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Counterbalance No. 3: Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

Klinger: So why is Nevermind number three on this scientifically-verified list of the Greatest Albums of All-Time? In the end, I think it comes down to three factors: 1. The cultural shift that the album represents, as detailed above. Sure, Nevermind made the world safe for countless wallet-chained flannel enthusiasts, but it also changed the culture. Not many albums can say that. 2. Critics do want to sound relevant, and Nirvana gave them an album that was the right mix of noise and hoo...
Tags: Music, Rock, Courtney Love, Jack White, Nirvana, Alternative Rock, Klinger, Jim Morrison, Cobain, Mendelsohn, Grunge, Nevermind, Counterbalance, Jimi Hendrix Elvis Presley Janis Joplin

Universal Confirms That Nirvana, Beck, Soundgarden, Slayer, More Masters Were Damaged Or Destroyed In 2008 Fire

Last year, in a massive feature, the New York Times reported on a massive musical-history loss that had been kept largely secret. In 2008, a massive fire at the Universal Studios Florida lot raged through and devastated a warehouse where Universal Music Group had been keeping decades' worth of master recordings. Many thousands … More »
Tags: Music, Florida, News, Beck, New York Times, Elton John, Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Slayer, Bryan Adams, Universal Studios, Les Paul, Suzanne Vega, Universal Music Group, Sheryl Crow, Peter Frampton


Tags: Music, News, Dave Grohl, Nirvana, John Travolta, Pat Smear, Krist Novoselic

Dave Grohl and Friends (and Daughter) Deliver Nirvana Classics at Art of Elysium Gala

If you had told a teenager in 1994 that, one day, the surviving members of Nirvana — the ultimate grunge-rock progenitors — would be joined on vocals by slacker-rock icon Beck for the classic “In Bloom,” you’d be wise to step back from the likely head explosion. But that’s exactly what happened at the Palladium […]
Tags: News, Beck, Dave Grohl, Nirvana, St. Vincent, Cheap Trick, Art Of Elysium

Watch Nirvana Members Reunite, Joined By Beck & St. Vincent In Los Angeles

The surviving members of Nirvana reunited on Saturday night at the Art Of Elysium Gala in Los Angeles. The performance featured Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear playing a five-song set. The last time the three of them played together was in 2018. They were joined by some special guest … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Beck, Los Angeles, Dave Grohl, St. Vincent, Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Pat Smear, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl Krist Novoselic, Violet Grohl, Art Of Elysium Gala

Tonight in L.A.: Dave Grohl & Friends, Redacted Fest, the Smell’s 22nd Anniversary, the Gems, T.S.O.L., Viernes 13, Slumpboyz, Kimberly Otte, Lilly Graves, Bino Rideaux, the Slums

L.A. concerts for Saturday: ► The surviving members of Nirvana — Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear — will reunite for the first time since Cal Jam 2018 when Dave Grohl & Friends play tonight’s Heaven Is Rock & Roll Gala, a benefit for the Art of Elysium, at the Palladium. Marilyn Manson, Cheap Trick and L7 will also perform, Joining Grohl’s band will be Beck, St. Vincent and his daughter, Violet Grohl. ► The Redacted Fest brings Beach Bums, Ariel View and the Unending Thread to the Bootl...
Tags: Music, England, Long Beach, Dave Grohl, Nirvana, Preview, Alex, Maui, Grohl, Sandy, Pat Smear, Mahler, Gallagher, Nico Bones, Dave Grohl Krist Novoselic, Kat McDowell

More Evidence That IP Law Protects Individual Emoji Depictions–Nirvana v. Marc Jacobs

This case involves the well-known “Nirvana Happy Face” drawn by Kurt Cobain in 1991 and registered in 1993. Marc Jacobs launched a “Bootleg Redux Grunge” clothing line (really??? who buys this shit?) that included an homage to the Nirvana Happy Face depicted below. Nirvana sued for copyright and trademark infringement and more. The court’s ruling covers a lot of ground, but I’ll highlight the copyrightability/trademarkability and infringement analyses. Copyright. The court says that the Nirvan...
Tags: Law, Copyright, Nirvana, Marc Jacobs, Trademark, Emojis, Kurt Cobain, Unicode, Mary Jane, Nirvana Happy Face, Nirvana LLC, Jacobs International LLC

