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

Brother Against Brother (or Sister): Music’s Top 10 Sibling Band Breakups

Brothers and sisters often have complicated love/hate relationships, and adding music and fame to the situation only makes things more intense. Some siblings have made…
Al Shipley / April 10, 2020

Heart Announce First Tour in Three Years After “Nightmare” That Almost Ended the Band

The last we heard from Heart was in 2017, when sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson hadn’t spoken to each other in almost seven months after…
James Rettig, Stereogum / February 11, 2019

Rock Hall of Fame 2018: Heart and Alice in Chains Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell, Play “Black Hole Sun”

Last night at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Heart's Ann Wilson teamed up with Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains to…
Rob Arcand / April 15, 2018

Here Is a Great Story About the Time Chris Cornell Wore a “Black Hole Sun” Costume To a Halloween Party

Chris Cornell was a longtime friend of Heart's Ann Wilson, and after his passing last week, Wilson spoke with Rolling Stone about her memories of…
Rob Arcand / May 26, 2017

Watch Ann Wilson Cover Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” on Kimmel

Heart’s Ann Wilson paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell during last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, performing a cover of Soundgarden’s "Black Hole Sun" with…
Taylor Berman / May 19, 2017

Heart Cover Paul McCartney & Wings’ ‘Band on the Run’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Heart got the Jimmy Kimmel Live audience's blood pumping Monday when the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers covered Paul McCartney & Wings' "Band on the…
James Grebey / January 6, 2015

Foo Fighters ‘Kick It Out’ With Heart on ‘Letterman’ Last Night

After Monday night's high-spirited take on Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" (with help from country superstar Zac Brown), the Foo Fighters hit the Late Show With David Letterman…
Brennan Carley / October 15, 2014

BottleRock Festival 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

This past weekend, droves of nostalgia-prone music fans-slash-wine enthusiasts gathered at Napa Valley for the latest installment of BottleRock festival, a three-day showcase billed as…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

Heart Jump Ship on SeaWorld Gig Over ‘Blackfish’ Documentary

Heart has pulled out of its upcoming gig at SeaWorld Orlando, citing the CNN documentary Blackfish as the cause. In a tweet published December 7,…
Kyle McGovern / December 9, 2013

Rush to Judgment: The Agony and Ecstasy of 2013’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Hell hath no fury like a Rush fan scorned. For over a decade, the cult of the Toronto prog-rock power trio has been waiting for…
Jeff Weiss / April 19, 2013

The 20 Coolest Tributes to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Call us cynics, but in our world, there are cooler honors than having John Mayer guitar-face one of your songs in front of a bunch…
SPIN Staff / April 18, 2013

Women of Metal

Heavy metal, back when bands actually shrieked about defiling groupies instead of Satanic surgical procedures, was always in the running for music's most misogynistic genre.
Chuck Eddy / July 1, 2011