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Free Tattoos & New Song To Celebrate Nirvana’S 'In Utero' 20th Anniversary [Listen]

Nirvana fans across the globe have banded together in celebration this month to celebrate two decades of the grunge rock group's final album, In Utero, which was released on the 13rd September 1993. To commemorate...

Kurt Cobain Was 'Serious About His Music'

Kurt Cobain was ''very serious'' about his art.According to his former Nirvana band mate Pat Smear, the late rocker - who committed suicide in April 1994 - was ''fun'' but focused on his music.He told...

Nirvana Played 'Lifeless' Shows

Nirvana were ''pretty lifeless'' at the end of their career. The 'Heart Shaped Box' band's live shows were known for being past paced, ferocious and full of energy, but by Christmas 1993 - four months...

Nirvana Became A Bluegrass Band

Nirvana were renamed The Simon Ritchie Bluegrass Ensemble when they recorded 'In Utero'.The 'In Bloom' grunge band were so famous after the success of their second album 'Nevermind' they had to be booked into a...

Courtney Love Wants To Work With Jay Z

Singer Courtney Love is hoping to team up with rapper Jay Z on her new album after she let him use a sample of her late husband Kurt Cobain's Nirvana track Smells Like Teen Spirit...

Nirvana Tattoos Offered Free On Album Anniversary

Nirvana fans will have the chance to prove their devotion by having a free tattoo in honour of the band on 24 September (13).Devotees in Long Beach, California; Seattle, Washington; and West Babylon, New York,...

Pat Smear Wants To Play Nirvana Songs Live

Pat Smear thinks the surviving members of Nirvana should play the band's songs live. The guitarist was a member of the iconic grunge band for six months before they ended in 1994 with the suicide...

Frank Turner Copies Kurt Cobain's Wheelchair Entrance At Reading

Rocker Frank Turner honoured late Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain at Reading Festival on Friday (23Aug13) by turning up onstage in a wheelchair, mimicking the star's iconic 1992 entrance.The singer/songwriter was one of the headlining acts...

Green Day Play Dookie In Full At Reading Festival

Green Day performed 'Dookie' in full at Reading Festival last night (23.08.13).The punk rock superstars were headlining the first night of the event and treated fans when they played their iconic 1995 album in its...

Dave Grohl's Lollapalooza Tears Over Kurt Cobain's Death

Dave Grohl broke down in tears surrounded by 30,000 rock fans at a music festival when they joined in a rendition of Nirvana's All Apologies as a tribute to tragic frontman Kurt Cobain.The drummer headed...

Nirvana To Release Complete Live Show With 'In Utero' Album 20th Anniversary Reissue

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of 1993 album, In Utero, Nirvana will release their original album remastered featuring more than 70 remixed, rare, live and unreleased recorded tracks, reports Spin. The so-called...

Paul Mccartney's Powerful Nirvana Performance

Sir Paul McCartney says there was ''great power'' on stage when he performed with Nirvana on Friday (19.07.13). The Beatles legend brought the grunge group's surviving members, drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and touring...

Nirvana Bandmates Join Paul Mccartney Onstage In Seattle

Former Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic returned to the stage in Seattle, Washington on Friday night (19Jul13) to perform with Sir Paul Mccartney.The Safeco Field appearance marked only the second time the drummer...

Jay-z Sings Nirvana On 'Magna Carta Holy Grail,' But Did He Get Permission?

Jay-Z raps the lyrics of late rocker Kurt Cobain on new track 'Holy Grail,' from his forthcoming new album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail'. The hip-hop superstar was granted permission to use words from Nirvana's Smells...

Jay-z Reveals Lyrics To Justin Timberlake Featuring, Nirvana Sampling Song 'Holy Grail'

As we all know, Jay-Z‘s new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, will be arriving in the very near future and so far we've heard a few details about the album, but on the whole we're...

Jay-z Is Using 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' Lyrics On New Album, Says Courtney Love

Jay-Z announced last weekend that he is going to release his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, as part of a special service with smartphone manufacturers Samsung. He has so far been relatively quiet in...

Paris Jackson Attempted Suicide After Being Forbidden From Marilyn Manson Gig?

Paris Jackson's shock suicide attempt yesterday (5th June) left her in hospital last night.She reportedly sliced her arm with a cleaver knife and took an overdose of painkillers after a relative forbade her from attending...

Kendall Jenner Accused Of Seeking Attention

Frances Bean Cobain has accused Kendall Jenner of venting her problems in public for attention.The 20-year-old model - who is the daughter of Courtney Love and the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain - doesn't think...

Courtney Love: 'Nirvana Catalogue Is A Curse'

Courtney Love is beginning to curse the day she became the guardian of her late husband Kurt Cobain's Nirvana catalogue - because it has become a big anchor in her life.The rocker admits it's a...

Dave Grohl Asked Pj Harvey To Join Supergroup For Nirvana Tribute

Dave Grohl almost landed a historic Nirvana moment with late rocker Kurt Cobain's favourite singer Pj Harvey at a recent Sound City Players gig in London.The man behind the supergroup rarely performs Nirvana tracks out...

The Landmark Performance That Never Was: How Pj Harvey Nearly Fronted Nirvana

PJ Harvey very nearly collaborated with the remaining members of Nirvana, for a special one-off performance of the band’s song ‘Milk It,’ earlier this year. In an interview with NME, Dave Grohl, now the frontman...

Pj Harvey Asked To Stand In For Cobain

Dave Grohl wanted PJ Harvey to sing a Nirvana track with him.The musician played with the surviving members of the band, Krist Noveselic and Pat Smear as part of his Sound City Players supergroup, and...

Dave Grohl Wanted Weezer And Manilow Track

Dave Grohl came ''f***ing close'' to arranging a collaboration between Weezer and Barry Manilow.The Foo Fighters frontman was keen to forge an unlikely pairing between the 'Hash Pipe' rockers and the 69-year-old crooner for a...

Blur Tracks To Be Released As Lullabyes

Blur's best-known hits are to be released in lullaby form.The 'Parklife' hitmakers' most popular tracks - including 'Song 2', 'Country House' and 'Girls & Boys' - will be transformed into soothing instrumentals featuring glockenspiel, vibraphone,...

Foo Fighters Have New Album Ready

Foo Fighters have a new album almost ready for release.Although the rock the group are currently on hiatus, they have no plans to disband and have a collection of songs ready to record and unveil...

Dave Grohl's Studio Time-travel

Dave Grohl thought Sound City studios was ''a dump'' when he first went there.The Foo Fighters frontman - who spent 16 days in the Los Angeles studio, where greats like Neil Young and Fleetwood Mac...

Dave Grohl's Sound City Might Turn Into An Unexpected Success

Dave Grohl, he of Nirvana and Foo Fighters fame, has made a film. It centers around a recording studio and a particular piece of equipment from the 70s, according to the Associated Press, and despite...

In Light Of Courtney Love Covering Jay Z's '99 Problems': Five Most Unlikely Cover Versions

Courtney Love doesn’t have much of a track record when it comes to cover versions. With her band Hole, she would often play a version of Guns N Roses’ ‘Paradise City’ that she would abandon...

Dave Grohl Debuts Sound City Players

Dave Grohl debuted his Sound City Players supergroup with a three-hour set at the weekend.The multi-instrumentalist performed with his all-star backing band at the Sundance Film Festival's Park City Live event in Utah. Stevie Nicks...

The Black Keys Blocked From Vanilla Ice

The Black Keys Patrick Carney's dad threw out his Vanilla Ice tape.The drummer said his first album was the rapper's 1990 debut 'To The Extreme' but his dad tried to throw it away because he...

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