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Nirvana “Nevermind” Baby’s Lawsuit Dismissed By Judge

Spencer Elden Initially Filed a Lawsuit On Account of Child Sexual Exploitation

Jan 04, 2022

A judge has dismissed the case regarding the artwork to Nirvana’s Nevermind constituting as child sexual exploitation. Spencer Elden, who was photographed on the cover when he was four months old, filed the lawsuit against the band back in August, stating that he suffered “lifelong damages” as a result of the artwork. More

Under the Radar’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Part 7: Reissues, Box Sets, and Vinyl

Includes Various Soundtracks and Releases by Supergrass, U2, The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, and The Doors

Dec 17, 2021

For the seventh and final installment of our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide we feature reissues, box sets, and vinyl. Included are a lot of nicely packaged vinyl soundtracks from Mondo and others, as well as reissues of albums by Supergrass, U2, The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, and The Doors. There’s plenty to choose from for last minute gifts for music fans and movie buffs. More

Aug 25, 2021

Nirvana and the estate of Kurt Cobain are being sued by Spencer Elden, the man who was originally featured as a naked baby swimming after a dollar on the iconic cover of the band’s 1991 album Nevermind when he was just four months old. Elden is claiming that the cover constitutes as child pornography, also citing a lack of consent on behalf of his legal guardians for him to appear naked on the album cover. More

Mar 05, 2021

Original or cover? David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World” or Nirvana’s cover of “The Man Who Sold the World,” which one do you prefer? More

Apr 24, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie has been live streaming solo concerts from his home studio. During last night’s concert he performed a new song, “Proxima B,” and covered Nirvana’s “All Apologies” in what was an all-piano set. More

Mar 29, 2018

HBO has shared the first full trailer for season 2 of Westworld. One of 2016’s most acclaimed shows, an adaptation of Michael Crichton’s 1973 film of the same name, returns on April 22 at 9 PM. The show was created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy and is set in a Wild West-themed amusement park populated by androids that think they are actually in the Old West. More

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 Nevermind. More

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.


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


Dec 30, 2019

In the fall of 1994, after the shock and grief among fans, fellow artists, and the music media over the death of Kurt Cobain had settled, news about plans for the first posthumous Nirvana release started to trickle out. More

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