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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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The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

U2’s All That You Can’t Leave Behind to Be Reissued With New Songs

Damn, it's been 20 years since U2 released All That You Can't Leave Behind, an album some considered a return to form after experimenting on Zooropa and Pop.
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2020

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

Watch Bono and the Edge Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’

On Sunday, St. Vincent shared a video of herself "fumbling through" a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven." But she wasn't the only one inspired…
Daniel Kohn / July 27, 2020

Inhaler’s Elijah Hewson on Influences, Debut Album Prep and New Single ‘Falling In’

Inhaler is one of the 2020 bands you need to know. After a Winter tour in the UK and Europe, where the foursome…
Jolie Lash / May 27, 2020

Bono Shares a Playlist of the ’60 Songs That Saved My Life’

Want to feel old? U2 singer Bono turns 60 today. Maybe if you're young, maybe he's always been old. But that's not the point here.
Daniel Kohn / May 10, 2020

U2’s Adam Clayton Opens Up About How Quarantine Affects Mental Health

U2's Adam Clayton has been open about his battles with depression and addiction, and on Friday night the bassist visited Ireland’s The Late Late Show to discuss how…
Katrina Nattress / May 9, 2020

Bono Shares New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’ to Honor Italians Dealing With Coronavirus

Bono dropped a new song on U2's social media platforms on Tuesday. The song, titled "Let Your Love Be Known," was a tribute to Italians…
Daniel Kohn / March 17, 2020

10 Music Films to Binge While Staying Home Due to Coronavirus

Pearl Jam, Rage Against the Machine and Billie Eilish are among the ever-growing list of musicians having to postpone shows due to concerns over coronavirus.
Jolie Lash / March 14, 2020

U2 Can’t Help But Sound Like Themselves on Indian-Inspired New Single “Ahimsa”

It's been two years since U2 released their 14th studio album Songs of Experience into the world, but the band is back with a new…
Rob Arcand / November 23, 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

Arcade Fire: Our 2006 Interview

This article originally appeared in the January 2006 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 15th anniversary of the band's debut album Funeral, we’re republishing it here.
Caryn Ganz / September 14, 2019

Death Cab for Cutie: Our 2005 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the September 2005 Issue of SPIN. Bruce Springsteen walks into a photo studio in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen, looking…
Brian Raftery / August 25, 2019

Bono and The Edge Grab Lunch With the Obamas in South of France

Barack and Michelle Obama must not sleep. The former president and First Lady have spent the last year signing big-budget media deals with Netflix and…
Rob Arcand / June 21, 2019
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