The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records

Over the weekend, a crucial piece of music memorabilia from the 1990s went up for auction — and the 1959 Martin D-18E Kurt Cobain played in Nirvana‘s MTV Unplugged performance was estimated to fetch around $1 million. In reality, the guitar sold for $6,010,000, with CBS News reporting it went to Peter Freedman, owner of… Continue reading The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records

New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: ‘Where to Start,’ A Grunge-y, Punky Bathroom Freak-Out of Cathartic Frustration

There’s a lot of angst behind “Where to Start,” the new song from Bully premiered on Thursday. Jarring, jangly guitars and the pained shouts of vocalist/guitarist Alicia Bognanno are the centerpiece of the song, which comes with a music video that fully captures the frantic, emotional overload of the song’s lyrics: I live for you… Continue reading New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: ‘Where to Start,’ A Grunge-y, Punky Bathroom Freak-Out of Cathartic Frustration

After Controversial Comments Lauding Trump’s Speech as ‘Strong and Direct,’ Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Clarifies: ‘I Don’t Support Fascism’

Krist Novoselic, bassist of Nirvana known for his political leanings (an outspoken advocate of political reform, he briefly ran for office as a county clerk in Wahkiakum County in Washington state), surprised many this week with message purportedly posted to his personal Facebook page. In the message, Novoselic praised the speech given by President Trump… Continue reading After Controversial Comments Lauding Trump’s Speech as ‘Strong and Direct,’ Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Clarifies: ‘I Don’t Support Fascism’

23 Years Ago, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Took a Leap with ‘The Colour and the Shape’ — and Never Looked Back

Up through the release of 1995’s self-titled Foo Fighters debut record, the project was very much “the drummer of Nirvana making his own music” — so much so that Dave Grohl primarily wrote and recorded the entire thing on his own, with producer Barrett Jones. It wasn’t until two years later that the Foo Fighters… Continue reading 23 Years Ago, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Took a Leap with ‘The Colour and the Shape’ — and Never Looked Back

The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played During Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Going Up for Auction for an Estimated $1 Million

Julien’s Auctions recently announced an upcoming auction titled Music Icons, a collection of memorabilia and artifacts from a dizzying array of music legends past and present — and one of the marquee items up for auction will be the acoustic guitar played by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana‘s MTV Unplugged performance. As far as Unplugged performances… Continue reading The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played During Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Going Up for Auction for an Estimated $1 Million

The New Foo Fighters Album is ‘Our David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ Record,’ According to Dave Grohl

Foo Fighters (Brantley Gutierrez)

For Dave Grohl, few musical influences are as important as David Bowie — so when the Foo Fighters band leader says his group‘s new batch of tunes reminds him of Bowie, that means Grohl is feeling *very* proud of what he and the guys have in store. In a video chat with Los Angeles’ 98.7… Continue reading The New Foo Fighters Album is ‘Our David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ Record,’ According to Dave Grohl

Meet the Kids Rock Chorus, an Elementary School Chorus Transforming Classics from Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and More

Meet the Kids Rock Chorus — public school 4th & 5th graders from East Providence, Rhode Island who join together in song for pretty remarkable vocal performances. This came to our attention when the Smashing Pumpkins‘ social media channels shared this video of 16 kids singing the band’s “Today”: https://www.instagram.com/p/B_0MvkpHZak/ The full version of their… Continue reading Meet the Kids Rock Chorus, an Elementary School Chorus Transforming Classics from Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and More

Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool

Perched deep in the woods of Montana is a man named Dan Dubuque. Over the past few weeks, Dubuque (follow him on Facebook here) has uploaded a series of performances videos to YouTube featuring him sitting in a serene spot with a slide guitar. It’s a musical remedy to the anxiety of the COVID-19 era,… Continue reading Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool

I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great

You know Post Malone as a hip-hop/pop superstar, a “Rockstar” in the general definition of the term, rather than the specific — that is, he isn’t known as a “rock” music artist. And yet there he was, in full “rockstar” mode on Friday during his live-streamed concert of Nirvana covers raising money for The United… Continue reading I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great

Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

On Friday, April 24, Post Malone will host a special livestream concert event on YouTube geared around raising funds for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund — but what makes this intriguing is that the superstar rapper will be playing a set of Nirvana songs. Specifically, Post Malone will be performing “Nirvana hits… Continue reading Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund