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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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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

Peel Sessions From Nirvana, David Bowie, Siouxsie and the Banshees Organized Online

Legendary DJ John Peel was a music institution for almost four decades, highlighting influential bands and underground sounds on his BBC Radio 1 program. The…
Ryan Reed / May 12, 2020

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Covers Nirvana’s ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ on Piano

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is a self-proclaimed Nirvana super-fan, so it shouldn't be a surprise that he covered one of that band's signature tracks, "Heart-Shaped…
Ryan Reed / May 12, 2020

Quarantine Classic Concerts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Pearl Jam’s December 1991 Tour

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Pearl Jam all together on one bill. It doesn’t get more ‘90s than this. It couldn’t.  You…
Sean Moltisanti / April 27, 2020

Post Malone Played Nirvana Classics With Travis Barker – Krist Novoselic Is a Fan

As promised the other day, Post Malone played a bunch of Nirvana songs in a livestream on YouTube broadcasted on Friday. Joined by…
SPIN Staff / April 24, 2020

Ben Gibbard Covered Nirvana in Latest Livestream

Ben Gibbard cut his daily livestreams a few weeks but that doesn't mean he isn't doing anything interesting. In his latest livestream that…
SPIN Staff / April 23, 2020

Post Malone to Cover Nirvana in Upcoming Livestream

Over the past few years, Post Malone has been doing his best to prove that he has some rocker in him. Now, he's upping the…
SPIN Staff / April 22, 2020
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