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Microphones Used to Record Nirvana's 'In Utero' Are Set to Be Auctioned

Steve Albini, the recording engineer who owns Electrical Audio, is auctioning three microphones from his collection, and those mics just so happen to be the ones used to record Nirvana’s final album, In Utero, at Pachyderm Studios in 1993.
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10 Amazing Rock Performances From 'MTV Unplugged'

Before it became a collage of teen pregnancy, reviewing youtube videos, and reality dating shows, MTV was the epicenter for music. One of the gems MTV blessed audiences was the intimate MTV Unplugged , where artists would perform some of their greatest hits without the glitz, glamour, and special...
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Seattle Repertory Theatre Reportedly Has a '90s Grunge Musical in the Works

Seattle is about to get grungy. According to Variety, the Seattle Repertory Theatre has a new musical in the works, set in the city’s early ‘90s grunge scene. Variety reports that Nirvana’s former manager Janet Billig Rich is onboard and will be working on the musical, which tells the fictional...
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Watch Nirvana Perform One Of Their First Gigs At A RadioShack

Once upon a time, Nirvana started out like nearly every other band in the world. They all practiced in garages and basements. They all hung posters of their favorite bands on their walls. They all performed at small local venues like strip malls or school dances. Or in Nirvana's case, between the...
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Kurt Cobain's Artwork to Debut at Seattle Art Fair

Two of Kurt Cobain’s paintings, as well as several notebooks, have surfaced and will make their debut at the Seattle Art Fair in August, bringing his artwork back to his hometown reports The New York Times.
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22 Years Ago, Dave Grohl Releases Foo Fighters' Debut Album

It can be incredibly hard becoming the biggest band on the planet. But how about being in the biggest band on the planet, have it all come to a tragic end, and then be in the biggest band on the planet again? It's a story almost too hard to comprehend, but 21 years ago former Nirvana drummer and...
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Seattle Police Department Release Photos Of Kurt Cobain's Suicide Shotgun

22 years ago on April 5th, 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head, which the King County Medical Examiner's Office ruled as a suicide . Now the Seattle Police department have released photographs of the singer's shotgun with Det. Michael Ciesynski ,...
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Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Is The Most Iconic Song Ever Written

In a recent study conducted by the University of London, computer scientist and musician Dr. Mick Grierson dissected through 50 iconic songs to find any patterns in lyrics, beat, and melody to discover what exactly made them so iconic, as well as narrow down the #1 iconic song on this list. To...
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Nirvana's VMA Nightmare, Kurt vs Axl

Rockstars are rebels. That's a given with nearly everyone that falls under that category. And if there's one thing rebels hate, it's being told what they can and can't do. It's almost hard to believe that roughly 23 years ago, Nirvana showed their rebellious side in mild form of defiance against...
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10 Things You Didn't Know About the "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Music Video

The folks over at NME put together the '10 Awesome Things You Never Knew About The Video' for Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit', which celebrated its 23rd anniversary this week. Watch the video and check out these interesting observations. MTV Took a Risk Airing It Rookie MTV staffer Amy Finnerty...
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