Posts Tagged ‘Nirvana’

Why Nirvana Chose All Women to Lead at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Reunion

When Nirvana was chosen to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the idea of a reunion performance at the ceremony raised a lot of questions: Who should step in to lead the... Read more »

Watch Nirvana Perform With Lorde, Joan Jett, St. Vincent, and Kim Gordon at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Last night was the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony, which honored Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt, who were all inducted this year. Towards the end of the... Read more »

Watch St.Vincent Cover Nirvana’s “Lithium” Live

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. Last night in Chicago St.Vincent paid tribute with a cover of “Lithium,” and in the process proved once again that Annie Clark can do no wrong. Watch... Read more »

Courtney Love is Planning a Nirvana Musical

In 2012, we heard rumors about a Nirvana musical. Very soon after those rumors started surfacing, Courtney Love shot down the idea, explaining, “There will be no musical.” Since then, Courtney Love has been busy with... Read more »

20 of the Most Surprisingly Awesome Genre-Crossing Covers

Artists putting their own twist on a favorite is nothing new, but most of the time they stick to their lane, even if they are "making the song their own." An R&B singer pays homage to... Read more »

New Photos of Kurt Cobain’s Suicide Scene Released by Police

It feels weird and unsettling to share this kind of thing, but it’s the kind of thing that I, and most other Kurt Cobain fans, are interested in seeing. Something deeply embedded in our human nature... Read more »

Police Reopen the Investigation into Kurt Cobain’s Death

Kurt Cobain died in April of 1994, and almost 20 years later, Seattle police have reopened the case. According to Seattle news source KIRO 7 Eyewitness News, police have developed four rolls of film that had been sitting... Read more »

Krist Novoselic of Nirvana Covered Lorde’s “Royals” on Accordion

Along with “Get Lucky” and “Blurred Lines,” Lorde’s “Royals” has racked up an unfathomable number covers since its release. Everyone’s done it: Bruce Springsteen, Mayer Hawthorne, this clown. Today, we get a fairly unexpected rendition from... Read more »

15 Things Rihanna and Kurt Cobain Have in Common

Kurt Cobain and Rihanna share the same birthday—it's today, February 20. But that's not all they share. While they come from different eras and different scenes, they've got more in common than you might think. From... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: Seattle vs. Denver Super Bowl Edition

It's the Super Bowl this Sunday, and even though we're big music nerds here at P&P, we're still excited. I mean, how could you not be? The pageantry! The half-time show! The athleticism! Cheerleaders! Although the real... Read more »

Acoustic Versions of Songs That Are Better Than The Original

For as long as we can remember using YouTube, we can remember seeing kitschy acoustic covers of popular songs. The more surprising they are, the more attention they get—like, when blonde girls cover Chief Keef. This... Read more »

Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, and More to be Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

With the nominees announced back in October, today the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens, and Linda Ronstadt will all be inducted into the class of 2014.... Read more »

An Autopsy of Nirvana’s Posthumous Career

Kurt Cobain has been pretty busy since he injected himself with a lethal dose of heroin and then blew his head off with a shotgun—effectively killing himself twice—on April 5, 1994. Like Jimi Hendrix—that other left-handed... Read more »

The Best Screams in Music

Yes, its Halloween. And, yes, we associate screaming with horror movies and all things scary coincide with October 31st. That’s pretty much where the connection between this list and the calendar end, so let’s enjoy the... Read more »

8 “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Mash-Ups That Don’t Suck

119. That's the number of songs Nirvana recorded before Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994 and the remaining members disbanded the group for good. Yet for some reason when it comes to creating mash-ups fans only... Read more »