Kurt Cobain’s “Corporate Magazines Still Suck” Shirt Becomes $550 Designer Tee

Struggling to reconcile your disdain for the establishment with your affinity for designer clothing? Wishing you could express both with a single garment? Fret no longer! Rolling Stone reports that the Parisian design collective and fashion label Vetements is now selling an "Oversized Printed Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt" that rips off the More »
Tags: Music, News, Courtney Love, Rolling Stone, Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Oversized Printed Cotton Jersey T Shirt

Suicide, Mental Illness, & Music 25 Years After Kurt Cobain’s Death

Shortly after the 2017 suicides of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, the air was thick with talk of clinical depression, artists and writers using their platforms to reassert that this illness is debilitating, serious and real. More »
Tags: Music, Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Linkin Park, Sounding Board, Chris Cornell, Soundgarden, Chester Bennington

Morning Docket: 03.15.19

* "This is not a normal vote. This will be a vote about the very nature of our constitution and the separation of powers." The Senate voted to reject President Trump's declaration of the national emergency, with 12 Republicans joining with their Democratic colleagues. Now, we'll wait for the reality TV spectacular that will be the president's first veto. [Washington Post] * A poster of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the target of anti-Semitic graffiti in New York. The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task F...
Tags: Law, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, Copyright, New York Times, House Of Representatives, Deaths, Department Of Justice, Title IX, Donald Trump, Nirvana, Marc Jacobs, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Department, Kurt Cobain

Marc Jacobs Denies Ripping Off Nirvana Smiley Face

Marc Jacobs is standing by his smiley face. After being sued for copyright infringement by attorneys representing Nirvana, the fashion designer filed a response on Friday demanding the lawsuit be dismissed, as Pitchfork reports. Jacobs claims that the smiley face design featured on a t-shirt, sweatshirt, and pair of socks in … More »
Tags: Music, News, Nirvana, Marc Jacobs, Jacobs, Pitchfork

‘Captain Marvel’s 90s Setting Gets Confusing Thanks to the Film’s Soundtrack, Stan Lee’s Cameo & More

Captain Marvel is the first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe set entirely in the 1990s. More specifically, thanks to certain revelations in the movie, both in the plot and background details, the movie takes place in 1995. That makes all those children of the ’90s who now have kids of their own feeling nostalgic for Blockbuster Video, baggy flannel shirts, beepers, throwback radio hits, arcade games, and more. But the nostalgia for the decade is also creating some confusion within the rea...
Tags: Movies, Abc, Iron Man, Hole, Thor, Stan-Lee, Nirvana, Marvel Studios, No Doubt, Carol, Kevin Smith, Carol Danvers, David Chen, Pancho, MCU, Comic Book/Superhero

Kurt Cobain’s Reading Festival Hospital Gown Is For Sale

Kurt Cobain's hospital gown from Nirvana's performance at Reading Festival in 1992 is up for auction. Fans with copious amounts of disposable income can bid on this dark bit of Cobain lore until 3/14 here. Amid rumors surrounding his health, Cobain famously took the Reading Fest stage while wearing the gown, seated in … More »
Tags: Music, News, Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Cobain

Watch Limp Bizkit Cover Nirvana With Marilyn Manson

Taylor Swift's squad has Lorde, Ed Sheeran, and Emma Stone. Limp Bizkit's squad has Marilyn Manson, Billy Corgan, and Machine Gun Kelly. And during Limp Bizkit's original lineup reunion show in Los Angeles last night, as Alternative Nation reports, all of those squad members were present. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Taylor Swift, Los Angeles, Limp Bizkit, Nirvana, Marilyn Manson, Lorde Ed Sheeran, Emma Stone Limp Bizkit, Marilyn Manson Billy Corgan

