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Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Clarifies That He ‘Doesn’t Support Fascism’

Krist Novoselic, the bassist of Nirvana, has gotten come out with a response of the backlash regarding his previous message that praised President Donald Trump's…
Emily Tan / June 3, 2020

In Utero Came Out 25 Years Ago Today — Here’s an Amusing Video of College Students Reviewing It at the Time

The third and final Nirvana album, In Utero, turns 25 today — we did an Anniversary piece on it when it turned 20. On this…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 21, 2018

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Eddie Van Halen’s Iconic Guitars Sell for $422,000 at Legend-Studded Auction

Eddie Van Halen's "Frankenstrat" is easily one of the most recognizable instruments in rock history, and Kramer Guitars' early take on the design now belongs…
Josh Chesler / December 2, 2020

The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

The 35 Best Videos of the Last 35 Years

SPIN launched in the peak MTV era, when an innovative — or even just salacious — music video could make or break an…
SPIN Staff / November 26, 2020

Krist Novoselic’s Giants in the Trees Perform ‘Sasquatch’ to Promote The Dark Divide Film

After months of lockdown and separation, Giants in the Trees (featuring Nirvana's Krist Novoselic on bass, Jillian Raye on vocals/banjo and Jennifer Johnson on vocals) met…
Katherine Turman / October 30, 2020

Butch Vig Says Nevermind ‘Would Not Have the Same Cultural Impact’ Today

Nirvana's Nevermind continues to endure nearly 30 years, but would its legend be what it is if it was released today? Butch Vig isn't so sure.
Katherine Turman / October 27, 2020

Eddie Vedder and Dave Grohl Join Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Letter to You Radio’

When Bruce Springsteen's Letter to You Radio was first announced by Apple Music, it was effectively guaranteed that the show's guests would be a who's…
Josh Chesler / October 20, 2020

Nirvana’s ‘Something in the Way’ Soundtracks Dystopian The Batman Trailer

"Punk rock" is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Batman, but Matt Reeves' reimagining of the Dark Knight…
Katrina Nattress / August 23, 2020

Dave Chappelle Hosted a Socially Distant 4th of July Music Festival

After his 8:46 stand-up special showed that live events can work safely during the pandemic, Dave Chappelle gave his fans another night to remember over the holiday…
Brenton Blanchet / July 6, 2020

Dave Grohl Reflects on Foo Fighters at 25, Being Nirvana’s ‘Fifth Drummer’

Foo Fighters' debut album turns 25 on July 4. The self-titled record began a long run of success for Dave Grohl -- one that seemed impossible…
Daniel Kohn / July 3, 2020

James Blake Turns Nirvana’s ‘Come As You Are’ into a Soulful Piano Ballad: Watch

James Blake has been treating fans to livestream performances since quarantine began, covering everything from Radiohead to Stevie Wonder. On Saturday, the singer-songwriter hosted a…
Katrina Nattress / June 28, 2020

Kurt Cobain’s MTV Unplugged Guitar Sells for Over $6 Million

Due to the pandemic, it was a smaller than usual group at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, but excitement still crackled through the air as…
Pamela Chelin / June 20, 2020

SPIN’s First Nirvana Cover Shoot Photos Up for Auction

Nirvana's first-ever nationwide magazine cover was with SPIN in January 1992. It became a piece of rock history and one that you can now own yourself.
SPIN Staff / June 14, 2020

Travis Barker on Having His Own Label and Covering Nirvana With Post Malone

Almost everyone saw (or at least heard about) the livestream where Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker teamed up with Post Malone to pay homage to Nirvana…
Steve Baltin / May 26, 2020

10 Travel Questions With Krist Novoselic

In the early 1990s Nirvana, an unglamorous band out of Aberdeen, Washington, near Seattle, comprising singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain, Bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer…
Bob Guccione Jr. / May 13, 2020
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