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The Ramones: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. It was one of those humid summer days in 1979 when the…
Legs McNeil and John Holmstrom / October 8, 2019

Siouxsie and the Banshees: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the June 1986 issue of SPIN. I first interviewed Siouxsie Sioux eight years ago, just after the Banshees…
Jon Savage / July 26, 2019

The Cure: Our 1987 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1987 issue of SPIN. It was the very last edition of The Tube, the most interesting…
Adam Sweeting / July 19, 2019

6,557 Miles To Nowhere: SPIN’s 2003 Chuck Klosterman Essay

This is the piece that (eventually) became the skeletal structure for Killing Yourself to Live, a book some people love and many people hate. The principal…
Chuck Klosterman / August 6, 2015

Punk Goes Uptown: See the Met’s ‘Chaos to Couture’ Exhibition

Running from May 9 to August 14 in Manhattan, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's PUNK: From Chaos to Couture exhibition shows how the grimy rebellion…
SPIN Staff / May 2, 2013

Zine and Heard: Rare Images from the Punk Press

From hand-stapled zines, to show posters, to album art and inserts, the punk press was just as creative, roiling, and edgy as the music that…
Ken Bachor / March 22, 2013