Iconic lead singer of the Foo Fighters, drummer for Nirvana, friend of Paul McCartney, and all around good guy, Dave Grohl, recently celebrated a birthday, and teased a new Foo Fighters tour and record for 2017. Here are 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know about the rock God.
Brett Morgan is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker who calls “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” a love story. He was given full access to the Nirvana singer’s archives of rare artwork, journal entries, and videos dating back to Cobain’s childhood in Aberdeen.
For the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Lorde joined Nirvana on stage to sing their song “All Apologies.” Check it out.
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.
A new exhibit in Los Angeles show some never-before-seen pictures of Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Weezer, and others. See the pictures here.
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.