Tag Archives: Nirvana

People are campaigning for a Nirvana reunion with Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger

Posted by on July 27, 2018

These days are becoming more difficult to tell the difference between true or false news as bizarre stories continue to surface. For instance, over 26,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to drink red liquid from a black sarcophagus that was recently opened in Alexandria, Egypt. And now, there’s a Facebook campaign for a […]

Read more

The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this current […]

Read more

Frances Bean Cobain’s ex husband suing Courtney Love, claiming she tried to kill him to obtain Kurt’s acoustic guitar

Posted by on May 30, 2018

There are countless of conspiracy theories out there that can easily make us question everything. While some of these said conspiracies have turned out to be true, others such as, did Courtney Love kill Kurt Cobain, remain a mystery. Frances Bean Cobain recently gave up her father’s acoustic MTV unplugged guitar as a divorce settlement […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more