PUP to Release Live at The Electric Ballroom for Charity

PUP have just announced that they will be releasing Live at The Electric Ballroom on Friday (July 3). "We never planned on putting…
Emily Tan / July 1, 2020

The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s

Why now? Because — and there's no reason to ignore the elephant in the room: SPIN stewardship has changed hands many, many times since we made…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2020

From Tours to Album Releases, COVID-19 Disrupts the Music Industry

The words I’m sorry were all that it took to make Banoffee realize the magnitude of what had happened to her. In February,…
Jose D Duran / April 6, 2020

PUP Announce New Album Morbid Stuff with 3D Comic Book

PUP's sophomore album The Dream Is Over dropped back in 2016, and it looks like the band might have another new LP on the way.
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2019

PUP’s New Video Is an Insanely Fun Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Interactive Game

The video for "Old Wounds," by throat-shredding Canadian punks PUP, begins with the band's four members retreating to a dingy green room after a show.
Andy Cush / August 24, 2017

In 2016, Emo Entered Another Green World

Bands who were already uncomfortable with "emo" were branded with an even more derogatory term in 2016: "hippies." Modern Baseball grew their hair long; Evan…
Ian Cohen / December 19, 2016

Polaris Prize 2016 Short List: Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, Kaytranada, and More

Canada's Polaris Prize has announced its much-watched "short list" of nominees for the 2016 Canadian Album of the Year award, including records by a number of SPIN…
Anna Gaca / July 14, 2016

Polaris Prize 2016 Long List: Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, the Weeknd, and More

Canada's prestigious Polaris Music Prize has announced its "long list" of potential nominees for this year's award, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, the Weeknd, Kaytranada, and…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2016

Review: PUP Proclaim ‘The Dream Is Over’ But Proudly Welcome the Nightmare

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: May 27, 2016Label: Side One DummyStefan Babcock wants his band dead and it sounds like they might deserve it.
Maria Sherman / May 23, 2016

Watch PUP Destroy Their Car in Demolition Derby for ‘Mabu’ Video

Toronto punks PUP dropped their self-titled debut album way back in April, but they've just now released a music video for "Mabu," a track named after…
Maggie Rogers / September 24, 2014

Hear PUP’s Punk Chant ‘Guilt Trip’ From April Debut Album

PUP have already dropped their self-titled debut album in their native country of Canada, but soon the Toronto punks will sick their glorious shout-alongs onto…
Kyle McGovern / February 26, 2014