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Read Chuck Berry’s Reviews of The Clash, The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, and More

In a 1980 interview with the now-defunct zine Jet Lag, Chuck Berry, who died Saturday at age 90, divulged that he was behind on new…
Dale Eisinger / March 19, 2017

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The 100 Greatest Rock Stars Since That Was A Thing

Three of the 100 are in this picture! The Rolling Stones, in 1964, from left to right: Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts…
Bob Guccione Jr / July 6, 2021

The 50 Best Live Albums of the 1970s

The concert industry exploded in the 1970s, and the live album, a stopgap project once reserved for only the biggest artists, became a compulsory ritual…
Al Shipley / July 5, 2021

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 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

Dave Bartholomew, Composer and Producer Who Guided Fats Domino’s Career, Dead at 100

New Orleans songwriter, producer, trumpet player, and Fats Domino collaborator Dave Bartholomew died today, the Washington Post reports. His death was confirmed by his son…
Rob Arcand / June 23, 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

Grammys 2018: Watch Jon Batiste and Gary Clark Jr. Perform a Tribute to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino

Tonight, songwriter Jon Batiste took the stage with Gary Clark Jr. to perform a tribute to the late musicians Chuck Berry and Fats Domino.
Rob Arcand / January 28, 2018

Jack White’s Third Man Records Announces Classic Chess Records Reissues

Jack White has always taken a certain influence from blues music, and on Friday, the songwriter announced that his label and vinyl pressing plant, Third Man…
Rob Arcand / September 17, 2017

Stream Chuck Berry’s New Album Chuck

Three months after Chuck Berry’s death at 90, the rock legend’s final album, Chuck, has been released. The record is Berry’s first new one since…
Taylor Berman / June 9, 2017

Chuck Berry – “Lady B. Goode”

CHUCK, Chuck Berry's posthumous album and first studio release in nearly 40 years, is out on June 9. After sharing a video for "Big Boys"
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 24, 2017

Video: Chuck Berry – “Big Boys”

Before his passing in March, pioneering rock'n'roller Chuck Berry finished work on a new comeback album called CHUCK, featuring his first new studio-recorded music in just under 40…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 17, 2017

Chuck Berry – “Wonderful Woman”

Chuck Berry's posthumous effort CHUCK is out June 9 via Dualtone Records and it's thus far been preceded by two releases: March's "Big Boys" and "Wonderful Woman,"
Brian Josephs / April 26, 2017

Watch Gene Simmons’ Tearful Speech at Chuck Berry’s Memorial Service

Gene Simmons of KISS gave an impromptu eulogy at Chuck Berry's open-casket memorial service in St. Louis yesterday. In a seven-minute speech interrupted by moments of Simmons becoming…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 10, 2017

Chuck Berry’s Public Viewing Announced For St. Louis Concert Venue

Chuck Berry's public funeral will take place in his hometown of St. Louis on April 9, according to CBS' Public viewing will run from…
Brian Josephs / March 29, 2017

New Music: Chuck Berry – “Big Boys”

Chuck Berry was working on his first studio album in almost 40 years before he passed away at the age of 90 last weekend. That project, titled Chuck, will…
Brian Josephs / March 22, 2017
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