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Deftones Announce Summer North American Tour Dates

Deftones are ready for summer and have dropped their summer tour dates for 2020. Kicking off in Portland, Oregon, on July 27, the…
Emily Tan / February 11, 2020

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Poppy Surprise Releases Eat EP in Collaboration With WWE

If you had "Poppy partnering with WWE to release a new EP" on your 2021 Bingo card, you were paying more attention than we were…
Josh Chesler / June 9, 2021

Exit Interview: Poppy on Canceled Tours, the New ‘Sonic Vibe’ of Her Next LP

Poppy vividly remembers her 2020 "Mission Impossible moment." The pop-metal shapeshifter was gearing up for a European tour behind her acclaimed January LP,…
Ryan Reed / December 29, 2020

The 30 Best Songs of 2020

For a year that made no sense, it's only fitting that 2020's best songs make strange neighbors on a mixtape. You can't recap…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2020

The 30 Best Albums of 2020

After a deluge of canceled or delayed tours, drive-in experiments, Bandcamp Fridays and bedroom livestreams, we're finally here. Yay? It's hard…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2020

Hear Poppy’s Apocalyptic New Song ‘Khaos x4′

Join Poppy and dance through the apocalypse. On her reliably genre-repellent new single, "Khaos x4," the vocalist moves from cutesy whisper to frightening…
Ryan Reed / July 28, 2020

The 50 Best Songs of 2020 (So Far)

Great songs have a freedom that albums don't because great songs only have to pull off their trick once. It's like how a great SNL…
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2020

The 30 Best Albums of 2020 (So Far)

On one hand, who can think about stuff as trivial as this? On the other, what else is there to do? If art was made…
SPIN Staff / May 21, 2020

Poppy on Her Transformation From ‘Internet Project’ to Pop-Metal Changeling

If you interviewed Poppy a year ago, you may as well have been talking to a different being. The experimental musician/YouTube curiosity first made her…
Dan Weiss / March 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Here’s Every Musician Who Has Canceled Tour Dates So Far [UPDATING]

The coronavirus scare is starting to impact everyday life, and that now includes the music industry. Since the outbreak, a number of artists have canceled…
SPIN Staff / March 5, 2020

Grimes Responds to Poppy’s “Bullying” Claims: “You Dragged Me Into a Disgusting Situation”

Last week, musician and viral YouTube celebrity Poppy said that "Play Destroy," her collaboration with Grimes from earlier this year, had caused quite a bit of…
Rob Arcand / December 2, 2018

Poppy Says Grimes “Bullied” Her During the Making of Their Song “Play Destroy”

This Halloween, YouTube performer and internet star Poppy released her second full-length album, Am I a Girl? One of its best songs, the brilliantly chaotic nu-metal/bubblegum mashup "Play Destroy," included a…
Anna Gaca / November 30, 2018

Poppy and Grimes’s “Play Destroy” Is Spooky But Sweet

Poppy feels like self-fulfilling prophecy. Though her first studio album, Poppy.Computer, was released late last year, the YouTube personality formerly known as That Poppy has become one of…
Anna Gaca / October 31, 2018

Listen to Grimes and Poppy’s New Collaboration “Play Destroy”

Poppy, the polarizing YouTube star and singer, released her second album Am I a Girl? today. Along with collaborations with Diplo and Garibay, it features a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 31, 2018