Maria Sherman

Maria Sherman

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SPIN Cover Story -- Pissed Jeans: Men Against Boys

Pissed Jeans: Men Against Boys | SPIN

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We Tested 5 Seconds of Summer’s Pop-Punk Chops | SPIN

If there is one consistency in pop-punk, it's the "get me out of this fucking town" teen escapism that floats through every lovelorn power chord. In a sense, it's the perfect music for adolescence: mischievous, not dangerous. The California bands who revolutionized the genre (Green Day, the Descendents) were well...

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Review: Good Charlotte, 'Youth Authority' | SPIN

Pop-punk has always been considered a genre where progress has a ceiling. In the mid-'00s, the golden age of the largely teenage phenomenon, bands could hope to score sync deals on television shows or in video games; their presence would become branded throughout pop culture. When the mall-punks of the...

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Berserktown II: Punk’s Last Stand | SPIN

Two years ago, the punk world bid farewell to one of the best things it was ever gifted. Chaos in Tejas was an annual summer affair, SXSW for the studded and brand-less. Organized by renowned booker Timmy Hefner, the Austin-based shindig became a destination festival, one still under the radar...

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Review: Fall Out Boy, 'American Beauty/American Psycho' | SPIN

Ten years ago, Fall Out Boy released From Under the Cork Tree, their first foray into the mainstream. It was the same year fellow pop-punk prodigies Paramore made their appearance on the scene, the same time New Jersey mall goths My Chemical Romance released Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. A...

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The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014) | SPIN - Page 2

SPIN hit a milestone this year: our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album of the Year, held a readers' poll, reminisced with former staffers, and now, we've ranked the 300 best albums of the past 30 years. Drawing...

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The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014) | SPIN - Page 4

SPIN hit a milestone this year: our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album of the Year, held a readers' poll, reminisced with former staffers, and now, we've ranked the 300 best albums of the past 30 years. Drawing...

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Album of the Week | SPIN

Stefan Babcock wants his band dead and it sounds like they might deserve it. The frontman kicks off the first song from PUP's sophomore LP… Maria Sherman  ......

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Jukebox Jury | SPIN

Maria Sherman / October 17, 2014. Jukebox Jury. Coolio Jukebox Jury Interview 1994 Songs 2Pac Nirvana ICP. Credit: Photo by Nathaniel Wood for SPIN ......

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Grammys 2016 Winners: Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, the Weeknd, and More | SPIN

Tonight marks the 2016 Grammy Awards, and Taylor Swift won the big one, snagging Album of the Year for 1989. During the ceremony's pre-telecast, Swift won the first trophy of the night (her first from a total seven nominations) when 1989 won Best Pop Vocal Album. Swift also picked up the Best Music Video Grammy for "Bad...

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The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014) | SPIN - Page 5

SPIN hit a milestone this year: our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album of the Year, held a readers' poll, reminisced with former staffers, and now, we've ranked the 300 best albums of the past 30 years. Drawing...