Nirvana

Nirvana’s Incesticide Is Getting a 25th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue

Incesticide, Nirvana's 1992 rarities collection, already got a limited double-vinyl reissue for Record Store Day 2012. But with its 25th anniversary coming up in 2017, the compilation is getting a…
Anna Gaca / December 2, 2016

Grammys Hall of Fame Adds Recordings by Nirvana, Prince, David Bowie, and 22 Others

The Recording Academy announced this morning that it will add 25 recordings to its Grammys Hall of Fame next year. The 2017 additions include albums and…
Taylor Berman / November 28, 2016

Watch Dave Grohl Talk About Nirvana in New Clip from The Smart Studios Story

A new clip from the documentary about Butch Vig and Steve Marker's legendary Wisconsin studio, The Smart Studios Story, premiered today on Pitchfork. The studio…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 27, 2016

Watch Nirvana’s Nevermind Baby Grow Up Via Anniversary Photo Shoots

Spencer Elden is 25 years old, but once, he was the baby on the iconic cover of Nirvana's Nevermind, which was released 25 years ago today. Elden marked the…
Anna Gaca / September 24, 2016

Nirvana’s Nevermind Turns 25

This piece originally ran in the September 2011 issue of SPIN to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind. It has been edited for space and…
SPIN Staff / September 24, 2016

Classic Reviews: Nirvana, Nevermind

This review originally ran in the December 1991 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 25th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, we've republished this piece here. …
Lauren Spencer / September 23, 2016

Nirvana Confirms Kurt Cobain Is Still Dead, Not Living in Peru

Today is the 20th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death, but the latest death hoax conspiracy involves another Gen X icon. Four years ago, Peruvian talent…
Brian Josephs / September 13, 2016

Frances Bean Cobain Releases Her First-Ever Musical Recording — on Instagram

Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle" is a known millennial classic and reliable karaoke mainstay. Now it has the distinction of being the song chosen for Frances…
Brian Josephs / August 8, 2016

Frances Bean Cobain’s Estranged Husband Says He’s Keeping Kurt’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar

Frances Bean Cobain's divorce from Isaiah Silva, her husband of 21 months, has taken another turn for the dramatic: According to TMZ, the 31-year-old frontman of the Eeries claims that…
Anna Gaca / July 6, 2016

Guitar Kurt Cobain Played on Nirvana’s Final U.S. Tour Is Up for Auction

Since Kurt Cobain's credit card and iconic green sweater have sold at auction (a lock of the Nirvana frontman's hair was initially for sale, but was taken…
James Grebey / April 18, 2016

Krist Novoselic Joins Paul McCartney for ‘Helter Skelter’ Performance in Seattle

If you're a rock musician, technically, you don't have to ask the surviving members of Nirvana for permission to perform in Seattle, but it's respectful…
Andrew Unterberger / April 18, 2016

A New Graphic Novel Will Ponder the Question: ‘Who Killed Kurt Cobain?’

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain killed himself on April 5, 1994. Many people disagree. Perhaps then they'll be interested in a new graphic novel that's being…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s Country Cover of Nirvana’s ‘In Bloom’

Outlaw country crooner Sturgill Simpson is releasing a new album next month, and today he shared a cut from his forthcoming LP A Sailor's Guide to Earth:…
James Grebey / March 24, 2016

Seattle Police Department Releases New Photos of Kurt Cobain’s Suicide Gun

The Seattle Police Department has released new photos of the gun Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain used to commit suicide in 1994. According to the Associated Press,…
James Grebey / March 18, 2016

Melvins Frontman Is Pissed That Dave Grohl Blew Off Planned Collaboration

According to Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne, Dave Grohl proposed that a mini-Nirvana reunion occur on the sludge-punk pioneers' upcoming album Basses Loaded. Krist Novoselic contributed to the LP,…
James Grebey / March 7, 2016
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