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The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 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

The Who Debut “Break the News” and “She Rocked My World” at London Club

While The Who dropped their latest album, Who, last December, fans haven't had the chance to hear many of those songs live. That is, until now.
Emily Tan / February 13, 2020

Roger Daltrey Wisely Nixed a Rap Pete Townshend Wrote for The Who’s New Album

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey  told Billboard that WHO, the band's first album in 13 years, almost contained a rap part. According to Daltrey, guitarist…
Maggie Serota / December 17, 2019

It Seems Like Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey Still Hate Each Other

The Who's first album in 13 years, Who, is out next month, and in honor of the occasion, Rolling Stone published a new profile of…
Tosten Burks / November 26, 2019

12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

It's become a badge of honor for athletes, rockers, authors, astronauts, actors, politicians, and pop culture icons to get The Simpsons treatment. And on October…
Jolie Lash / October 13, 2019

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

The Who’s New Song “All This Music Must Fade” Is About Copyright Lawsuits

The Who’s lead singer Roger Daltrey shares a tongue-in-cheek comment right away in the band’s latest single "All This Music Must Fade" released today (Oct.
Heran Mamo, Billboard / October 3, 2019

The Who Detail New Album Who, Release “Ball and Chain”

The Who are back who-ing. The legendary British rock band have announced details about their 12th studio album, simply entitled Who (why the hell not?), and released…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 13, 2019

Parliament-Funkadelic: Our 1985 Interview With George Clinton

This article originally appeared in the October 1985 issue of SPIN. Where it all began is a barbershop in Plainfield, New Jersey, back in…
Greg Tate / August 25, 2019

Watch The Who Bring Out Eddie Vedder to Play “The Punk and the Godfather” in London

The Who set out on their Moving On! tour back in May, with dates in North America and Europe. Last night, the group brought the…
Rob Arcand / July 7, 2019

The Who, Neil Young, Jawbreaker, More Recordings Also Believed Lost in Universal Music Fire

Two weeks ago, The New York Times Magazine published an explosive report detailing hundreds of thousands of recordings that Universal Music Group believed were lost in…
Tosten Burks / June 25, 2019

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Explains Scolding Fans for Smoking During MSG Concert

The Who's Roger Daltrey is not trying to be a grumpy old man when he scolds front-row fans for smoking pot in front of him…
Gary Graff, Billboard / May 17, 2019

Roger Daltrey Is Still Very Mad About People Smoking Weed at Who Shows

I have heard on at least two occasions, when talking to friends or listening to the section of a podcast where the hosts have a…
Andy Cush / May 15, 2019

The Who Announce New Album, 2019 North American Tour

Thirteen years after their last studio album, The Who are back with a new full-length project and a lengthy North American tour. Details about the…
Will Gottsegen / January 14, 2019
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