| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Jon Stewart has signed on to host a Q&A with two surviving members of Nirvana and producer Butch Vig for "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Nirvana," a radio special set to air Saturday, September 24, at 8 p.m. ET.
Not coincidentally, Sept. 24 also happens to be...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 9:56 AM
A sculpture honoring the memory of Kurt Cobain will be installed at a park inspired by him and abutting the bridge he used to visit as a youth in Aberdeen, Wash.
Cobain grew up in Aberdeen. He rocketed to success as the frontman of the legendary band...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Day In Music April 5th 2011. Grunge rocker Kurt Cobain took his own life on this day in 1994.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:14 AM
This week finds us with the third and largest-yet Elm City Popfest, New Haven's contribution to the tradition of indiepop fans throwing homegrown popfests to celebrate their pop passions.
To the uninitiated, the idea of pop needing a festival might...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 9:08 PM
Like the Velvet Underground and Big Star, the Raincoats were one of those bands who were better at inspiring future generations of bands than selling records.
Every decade or so, the Raincoats enjoy a little surge in popularity, their music enduring...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Nirvana: “Nevermind: Super Deluxe Edition” (Geffen)
Rating: 2.5 stars (out of 4)
Pearl Jam: “Pearl Jam Twenty” (Columbia)
Rating: 3 stars (out of 4)
World domination – so difficult to predict, so impossible to maintain....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:05 AM
8 p.m. Oct. 9. Toad's Place, 300 York St. $10. (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com.
Screaming Females have only been home for a day after a two-and-a-half week European tour, so Marissa Paternoster is just slightly off her diurnal...
| Jan 9, 2011
A recent British study found that blond women earn more than their brunette or redhead counterparts. Of course, the study was sponsored by Superdrug, a store chain that sells hair products and makes money from hair insecurity. Which shows that when it...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Most reviews of the Whines' debut full-length, Hell to Play, feature some reference to Nirvana, and it's not exactly a leap of logic. A trio based in Portland, Ore., playing emotionally harrowing material with a combination of concussive volume and...
| Jun 9, 2011
A rolling museum of music history wheeled through Seattle today – with some precious artifacts from the early days of rock-and-roll.
A truck trailer that came to Seattle was filled with famous guitars, historic clothing, unique personal items and...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:15 AM
[The following is a chapter from my book, The Meaning of Life (and AIDS Jokes), which was released in September of 2011. I'm posting it today because of the terrible shooting in Colorado.]
As you know, there has been a rash of workplace shootings...