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Watch Frances Bean Cobain Cover Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"

Although she has distanced herself from pursuing any sort of career in music, Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of Hole frontwoman Courtney Love and late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, may have picked up some of her parents' singing chops after posting a video of herself covering Leonard Cohen's classic...
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Listen: Nirvana cassette demos have been unearthed and they sound awesome

Manley and I were just talking about how, usually, it's lame when the estate of a deceased artist releases a bunch of posthumous recordings. Listen: Nirvana transposed into a major key broke my brain Unless the person died in the midst of finishing an album/release, there's probably a reason it...
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Somebody Made Nirvana Sound Like Pop Punk By Playing "Smells Like Teen Spirit" In A Major Key

Through the use of distorted guitars, Kurt Cobain's raspy vocals, and angst-filled lyrics, Nirvana began to develop their signature sound that made them one of the pillars of the grunge movement of the '90s.
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LISTEN: Rare Nirvana Set Surfaces From 1991 Gig in Edinburgh, Scotland

In late 1991, Nirvana played an acoustic set for Edinburgh, Scotland pub-goers, and audio from the night recently surfaced online.
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Microphones Used to Record Nirvana's 'In Utero' Are Set to Be Auctioned

Steve Albini, the recording engineer who owns Electrical Audio, is auctioning three microphones from his collection, and those mics just so happen to be the ones used to record Nirvana’s final album, In Utero, at Pachyderm Studios in 1993.
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Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic will appear on the final season of Portlandia

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are wrapping up shooting for their eighth and final season of Portlandia and they are pulling out all the stops getting stars from the Northwest and music to make cameo appearances. One of my favorite days ever. Henry, Spyke, Brendan, and Krist. Ironic bumper...
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Watch Nirvana Perform One of Their First Gigs at a Radio Shack

Once upon a time, Nirvana started out like nearly every other band in the world. They all practiced in garages and basements.
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Kurt Cobain's Artwork to Debut at Seattle Art Fair

Two of Kurt Cobain’s paintings, as well as several notebooks, have surfaced and will make their debut at the Seattle Art Fair in August, bringing his artwork back to his hometown reports The New York Times.
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Watch Dave Grohl Perform After Mom Embarrasses Him on Colbert

Last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Dave Grohl stopped by with his mom, Virginia Grohl, in support of her book tour. In her book, From Cradle to Stage , she interviews other rock stars’ moms, but last night, Colbert turned the interview around and asked Dave and Virginia the questions...
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New Father John Misty Music Video Stars Macaulay Culkin as Kurt Cobain

The new music video for Father John Misty ’s “Total Entertainment Forever” is here. And it’s wild. Starring Macaulay Culkin (as Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain ), George Washington, Ronald McDonald, and an alien, this seems to be the anti-pop-culture video. See for yourself: “Total Entertainment...
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