Aberdeen's Kurt Cobain Day Features Weird Crying Statue

February 21, 2014

Kurt Cobain's hometown of Aberdeen, Washington declared Thursday, February 20th "Kurt Cobain Day" yesterday. But the tribute festivities turned awkward with the unveiling of a bizarre Crying Cobain statue (with its solitary tear) in the town's museum. Needless...


Nirvana's HOF Induction Might Be 'Awkward'

February 12, 2014

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies make strange bedfellows, with band members (and their significant others) putting aside their differences (or not) for one night to celebrate a group's achievement and legacy. Check Out Nirvana's Road to...


Celebrate 'Kurt Cobain Day' on February 20th

January 23, 2014

Kurt Cobain will be celebrated every year on his birthday by his hometown of Aberdeen, Washington. Yesterday, Mayor Bill Simpson and the city council decided that February 20th will become "Kurt Cobain Day" annually. "Aberdeen residents may justifiably...


See Nirvana's Final L.A. Concert

January 7, 2014

For the encore of their final Los Angeles concert, the members of Nirvana clamored onstage with acoustic instruments for a brief set of songs they'd played a little over a month earlier at their Unplugged taping. In recently surfaced footage of the gig...


Rivers Cuomo: 'I Was Nirvana's Biggest Fan'

February 19, 2014

Weezer's Rivers Cuomo called RS to talk about his love of Nirvana. Find his tribute and much more in Rolling Stone's new special collectors edition on the grunge stars' music and legend, available now. "In some ways, I feel like I was Nirvana's biggest...


McCartney Recalls Magic of Nirvana Team-Up

January 27, 2014

"This is my friend, Paul," said Dave Grohl. "Hello, Dave," replied Paul McCartney. The two were crowded onto a small stage with Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear for a backstage press conference at last night's Grammy Awards, after winning Best Rock Song...


Courtney Love Cries During Her Libel Trial

January 22, 2014

Courtney Love broke down in tears yesterday in the Los Angeles Superior Court, where she is being tried for libel. She began sobbing, according to Spin, during the testimony of Canadian businessman Phillip Gross, who detailed how he purchased a guitar...



Nirvana Day to Be Celebrated in Hoquiam, Washington

December 26, 2013

Hoquiam, Washington will celebrate its first-ever Nirvana Day on April 10th, 2014, paying tribute to the band whose frontman, Kurt Cobain, was born and raised just four miles away in Aberdeen. Kurt Cobain and 14 More Rock & Roll Rebels Though the...


Pharrell's Next Album Will Be Rap-Free

December 3, 2013

Pharrell has found time in his never-ending production schedule to work on a new solo record, which he says will be rap-free. "That's the difference between 30 and 40. 'Cause I was 30, now I'm 40 – and I'm not rapping," he said in an extensive,...


Kurt Cobain Gets Animated

October 24, 2013

Kurt Cobain discussed a variety of topics, ranging from condemning sexism to wondering if he was gay, in an interview with British journalist Jon Savage for a profile that ran in The Observer in 1993. Now, over two decades after that feature ran, PBS...


10 Must-Have LPs for Back to Black Friday

October 23, 2013

As part of "Back to Black Friday," a vinyl-focused event organized by the people behind Record Store Day, artists such as Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga and Nirvana are putting out exclusive vinyl releases on November 29th, according to Billboard. Of the 100 or...


Vote for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

October 16, 2013

The nominees for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are in, and for the second consecutive year, the public gets to vote alongside the artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 10th, fans can...


Rare Nirvana Interview Surfaces

October 11, 2013

Three rare Nirvana interviews have surfaced online. Journalist James Sherry interviewed the band in November 1990, and has released the audio recordings, reports Consequence of Sound.  Where Does Nirvana Rank on Our List of 100 Greatest Artists? In...


Nirvana's 'In Utero' 2013 Mix Headed to Vinyl

October 9, 2013

Nirvana's final album, In Utero, was recently celebrated in a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue. Original producer Steve Albini revisited the album – with full blessings from bandmembers Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic – for a "2013 Mix." Audiophiles...


The 27 Club: A Brief History

November 12, 2013

Courtney Love to Spill Secrets in Memoir This Winter

October 21, 2013

It's a big season for controversial musical memoirs. First, Morrissey released his long-awaited Autobiography. Now Courtney Love will release her own book in early 2014 through William Morrow at Harper Collins, a source at the publishing house confirms...


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: Nirvana, Hall and Oates and More

October 16, 2013

The nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 are in, and the list includes Nirvana, Kiss, the Replacements and Hall and Oates. The rest of this year's hopefuls are the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Deep Purple, Peter Gabriel,...


Win Nirvana's 'In Utero' Box Set

October 10, 2013

Nirvana's landmark In Utero album turned 20 on September 13th. To celebrate the anniversary of this recording, Geffen Records has re-released the band's third and final studio session as a four-disc Super Deluxe edition. Score your very own copy of this...