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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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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio to Take Over SiriusXM's Classic Vinyl

April 10, 2014

SiriusXM's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel will move from its normal home on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App to the Classic Vinyl station, channel 26, starting Thursday April 10th at 5 p.m. ET, and running through Sunday, April 13th. During...

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Nirvana Share War Stories on 'Fallon'

April 10, 2014

Ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night, Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic stopped by The Tonight Show to share stories with Jimmy Fallon about Kurt Cobain, Nirvana's early days, playing with Paul...

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St. Vincent, Muse Cover 'Lithium'

April 6, 2014

Saturday, April 5th marked the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, and the impact he made on his peers became powerfully clear as a broad range of musicians offered testimony in various ways. Two stirring tributes came during concerts Saturday night...

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Kiss, Members of Nirvana Appearing This Week on 'The Tonight Show'

April 5, 2014

It looks like Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show is getting a jump on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrations this week, with appearances from this year's inductees Kiss, Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens), Hall and Oates' John Oates and Nirvana's...

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Rock Hall CEO Talks Fights and Kiss' Wrath

April 4, 2014

It's less than a week until the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and the organizations's President and CEO Joel Peresman is having trouble getting a good night's sleep. "Some nights I wake up at 4 a.m. and...

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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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Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Fallon Pair Up

April 10, 2014

The past is present this week on The Tonight Show where Jimmy Fallon is getting in on this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrations, welcoming a handful of inductees and other special musical guests to the show. Nirvana's Krist...

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Metallica's Lars Ulrich Wants Deep Purple in Rock Hall

April 9, 2014

Metallica entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, the second year they were eligible and first year they were nominated. Nirvana are entering the Hall this year, the first year they have been eligible, a decision Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich...

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Courtney Love Rejects Yoko Ono Comparisons

April 6, 2014

Courtney Love does not enjoy being compared to Yoko Ono. As the world marks the 20th anniversary of her late husband Kurt Cobain's death and Nirvana prepares for its induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Love opened up about her relation...

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In Tribute: Kurt Cobain

April 4, 2014
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Kurt Cobain Musical 'Very Likely,' Courtney Love Says

April 1, 2014

Courtney Love has big plans for Kurt Cobain's legacy – if she can make them happen. The Nirvana frontman's widow recently said that she hopes to make a biopic, documentary and musical about him. The latter production, she told NME, is "very likely"...

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