Nirvana

A bunch of kids react to listening to Nirvana for the first time

If you're from the PNW, it's likely you grew up listening to Nirvana, or at least you knew their music. Even kids here (for the most part) recognize the biggest songs from the band, but what about a bunch of '00s kids who were born a decade and a half after the band ceased to exist? A popular...
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Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses is Closing

Yes, it's true. The Nirvana exhibit at MoPop is officially closing on March 19th. I was tipped off with the info from my Twitter bud, Jenn DeBellis. She's aware of my love for Kurt and Nirvana and advised me to come check out the gallery one last time before it leaves. I'm glad I did, because the...
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Throwback to 1992: Nirvana on SNL

On January 11, 1992, Nirvana was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live . For their performance, the band played both “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “Territorial Pissings” off 1991’s Nevermind . Of course, the performance itself was amazing. Things got even more interesting after the performance,...
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Today Would Have Been Kurt Cobain's 50th Birthday

It's crazy to think that we lost Kurt Cobain 23 years ago. One of the best musicians of our generation, the icon of the grunge era, Kurt's music has touched so many over the years and today, February 20, would have been the Aberdeen native's 50th birthday. Paying respects in Aberdeen Forever in our...
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WATCH: Thousands Perform Nirvana at Once

The Rockin’ 1000 are an Italian supergroup of sorts, dubbing themselves “the biggest rock band on earth.” It’s a title we can’t quite deny—they’ve got over 1,000 band members. All 1,000+ of them got together to cover Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” and it’s kind of amazing. Check it out below...
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Marc Jacobs Names Frances Bean Cobain as New Face of Ad Campaign

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, was chosen by designer Marc Jacobs as the face of his spring/summer ad campaign. The twenty-four-year-old was flattered that Jacobs had her in mind, stating, "I wouldn’t have done it with anyone other than Marc." While she gladly...
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The best Dave Grohl moments

Dave Grohl is a living rock and roll legend at this point. From being Nirvana's drummer to fronting Foo Fighters and even forming his own supergroup in the meantime, the man knows hustle. Foo Fighters alone have eight albums, four EPs, six video albums, and 36 singles altogether. I said hustle,...
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WATCH: Footage of Nirvana screwing around on "Top Of The Pops" in 1991

In case you are like me and you don't know what the hell Top Of The Pops is/was, here's a brief overview: It was a British music chart TV show that started in 1964 and was broadcast weekly until 2006. Some of the top musicians on the charts performed live on the show. The musicians were asked to...
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Dave Grohl: Better Frontman or Drummer?

There's an opinion floating around that Dave Grohl is a better drummer than a singer. I love Dave on drums don't get me wrong, but I prefer him on the mic screaming 'Is someone getting the best of you?!' at us. Matt on esquire.com says that he's a bigger fan of Grohl on drums, but what do you say?...
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Paying respects to Nirvana with a trip to Aberdeen

​The 25th anniversary for Nevermind is this Saturday. Feel old yet? Crazy to think we've been rocking out to "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Lithium" for that long. Nevermind saved me in a lot of ways. Who needed therapy when you had a masterpiece like that on loop in your CD walkman? I didn't even...
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