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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,... …

Video Preview of Nirvana Live at Reading DVD

Nirvana's August 30, 1992, headlining appearance at the U.K.'s Reading festival will be released on CD and DVD on November 3, followed by a vinyl edition on November 17. Titled Nirvana Live At Reading, the show has been circulated on bootlegs for years, but ... …

Nirvana: The "School" Performance Video from Reading 1992

Footage of Nirvana performing "School" at the 1992 Reading Festival was recently made available for fans. The video comes from the CD+DVD Nirvana Live at Reading, which hits stores November 17th, with the CD only version arriving on November 3rd. Often heralded as one of the greatest Nirvana performances of all time, the gig featured front man Kurt Cobain rocking out in a hospital gown. Fans... …

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... …

100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 26 "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Kurt Cobain)

“I was trying to write the ultimate pop song,” explained the late Kurt Cobain. “It’s such a clichéd riff—it’s so close to Boston’s ‘More Than a Feeling’ riff or ‘Louie Louie.’ When I came up with the guitar part, Krist [Novoselic, bass] looked at me and said, ‘That’s so ridiculous.’ So I made the band play it for an hour and a half.” Next: 25) "Aqualung" …

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