Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

To witness Cal Jam 18 in San Bernardino, Calif., was to experience rock and roll in its purest state in 2018. The Foo Fighters gathered their friends and colleagues at Glen Helen Amphitheater for the second Cal Jam under their control, and it was endlessly entertaining. Everybody’s talking about the show-stopping mini-set of Nirvana songs […]

Celebrating 27 Years of ‘Nevermind’ with the Best & Worst Nirvana Covers

Celebrating 27 Years of ‘Nevermind’ with the Best & Worst Nirvana Covers

27 years ago today, Nirvana‘s landmark grunge album Nevermind was released. It’s somewhat interesting to point out that its challenging predecessor, 1993’s In Utero (which just celebrated its own 25th anniversary), was released almost two years to the day after Nevermind set the rock world on its ear. Clearly, rock music fans are holding this twenty-plus-since-Nevermind […]

Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Turns 25: Reflecting on the Challenging and Deeply Rewarding Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’

Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Turns 25: Reflecting on the Challenging and Deeply Rewarding Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’

“Teenage angst has paid off well … now I’m bored and old,” Kurt Cobain screams in the opening seconds of “Serve the Servants,” the opening track to Nirvana‘s 1993 album In Utero. It was an effective and poignant way to kick off the band’s hugely anticipated third album, which celebrates its 25th anniversary today. Of […]

Father John Misty’s New ‘Total Entertainment Forever’ Video Features Macaulay Culkin (as Kurt Cobain) Being Crucified

Father John Misty’s New ‘Total Entertainment Forever’ Video Features Macaulay Culkin (as Kurt Cobain) Being Crucified

There’s value in absurdist art, for sure. And Father John Misty knows that more than most contemporary musicians out there, which is why his new clip for “Total Entertainment Forever” is one you don’t want to skip. The song, from Misty’s (real name: Josh Tillman) new album Pure Comedy, features a video that really needs […]

‘Pickin’ on Nirvana: A Bluegrass Tribute Featuring Iron Horse’ Out Soon; Hear ‘All Apologies’ Like You Haven’t Before

‘Pickin’ on Nirvana: A Bluegrass Tribute Featuring Iron Horse’ Out Soon; Hear ‘All Apologies’ Like You Haven’t Before

Iron Horse are pioneers in the contemporary bluegrass scene, and have focused their attention on Kurt Cobain and Nirvana for their upcoming compilation, Pickin’ on Nirvana: A Bluegrass Tribute Featuring Iron Horse, which will be released on April 28 (with a special Record Store Day vinyl edition hitting shelves on April 22). Below, watch a […]

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