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T Rex All-Star Tribute Album Produced by Hal Willner Gets Release Date

Famed SNL music producer Hal Willner may no longer be with us. However, before losing his battle with COVID-19, he had been working on a…
SPIN Staff / April 29, 2020

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St. Vincent Covers Nine Inch Nails to Honor NIN’s Rock Hall 2020 Induction

In honor of the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony happening this weekend, Amazon Music just released a special series of covers honoring…
Emily Tan / November 5, 2020

David Bowie and Morrissey’s Cover of T. Rex Is Coming to Vinyl

In 1991, revered Brit superstars David Bowie and Morrissey performed a cover version of T. Rex's "Cosmic Dancer" at a concert in Los Angeles; that…
Katherine Turman / November 3, 2020

Kesha Brings T. Rex’s ‘Children of the Revolution’ to Tonight Show

As the celebration of Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex.'s release continues, Kesha has now brought her own glamorous performance of…
Emily Tan / September 16, 2020

Father John Misty Reinterprets T. Rex’s ‘Main Man’

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex is out today. And Father John Misty's reinterpretation of T. Rex's "Main Man" was released…
Emily Tan / September 4, 2020

Joan Jett Reimagines T. Rex’s ‘Jeepster’ in New Cover

Joan Jett has just released the video for her reinterpretation of the 1971 T. Rex track, "Jeepster." The black and white clip shows…
Emily Tan / July 15, 2020

Kesha Shares Cover of T. Rex’s ‘Children of the Revolution’

Kesha has shared a cover of T. Rex's "Children of the Revolution" on Wednesday, along with a video featuring iconic '70s-era archival footage of singer Marc…
Brenton Blanchet / June 24, 2020

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees: Who Got In and What It Means for Fans

Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, The Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston, T. Rex and the Doobie Brothers have been announced as the…
Al Shipley / January 15, 2020

Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, T. Rex Among Rock Hall 2020 Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its latest class on January 15. The six 2020 inductees are Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, T.
Anna Chan / January 15, 2020

Which Artists Should Be Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Of the 16 artists nominated this year,…
SPIN Staff / October 15, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominations: All the Surprises, Snubs, and Subtext

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Not all of the 16 artists—which include Soundgarden, Nine…
Al Shipley / October 15, 2019

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

Depeche Mode: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1988 issue of SPIN. After seeing Depeche Mode at the Rose Bowl, hairdressers at Sal's Hair…
Scott Cohen / October 5, 2019

Report: Kesha and Soft Cell’s Marc Almond To Appear on T. Rex Tribute Album

T. Rex have had a pretty big year for an old band after being prominently featured in Baby Driver (maybe unauthorized) and it looks like the glam-rock…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 11, 2017

Baby Driver Studio Sued for Lacking License to Use T. Rex Song

Baby Driver has been a commercial smash. Writer-director Edgar Wright's film has also led to talk how it might rewrite the rules of soundtracks in…
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