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eBay Seller Offering Kurt Cobain's Smashed Guitar Neck for $35,000

An eBay seller, Record Mecca, is offering what he assures the universe is one-of-a-kind Kurt Cobain collectible: the smashed neck from Cobain’s blue, hand-painted “Heart Courtney” Fender Telecaster, which he demolished on January 16, 1993, at the Hollywood Rock Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ... …

Territorial Pissings: Seven Weirdest Moments In Grunge

From "grunge speak" to $300 flannel shirts to Tad Doyle's diarrhea—Seattle's early-Nineties music scene was defined by bizarre behavior and, often, bodily fluids. Here are seven of its weirdest moments. If you were living in Seattle in the early Nineties, during what was the height of grunge mania, it seemed at times like rock and roll legends-in-the-making were on every street corner. There,... …

EMP To Stage World’s Most Extensive Nirvana Exhibit

Experience Music Project (EMP) announced today the 2011 opening of the world’s most extensive exhibition of memorabilia celebrating the music and history of Seattle grunge luminaries, Nirvana. Curated by EMP’s Jacob McMurray, and featuring rare and unseen pieces from the band, their crews and families, Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses runs April 16, 2011 – April 22, 2013. Nirvana singer,... …

Nirvana's 1992 Reading Performance Scheduled for DVD/CD Release

For the first time, fans will be able to experience on video one of the most acclaimed concerts in rock history--Nirvana’s 1992 headlining performance at the Reading Festival--with the November release of Nirvana Live At Reading (DGC/Geffen/UMe). Ranked #1 in Kerrang’s “100 Gigs That Shook The World” list and voted as the band’s #1 greatest moment by fans in a 2008 NME poll, the August 30, 1992... …

Nirvana: The Final Scream

Originally printed in Guitar World, November 2008 March 1, 1994 - Munich, Germany   If there was a beginning of the end of Kurt Cobain’s short life, that final chapter most certainly began in February 1994. Nirvana were touring Europe, promoting their 1993 album, In Utero, and trying to plan the rest of their tour schedule for the summer. Though Kurt had reluctantly agreed to do the European... …

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