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Reinventing the Post-Punk Era: Why Savages Might Find Nirvana

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Russell C. Smith

Punk music in its purest form projects an element of danger and disruption, rage and revolt. It is music with the power to jolt the listener awake. Maybe 2013 will be the year British post-punk wakes people up.

Garbage's One Mile High... Live: A Conversation with Butch Vig, Plus an Alexander Kariotis Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When people think of classic rock voices, Steve Perry from Journey and Freddie Mercury from Queen come to mind. Take their vocal styles, add to them the sounds of great operatic composers such as Puccini and Verdi, and a completely new and original musical form is born.

A Conversation with Blind Melon's Christopher Thorn, Plus Premieres by Drop Out Orchestra and Party Police

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Nirvana in the Supermarket, DOMA on the Line

Emmett Rensin | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics
Emmett Rensin

As oral arguments over California Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act begin before the Supreme Court, I can't help feeling that marriage equality will soon follow indecency and rock and roll into the halls of blasé consensus.

'There's A Reason Foo Fighters Don't Do Nirvana Songs'

Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment

Rumors about a Nirvana reunion have swirled ever since Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, and Krist Novoselic reunited on stage at the 12-12-12 benefit concert fo...

Dave Grohl: Foo Fighters Is 'The Stupidest F--king Name'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.15.2013 | Entertainment

Dave Grohl gave the keynote address at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas on Thursday, affably working his way through a 50-minute speec...

Indie Bands to Supergroups: What's Hot on SXSW Stages

Tom Poleman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Poleman

Austin and SXSW are inextricably linked and it's hard to say which has had a greater impact on the other. The Austin music scene has long been one of the best in the country, but SXSW has launched the city to new heights -- just as it's done with many startups and bands.

Floating Babies, What? The Story Behind Nirvana's "Nevermind" Cover Shoot

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Kirk completed the "Nevermind" assignment over three shoots on location in Southern California. Working at a public pool in Pasadena, he convinced friends to press their four-month-old boy into the service of rock n' roll.

Remembering Kurt Cobain On His Birthday

Posted 02.20.2013 | Celebrity

Kurt Cobain would be celebrating his 46th birthday today, had he not taken his own life in 1994 at the age of 27. Nearly two decades after his sui...

The Cassette Tapes That Changed My Life

Dave Tomar | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

Few things make you feel older than telling your own life story through a dead medium. I can't say I miss cassette tapes. But I think of them fondly, if not for their general inconvenience or mediocre sound quality, for the fact that they, like my teenage years, were a long time ago.

What would Kurt Cobain Think About this?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Ryan Lochte has done a lot in the past year. From being a medal winning Olympic swimmer to a reality show star, this athlete of Cuban descent has demo...

'I Am A Total Valley Girl'

Los Angeles Daily News | Bob Strauss | Posted 04.03.2013 | Los Angeles

Read Documentary capturing Van Nuys' legendary Sound City studio premieres Thursday night in L.A. Dave Grohl didn't want anecdotes about rock 'n' rol...

'We Forgot About Nirvana'

Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment

Nirvana fans were in for a surprise last month when the remaining members of the band performed for the first time in decades. While Dave Grohl, Krist...

Director Gives Details On Kurt Cobain Documentary

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.05.2013 | Entertainment

Nirvana is back in the limelight. Last month, the remaining members of the iconic grunge band reunited for two performances, and now, details are ...

It's the End of the World: Have a Cigar Box Guitar

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 02.20.2013 | Arts
Douglas Anthony Cooper

The Maya never predicted that 2012 would be the Year of the Cigar Box Guitar. They missed the most important story. The end of the world, which ought to be in a couple of hours, is not this year's crucial event.

Will There Be A Nirvana Reunion Tour?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment

The remaining members of Nirvana have teamed up twice in the past week, but don't call it a reunion tour just yet. Page Six reports that their sour...

LISTEN: Paul McCartney And Nirvana's 'Cut Me Some Slack'

Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment

A studio version of Paul McCartney's collaboration with the remaining members of Nirvana, "Cut Me Some Slack," has been released. McCartney teamed ...

The Comfort of Growing Older

Paul LaRosa | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul LaRosa

When I was in the 20s and 30s, a million questions filled my head -- would I get married, have kids, could I make a career out of writing, would I be promoted, would they like what I've written, would I lose my job, buy a house? All that noise made it tough to see the forests from the trees.

WATCH LIVE: 12-12-12 Concert

Spinner.com | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment

Watch the live feed, via Spinner.com....

Paul McCartney To Front Nirvana Reunion

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment

If a curious report from the Sun is to be believed, Sir Paul McCartney will front a Nirvana reunion with Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic at Wednesday's...

PHOTOS: Christmas In Seattle

Sandra Thomas | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Sandra Thomas

Here's where I admit that despite Seattle's easy access from Vancouver, I've never actually visited the city before. Now I know what I've been missing.

WATCH: Dave Grohl Directed A Movie

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment

The Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl has released a first look at his documentary "Sound City." As Billboard noted, "Sound City" will debut at the Sundance...

Own A Piece Of Nirvana History

Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

Big news for die-hard Nirvana fans: the smashed bass guitar from the band's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" music video is reportedly up for auction. Th...

'Experimenting With New Positions Took on a Whole New Meaning'

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 12.22.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

When my pain was more severe than usual one morning, I discovered I'd been sleeping on a Kentucky Fried chicken wing my daughter had loving attempted to feed me the evening before

Jay-Z: Kurt Cobain 'Stopped' Hip-Hop

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment

Jay-Z is a big fan of Kurt Cobain, even if the late grunge rocker temporarily "stopped" Jay's genre from expanding. In an excerpt from Pharrell Wi...