Nirvana

25 Years Ago: Nirvana's 'MTV Unplugged' Special is Released

On November 1st, 1994, Nirvana 's highly-acclaimed MTV Unplugged special was released as a full album, only months after Kurt Cobain 's death. Recorded in 1993, Nirvana saw their popularity skyrocket as they became regular faces on MTV thanks to their music videos for "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "...
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Kurt Cobain's 'MTV Unplugged' Sweater Sets Record at Auction

The iconic sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana ’s MTV Unplugged performance sold for $334,000 at auction – a record. Julian’s Auctions says the price exceeded expectations and became the most expensive sweater ever sold at an auction. The olive sweater is a Manhattan-brand cardigan, size...
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7 Nirvana Deep Cuts You Have to Hear

When you listen to Nirvana in 2019, they still pull you in - they still sound different than almost everyone one else regardless of context, and they still sound urgent and relevant. The music is heavier, angrier, and more punk than even most of what was happening in their own Seattle scene in the...
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Kurt Cobain's 'MTV Unplugged' Sweater Going Back on the Auction Block

It might be the most recognizable, authentic sweater in rock history: Kurt Cobain ’s well-traveled, unwashed green cardigan worn during Nirvana ’s iconic MTV Unplugged performance. And it’s going back up for sale. Julien’s Auctions is once again the seller as part of its Icons & Idols event in...
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Property Where Kurt Cobain Died on the Market for $7.5 Million

The home owned by Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love when the Nirvana singer took his own life is on the market. The 117-year-old, 8,212-square-foot house in Seattle’s lakefront Denny Blaine neighborhood comes with a price tag of $7.5 Million. The two-story home features a stone and wood exterior, 4...
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Frances Bean Cobain Launches 'Kurt Was Here' Apparel

Kurt Cobain ’s thoughts and artwork are still making their way to the masses 25 years after his death. Daughter Frances Bean has launched a collection of apparel that features the Nirvana frontman’s hand-written notes, painting and sketches. The “Kurt Was Here” line includes t-shirts, sweatshirts...
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Kurt Cobain Royalty Check Found in Seattle Record Store

You never know what you’re going to find in between the stacks at an old record store. At Easy Street Records in Seattle, employees uncovered a treasure beyond what’s etched in the grooves of any classic vinyl release. A royalty check for $26.57 made out to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain turned...
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Rock Blog: Remembering Kurt

You've seen it all over your newsfeed today I am sure, but it's been 23 years since Kurt Cobain left us. Not many people know this, but Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was the first song I learned on guitar back when I was 13 years old. The punching opening power chord that introduced Nirvana...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Rock MS at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle

You've probably noticed that the fight against Multiple Sclerosis is very important to me! My mom has MS, so not a day goes by that I don't do something to raise funds or awareness. Whether it's Walk MS: Snohomish County or Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic , I'm always looking for more ways to get...
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Exclusive Music Premiere: Devils Hunt Me Down - "I Am That I Am"

Video of Devils Hunt Me Down - I Am That I Am Devils Hunt Me Down announces In Medias Res : an epic tale composed of three separate four-song EPs to be released throughout 2017. “I Am That I Am” is the first single—exploring authenticity and self-realization over a canvas of dirty grooves—available...
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