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Tag Archives: Nirvana

Frances Bean Cobain loses her dad’s MTV Unplugged guitar in divorce

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Frances Bean Cobain has been going through a sloppy divorce process over the last few years with ex-husband Isaiah Silva. Despite the divorce being finalized six months ago, they still had to come to terms with a property settlement agreement. TMZ reports that Frances wanted Silva out of her life for good so much that […]

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Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” gets a major key makeover

Posted by on January 8, 2018

Many artists have covered at least one Nirvana track in their career. We have heard unique takes over the years including Tori Amos’ dramatic spin on “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” The iconic grunge tune is known for it’s minor key angst and rebellious attitude, and no one would consider it uplifting. Until now. Sleep Good, […]

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Metal by Numbers: the best selling metal and rock of 2017

Posted by on January 4, 2018

  It should surprise no one that streaming is surpassing sales as the medium of choice for people buying albums. Yet as evidenced by the list below, people are still buying music, too. Nielsen just released their year-end report that found that streaming grew 12.5% with album sales down about 19%. Vinyl sales still increased, […]

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Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist says Kurt Cobain is burning in hell for plagiarism

Posted by on November 21, 2017

Former Marilyn Manson keyboardist Madonna Wayne Gacy (who’s real name is Stephen Bier) hasn’t been in the band for a decade, but is attempting to keep himself relevant by making noise with a computer keyboard. A month ago, he wished suffering on his former singer, and he’s also called out Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell […]

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Listen to Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” with death metal drums

Posted by on September 22, 2017

Decrepit Birth drummer Samus Paulicelli continues to entertain us with metal covers and makeovers such as covering Black Sabbath all by himself. The drummer is back with another video and this time he turns grunge into death metal with the cover of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” While the track stays in its original form, […]

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Metallica, Alice In Chains, Disturbed members and more join ‘I’m Listening’ suicide prevention campaign

Posted by on September 5, 2017

    Entercom launched a mental health awareness and suicide prevention campaign, I’m Listening. The broadcast company will air a two-hour radio special from Seattle on World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th at 10 AM ET. Several artists including members of Metallica, Krist Novoselic (Nirvana), William DuVall (Alice In Chains), David Draiman (Disturbed), and […]

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Kurt Cobain used to draw Eddie too

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Today (3rd), the Seattle Art Fair kicked off an exhibit featuring original pieces by Kurt Cobain, and it runs until Sunday (6th). We have seen several drawings and journal entries over the years including several archives from the recent documentary, 2015’s Cobain: Montage of Heck. However, the UTA Artist Space booth will include two never-before-shown […]

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Metal by Numbers: The top selling metal of the first half of 2017

Posted by on July 7, 2017

Earlier this year, we examined what metal and hard rock albums sold the most in 2016. What we found wasn’t entirely surprising (Metallica still sells lots of records! Lots of classic albums still get bought!), but it was still an interesting way to see what mass appeal music looked like last year. With half of […]

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Footage surfaces of Nirvana playing Radio Shack in 1988

Posted by on July 6, 2017

Time are changing quickly, and if there’s two things that aren’t quite what they were in 1998, they’re Nirvana and Radio Shack. History was made on January 23, 1988, when Nirvana recorded their first demo tape. At that time, they were unknown, and no one would have predicted their success. The following day, the group […]

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Josh Homme plays a 6th grade graduation party

Posted by on June 30, 2017

It’s not stated who, but some 6th grader is the coolest kid in the world right now. Why, you ask? Because he recently had a band perform at his birthday party. Not just any band, however – an all-star band featuring Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, his wife Brody Dalle and producer and […]

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