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Nirvana sued over thirty-year-old t-shirt design featuring a 1949 illustration

Back in 1989, I purchased a Nirvana t-shirt emblazoned with a map of Upper Hell as described in Dante's Inferno. (The back of the shirt reads: "fudge packin crack smokin satan worshippin mother fucker") Now, the granddaughter of C.W. Scott-Giles, who created that hell illustration for a 1949 translation of Dante's Inferno, is suing Nirvana LLC for copyright infringement. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, Music, News, Copyright, Nirvana, Dante, T-shirts, Scott Giles, Here We Are Now Entertain US, Nirvana LLC


Nirvana sued over t-shirt artwork dating back to 1989

Back in 1989, I purchased a Nirvana t-shirt emblazoned with a map of Upper Hell as described in Dante's Inferno. (The back of the shirt reads: "fudge packin crack smokin satan worshippin mother fucker") Now, the granddaughter of C.W. Scott-Giles, who created that hell illustration for a 1949 translation of Dante's Inferno, is suing Nirvana LLC for copyright infringement. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, Music, News, Copyright, Nirvana, Dante, T-shirts, Scott Giles, Here We Are Now Entertain US, Nirvana LLC


Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear still play as Nirvana

On the Howard Stern Show yesterday, Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Pat Smear revealed that they sometimes get together with Krist Novoselic and play Nirvana songs. (Smear, co-founder of punk pioneers The Germs, was Nirvana's touring guitarist.) "Every once in a while, me and Krist and Dave get together and we do play as if we're Nirvana. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Dave, Dave Grohl, Howard Stern Show, Pat Smear, Krist Novoselic, Krist, Dave Grohl Krist Novoselic, Here We Are Now Entertain US


Watch this guitarist rock 71 Nirvana riffs in 5 minutes

Kurt Cobain did not lack for catchy riffs. From yourautnstripe: Nirvana is the reason I have decided to pick up guitar back in middle school and since then I absolutely loved playing and singing their songs. This cover is not perfect, but it was quite difficult to play everything in one video since the tempo is very different. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, Nirvana, Guitar, Kurt Cobain, Here We Are Now Entertain US


NirvanA.I.: This bot wrote a Nirvana song

Funk Turkey used lyrics.rip to scrape the Genius database of Nirvana lyrics and then set a Markov chain bot to work generating lyrics to a new "Nirvana" song. Funk Turkey made the music and sang the bot's poetry. Listen to "Smother" and spot the actual Cobain phrases! From the YouTube description: All music/vocals performed, mixed, and mastered by me, in my kitchen, on a sparkly red cheap Stratocaster, a crappy mic, and an old copy of ProTools. All lyrics provided by Hal 9000 (AKA lyric...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Turkey, Artificial Intelligence, Dave, Dave Grohl, Ai, Bots, Cobain, Markov, Stratocaster, Here We Are Now Entertain US, Flanged Stratocaster


"Smells Like Teen Spirit" in a major key becomes a delightful pop punk ditty

Sleep Good turns Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" into a fine pop punk tune titled "Teen Sprite."
Tags: Video, Music, News, Funny, Here We Are Now Entertain US