Twenty years after the Nirvana lead singer took his own life, his image is still iconic for 1990s grunge culture. Remember the rocker with these pictures.
Cobain’s case had been re-examined, not re-opened, by the Seattle PD.
Paul McCartney jammed out with Dave Grohl and the rest of what’s left of Nirvana, but they didn’t play what you’d think they would. Was it a disaster?
Has it all been done before? Maybe. What’s the difference between a reference and an outright copy? Let’s explore that fine line with some blatant examples.
20 years ago today a little band from Seattle called Nirvana debuted their album Nevermind. It did pretty well. Wanna look at the videos?
How do we even start to cover the covers? Maybe with some connections: Dirty Beaches does Johnny Cash — Cash does Nine Inch Nails — Reznor & Karen O do Zeppelin — it just goes on from there.
Nirvana’s Nevermind turns 20 years old on September 21st. Leading up to the big anniversary, Spin has put out this free tribute album with 13 artists performing each of Nevermind’s 13 tracks in their original order. Artists include Titus Andronicus, EMA, Surfer Blood, and Nirvana favorites, The Vaselines and The Meat Puppets.
“It’s an honor to be put in the same sentence with the Postal Service,” James Young – better known as one-man Christian emo synthpop act Owl City – told Entertainment Weekly last month.