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50 Best Albums of 2017

Tuning into the media often felt nightmarish this year, whether you got your news from the morning paper or the sleepless churn of Facebook and…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2017

Video: Pile – “Dogs”

Beloved Boston post-hardcore band Pile have shared a new video for their song "Dogs." Originally released as a single from their standout album A Hairshirt…
Rob Arcand / November 26, 2017

Watch Pile Cover Radiohead’s “The Tourist”

The pulverizing and twisted Boston indie rock band Pile visited The A.V. Club’s Chicago studio recently to participate in A.V. Undercover, the long-running series in…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / October 24, 2017

Video: Pile – “Texas”

"Texas," the first single from Pile's great 2017 album A Hairshirt of Purpose, presents the beloved Boston band at their heaviest, with a uniquely twangy take on…
Andy Cush / August 29, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Pile’s Blistering New Audiotree Session Is the Next Best Thing to Seeing Them Live

The great Massachusetts post-hardcore band Pile built its rabid fanbase on a near-constant touring schedule and a famously intense and cathartic live show. If you haven't…
Andy Cush / May 31, 2017

Pile: A Million Sweaty Punks Can’t Be Wrong

If you wanted to pick a single moment of music to explain the phenomenon of Massachusetts post-hardcore quartet Pile--the rave…
Andy Cush / April 19, 2017

New Music: Pile – “Leaning on a Wheel”

"Leaning on a Wheel," the latest digital single from the Massachusetts punk quartet Pile’s upcoming fifth album A Hairshirt of Purpose, is about selfishness and…
Andy Cush / February 28, 2017

New Music: Pile – “Dogs”

Today, the great Massachusetts punk band Pile shares "Dogs," the second digital single from their forthcoming LP A Hairshirt of Purpose. "Texas," the first taste of the…
Andy Cush / February 8, 2017

New Music: Pile – “Texas”

In 2012, Pile released their third album Dripping, one of the best heavy rock albums of recent memory, and got little to no attention from the music press…
Andy Cush / January 11, 2017

PILE Spurn Responsibility in ‘Rock and Roll Forever With The Customer In Mind’ Video

If you ever stopped to wonder whether or not Boston punks PILE gave any fucks, well... they probably don't. In their new video for "Rock and…
Rachel Brodsky / March 26, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Jose Gonzales Explores ‘The Cave,’ Laura Marling Clings to ‘False Hope,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From Norwegian disco legends to Swedish folkies…
SPIN Staff / January 22, 2015