Pissed Jeans

Read All Our 2017 Cover Stories

In 2017, Spin writers visited the streets of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, hung out with Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew in L.A., traveled to Gary, Indiana to profile footwork pioneer Jlin, chatted with Venezuelan…
SPIN Staff / December 21, 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

Pissed Jeans: Men Against Boys

Matt Korvette has only been to Big Gay Ice Cream in South Philadelphia once before. It’s 8 p.m. the evening after Valentine’s Day and the…
Maria Sherman / March 9, 2017

Review: On Why Love Now, Pissed Jeans Explore the Lighter Side of Everyday Agony

The world of heavy guitar music isn’t known for its sense of humor. You have your bearded metalheads, singing about wizards and spending Friday evenings…
Andy Cush / February 24, 2017

New Music: Pissed Jeans – “Ignorecam”

Each of the last two great albums from Pennsylvania scuzz merchants Pissed Jeans had a single whose chorus consisted mainly of frontman Matt Korvette vocally approximating all-caps keyboard-mashing.
Andy Cush / January 11, 2017

Pissed Jeans Announce New Album, Release Single

This morning, Pennsylvania sludge rockers Pissed Jeans released the first single from their just-announced new album, Why Love Now. The album, the band’s fifth, was…
Taylor Berman / November 15, 2016

UltraMantis Black Bring Militant Hardcore to “Biomonster DNA” Video

UltraMantis Black, a star within the Philadelphia pro-wrestling scene, has formed a band by the same name. Featuring members of punk group Pissed Jeans, UltraMantis…
Theo Salem-Mackall / July 16, 2014

No Age + Pissed Jeans = Rat Fist, Stream ‘Disrupt Yr DNA’

In a SPIN profile last year about Pissed Jeans, No Age's Randy Randall spoke about the closeness he felt to the fellow Sub Pop punks.
Colin Joyce / May 27, 2014

Sub Pop’s 2014 Record Store Day Goodies Include Mudhoney, Pissed Jeans Rarities

Record Store Day 2014 is fast on the approach, and Sub Pop has revealed what they have lined up for the April 19 event. The…
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2014

Hopscotch 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Red Cups and Sweaty Bodies Everywhere Like South by Southwest minus the infestation of industry vermin and the clumsy bluster of corporate partyzillas, the 2013…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2013

The Biggest Losers: Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Celebrates 25 Years With Built to Spill, King Tuff, More

Yes, you're old. On Saturday, great American institution Sub Pop Records celebrated its honest-to-god 25th birthday with a multi-stage blowout in its Seattle hometown, with…
Jolie Ruben / July 15, 2013

Pissed Jeans Inspire an Ice Skater’s Rebellion in ‘Romanticize Me’ Video

Pissed Jeans frontman Matt Korvette invoked the term "adult angst" when talking with SPIN about the Pennsylvania punks' Essential fourth album, Honeys. "I think we've certainly moved…
Kyle McGovern / June 27, 2013

Sub Pop Invites J Mascis, Mudhoney, and Pissed Jeans to Label’s 25th Birthday Party

Earlier this year, Sub Pop sort of announced plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a single-day Silver Jubilee festival. The vague invitation read, "We…
Kyle McGovern / April 10, 2013

Pissed Jeans: The Curious Case of an Unrequited Hard-On

"Today we were discussing the possibility of me quitting my job," Matt Kosloff says as he squints into the pallid light of his refrigerator. "We're…
David Bevan / February 20, 2013

Pissed Jeans, ‘Honeys’ (Sub Pop)

"I like noise. I like big-ass vicious noise that makes my head spin. I wanna feel it whipping through me like a fucking jolt… an…
Joe Gross / February 13, 2013
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