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The Top 10 Guitar-Playing Frontmen in Rock

Even though Metallica's James Hetfield makes it look all too easy, there are countless guitarists who find it challenging to sing while doing anything on the guitar—besides strumming.Some players (myself included) even get bent out of shape when they're asked to provide the simplest of vocal harmonies while playing solos or semi-challenging riffs.Which is why Guitar World has decided to honor... …

Watch How Children React to Nirvana

Fine Brothers Entertainment, the makers of “Kids React” videos, are back with a new clip showing how kids react to hearing Nirvana for the first time.In this new clip, the kids listen to a selection of track from Nirvana’s brief catalog. About the only two things they can agree on is that the music is laidback and they can’t understand what Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is singing.Among the... …

The Definitive Kurt Cobain Gear Guide

This classic article from the August 1997 issue of Guitar World serves as the definitive guide to Kurt Cobain's grungy assortment of pawn shop prizes, turbo-charged stomp boxes and blown woofers.Kurt Cobain must have been amused when magazines like Guitar World and Guitar Player requested interviews and when Fender approached him to design a guitar. But here's where another irony exists... …

Kurt Cobain’s Vintage Late-Fifties Hagstrom Deluxe Is on eBay

A Hagstrom Deluxe solidbody electric guitar once owned by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is up for auction on eBay.The guitar, which has a Blue Sparkle finish, is being offered by vintage guitar shop Black Book Guitars in Portland, Oregon, which has authenticated the instrument not once but twice. Both authentication documents will be provided with the guitar.According to the auction description,... …

Watch 1,200 Musicians Play Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Last July, Rockin’ 1000 brought together 1,000 Italian musicians to perform Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly” in a bid for the Dave Grohl–led band to perform in Cesena, Italy. A video of the performance went viral, and the gambit succeeded in bringing the Foos to Cesena in early November.Rockin’ 1000 was back in action recently, this time with 1,200 musicians who performed a full concert that... …

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