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Review: Hüsker Dü – Candy Apple Grey

This review of  Candy Apple Grey originally appeared in the July 1986 issue of Spin. We are republishing it now in the light of drummer, songwriter, and vocalist…
Lenny Kaye / September 14, 2017

Revisit Our 1989 Interview With Grant Hart on the Breakup of Hüsker Dü: “After the Fall”

Grant Hart—drummer, songwriter, and vocalist in Hüsker Dü—passed away on Sept. 14, 2017. In light of that, we are republishing an interview with Hart from…
Tom Wrobleski / September 14, 2017

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Meat Puppets: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. My friend, a long-haired New York University student into SST bands, tells…
Sue Cummings / August 4, 2019

Hüsker Dü: Our 1985 Interview With Bob Mould

This article originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. Hüsker Dü's music smells like grainy old film stock to me, like…
Drew Wheeler / July 25, 2019

Numero Group Offers Charming Tribute to Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart: “Just a Boy Living on Heaven Hill”

Grant Hart, former drummer, singer, and songwriter in legendary alt-rock band Hüsker Dü and a solo artist in his own right, passed away this week at…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 14, 2017

Billie Joe Armstrong, Craig Finn, Ryan Adams and More Pay Tribute to Grant Hart of Hüsker Dü

Following today's news of the death of Grant Hart at age 56, a number of Hart's contemporaries and artistic descendants have shared tributes to the late former…
Andy Cush / September 14, 2017

“The Band Was our Life”: Hüsker Dü’s Bob Mould Pens Poignant Tribute to Grant Hart

Grant Hart--drummer and frequent singer/songwriter for Minnesota punk rock greats Hüsker Dü--died this week of undisclosed causes, at 56 years old. Bob Mould, Hüsker Dü's guitarist and…
Andy Cush / September 14, 2017

Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart Dead at 56

Grant Hart, drummer and songwriter for the influential rock band Hüsker Dü, has died. He was 56 years old. The cause of death has not been announced,…
Jeremy Gordon / September 14, 2017

Hear Tons of Unreleased Hüsker Dü Material From Forthcoming Early Reissue Set

There's a mother lode of music arriving for fans of Hüsker Dü, who soon will be issuing a trove of mostly unreleased material from early in…
Andy Cush / September 5, 2017

David Crosby Reviews Hüsker Dü’s “Eight Miles High” Cover: “Didn’t Get Me”

David Crosby's Twitter feed, our primary outsider-news source, served up another morsel of microdrama today. When former bandmate Roger McGuinn encouraged him to weigh in on '80s…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 12, 2017

Watch Johnny Depp, Ryan Adams, and Bob Mould Help Butch Walker in the Studio

And now, in power groups we wish we'd been in the same room as, Butch Walker got some help with recording his recently released seventh…
Rachel Brodsky / March 13, 2015

Husker Dos and Don’ts: Grant Hart’s Secrets to Success

Even as Hüsker Dü started to crumble around him in the late '80s, one could never accuse Grant Hart of lacking ambition. Alongside fellow Hüskers Bob…
Colin Joyce / July 22, 2013

Bob Mould Finally Gets His Sitcom in ‘Star Machine’ Video

Is this Bob Mould's new music video or his audition tape for Modern Family? Maybe it's a little of both. In this humorous clip for…
Daniel Kreps / January 29, 2013

Hüsker Dü’s Rare First Single Reissued for Record Store Day

A little-heard Hüsker Dü single has been added to this coming April's Record Store Day releases. "Statues" and "Amusement" were two tracks Bob Mould and…
Daniel Kreps / January 22, 2013

See Dave Grohl and Bob Mould Power Through Husker Du’s ‘Ice Cold Ice’

"There's an old saying about rock and roll being nothing more than 'three chords and the truth,'" Bob Mould said during a Reddit AMA yesterday.
Marc Hogan / December 18, 2012
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