Smells Like Teen Spirit

Kurt Cobain's Mother Was Worried He Wasn't Ready For Fame

If the concept of "mother's intuition" exists, Wendy Cobain, mother of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has it. While attending the Newbridge exhibition in Ireland, Wendy recalls the first time she heard "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and how she knew her son's life was about to change forever. "He...
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What If "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Were Sung In The Style Of Evanescence?

The concept of artists covering other artists' hit songs is not foreign to any band. But an artist covering a band covering another band? That's some real musical inception right there. Youtuber Anthony Vincent of Ten Second Songs recently released a video of himself singing "Smells Like Teen...
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Somebody Made Nirvana Sound Like Pop Punk By Playing 'Teen Spirit' In A Major Key

Through the use of distorted guitars, Kurt Cobain 's raspy vocals, and angst-filled lyrics, Nirvana began to develop their signature sound that made them one of the pillars of the grunge momvent of the '90s. But one little change to their music and suddenly sounds completely off. Thanks to Vimeo...
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Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Celebrates Its 350th Week On The Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart

Ever since its debut on September 24th, 1991, Nirvana 's Nevermind will forever be known as the grunge band's brainchild and first real dent in the music world. As of March 3rd, 2017, Nevermind has officially spent 350 nonconsecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart. That is just under seven...
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Nevermind Puts Nirvana on Billboard 200 Albums Chart for 350th Time

Nirvana is still killin’ it on the charts. The band’s album Nevermind scored the No. 134 spot on the latest Billboard 200 albums chart.At first, this ranking may not seem all that impressive. But then you remember one tiny, yet incredibly important, fact: The album is from 1991. So this marks...
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Throwback to 1992: Nirvana on SNL

On January 11, 1992, Nirvana was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. For their performance, the band played both “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “Territorial Pissings” off 1991’s Nevermind.Of course, the performance itself was amazing. Things got even more interesting after the performance,...
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Watch 1200 People Perform Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" At Once

If you remember during the summer of 2015, Italian entrepreneur Fabio Zaffagnini organized one of the greatest viral videos to hit the internet was 1,000 people gathered in a field in Italy to cover "Learn to Fly" by the Foo Fighters to convince them to perform in Cesena, Italy during their...
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Sex Pistols Frontman 'Forgives' Nirvana For Allegedly Copying Them

John Lydon , frontman for the Sex Pistols tells Pitchfork that he "forgives" Nirvana for allegedly copying his band after titling their groundbreaking album " Nevermind ." "I remember being very angry at their album title being Nevermind . I thought Nevermind ? Hae you lost your bollocks or...
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25 Years Ago: Nirvana Changed Music Forever With 'Nevermind'

Hopefully this doesn't make you '90s kids feel old, but as of September 24th, 2016, Nirvana 's groundbreaking album Nevermind will have turned 25 years old. Of course in 1989, Bleach laid down the groundwork for Nirvana's future, though it didn't put them on the map right away. Inspired by the...
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