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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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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

The Anniversary

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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“Nirvana Baby” Really Wants To Show You His Penis

Every so often, the guy who was the baby on the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind issues a status update on whether or not he was…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2016 - 10:57 am

More Music-Related Stranger Things Content!: Deadmau5 Covers Theme Song, Mike Wheeler Covers Nirvana

The Netflix retro sci-fi show Stranger Things is, at least in my estimation, maybe the single greatest cultural artifact that the summer of 2016 has…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2016 - 9:33 am

Hear An Unearthed Nirvana Recording Session Featuring Previously Unreleased Songs

A few unreleased Nirvana recordings have made their way online thanks to a fan who bought a reel on eBay containing a session from 2/15/93…
James Rettig | June 22, 2016 - 11:49 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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