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Watch Kristeen Young Play Craig Ferguson With Dave Grohl & Pat Smear

Rising from the ashes of the Morrissey debacle, Kristeen Young made her television debut last night on CBS’ The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson. And boy, is she on fire. Young delivered a blazing performance, backed by superstars Dave Grohl and Pat Smear of the Foo Fighters. She played “Pearl Of A Girl,” a… More »

By: Sadaaf Mamoon / July 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and this year, it’s relevant to your interests! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe (“They were singular and loud and melodic and deeply original,” he said of the band), and after much consternationMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am

Looks Like Joan Jett Will Front Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Earlier today we launched a poll asking who you think will front the surviving members of Nirvana when the band performs at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction this Thursday. Now we have evidence that suggests at least one singer will be Joan Jett. Today @FooFighters Instagrammed a photo of instruments, presumably from… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 8, 2014 - 7:04 pm

2014 Grammy Nominations: Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift … And Sara Bareilles?

The Grammys again announced their nominations with some extra flash and fanfare this year, flipping the old morning podium announcement into another primetime concert special live from the Staples Center in L.A. LL Cool J, who hosted last year’s Grammy broadcast, was back to MC this show as he will for the ceremony next month. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 6, 2013 - 10:58 pm

Watch Surviving Nirvana Members Back McCartney In Seattle

What you see above you are two men singing into a microphone together. To be a little more specific, it’s Sir Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl. To be even more specific, they’re singing “Helter Skelter” to each other … using the same microphone. This happened. In addition to reminding us that not everything cool yesterdayMore »

By: Miles Bowe / July 20, 2013 - 4:54 pm

McCartney & Nirvana Members – “Cut Me Some Slack” Studio Version & SNL Performance

In one of those bizarre and unforseeable titans-clashing musical events, Paul McCartney linked up with the surviving members of Nirvana, reunited for the occasion, to play a few songs at last week’s 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief show. Among those songs was a hearteningly ass-whomping new one called “Cut Me Some Slack,” which will show u… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 17, 2012 - 9:19 am

Watch Nirvana & Paul McCartney Debut “Cut Me Some Slack” At 12-12-12: The Concert For Sandy Relief

So last night the unthinkable happened: Paulvana, Nirmacca, Nicartney — whatever they’re calling themselves (Abomination is taken) — performed at the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden. It should go without saying that my criticism/cynicism here is strictly musical and cultural: Whatever fresh hell occurred last night was very much in the… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 13, 2012 - 11:04 am

Reunited Nirvana To Perform With Paul McCartney Tonight

Among the many types of rock-band reunions, there are a few notable ones: The reunions we all wanted that end up being worthy of our interest (Dinosaur Jr., Mission Of Burma); the reunions we all wanted that end up being kind of a bummer (Jesus & Mary Chain, Pavement IMO), the reunions we’ve been clamoring… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 12, 2012 - 11:16 am

Foo Fighters, Jon Bon Jovi Get Punched Just Before Eating (And Björk & Charles Barkley Do Iconoclasts)

This week’s SNL got off to a rocky start when a cross-eyed and painful-to-watch Ritchie Sambora lost his next-to-only line during host Jon Bon Jovi’s monologue (Sambora smiling blankly, mouthing “Oh shit, I lost it.” To his credit, intended or not, his bumbling facial expression was sorta funny.) Didn’t look like JBJ was pleased, mouthing… More »

By: Stereogum / October 15, 2007 - 10:21 am

Premature Evaluation: Foo Fighters – Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace (And Live @ Fillmore/Irving Plaza, NYC 9/20/07)

“How many of you have our new album?” growled Grohl in an apparent moment of clichéd, crowd-baiting rockstar banter. Some not-so-small fraction of the super-packed crowd at Irving Plaza last night roared back, continuing the standard exchange. “The album’s not out ’til next week, you motherfuckers!”

So much for the road well traveled, though… More »

By: Stereogum / September 21, 2007 - 6:27 pm