Nirvana

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged Rehearsal Tracks Are Now Ready for Your Turntable

Nirvana's legendary live album MTV Unplugged in New York is now available as a deluxe vinyl reissue in honor of its 25th anniversary. The original…
Will Gottsegen / November 1, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in NY Is 25: The Meat Puppets & Bobcat Goldthwait Take Us Back

As they were exiting their posh New York hotel on the night of November 18, 1993, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselić were…
Chris Harris / November 1, 2019

Kurt Cobain’s Unwashed MTV Unplugged Sweater Just Sold Again at Auction [UPDATE]

Weird rich Nirvana fans will once again have the opportunity to purchase the green sweater that Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana's iconic 1994 MTV Unplugged…
Tosten Burks / October 9, 2019

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Shades Donald Trump, Tells Him to “Leave Grunge Bands Alone!”

Krist Novoselic isn't done standing up for the United States and the music he loves. The Nirvana bassist shared his distaste for politicians and their policies…
Anna Chan / October 4, 2019

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Defends Nickelback’s Honor Against Fox News

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic is valiantly defending Nickelback's honor in the face of a shameless Fox News hit job. Novoselic's spirited defense comes after…
Maggie Serota / October 3, 2019

Weezer Made Dave Grohl Cry With Their Cover of Nirvana’s “Lithium”

Weezer covered Nirvana's hit "Lithium" at Rock in Rio on Saturday, September 28, and Dave Grohl was apparently into it. It's not…
Will Gottsegen / September 30, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged Gets Vinyl Reissue With Rehearsal Tracks

Nirvana's MTV Unplugged in New York will be reissued as a double-LP set for the classic album's 25th anniversary this year. According to Pitchfork, the new reissue  will…
Andy Cush / September 27, 2019

Seattle Record Store Discovers Kurt Cobain Royalty Check From 1991

Twenty-eight years after the release of Nirvana's Nevermind, fans are still discovering new secrets left behind in the album's wake. A Seattle record store owner…
Rob Arcand / September 6, 2019

Nirvana’s Live and Loud Concert Is Now Available on YouTube

Any Nirvana fan will tell you that the band's best live moments were among their last as a touring group. The Seattle band's MTV Unplugged set was…
Rob Arcand / August 30, 2019

Ty Dolla $ign Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Kurt Cobain, Kanye West, and More Artists

Ty Dolla $ign has never made a secret of his influences. Musical heavyweights from across R&B, hip-hop, gospel, and rock have given him a distinct musical lineage and provided…
SPIN Staff / August 6, 2019

Kanye West’s Sunday Service Performs Christian Versions of Nirvana Classics

Kanye West has been using his Sunday Service performances to explore new material, as well as debut covers of music by the likes of No Doubt. The latest iteration of…
Will Gottsegen / July 29, 2019

Nirvana’s Live and Loud Coming to Streaming, Vinyl in August

In 1993, Nirvana followed their infamous MTV Unplugged performance in New York with a lesser-known set at Seattle's Pier 48. The latter performance was incidentally…
Rob Arcand / July 19, 2019

The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Mark Spitz / July 14, 2019

Kurt Cobain Credited as Co-Writer for New Lil Nas X Song “Panini”

Lil Nas X premiered his new song "Panini" on Zane Lowe's Apple Music Beats 1 show Thursday. The track will sound familiar to Nirvana fans…
Maggie Serota / June 20, 2019

Nirvana’s Bleach Is 30: What’s Your Favorite Song?

Nirvana’s Bleach may not have made much of an impact when it first dropped 30—yes, 30!—years ago on June 15, 1989, initially selling only about…
SPIN Staff / June 15, 2019
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