

Charles Manson vs. Woodstock: SPIN’s 1994 Cover Story, ‘Summer of ’69’

I was flattered, of course, when SPIN decided to put my 5,000-word thinkpiece contrasting the 25th anniversaries of Woodstock and the Manson Family murders on…
Mike Rubin / September 25, 2015

Charles Manson Signed a Copy of the Beatles’ ‘White Album,’ and It’s On Sale

If you're a fan of the Beatles and/or convicted mass murderers, then we have a treat for you: There is a listing on the online…
James Grebey / June 9, 2015

Charles Manson Was a Decent Musician, Not a Decent Human Being

Hey world, Charles Manson was into music, and he even made a good amount of the stuff. In the nascent days of that whole cult-building…
Chris Martins / October 17, 2013

Manson Family Values: Charles Writes Marilyn Inscrutable Note

Isn't it something when Beautiful People come together? Wait, wait, no... two Antichrist Superstars walk into a bar. It seems that after 23 years of…
Chris Martins / September 21, 2012