Will Forte Recreates Classic Album Covers

Here's something I didn't know: Apparently, Will Forte is a giant hesher. Last night, the former Saturday Night Live and Last Man On Earth show -- now rocking a gigantic handlebar mustache -- visited his former SNL castmate Jimmy Fallon at The Tonight Show. And while he was on the show, Forte told a story … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, The Beatles, U2, Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Will Forte, Forte

Kurt Cobain Remembered by Nirvana Co-Manager in New Book

Just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, former Nirvana co-manager Danny Goldberg is opening up about his brief but memorable years working with the legendary musician in his new book, “Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain.” Due on April 2, the book catalogues Nirvana’s skyrocket to success from 1990 to 1994, […]
Tags: News, Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, Danny Goldberg, Nirvana Co

Hear An Unearthed 1992 Dave Grohl Demo With Krist Novoselic & Rey Washam Featuring An Early “Scentless Apprentice”

Rey Washam shared an unearthed demo with Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic from 1992, when Grohl and Novoselic were in Nirvana. The recording includes an early version of "Scentless Apprentice" from Nirvana's 1993 album In Utero. "At the Nirvana rehearsal studio. Dave was obviously new to guitar , but had some songs he wanted to … More »
Tags: Music, Dave, Dave Grohl, Nirvana, Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Novoselic, Rey Washam

Nirvana sue designer Marc Jacobs over alleged copyright breach

Representatives of the band are suing the brand over a logo in its Redux Grunge collectionNirvana are suing designer Marc Jacobs for copyright infringement. The brand’s recent Redux Grunge collection features several items that resemble the Seattle grunge band’s black-and-yellow iconography, Forbes reports.Representatives for the group, which split in 1994 following the death of frontman Kurt Cobain, claim that Marc Jacobs’ unauthorised use of “Nirvana’s copyrighted image on and to promote its p...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Culture, Seattle, Nirvana, Marc Jacobs, Kurt Cobain, Forbes

Watch Screaming Females Cover Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” & “Breed”

Right now, the world is facing a drought of monstrous, bomb-dropping power trios. But on New Years Eve, the best one that we've got saluted the best of all time. Screaming Females have been one of the best things on the American indie rock underground for many years, and they started out 2019 by proving … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Nirvana, Screaming Females

Nirvana Sue Marc Jacobs

Nirvana are suing Marc Jacobs for stealing their iconic smiley face design, TMZ reports. The clothing brand's recently launched Bootleg Redux Grunge collection, which contains items that the designer originally showed for Perry Ellis in 1993, includes socks, shirts, and sweaters featuring a squiggly smiley face similar to the … More »
Tags: Music, Nirvana, Marc Jacobs, Perry Ellis, Where's The Beef

CVC explores sale for Asian funeral group Nirvana: WSJ

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is planning to sell Asia’s largest funeral services provider, Nirvana Asia Ltd, in a deal that could be worth $1.5 billion to $2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing sources. CVC bought Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based Nirvana for $1.1 billion in 2016, betting on increased demand for luxury funerals in the region. A deal will signal a quick exit for London-based CVC, though private-equity investments typically last ab...
Tags: Asia, London, Indonesia, Trends, Nirvana, CVC, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Reuters, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, South East Asian, CVC Capital Partners, PE Deals, Nirvana Asia Ltd, Malaysia Thailand Singapore

What do you think the most streamed song of the 20th century is?

