Meat Puppets

Record Store Day Shares New List of Exclusive Releases

Record Store Day has just announced 2020's "RSD Drops," its annual collection of vinyl which will be released on three separate days this year --…
Brenton Blanchet / June 1, 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

Meat Puppets Are Going on Tour With Mudhoney

Veteran alt-rockers Meat Puppets are teaming up with Mudhoney for a set of U.S. tour dates in 2020. After kicking things off at the Fillmore in San…
Will Gottsegen / November 12, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged Rehearsal Tracks Are Now Ready for Your Turntable

Nirvana's legendary live album MTV Unplugged in New York is now available as a deluxe vinyl reissue in honor of its 25th anniversary. The original…
Will Gottsegen / November 1, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in NY Is 25: The Meat Puppets & Bobcat Goldthwait Take Us Back

As they were exiting their posh New York hotel on the night of November 18, 1993, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselić were…
Chris Harris / November 1, 2019

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

10 Tours That Changed the World

Can a rock concert change the world? Yes. For the better? Not necessarily.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2019

Meat Puppets Announce Dusty Notes, The First Album Featuring the Band’s Original Lineup in 24 Years

Legendary Arizona alt-rockers Meat Puppets are returning with their first new album since 2013, and their first featuring their original lineup intact since 1995. Though brothers Curt…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 11, 2018

Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes Joins Meat Puppets at New York Show

Meat Puppets are currently on a co-headlining tour with their fellow titans of the '80s and early '90s Soul Asylum, and it seems that their…
Colin Joyce / June 24, 2015

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Phoenix, Christopher Owens, Meat Puppets, Junip, and More

It's Wednesday — that means we've got another cluster of albums ready for streaming. Strap on a pair of headphones and dive in: 1) Phoenix, Bankrupt!. "The…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

Hear ‘Original One,’ a New Squeak From Meat Puppets’ ‘Rat Farm’

Meat Puppets, the pioneering punk'n'western Arizona cactus-kickers, are returning this month with their 14th(!) album, Rat Farm, out April 14 (via Megaforce). The band said they…
Christopher R. Weingarten / April 4, 2013

Meat Puppets ‘Play it Straight’ on 14th Studio Album ‘Rat Farm’

The Meat Puppets are returning this spring with what frontman Curt Kirkwood has dubbed "real blown-up folk music." (For what it's worth, we described the Phoenix…
Kyle McGovern / February 8, 2013

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

FREE ALBUM: SPIN Tribute to Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’

SPIN's August issue pays tribute to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, and as part of our package we tapped some of our favorite contemporary…
SPIN Staff / July 19, 2011

The 10 Best Moments of All Tomorrow’s Parties

All Tomorrow's Parties, a three-day festival held this weekend at the family-oriented Butlins Resort near Minehead on the west coast of England, couldn't have been…
SPIN Staff / May 16, 2011
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