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Gotcha Covered: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Irony has claimed a lot of casualties over the years, but it's just about time to examine whether alt-rock's fate as one of them was…
Nate Patrin | July 13, 2017 - 12:20 pm

List

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

Essay

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

More Nirvana stories

Watch Post Malone Cover Nirvana’s “All Apologies”

Grinning Auto-Tunes sing-rapper Post Malone is the type of rapper who makes sure to point out how much he loves Hank Williams and Pantera, and…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2017 - 10:05 am

Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer – “Lithium” (Nirvana Cover)

Until now, Alabama-born sisters Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer have basically had two completely separate careers, each finding their own independent success as singer-songwriters. But…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2017 - 7:34 pm

Seattle Repertory Theatre Developing Grunge Musical

Although the grunge era involved a good deal of screaming, it did not exactly scream "Broadway musical!" Yet Variety reports that Seattle Repertory Theatre is…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2017 - 4:41 pm

Watch The Unearthed Full Video Of Nirvana’s 1988 Performance In An Aberdeen Radio Shack

On January 23, 1988, a fledgling band not yet known as Nirvana recorded their first demo tape. The following day, they posted up after hours…
Anna Gaca / Spin | July 5, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Chris Cornell’s Funeral: Chester Bennington Sings “Hallejulah,” Mourners Include Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Hole, Soundgarden Members

Among those who attended Chris Cornell's private memorial today were his Soundgarden bandmates Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron; Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament; Nirvana's Krist Novoselic;…
Associated Press | May 26, 2017 - 5:07 pm

Frances Bean Cobain Doesn’t Care About The ’90s But Definitely Wants Her Dad’s Guitar Back

Frances Bean Cobain is the face of Marc Jacobs' latest collection. And in a new interview with Vogue to discuss the campaign, she didn't have…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2017 - 8:44 pm

Watch John Mayer And Dave Chappelle Cover Nirvana In LA

John Mayer has appeared on Chappelle's Show before, and on Tuesday night, Dave Chappelle returned the favor, showing up at Mayer's secret acoustic show in…
Peter Helman | January 5, 2017 - 10:17 pm

“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
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