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Fender Re-issues Kurt Cobain's Jag-stang Guitar

Fender is re-issuing the Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang guitar in honour of the 30th anniversary of 'Nevermind'.Nirvana's landmark album reached the milestone on September 24, and in celebration, the guitar makers have launched the custom model,...

Nirvana's Music Makes Its Way Into Dave Grohl's Kids' Lives

Nirvana's music has made its way into Dave Grohl's kids' lives.The 'Lithium' group's former drummer used to switch off the Grunge pioneers' songs as soon as they came on the radio - because it was...

Dave Grohl Hints At Changes To Nevermind Cover

Dave Grohl has hinted the cover of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' may change.The iconic artwork features the then-four-month-old Spencer Elden naked in a swimming pool reaching out for a dollar bill but the subject recently took legal...

Dave Grohl Wants To Play Drums For Abba

Dave Grohl has offered to play drums for ABBA after he "wept like a baby" listening to their comeback single.The Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana sticksman is a massive fan of the 'Dancing Queen'...

Dave Grohl Details Estrangement From Late Father Over Rock Star Pursuit

Dave Grohl became estranged from his father when he chose to become a musician.The 52-year-old star has recalled how his late newswriter dad, James Grohl, "wouldn't allow" him to become a rock star because he...

Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary Of 'Nevermind' By Nirvana

Thirty years ago the landscape of popular music was changed forever when Nirvana released their seminal, era defining second album, Nevermind. Nirvana had already built up quite a substantial following in the U.S, and the...

'I Must Have Worn It Out For Six Months': Corey Taylor Honours Nirvana's Nevermind

Corey Taylor says Nirvana's landmark 'Nevermind' album "changed" people's approach to songwriting.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has hailed the Kurt Cobain-fronted Grunge pioneers' iconic 1991 LP ahead of its 30th anniversary on Friday (24.09.21)...

Dave Grohl Had 'Challenge' To Keep Memoir Short

Dave Grohl's "biggest challenge" in writing his memoir was keeping it short.The Foo Fighters frontman - who will release 'The Storyteller' next month - was keen to show fans what his life is like as...

Bbc Announces Programming To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of Nirvana's Nevermind

Nirvana's landmark album 'Nevermind' is being celebrated by the BBC this month.The Kurt Cobain-fronted Grunge pioneers' seminal 1991 LP - which was the first to feature drummer Dave Grohl - turns 30 on September 24,...

Spotlight On Nirvana: We Need To Talk About Spencer Elden

The album artwork for Nirvana’s 1991 album Nevermind is without doubt one of the most iconic in music history. It’s equal parts adorable and bizarre, and while perhaps a little too near the knuckle for...

Dave Grohl Reveals Nirvana's Humble Goals For Nevermind Success

Dave Grohl has admitted Nirvana's goals for 'Nevermind' were to emulate Sonic Youth and then buy their own apartments.The 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' rocker has opened up on the group's iconic 1991 record, and he...

Kurt Cobain Caricature Sells For Almost $300k At Auction

Kurt Cobain's caricature of himself has sold for a whopping $281,000 (£199,000) at auction. The late Nirvana legend's self-portrait of the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' rocker playing his beloved guitar, includes the words: “I don’t...

Dave Grohl Got High With Joan Jett And Miley Cyrus

Dave Grohl has recalled smoking a joint with Joan Jett and Miley Cyrus after the 2015 Rock and Rock Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Joan was inducted that year and the Foo Fighters frontman - whose...

Strands Of Kurt Cobain's Hair Fetch $14,145 At Auction

Strands of Kurt Cobain's hair have sold for $14,145 (£10,005) at auction.The late Nirvana legend's blonde tresses went under the hammer as part of the Amazing Music Auction by Iconic Auctions.The hair had been kept...

Six Strands Of Kurt Cobain's Hair Go Under The Hammer

Six strands of Kurt Cobain's hair are being sold at auction.The late Nirvana legend's blonde tresses are up for sale online at the Amazing Music Auction on Iconic Auctions' site.The hair is said to have...

