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Krist Novoselic & Grohl Reunite For Nevermind Anniversary Chat

Former Nirvana bandmates Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl reunited with producer Butch Vig for a two-hour 'town hall' meeting with fans in New York on Saturday night (24Sep11).The get together, moderated by comedian and U.S....

Dave Grohl Quit Nirvana In 1993

Dave Grohl quit Nirvana in 1993. The 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' group had a number of drummers before settling on Dave in 1990 ahead of the recording of their defining 'Nevermind' album, but he later...

Fan Praise Sparks Krist Novoselic's Memories Of Cobain

Rocker Krist Novoselic remembers late Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain whenever he receives a compliment about the group's material.Nirvana split following the frontman's suicide in 1994, but Cobain is never far from his bassist pal's mind....

Pearl Jam Auctioning Guitar For Tennant

Rockers Pearl Jam are auctioning off a signed guitar to raise money for former Nirvana promoter Susie Tennant as she battles cancer.The band is donating the Fender Squire Telecaster, autographed by Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament,...

Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Is 20 Today

'Nevermind' by Nirvana, one of the most seminal rock albums of all time, turns 20 today (24/9) with its impact still being felt keenly by musicians and fans alike a generation on. Though initially considered...

Frances Bean Cobain Turns To Modelling

Frances Bean Cobain, the only child of Courtney Love and the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has made the foray into modelling and recently posed for the acclaimed designer-turned-photographer Hedi Slimane, reports OnTheRedCarpet.com. Appearing older...

Rem Officially Break Up After 30 Years In Rock Music

Rem, the American rock band best known for their seminal album 'Automatic for the People' and smash hit single 'Man on the Moon', have official broken up. The group, hailing from Athens, Georgia, announced the...

Kurt Cobain's Lyrics Were Inspirational Says Lil Wayne

Kurt Cobain and Nirvana, who rose to global fame with their grunge breakthrough album 'Nevermind', have been described as an inspiration by New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne. Speaking after his Mtv Unplugged taping earlier this...

Smells Like Teen Spirit To Be Performed 144 Times At Festival

Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit is to be performed 144 times in a row as part of this year's (11) Scotiabank Nuit Blanche art festival in Toronto, Canada.Members of bands like F**ked Up, Tokyo Police...

Dave Grohl: 'Nirvana's Drummers Were All Mad'

Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl is convinced he only became Nirvana's regular drummer because he was more stable than his mad predecessors.Grohl was the band's fifth drummer and he was with the band during its...

Arctic Monkeys Had To Resist Nirvana

Arctic Monkeys had to resist covering Nirvana tracks when recording at the same studio.The British group recorded their latest album 'Suck It And See' at Sound City - the Californian studio where Nirvana made their...

New Book Reveals Kurt Cobain's Petting Zoo Dreams

Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain dreamed of opening his own petting zoo, according to a new book about the history of grunge.Journalist Mark Yarm gathered anecdotes about Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney, among others, for...

Nirvana Exhibition To Open In London

A Nirvana exhibition is set to open in London on September 13.The 'In Bloom: The Nirvana Nevermind Exhibition' will mark 20 years since the band's 'Nevermind' album was released and will run from September 13...

Jon Stewart To Celebrate Nirvana 20th Anniversary

Jon Stewart, the American comedian and television host, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's seminal album 'Nevermind' by hosting a Q&A session with the band's surviving members, reports the Associated Press.The Comedy Central star...

Butch Vig: 'Meddling, Moody Cobain Was A Pain'

Rocker Butch Vig has soured the celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's classic Nevermind album by confessing frontman Kurt Cobain was "a pain in the a**" to work with.Vig produced the 1991 album and...

Selena Gomez Wants Fans' Advice On Perfume

Selena Gomez has invited her fans to choose the ingredients for her forthcoming perfume.The 19-year-old actress - who is planning to release the scent in 2012 after teaming up with lifestyle brand Adrenalina - is...

Frances Bean Cobain Appears In 'Classical' Photo Shoot

Frances Bean Cobain has celebrated her 19th birthday by appearing in a classical photo shoot. The daughter of late Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain and Hole singer Courtney Love was photographed by celebrity snapper Rocky Schenck...

Miley Cyrus' Smells Like Teen Spirit Is Voted Worst Cover

Miley Cyrus' version of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit has been named the worst cover ever in a new magazine poll.Rolling Stone readers voted the teenager's live rendition of the grunge anthem the worst of...

Novoselic To Play Nirvana's Nevermind In Its Entirety

Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic will perform the group's classic album Nevermind in its entirety next month (Sep11) to mark the record's 20th anniversary.The 1991 masterpiece has sold 30 million copies worldwide and is set...

Krist Novoselic To Perform Nevermind In Full

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic will perform the band's classic 'Nevermind' album in full. The 46-year-old rocker will join forces with the likes of Seattle bands Campfire OK, the Long Winters, Visqueen, the Fastbacks and Vaporland...

Nirvana's Nevermind Exhibition Heading To London

Nirvana's iconic album Nevermind will be honoured with an exhibition in London next month (Sep11) to mark the record's 20th anniversary.The 1991 masterpiece has sold 30 million copies worldwide, and fans will be able to...

Krist Novoselic Puts Dave Grohl In Nirvana

Krist Novoselic makes Dave Grohl feel like he's in Nirvana again. The Foo Fighters frontman feels his former bandmate still carries the "soul" of their previous group - which was brought to an end by...

Lil Wayne Pays Tribute To Tupac And Nirvana

Young Money rapper Lil Wayne has built anticipation for his upcoming performance at the 2011 Video Music Awards - appearing in a promo clip in which he pays tribute to rapper Tupac Shakur and rockers...

Nirvana's Nevermind Artwork Restored On Facebook

Rockers Nirvana have had the cover art of their classic album Nevermind restored on Facebook.com following reports the image of a naked baby violated the website's terms and conditions.The iconic photo of a swimming baby...

Nirvana Album Cover Banned From Facebook

The cover art for Nirvana's classic 1991 album Nevermind has been banned from Facebook.com - the photo of a naked baby has been labelled as graphic content.The picture of a swimming baby chasing a dollar...

Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Cover Banned From Facebook

Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover has been banned from Facebook.The American rockers - who were made up of singer Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic before the vocalist's death in 1994 - have had...

Amy Winehouse Believed She Would 'Die Young'

Amy Winehouse predicted she would die at the age of 27. The 'Rehab' singer - who passed away at her home in Camden, north London, on Saturday (23.07.11) - believed she would become one of...

Nevermind Photographer Wants To Work With Swimming Baby Again

The man who photographed the cover of Nirvana's iconic Nevermind album wants to revisit the image and take a shot of the naked baby all grown up.Snapper Kirk Weddle was hired to find a swimming...

Amy Winehouse Joins The 27 Club

Amy Winehouse has become the latest high profile musician to join the infamous 27club. Winehouse was reportedly found dead at a flat in Camden (London) by police after a call was made to emergency services...

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