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Watch Kurt Cobain Pay Tribute to River Phoenix at Nirvana’s Last L.A. Show

Filmmaker David Markey released a 15-minute clip of Nirvana performing at the Los Angeles Forum during what would be the band’s final show in L.A. before the tragic death of frontman Kurt Cobain in April of 1994.

01/06/2014

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Watch Previously Unreleased Live Footage Of Nirvana Performing ‘Heart-Shaped Box’

Amid a teeming sea of concertgoers that includes the occasional crowd surfer, Nirvana sounds as on-point as the band ever did, assisted by second guitarist Pat Smear filling out the song’s crunching guitar on the chorus and backing vocals.

09/19/2013

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Sub Pop Reveals Nirvana’s Original Recording Contract From 1989

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s final studio album, ‘In Utero,’ Sub Pop has been having fun revealing little tidbit about the band. The latest being the original contract the band signed back in 1989.

08/21/2013

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Unreleased Nirvana Song, ‘Forgotten Tune,’ Featured On ‘In Utero’ Reissue

The reissue of Nirvana’s 1993 album, ‘In Utero,’ includes three discs and 70 songs that range from live cuts, unreleased demos, B-sides and unreleased track “Forgotten Tune.”

08/13/2013

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Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Gets A 20th Anniversary Reissue

In Utero, Nirvana’s third and final album, is being prepped for a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue edition set for release Sept. 24.

08/01/2013

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10 Great Alternative Rock Cover Songs

Presenting: Ten alt-rock songs that come real close (and often do) usurp the power of their source material.

07/26/2013

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Kurt Cobain Is Still Alive And Well In The Mind Of Confused College Student

A self-proclaimed Nirvana fan from Virginia Tech University is gaining notoriety on the Internet for a well intentioned, but severely misguided letter they sent to the band’s record label.

07/24/2013

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Daft Punk Revives The Great Rock Album TV Ad

More than just teasing rabid fans hungry for new Daft Punk music (enough that a video of the 15-second riff looped for 10 straight hours has hit Youtube), the ad shown during SNL revived the long-lost art of the album release TV commercial.

03/06/2013

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Postal Service Reunites As Coachella Rumors Abound

On the same day that Mick Jagger told NME in no uncertain terms that classic rock icons the Rolling Stones would not be playing at this year’s Coachella festival in California, news has broken that 21st century emo-electro super-group Postal Service (featuring Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and producer Jimmy Tamborello) will reunite, with strong hints pointing towards a Coachella performance.

01/22/2013

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How Dave Grohl Became BFFs With A Beatle

Rock ‘n roll workaholic Dave Grohl’s latest project is his new documentary Sound City, which tells the story of the storied L.A. recording studio of the same name. The project has brought him together with a long list of rock stars, both for interviews in the film and music-making for its soundtrack. And one of them happens to be a Beatle.

01/17/2013

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