Bob Dylan Is A Foo Fighters Fan, Says Dave Grohl

Bob Dylan wanted to record a cover version of Foo Fighters song ‘Everlong’.The ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ hitmaker invited the band to open up for him on a 2008 tour and frontman Dave Grohl recalled...

Carrie Underwood Felt 'Lucky' To Grow Up Around 90s Grunge

Carrie Underwood felt "lucky" to grow up around 90s grunge.The 'Before He Cheats' hitmaker admits she has "always loved" country music - which she describes as her "home" - but says the likes of Nirvana...

Dave Grohl Wishes Kurt Cobain Was Still Here So They Could Be Nirvana

Dave Grohl says it's heartbreaking that Kurt Cobain isn't here to bless the world with his incredible songwriting talent. The former Nirvana drummer has admitted it's "one of the greatest heartbreaks" of his life that...

Dave Grohl Learned To Play Drums By Bashing Pillows

Dave Grohl learned to play drums on a set of pillows.The Foo Fighters frontman started his career as the drummer in Nirvana and he has revealed that he had to improvise when it came to...

Dave Grohl 'Still Dreams' About Nirvana

Dave Grohl has admitted he "still dreams" about playing in Nirvana.The Foo Fighters rocker - who was the drummer in the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' grunge icons until frontman Kurt Cobain's tragic death in 1994...

Dave Grohl Is Unsure About The Nevermind Box Set

Dave Grohl has no idea what could feature on a ‘Nevermind’ special edition.Nirvana’s seminal record turns 30 next year and though there have been rumours of a new box set to mark the occasion, the...

Back To School: The Teen Anthems You Need To Get You Through September [Playlist]

Whether you see your school days as the best times of your life or the worst times, the beginning of September always brings with it that same nostalgia of new stationary, new haircuts and the...

Kurt Cobain's Mtv Unplugged Guitar Sold For Record-breaking $6m

Kurt Cobain's acoustic guitar from Nirvana's iconic 1993 'MTV Unplugged in New York' performance has sold for a record-breaking $6 million (£4.85 million) at auction.The 1959 Martin D-18E - which was often out of tune...

Travis Barker And Post Malone Writing New Music Together

Travis Barker is writing new music with Post Malone after they teamed up on the charity Nirvana tribute live-stream concert.The Blink-182 drummer stepped in Dave Grohl's shoes as he performed 20 songs by the grunge...

Kurt Cobain's Acoustic Guitar From Nirvana's Mtv Unplugged Gig Set For Auction

Kurt Cobain's acoustic guitar from Nirvana's iconic 1993 'MTV Unplugged in New York' gig is set to go under the hammer.Bids on the 1959 Martin D-18E are expected to start at $1million (£810,835) at the...

Dave Grohl Hails Post Malone For 'Great' Nirvana Tribute Live-stream

Dave Grohl was blown away by how ''great'' Post Malone's live-streamed Nirvana tribute was.The grunge legends' former drummer felt ''honoured'' when Blink-182's Travis Barker played the drums during the fundraiser - which raised over...

Courtney Love Gives Post Malone Seal Of Approval For Nirvana Live-stream Tribute

Courtney Love has given her seal of approval to Post Malone for his Nirvana live-stream tribute.The 'Circles' rapper is set to perform hits by the grunge legends this Friday (24.04.20) alongside his own ''fan favourites''...

10 Weirdly Romantic Songs For Valentine's Day [Playlist]

As it's almost Valentine's Day, you'll be looking for that perfect romantic playlist to set a dinner date to, right? Well, instead of all the corny classics, why not opt for some of the most...

Music News Round-up: Coachella 2019 Line-up Announced, Gary Oldman To Voice Bowie App, UK's Best-selling Vinyl Revealed

COACHELLA 2019 LINE-UP REVEALED The line-up for the 2019 edition of Coachella Festival has been revealed, with the headliners named as Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande.Coachella is held annually in the grounds of...

Music News Round-up: Britney Spears' Vegas Residency; Bob Dylan Movie; Blossoms Homecoming Gig

BRITNEY SPEARS ANNOUNCES NEW LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY Britney Spears has announced details of a second Las Vegas residency, following the resounding success of her Piece Of Me run which lasted a staggering four years.The move...

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