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9 hrs ago | Mashable

Stairway to New Fans: Led Zeppelin Releasing Unheard Versions This Year

Led Zeppelin's string of reissues continues in October with the release of the band's remastered IV , the 1971 album that features signature song "Stairway to Heaven."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana

17 hrs ago | Nunatsiaq News

Yukon power trio Speed Control heading to Iqaluit

Elders may want to bring earplugs, but young rock fans in Iqaluit ought to enjoy an upcoming concert courtesy of Alianait and the Embrace Life Council.


Related Topix: Nirvana

17 hrs ago | Switched

Jessica Chastain Calls Out Hollywood's Lack Of Female Roles

Jessica Chastain is the latest actress to speak out against the lack of female roles in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Nirvana, The Osbournes, Comedy, Reality TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Hunger Games

17 hrs ago | The Pitch

Local Internet sensation Kawehi is at the Bottleneck on Saturday

In March, Hawaiian-born artist Kawehi uploaded a pretty stellar cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" to YouTube.


Related Topix: Nirvana

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Chad Smith and Stone Gossard Talk Side Projects and the Grunge Band Green River

What happens when a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer chats with one of the greatest guitarists of his generation? An hour-long riveting, informative conversation that spans everything from influences to environmental issues to side projects to what gear they use.


Related Topix: Stone Gossard, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Halifax performance shows revitalized Alice in Chains still has the chops

Alice in Chains lead singer, William DuVall, on stage with the band Wednesday night at the Metro Centre in Halifax.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alice in Chains, Canada, Nirvana

Jerusalem Post

The One Day generation

Depression is serious. But if there is anything that the news of Robin Williams's death has taught us is that as long as there's hope, hope for a brighter tomorrow, then God willing we will merit to see many light-filled days to come.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Nirvana

Steve Albini Happy With 20th Anniversary In Utero Release

Music producer Steve Albini was delighted when he was given the chance to remaster the recordings of Nirvana 's In Utero album as it finally vindicated his original work after 20 years.


Related Topix: Nirvana


Kurt Cobain

An unhappy teen tries to figure out where he belongs in the world and forms a band.


Related Topix: Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Pitch

Music Forecast 8.28 – 9.3: Alabama, Kawehi, Islands and more

Kawehi In March, Hawaiian-born artist Kawehi uploaded a pretty stellar cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" to YouTube.


Related Topix: Country, Alabama, The Forecast, Pop/Rock, Nirvana, Lawrence, KS, August, September

Who Is Jordyn Blum? Husband Of Foo Fighter's Frontman Dave Grohl

Blum and her husband Dave Grohl have recently had their third child together, but what do we know about his wife? As the animalistic drummer in Nirvana and the guitar-thrashing frontman in Foo Fighters , Dave Grohl is one of the most well-known and prolific rockstars on the planet.


Related Topix: Nirvana, Pop/Rock, Foo Fighters

Don't Know Much About History: What Does The Beloit Mindset List ...

Released annually since 1998, the list reflects what authors Ron Nief and Tom McBride see as the cultural touchstones of a given year's incoming freshman class.


Related Topix: Nirvana


The Wytches - 'Annabel Dream Reader'

Kristian Bell, The Wytches' singer, songwriter and guitarist, has said that the Brighton trio's debut is a break-up album.


Related Topix: Nirvana, Hard-Rock, Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath

Ll Cool J Hands Out School Supplies In New York

Rapper-turned-actor Ll Cool J thrilled needy kids in Queens, New York over the weekend by handing out free school supplies.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music, Nirvana

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Interact-TV Subsidiary Announces New Heights of Recognition for Signed Artist

LOS ANGELES, CA , United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 08/25/2014 - - Interact-TV Incorporated is pleased to announce that Dead Sara, an emerging rock band signed to Interact's wholly-owned subsidiary Pocket Kid Records, has been publicly recognized by rock legend Dave Grohl, drummer for multi-platinum recording artist Nirvana as well as founder and ... (more)


Related Topix: Nirvana, Pop/Rock, Foo Fighters, Fuse, Electronic Arts, Insomniac Games, Video Games, Movies, Entertainment

The Georgia Straight

SeaWheeze Sunset Festival keeps it mellow in Stanley Park

The SeaWheeze Sunset Festival in Stanley Park was a post-race party following a half-marathon, so it would have been reasonable to expect attendees to show up looking sweaty and dishevelled.


Related Topix: Finn, Pop/Rock, Nirvana

Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love tops riff poll

Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love has been revealed as the Greatest Guitar Riff of all time in BBC Radio 2's countdown of the Top 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs.


Related Topix: Led Zeppelin, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes, Metal, Nirvana, Metallica, Guns N' Roses, Ac/DC


Miley Cyrus Might Have Called Ed Sheeran An 'A--hole' At The VMAs

Miley Cyrus apparently called Ed Sheeran an "asshole" as he passed by her when he went to accept the VMA award for Best Male Video on Aug. 24. This is according to Us Weekly , Gossip Cop , Perez Hilton and a number of other websites who squinted hard enough at the GIF below to make out Cyrus apparently mouthing the words at Sheeran: Perhaps not too ... (more)


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Nirvana, The Osbournes, Comedy, Reality TV, The Hunger Games, Vampire News, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Twilight

Seattle Times

New documentary about legendary teen band Slint | Concert preview

Six months before Nirvana's "Nevermind" came out in 1991, a band called Slint - playing Seattle's Showbox Wednesday - issued its own one-of-a-kind record.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Slint, Nirvana, Progressive-Rock, Godspeed You Black Emperor!

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Deafheaven - "From The Kettle Onto The Coil"

We all know about "difficult" second albums and the notorious sophomore jinx, but what's the cliche for a band that achieves modest success on their debut, but breaks big on LP2? What's the common career arc for that band? What's a reasonable expectation? It's actually a pretty unusual phenomenon, one without enough relevant recent examples to ... (more)


Related Topix: Nirvana, Amy Winehouse