Recent years have seen the birth of an entirely new platform for music and in the past 20 years it has become the primary way many people are listening to music. With hundreds of millions of people now streaming music around the world the most streamed song from the 20th century is revealed and since everyone you meet knows all the lyrics when it comes on, it’s probably not a surprise. Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody has been named the most streamed song from the 20th century. The number 1 hit from ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, UK, Youtube, Queen, Freddie Mercury, Charts, Nirvana, Apple Music, Digital Music News, Brian May, Universal Music Group, Spotify YouTube, Streamed, Bohemian Rhapsody, Most Streamed

A 7th grader's a cappella cover of Nirvana's Nevermind... all of it

In the mid-1990s, a 7th grader named Tom Clark gifted his buddy a cassette containing his cover of Nirvana's then-new album Nevermind. All of it. A cappella. In 2008, the recipient released the cassette to the world. Above is Tom Clark's "Nevermind" and the story is below: so i got a little story for you. early to mid nineties. i am in 7th grade. art class. you know how you really get to know the other 3 or 5 people at yr table. you become friends. well, this young gent and i had a passion fo...
Tags: Video, News, Nirvana, Tom Clark, Cassettes, Outsider Music

Kurt Cobain Offers His Thoughts On Rap Music In Unreleased 1991 Interview

A lost Kurt Cobain radio interview has been unearthed and posted in its uncut form to the Bandcamp of the Ontarian band Dead City Beat. It was recorded in Toronto while Nirvana was on tour there. Roberto LoRusso, the leader of DCB, was responsible for the interview -- he was 21 at the … More »
Tags: Music, News, Toronto, Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, DCB, Roberto LoRusso

TYPE O NEGATIVE, MISFITS & NIRVANA Vinyl Among Most Expensive Sold On Discogs In September 2018

All went for between $1,300 and $3,600. The post TYPE O NEGATIVE, MISFITS & NIRVANA Vinyl Among Most Expensive Sold On Discogs In September 2018 appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Nirvana, Misfits, Type O Negative, Record Sales

Hear How Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Would Sound If Sung by Johnny Cash, David Bowie, Janis Joplin, Frank Sinatra & 38 Other Artists

I consider Freddy Mercury and Michael Jackson as the greatest performers of all time. Their vocal abilities are what I look up to as a vocalist.  - Anthony Vincent Anthony Vincent, the creator of Ten Second Songs, has a flowing mane, a lean physique, and the cocksure manner of a 20th century rock god. He also spends hours in his home studio, peering at a computer monitor through reading glasses. His latest effort, above, Queen’s "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the style of 42 other artists, could...
Tags: Google, Music, Comedy, Technology, College, Aretha Franklin, Daft Punk, Creativity, Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Kendrick Lamar, Elvis Presley, Bruno Mars, Muse, Michael Jackson, Janis Joplin

Surviving NIRVANA Members Reunited At Cal Jam '18 Last Night

What a fun surprise! The post Surviving NIRVANA Members Reunited At Cal Jam '18 Last Night appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Dave Grohl, Nirvana, Reunited, Cal, Joan Jett, Pat Smear, Krist Novaselic

Watch Nirvana Members’ Reunion Set At Cal Jam

Foo Fighters held their second annual Cal Jam music festival last night at San Bernardino’s Glen Helen Region Park. In addition to the billed lineup — which includes Iggy Pop with his Post Pop Depression band, Tenacious D, Garbage, and METZ — the members of Nirvana reunited for a surprise set with Joan … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Metz, Joan, San Bernardino, Joan Jett, John McCauley, Cal Jam, Brody Dalle, Glen Helen Region Park

Smells Like an Island in the Sun – Nirvana v Weezer

The post Smells Like an Island in the Sun – Nirvana v Weezer appeared first on Stuff worth knowing about. Related Post Volunteering for selfless reasons makes people liv... Amazing 1977 MIT tablet ...
Tags: Videos, Mit, Nirvana, Weezer, Sun Nirvana

10 Artists Who’ve Put Awesome Unique Spins On Heavy Classics

There are countless examples over the years of hard rock and heavy metal groups putting their own unique spins on... The post 10 Artists Who’ve Put Awesome Unique Spins On Heavy Classics appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Lists, Disturbed, Nirvana, Slayer, Dizzee Rascal, Black Sabbath, Feist, The Cardigans, Mastodon, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Korn, Tori Amos, Johnny Cash