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St. Vincent Explains Nirvana Collaboration

July 22, 2014

In a new interview, St. Vincent explained that she agreed to take part in Nirvana's reunion performances at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and at a small Brooklyn club this past April — when she and three other women sang Kurt Cobain's parts...

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No Apologies: The Best of Nirvana

June 24, 2014

Twenty years after the death of singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain, Nirvana's beautifully pungent punk-rock still sounds as raw and realized as it did two decades ago. These tracks find the band at its brutally funny – and beautifully honest –...

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Courtney Love: It's Time to 'Make Amends' With Dave Grohl

June 18, 2014

Following a drama-free reunion with Dave Grohl at Nirvana's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, Courtney Love wants to resolve her differences with her late husband's bandmate. "It's time to make amends," she said, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail,...

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Dave Grohl Details New Foo Fighters Album, HBO Series

June 2, 2014

Season four of Game of Thrones may be inching toward its finale, but HBO has another kickass project on the horizon courtesy of Dave Grohl. The Foo Fighters frontman recently revealed that his travelogue docuseries on HBO would be titled Sonic Highways,...

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Courtney Love Knows 'You Know My Name'

April 22, 2014

Courtney Love won't release her double A-side single, "You Know My Name"/"Wedding Day" until May 4th, but the vicious, chugging "You Know My Name" has already premiered on Steve Lamacq's BBC Radio 6 show. You can check out the track above, which finds...

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The Inside Story Of Nirvana's One-Night-Only Reunion

April 16, 2014

The thought of entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work in Nirvana barely even entered Dave Grohl's head until shortly after he walked offstage at last year's ceremony in Los Angeles after inducting Rush and jamming with them on "2112." ...

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Inside Nirvana's Post-Rock Hall Secret Show

April 11, 2014

John McCauley is such a big Nirvana fan, his band Deer Tick routinely play covers-only shows as Deervana. So he had a hard time believing it when he got an email from Dave Grohl asking him to play with the surviving members at a Rock & Roll Hall...

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Read Nirvana's Rock Hall Acceptance Speech

April 11, 2014

In their first year of eligibility, Nirvana were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. With Courtney Love and Dave Grohl sharing a stage for the first (and probably last) time in years after a decades-long...

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Nirvana Reunite, Kiss Are Civil at Hall of Fame

April 11, 2014

It was exactly midnight when Joan Jett walked onstage with the surviving members of Nirvana and tore into the opening chords of "Smells Like Teen Spirit." By that point, the capacity crowd at Brooklyn's Barclays Center had witnessed a long evening full...

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Nirvana Enlists Female Singers for Hall of Fame

April 11, 2014

Four female rockers – Joan Jett, Lorde, Sonic Youth vocalist-bassist Kim Gordon and St. Vincent – joined the living members of Nirvana to sing four songs by the grunge pioneers at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight. Jett sang "Smells Like...

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Michael Stipe Inducts Nirvana Into Hall of Fame

April 11, 2014

Kurt Cobain always spoke highly of R.E.M. – " I don't know how that band does what they do," he once told Rolling Stone – and at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Thursday night, Michael Stipe returned the favor with...

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Watch the Full Nirvana Hall of Fame Induction

June 2, 2014

Nirvana fans have read all about the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, and probably even watched Michael Stipe's moving speech. But now the entire 38-minute Nirvana event is available online – including the three-minute video intro,...

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Grohl on First Listen to 'Superunknown'

April 29, 2014

"At its best, Superunknown offers a more harrowing depiction of alienation and despair than anything on In Utero." That was part of Rolling Stone's take on Soundgarden's fourth album when it arrived in 1994. And now that the LP is...

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Novoselic: Singers Conjured 'Spirit of Nirvana'

April 15, 2014

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic has said in a post on his blog that Joan Jett was his first choice for the group's performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and that Dave Grohl "ran with the idea of having all women lead." The group's surviving members...

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Nirvana's Rock Hall Set Had St. Vincent Dropping F-Bombs

April 11, 2014

If St. Vincent would have told her 9-year-old self that one day, she'd perform with Nirvana, she wouldn't have believed it. And then she probably would've cursed like a girl twice her age. "Nevermind came out when I was 9, and it meant everything to...

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Is the Battle Between Courtney And Grohl History?

April 11, 2014

For two decades, the rocky relationship between Courtney Love and Nirvana's two surviving members – Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic – has essentially been limited to legal action, with the occasional tersely worded statement or public accusation...

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Chuck D on Kiss: 'They Deserve to be Inducted' in Rock Hall

April 10, 2014

Public Enemy's Chuck D had high praise for Kiss ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, telling Billboard, "Personally, I always felt Kiss deserved to be inducted." While ostensibly just high praise from one of last year's inductees...

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