Nirvana’s iconic ‘Live at the Paramount’ gig is being released on vinyl

Nirvana’s iconic ‘Live at the Paramount’ gig is being released on vinyl

Nirvana’s legendary Live At The Paramount concert is finally getting a release on vinyl. The 1991 Seattle gig was released on DVD and Blu-ray to coincide with the 20th anniversary celebrations of Nevermind in 2011 – and now, it is set to be released as a double LP set on April 5. According to reports, bonus features on the vinyl release will include a 12X24″ poster insert and a cloth replica Access All Areas pass…

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Listen to an unearthed 1992 demo of Nirvana’s Scentless Apprentice

Listen to an unearthed 1992 demo of Nirvana’s Scentless Apprentice

A demo featuring an early version of the Nirvana song Scentless Apprentice has been shared online – and you can listen to it here. Rey Washam, an American drummer who had stints in bands such as Daddy Longhead and Scratch Acid, has shared a 1992 recording of part of a two-hour jam with former Nivana bandmembers Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic. It includes an early version of Scentless Apprentice from Nirvana’s 1993 album, In Utero….

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High 5, The 10:04s

High 5, The 10:04s

The 10:04s have been one of the mainstays of the Edinburgh music scene. But rather than peddling the same old, same old, they have continually evolved over the years. They draw from an eclectic blend of influences, and have opened for The Cribs, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Idlewild and, current darlings of the NME, The 1975. But these four fellas are headliners in their own right. Be sure of that. The group is made up of Steven Bolton…

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Listen to Kurt Cobain in never-before-heard 1989 Nirvana interview

Listen to Kurt Cobain in never-before-heard 1989 Nirvana interview

A never-before-heard early interview with Nirvana band members Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic from 1989 has surfaced online – and you can listen to it here. The interview, conducted by Manchester journalist and Membranes singer John Robb, took place in New York City during the now-legendary Seattle band’s first US tour to promote their debut album, Bleach. In the 20 minute interview, Cobain and Novoselic discuss their hometown roots and desire to escape. They also…

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Dave Grohl not ruling out future Nirvana shows

Dave Grohl not ruling out future Nirvana shows

Just weeks after Nirvana reunited to perform at Foo Fighters’ CalJam festival, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic have said they’re open to the prospect of more shows from the grunge icons. During the closing night of the LA festival, the surviving members of the legendary Seattle band reunited on stage. It was only the second time they have performed together since Kurt Cobain’s death in 1994. Grohl, Pat Smear and Novoselik performed six tracks – with Joan…

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Watch: Nirvana reunite live on stage in LA

Watch: Nirvana reunite live on stage in LA

Rock legends Nirvana reunited to perform at Foo Fighters’ CalJam festival on Saturday night – and you can check out the setlist and footage below. Last week, the Foos hinted on social media that a comeback performance could happen. “What else could we have up our sleeves???” Stay tuned…” they posted ahead of the event on Twitter. During the closing night of the LA festival, the surviving members of the Seattle legendary band reunited on stage….

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Dave Grohl says he still gets “chocked up” singing Everlong

Dave Grohl says he still gets “chocked up” singing Everlong

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl says he still gets emotional performing some of Foo Fighters’ biggest hits on stage. Chatting about the mega-selling US rock band’s 1997 hit Everlong, former Nirvana drummer Grohl told Rolling Stone magazine that even after decades of touring he still gets “chocked up” when singing the fan favourite. “There are nights where you’re thinking about what toppings are on the pizza on the bus and whether you need to do…

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Kurt Cobain’s personal belongings to go on display at new exhibition

Kurt Cobain’s personal belongings to go on display at new exhibition

The personal belongings of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain will go on display at a new exhibition next month. The Museum of Style Icons in Ireland will feature the ‘Growing Up Cobain’ exhibit from July 19. Items on display will include the striped jumper that Cobain wore in the Smells Like Teen Spirit video, old photographs, and childhood drawings. Cobain’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, and mother, Wendy O’Connor, are said to be attending the opening…

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Listen to footage of Nirvana’s legendary Edinburgh gig

Listen to footage of Nirvana’s legendary Edinburgh gig

Twenty-six years after legendary grunge band Nirvana played an intimate gig at an Edinburgh pub, audio from the 1991 performance has surfaced online for the first time. You can listen to it right here. December 1 marked the 26th anniversary of a gig that has gone down in local folklore, but it was previously thought that no recording of the show existed. However, it has now surfaced on line for the first time. Kurt Cobain and…

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Watch: Who Killed Kurt Cobain? trailer

Watch: Who Killed Kurt Cobain? trailer

A teaser trailer for new comic graphic novel, Who Killed Kurt Cobain?, has just been released. You can watch it below. The story explores the life, mental state and suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain from the point of view of his imaginary friend ‘Boddah’. The trailer shows footage of Nirvana gigs, the band’s now-legendary MTV Unplugged gig and more. “Kurt took me everywhere,” read the opening lines. “Through his romances, to L.A., into his…

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