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Feb 15, 2016

Last night at Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy Awards party Beck and the surviving members of Nirvana teamed up to cover the late David Bowie's "The Man Who Sold the World," which Nirvana once covered in their MTV Unplugged episode and on their MTV Unplugged in New York album. Below are some fan videos of the performance. More

Listen to Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks Cover Nirvana’s “Come As You Are” Live

Recorded Last June at Quiet Music Festival of Portland

Feb 04, 2016

Last June at the fifth annual Quiet Music Festival of Portland Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks played a set that included covers and rarities. The set opened with a cover of Nirvana's "Come As You Are," from the iconic album NevermindMore

Listen to Previously Unreleased Kurt Cobain Demo of Nirvana’s “Been a Son”

Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings Due Out November 13

Nov 05, 2015

On November 13 Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings, a collection of Kurt Cobain demos, is being released. It ties into the documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, which aired on HBO earlier this year, as well as screening in theaters. Now a track from the album, an early demo of Nirvana's "Been a Son," has been shared. More

Listen to Previously Unreleased Kurt Cobain Demo, “Sappy”

To Be Released as a 7-Inch on December 4 with Beatles Cover

Oct 05, 2015

"Sappy" is a previously unreleased Kurt Cobain demo. It was featured in the documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck and is being released as a 7-inch single on December 4 (the other side features Cobain's cover of The Beatles' "And I Love Her"). You can now stream "Sappy" below. More

Mar 20, 2015

On May 4 HBO will premiere Brett Morgen's upcoming Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck. More

Watch: Nirvana’s Full Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Featuring Performances With St. Vincent, Lorde, Joan Jett, and Kim Gordon

Jun 02, 2014

Over the weekend HBO aired the full 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, honoring in the likes of Hall & Oates, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Cat Sevens, Linda Ronstadt, and the E Street Band. More

Watch: St. Vincent Covering Nirvana’s “Lithium” Preview

From HBO's Upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast

May 30, 2014

This weekend on May 31 HBO will premiere the official television broadcast of this year's Rock and Roll Hame of Fame Induction Ceremony, which took place in Brooklyn back in April. More

Watch: Surviving Members of Nirvana Perform at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Featuring St. Vincent, Joan Jett, Lorde, and Kim Gordon

Apr 11, 2014

Last night, alongside the likes of Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Cat Sevens, Linda Ronstadt, Hall & Oates, and the E Street Band, Nirvana were honored with an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. More

Mar 12, 2014

Recent times have seen Nirvana bassist and founding member develop something of a fascination with a generally lesser represented instrument: the accordion. More

Listen: Jay Reatard Covers Nirvana

Posthumous Recording Surfaces

Mar 12, 2014

Before his untimely death in 2010, Jay Reatard recorded a take on Nirvana's “Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle” for an In Utero tribute album. Now, a remastered version of that cover has surfaced online. The album is set to be released as part of Record Store Day 2014, which takes place on April 19.  More

Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, and Kiss Inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt Also Inducted

Dec 17, 2013

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2014 class of inductees. More

Jul 30, 2013

Two years after reissuing their landmark album Nevermind the surviving members of Nirvana have announced they will be providing a deluxe ediiton treatment to their 1993 final album In Utero to celebrate its 20th anniversary.  More

“Nirvana” Reunites For Virginia Tech Homecoming

Sub-Pop Plays Along For Musically Uninformed College Student

Jul 25, 2013

Recently, a letter sent to Sup-Pop records made the rounds on the internet. The letter, from a Virginia Tech mascot planning the school's homecoming, asked the label politely if they could get Nirvana back together for a short video saying "Go Hokies!" More

Watch: Nirvana Members Back Paul McCartney In Seattle

Check Out Videos For “Helter Skelter” and “Get Back”

Jul 22, 2013

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water it’s…no not a sharknado, but rather the surviving members of Nirvana backing Paul McCartney live in concert.  More

Dec 17, 2012

Last week Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana made a powerfully unexpected statement during the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert at Madison Square Garden, performing a brand new track called "Cut Me Some Slack." More

Watch: Paul McCartney Jams With Nirvana

Part of the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

Dec 13, 2012

So it wasn’t an Onion headline (despite the hope we feverishly clung to). Last night, Paul McCartney jammed with Nirvana, performing a new song called “Cut Me Some Slack.”  More

Watch: EMA Cover Nirvana

Part of a Spin Tribute

Aug 03, 2011

EMA turned her angst towards Nirvana’s “Endless Nameless.” We have the details.  More

20th Anniversary Nirvana’s Nevermind Deluxe Edition Announced

Deluxe Edition of Nevermind Due September

Jun 22, 2011

Quintessential grunge rock band, Nirvana, announce a deluxe edition due out September 19 via Universal Music. 

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Kurt Cobain—Guitar Hero Avatar. Courtney Love and Former Band Mates—Pissed

Love Claims She Did Not Grant Game Makers Permission

Sep 10, 2009

Courtney Love is not amused. In response to the recently release of Guitar Hero 5—a game that includes an avatar of her late husband Kurt Cobain, the rocker recently twittered the following: “FOR THE RECORD I DID NOT APPROVE KURTS AVATAR FOR GUYITARHERO5. i think Kurt would despise this game alone let alone this avatar.” Guitar Hero makers Activision deny Love's claim. Nirvana members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl have also weighed in. More

Sep 03, 2009

Kurt Cobain’s still got it. Adding to the pile post-mortem Nirvana output, November 3rd will see the release of a limited edition CD/DVD of the band’s 1992 headlining performance at the Reading Festival. We have the tracklisting. More

Sub Pop to Reissue Nirvana’s Debut Album

Bleach's 20-Year Anniversary Marked By Release of Re-Mastered Edition with Bonus Materials

Aug 14, 2009

Nirvana's debut album marked a sea change in the rock trajectory, even on its small initial run. To commemorate 1989's Bleach, Sub Pop has plans to reissue this cult gem. More



Reviews

Nevermind

Nevermind

Universal Music Group

Nov 01, 2011

What is there left to say about Nevermind? Nirvana's second LP and major label debut is one of those canonized albums whose reputation makes discussion repetitive. More