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Nirvana (music group)

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  • 33⅓ book series celebrates records -- and its 10th anniversary

    33⅓ book series celebrates records -- and its 10th anniversary
    Sales of vinyl records began plummeting in the last decades of the 20th century, and by 2004, they were virtually considered a dead medium. That's the year David Barker began to publish a series of miniature books under the name 33 1/3. A Brit with a...
  • Billy Corgan, a Pumpkin at Ravinia

    Billy Corgan, a Pumpkin at Ravinia
    Billy Corgan's booking this Saturday night at Ravinia somehow is both odd and logical. The odd part is imagining the ferocious/sensitive '90s alternative-rock god howling, "Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage!" to a lawn full of...
  • Joan Jett To Play Norwalk Oyster Fest

    Joan Jett To Play Norwalk Oyster Fest
    When Joan Jett sang "Smells Like Teen Spirit" with the surviving members of Nirvana at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last April, it was perfect, in every sense but one: Jett herself — strange but true — hasn't been...
  • Last recording studios standing in Chicago

    Last recording studios standing in Chicago
    The array of activities is familiar to Chicago Recording Co. general manager Chris Shepard as he walks from floor to floor, studio to studio one late morning: a young rock band loading into the large Studio 4; an assistant engineer assembling a cable-...
  • Lorde honors Nirvana: Love your singing, hate your swearing

    Lorde honors Nirvana: Love your singing, hate your swearing
    My, Lorde, you sure can sing — and swear too. In case you missed it, the precocious New Zealand teen with the unique voice — and the performing style she copied from Joe Cocker — helped induct Nirvana into the Rock and Roll Hall of...
  • Lana Del Rey wishes For death; Kurt Cobain's daughter responds

    Lana Del Rey wishes For death; Kurt Cobain's daughter responds
    Singer Lana Del Rey has recently found herself in a rather gloomy spotlight. After citing Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse as her heroes, the 28-year-old New York native recently stated in an interview with The Guardian that “I wish I was dead...
  • Zac Brown Band goes grunge

    Zac Brown Band goes grunge
    Here's how comfortable Zac Brown is in his skin: His new album carries the name of another musician. Released on May 19, "The Grohl Sessions: Vol. 1" is the latest twist in the career of the Zac Brown Band. Produced by Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters...
  • TV Picks: 'Enlisted,' 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,' 'Halt and Catch Fire'

    TV Picks: 'Enlisted,' 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,' 'Halt and Catch Fire'
    "Enlisted" (Fox, Sundays). Kevin Biegel's sweet, old-school stateside service comedy, though already canceled, is not quite dead quite yet. Like a spirit suspended between two worlds, it returns to the air this week to conclude its unfinished business:...
  • 2014 Rock Hall induction highlights special bows Saturday on HBO

    2014 Rock Hall induction highlights special bows Saturday on HBO
    One of the more inspired moments from the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in April was the teaming of several female rockers with the surviving members of Nirvana as the Seattle grunge band, absent lead singer Kurt Cobain, was...
  • Kurt Cobain death scene note mocks Courtney Love

    Kurt Cobain death scene note mocks Courtney Love
    On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, the Seattle Police Department has released a trove of unpublished photographs from the scene of the Nirvana frontman's 1994 suicide.  Some of the pictures are simply sad and harrowing;...
  • R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'

     R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'
    Rock 'n' roll has a way of romanticizing the tortured and the libertines, especially ones with a little poetry in them. Singer Greg Dulli, whose band Afghan Whigs returns Tuesday with its first new album in 16 years, "Do to the Beast," clearly has a...