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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,... …

Foo Fighters Score First No. 1 Album with 'Wasting Light'

The Foo Fighters scored their first No. 1 album with Wasting Light, which was released April 12 by Roswell/RCA. The album, their seventh full-length effort, topped the charts in 12 countries, and it's their first No. 1 in the United States, selling more than 235,000 copies in its first week.Wasting Light debuted at No. 1 in 11 other countries, including the United Kingdom, where it ends Adele's... …

Sonic Youth/Nirvana Tour Documentary '1991: The Year Punk Broke' Coming to DVD

It's finally time to throw out your old VHS copy of 1991: The Year Punk Broke, the documentary film about the 1991 European tour that paired Sonic Youth (the headliners) with Nirvana (the openers). A DVD version of the film will be released this fall by We Got Power Films in honor of the tour's 20th anniversary, as reported by Slicing Up Eyeballs.According to director Dave Markey, Universal... …

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 ... …

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