According to producer Butch Vig, the band’s relentless practice schedule before recording the 1991 classic was a way to stay warm during the brutal Northwestern winter.
Why would you ever, ever, ever, want to take this sign down? Do you want to become the uncoolest mayor ever? Why would you want to toss away the only thing you’re known for? (As […]
Kurt Cobain, (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was musically influenced by the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Aerosmith, Queen, KISS and the Pixies. Each of his songs was inspired by an experience, […]
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nirvana[/lastfm]‘s landmark album Nevermind (Sept. 24, 1991), we’ve assembled a collection of audio clips with quotes from Nirvana, along with a gallery of great […]
The instrumental band [mp3com-artist]Pelican[/mp3com-artist] may not be a household name, but they do leave in impression. The Chicago group weaves sonic tapestries in the post-metal fashion, but shows little patience for the genre’s largely ponderous […]
Tracing the beginnings of the grunge scene, which inadvertently turned into a national movement of music, lifestyle, and fashion, is like trying to find the Space Needle in a haystack. That is to say, it […]
Kings of the grunge scene, both Nirvana and Pearl Jam are marking twenty years since the respective releases of their seminal albums. Nevermind and Ten have made it two decades in the rock pantheon, so […]
Nirvana Spotlight: Neil Young, Melvins, Beatles, And Sonic Youth Among Kurt Cobain’s Musical Influences
Was it the ferocious, edgy punk sounds of the [mp3com-artist]Melvins[/mp3com-artist] or the experimental noisemaking of New York City’s [mp3com-artist]Sonic Youth[/mp3com-artist] that had the biggest impact on the music of [mp3com-artist]Kurt Cobain[/mp3com-artist]? In this week’s MP3.com […]
AutoStraddle.com has also compiled a list of the 11 Bands Who Peaked in the ’90s… Whose ’90s Albums We Still Listen To.