Posts tagged "Nirvana"

Noted Grunge Fan Justin Bieber Wore a Nirvana T-Shirt to the AMAs

Important Update: Courtney Love is cool with it. You’re cool in my book @justinbieber xc — Courtney Love Cobain (@Courtney) November 23, 2015 Justin Bieber…
James Grebey / November 23, 2015

Review: ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ Is a Reminder That Kurt Cobain Is Dead

Kurt Cobain died at age 27 in 1994 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound; unlike Elvis or Tupac, even his conspiracy theorists don’t think he’s still…
Dan Weiss / November 10, 2015

Kurt Cobain’s Famous ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Sold for $137,500

Update: Wondering what Kurt Cobain’s lock of hair sold for in the auction? SPIN reached out to Julien’s Live to find out what happened to the controversial…
Brennan Carley / November 9, 2015

Hear a Rare Kurt Cobain Demo of Nirvana’s ‘Been a Son’

The forthcoming release of the Montage of Heck companion album will flood the Internet with a bevy of “new” old Kurt Cobain music, and today the…
James Grebey / November 5, 2015

Lock of Kurt Cobain’s Hair to Be Sold at Auction Because People are Creepy Weirdos

If you thought we’d reached the nadir of Kurt Cobain auction paraphernalia when they sold his old credit card last February, well, then you haven’t seen anything…
James Grebey / November 2, 2015

Listen to Carrie Brownstein Describe a ‘Surprise’ Nirvana Live Show in Audiobook Excerpt

Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, came out in print this week, but it’s also available in audiobook form. To that end, the…
Rachel Brodsky / October 29, 2015

Steve Albini Talks Nirvana, Pixies, and More on ‘WTF With Marc Maron’

Marc Maron always gets the most interesting guests to appear on his acclaimed interview podcast, WTF With Marc Maron, but his latest was especially noteworthy for…
James Grebey / October 29, 2015

Back to the Future of Music: Taking a Second Look at Some Old Predictions

For the next week, SPIN will be venturing into the great unknown to attempt to answer some questions (or at least hazard some guesses) about…
James Grebey / October 21, 2015

Krist Novoselic Talks Politics and Dreaming About Kurt on FOX Business Show ‘Kennedy’

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic stopped by the FOX Business show Kennedy, hosted by the former MTV VJ — yes, really — earlier this week, to…
Andrew Unterberger / October 10, 2015

Kurt Cobain’s Solo Demo of Nirvana’s ‘Sappy’ Released

  After a long run of speculation, last night the first taste of the Kurt Cobain’s posthumous “solo album” has surfaced thanks to a (literal)…
Colin Joyce / October 6, 2015

New Kurt Cobain Solo Album to Be Released as ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ This November

Update: Montage of Heck director Brett Morgen has unveiled the full Cobain album track list in a new interview with Rolling Stone. See it below. Kurt Cobain,…
James Grebey / September 28, 2015

Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Is the Most Iconic Song Ever, According to Science

Science hath declared that Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” is the most iconic song of all time. The seminal grunge track — a cut from SPIN’s …
James Grebey / September 24, 2015

Krist Novoselic Went to a Foo Fighters Show, Calls Them ‘The Best Band in the World’

Rock royalty worshipped at the same altar last night when Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic attended a Foo Fighters’ show in Portland, calling Dave Grohl and his cohorts…
Brennan Carley / September 15, 2015

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks Foo Fighters’ Success and Missing Kurt Cobain

Earlier this week, we shared a new exclusive interview between Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic and SPIN founder Bob Guccione Jr. In that clip, the two discussed…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2015

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks About That Time He Was a War Reporter for SPIN

In 1993, SPIN founder (and recent WTF guest) Bob Guccione Jr. commissioned Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic to go report on the unfolding civil war in Croatia.
SPIN Staff / September 9, 2015

Masters of War: Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Reports on the Civil War in Croatia in 1993

This story was originally published in the May 1993 issue of SPIN. In honor of SPIN’s 30th anniversary, we’ve republished this piece as part of our…
Krist Novoselic / September 9, 2015

Foo Fighters Cover ‘Molly’s Lips,’ Just Like Nirvana Did Years Ago

Nirvana famously covered the Vaselines’ track “Molly’s Lips” way back in 1991, but Dave Grohl’s current group, the Foo Fighters, have never performed the upbeat,…
James Grebey / September 9, 2015

MTV VMAs: Every Video of the Year Nominee, Ranked

What do the videos for Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” have in common? Well, aside from being the only two videos…
Andrew Unterberger / August 27, 2015

Courtney Love Pens Tearful Note to Kurt Cobain for Frances Bean’s Birthday

To commemorate/celebrate daughter Frances Bean Cobain’s recent 23rd birthday, last week Courtney Love shared a sweet photo via Instagram of her, the late Nirvana singer,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 24, 2015

Nirvana’s Previously Unreleased Demo ‘E-Coli’ Hits the Web

The first official documentary about Nirvana’s late lead singer, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, has espoused a ton of never-before-heard demos from the groundbreaking ’90s trio.
Rachel Brodsky / August 24, 2015
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