Tag Archives: Nirvana

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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Two never-before-exhibited Kurt Cobain paintings to be displayed at Seattle Art Fair

Posted by on June 29, 2017

This August, two never-before-exhibited paintings by the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain will be displayed at the Seattle Art Fair. According to The New York Times, Los Angeles-based visual arts division, United Talent Agency, will present its first art fair, with the Cobain paintings  up from August 3rd through August 6th. It’s referred as a homecoming […]

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Kids reacting to Nirvana is cute, depressing, uplifting

Posted by on March 28, 2017

If you’re an eight year-old, not only is Nirvana almost an abstract thought, rock music in general is something you might not be so up on. If you think about that going into the latest “Kids React To” series from Fine Bros. Entertainment, that’s somewhat of a chilling thought. It seems like a given to get […]

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Metal by Numbers: The best-selling rock and metal in 2016

Posted by on January 5, 2017

Mid-last year, we broke down what the biggest-selling albums of 2016 were through the first four months of the year. A lot more records came out since then, and with the year over, we’ve taken a look at what the biggest-selling metal and hard rock records in 2016 were. Notice we didn’t say “of” 2016, […]

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Here’s a medley of metalized ’90s hits

Posted by on November 15, 2016

Ever listen to your favorite throwback hits and wish they were more metal? YouTubers Joey and Brandon did, and made a bunch of ’90s hits a lot heavier. Whether you’ll enjoy this or not probably depends on if you’re interested in hearing songs by Weezer, Radiohead, Nirvana, Sugar Ray, MC Hammer and Backstreet Boys djent-ed […]

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Remember When: Dave Grohl raved about Sepultura’s ‘Roots’ on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’?

Posted by on October 11, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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