The Replacements

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 2019

Meat Puppets: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. My friend, a long-haired New York University student into SST bands, tells…
Sue Cummings / August 4, 2019

The Replacements Prep Don’t Tell A Soul Box Set

Back in 2017, the Replacements released For Sale: Live At Maxwell’s 1986, a recording of one of their final shows before the departure of original…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 18, 2019

The Replacements: Our 1987 Feature, Growing Up In Public

This article originally appeared in the June 1987 issue of SPIN. June, 1986. The Replacements are roaring through one of their patented skittish…
Jim Walsh / July 7, 2019

Check Out This Fascinating Document of Early Indie Rock Bands Covering Each Other

The Pixies covering the Jesus and Mary Chain. Yo La Tengo covering Beat Happening. Sonic Youth covering Mudhoney. Mudhoney covering Sonic Youth. If you are a…
Andy Cush / April 2, 2019

Watch Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst Cover The Replacements at Better Oblivion Community Center Performance

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst's new collaborative project Better Oblivion Community Center released their surprise debut album back in January. Following its release, the band…
Rob Arcand / March 10, 2019

Watch Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Cover The Replacements With Steven Van Zandt, Tommy Stinson, Others

On New Years Eve, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong took over the New York club Berlin, playing with a sort of glam-punk all-star squad…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / January 2, 2018

The Replacements Biography Trouble Boys Has Inspired an Insane Line of Japanese Streetwear

Last year, the rock writer Bob Mehr published Trouble Boys, an acclaimed biography of midwestern punk legends the Replacements. Sometime since then, the Japanese designer Takahiro Miyashita came…
Andy Cush / September 5, 2017

Revisit Glen Campbell’s Poignant Covers of the Replacements, Foo Fighters, Green Day, and the Velvet Underground

Late country music legend Glen Campbell made his name largely as a master interpreter, spinning songs by Allen Toussaint and his longtime collaborator Jimmy Webb…
Andy Cush / August 9, 2017

The Replacements Are Releasing a Live Album Recorded During Their Prime Years

The Replacements have announced the impending release of For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986, a new live album and their first since 1985's The Shit Hits the…
Jeremy Gordon / July 18, 2017

Paul Westerberg – “2HAWK_1″

Here's "2HAWK_1," a new song by the Replacements' Paul Westerberg released via SoundCloud account "User 964848511": "Hawk," as it's probably fair to…
Anna Gaca / July 11, 2017

Paul Westerberg: Throwing Out the Past

He’s gonna cancel on me. A blizzard is on the way, and the first flakes have started falling on this nervous Friday morning, two days…
Drew Fortune / March 7, 2016

Review: Sadie Switchblade Is Rock’s Most Beautiful Loser on Dyke Drama’s ‘Tender Resignation’ EP

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: November 16, 2015Label: Salinas RecordsSadie Switchblade, frontwoman of hardcore punks G.L.O.S.S., recently became mainstream-famous for an unfortunate reason, as…
Andrew Unterberger / November 16, 2015

Titus Andronicus Cover the Replacements’ ‘Bastards of Young’ With Craig Finn

Titus Andronicus wrapped up their five-night stay at home-field venue Shea Stadium in Brooklyn last night, celebrating both the release of fourth studio LP The…
Andrew Unterberger / July 29, 2015

The Replacements Might Have Played Their Final Show

The Replacements' reunion tour might have just come to an unceremonious close. During the band's set at Primavera Porto on Friday night (June 5), Paul…
Harley Brown / June 6, 2015
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