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Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck: The Stereogum Review

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck is a movie about the frontman of Nirvana, but it isn't about Nirvana. The word Bleach is never uttered. Dave…
Chris DeVille | March 27, 2015 - 10:21 am
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MTV Unplugged In New York Turns 20

Funny thing about suicide: It's not a mystery to be solved. When someone you know, or someone you admire, takes her own life, there's always…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 9:32 am
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The 10 Best Nirvana Songs

The story goes something like this: Sheriff Kurt moseys into town just long enough to purge the spandex-clad outlaws before riding off into the sunset…
James Jackson Toth | April 4, 2014 - 12:10 pm
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Angry Letter From Kurt Cobain To David Geffen Going Up For Auction

A newly unearthed angry letter that Kurt Cobain wrote to his DGC Records boss David Geffen in 1992, a year after the release of Nevermind,…
Peter Helman | April 23, 2016 - 4:05 pm
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Watch Sturgill Simpson Cover Nirvana On The Daily Show

Right now, Billboard is reporting that Sturgill Simpson's deeply affecting, category-defying new album A Sailor's Guide To Earth is currently fighting it out with Rihanna's…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2016 - 9:47 am
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Hear Beach Slang, Thou, Rob Crow, & More Cover Nirvana On New Bleach Tribute

Every year for the past couple of years, Richmond punk/metal label Robot Empire have put out Nirvana tribute albums for Record Store Day. The project…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2016 - 6:54 pm
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Axl Rose Borrows Former Adversary Dave Grohl’s Motorized Throne

After Dave Grohl broke his leg by falling off the stage last year, he performed a number of Foo Fighters shows seated on a giant
Peter Helman | April 9, 2016 - 1:16 pm
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Neil Young Almost Fronted Nirvana Members For Sound City

There's a new documentary called The Smart Studios Story, about alt-rock super-producer Butch Vig and his Madison, Wisconsin studio. And as part of the promo…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2016 - 9:32 am

Sturgill Simpson – “In Bloom” (Nirvana Cover) Video

In a realist sense, covering Nirvana at this late date should be gimmicky as hell. But in an idealist sense, completely transforming one of Kurt…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2016 - 11:35 am
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Circa Survive – “Love Buzz” (Nirvana Cover)

For the last two years, on Record Store Day, the people at the Richmond, Virginia punk/metal label Robotic Empire have released Nirvana tribute albums on…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 10:05 am
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Melvins – “Hideous Woman”

Sludge gods Melvins are going to release a new album next month: Three Men And A Baby, a full-length collaboration with former godheadSilo member Mike…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2016 - 11:57 am
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Watch Beck Cover Bowie With Nirvana Members At Pre-Grammy Gala

Nirvana reunions take the strangest forms these days. Last night, music-biz icon Clive Davis threw his annual pre-Grammys gala, and the party featured surviving Nirvana…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2016 - 9:09 am
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Dave Grohl Reunited With The Girl From Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box” Video

Dave Grohl has reunited with the little girl who skips around in a Ku Klux Klan robe in Nirvana's 1993 "Heart-Shaped Box" music video. Her…
Peter Helman | February 13, 2016 - 4:58 pm
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Hear Stephen Malkmus Cover Nirvana At The Quiet Music Festival Of Portland

On April 7th, 2015, Stephen Malkmus had a revelation. …
Peter Helman | February 4, 2016 - 6:52 pm
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Best Coast – “Dumb” (Nirvana Cover) & Wavves – “Dreams Of Grandeur”

The first installment of Ghost Ramp's subscription series is Wavves and Best Coast's split 7", and it appears to have arrived. One generous subscriber shared…
Chris DeVille | January 25, 2016 - 10:24 am
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Justin Bieber’s Stylist Explains His Controversial Nirvana T-Shirts

It's 2015. Wearing a Nirvana shirt is like wearing a Beatles shirt: no one should take it as a personal affront. Everyone knows a Nirvana…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 6:12 pm
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Dave Grohl To Battle Animal In A Drum-Off On The Muppets

ABC's rebooted The Muppets welcomes a steady stream of guest stars every week, largely built around the conceit that Miss Piggy hosts a late-night talk…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 9:37 am

Stream Kurt Cobain Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings

In the process of making his recent documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, director Brett Morgen was granted access to a trove of the Nirvana…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2015 - 12:13 am
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Kurt Cobain’s Unplugged Cardigan Up For Auction

The cardigan Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana's iconic MTV Unplugged concert in 1993 is part of a large selection of music memorabilia going up for…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2015 - 4:32 pm
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Here Are The Neverland Pirates’ “Smells Like Teen Spirit” & “Blitzkrieg Bop” Covers From Box Office Bomb Pan

Warner Bros. spent $250 million making and marketing the new Peter Pan movie Pan. This is a movie in which a mustachioed and poweder-covered Hugh…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2015 - 11:33 am
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Kurt Cobain – “And I Love Her” (The Beatles Cover)

We heard a portion of Kurt Cobain's Beatles cover from Montage Of Heck earlier this year, but it disappeared quickly. Now "And I Love Her"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 8, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings Tracklist Revealed

The latest documentary about Kurt Cobain's life Montage Of Heck came out earlier this year but has produced plenty of offshoots since. Foremost, a purported
Caitlin White | October 7, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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