20 February 2009 @ 04:13 pm
SPIN Reviews U2, 'No Horizon on the Line' (Interscope)
Charles Aaron weighs in on U2's latest: "With a boost from his rejuvenated mates, Bono rediscovers his calling."
Listen to U2's Entire New Album
Stream No Line on the Horizon two weeks before its release!
Editors' Blog: 5 Bands Kurt Cobain Would Love
The Nirvana frontman would be 42 today. SPIN's David Marchese picks five groups he'd champion, if he were still around.
Live Photos: A Year on the Road with Metallica
Go Inside Metallica's World Magnetic tour, from a secret show at a small L.A. theater to the Bonnaroo festival and arenas worldwide!
19 February 2009 @ 04:19 pm
Video: Duffy, Kings of Leon Win, Coldplay Snubbed at Brit Awards
Plus: Watch U2, the Killers, Coldplay, the Pet Shop Boys, Kings of Leon and more perform in London!
New Kid Rock Beer Boosts Michigan Economy
The Detroit rocker's brew could provide nearly 400 new jobs. Click here for all the hops!
It Happened Last Night: White Rabbits Unveil New Songs at NYC Gig
The boys from Brooklyn previewed 10 tunes Wednesday night. Read more about their moody, refined new sound.
New Conor Oberst Album Out in May
VIDEO: Watch the Bright Eyes troubadour and his Mystic Valley Band perform a new song live!
13 February 2009 @ 03:46 pm
Editors' Blog: Is Chris Brown's Career Over?
SPIN's David Marchese on the lessons Ike Turner and Rick James teach us about violence against women.
Metallica to Reissue Entire Catalogue!
The metal icons will re-release 163 songs, including eight live bonus tracks via iTunes.
U2 Debut New Song!
Click here to listen to "No Line On The Horizon."
Hot New Band: Single File
EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Check out this Colorado trio that's a little bit emo, a little bit power pop, and all good.
12 February 2009 @ 04:12 pm
Exclusive: Yeah Yeah Yeahs Talk New Album
Karen O and Co. unveil the release date and tracklist, and discuss the all-new sound for 'It's Blitz!.'
Chris Brown and Rihanna: The Whole Story
Brown's past comes back to haunt him in the aftermath of his alleged altercation with girlfriend Rihanna.
Ryan Adams and Mandy Moore Engaged
The on-again, off-again couple plan a trip down the aisle. Click here for details!
Free Album: Mobius Band Cover Kanye, Petty, Dixie Chicks
EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOAD: The indie-rock trio celebrate Valentine's Day with a six-song covers EP!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs!
11 February 2009 @ 03:58 pm
It Happened Last Night: Lily Allen Wows at Secret Show
LOADS OF PHOTOS: The British pop princess (and current SPIN cover girl) celebrates the release of her new album in NYC!
Trail of Dead Rock SPIN's New Office!
Plus: Lissy Trullie and Rantings of Eva break in our NYC digs. Click here for photos and a review!
Album Stream: Beck Covers Dylan, YYYs Cover Ramones
Listen to Heroes, a star-studded compilation benefiting the War Child Organization.
Rumble Strips: Sneak Peek of New Song
Plus: Mark Ronson's protégés talk about their upcoming album.
Lily Allen at Secret Show
10 February 2009 @ 04:55 pm
SPIN.com Q&A: Scott Weiland
The alt-rocker talks about a new STP album and his first solo tour in 10 years.
Exclusive: Lady Sovereign Debuts 3 New Songs
WATCH: The pint-sized Brit rapper plays a secret show in NYC to unveil her upcoming album, Jigsaw.
Paris Hilton to Paul McCartney: "Let's Duet!"
Hilton propositions the Beatles legend. Click here to find out who flinched.
Free Download: The Thermals Go Soft
This Portland, OR, trio take the Ramones' punk-y chants and get sedated -- and the results are awesome!
09 February 2009 @ 01:58 pm
Grammys: The Results! Coldplay, Radiohead, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Win Big
Plus: Chris Brown and Rihanna make headlines before the awards.
Editors' Blog: 11 Random Thoughts About the Grammys
SPIN's Doug Brod on the best (Carrie Underwood), the worst (Katy Perry), and everything in between.
Green Day Reveal New Album Title, Release Date
The band leak more details about their follow-up to American Idiot.
It Happened Last Night: Black Keys Need No Frills in NYC
The sludgy blues duo keeps it solid and simple on their latest U.S. tour. Click here for photos!
06 February 2009 @ 04:45 pm
New Video: Peter Bjorn and John Go Greaser!
Like a Japanese 'West Side Story' with fewer switchblades and more dancing. Watch now!
SPIN Picks: 8 Undiscovered Bands Worth a Listen
FREE DOWNLOADS: Discover groups we picked from among 500 entrants to have their song spun on the radio.
Editors' Blog: It's Not Your Parents' Grammy Awards -- Or Is It?
SPIN's Charles Aaron on Springsteen, Reagan, Jay-Z, and every musician's need to please. Plus: PREDICTIONS!
Listen: Jim Jones, Hip-Hop Great?
Is this veteran New York rapper finally ready for legendary status? You decide.
05 February 2009 @ 04:28 pm
Elton John to Appear on New Eminem Album?
The Piano Man was seen in the same studio where the Detroit rapper is recording Relapse. Click here for more!
New Video: Fleet Foxes Get Weird!
Flying mustaches and destructive origami figures invade the Seattle folk band's stop-animation music video.
Exclusive Album Preview: Mew
Singer Jonas Bjerre tells all about his band's just-finished new album, due out in June. Get the details!
In Love: Ryan Adams, Kelly Clarkson, Rivers Cuomo
Lesbian lovers, heart-warming mixtapes, bad poetry!?! Yep, it's almost Valentine's Day.
04 February 2009 @ 12:11 pm
Grammy Predictions: Who Will Win?
SPIN's David Marchese on the relative merits of Lil Wayne, Coldplay, M.I.A., and …. the Jonas Brothers!
It Happened Last Night: Antony and the Johnsons Kick Off U.S. Tour
The otherworldly crooner covers Beyoncé and much more in Philadelphia. Click here for photos and a review!
Joaquin Phoenix on Music Career: "It's No Hoax"
The Walk the Line actor discusses his hip-hop endeavor. Click here for more!
New Video: Oasis Bash the Royals
The Britpop icons take on Prince Charles with a Katy Perry lookalike.