OK, so you have your headphones out. What do you want to listen to? Something beautiful? Something cool? Something you’ve never heard before? How about all three? The following are five tracks by some of your favorite bands worth putting under the microscope for reasons listed below. Enjoy!
Lots of odd things turn up on the interwebs. This time, someone has posted a mixtape made by Nirvana's Kurt Cobain — when he was 19. It's been around on fan sites for years, but it's available to the universe "at large."
A new book from Hal Leonard, Nirvana: Note for Note Transcriptions, offers new, note-for-note transcriptions (with guitar and bass tab) for all the instruments on all 14 songs from Nirvana's 2002 best-of compilation.
As we've reported, all four original members of Kiss were on hand last night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, when the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But that was only one of the highlights of the night.