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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Kanye West Covers Nirvana Classics for His Sunday Service

This weekend, Kanye West and his choir took the music of Nirvana and put it into prayer. It’s all a part of West’s Sunday Service, a weekly collective of ministry and music led by the artist. Each week the gospel is comprised of songs, often originally by West, but also new interpretations of...
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Dave Grohl Tells Great Nirvana Stories in New Seattle Tourism Video

Grohl is a fantastic storyteller in the eight-minute clip.
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Early Nirvana Demos Shared Online: Listen

The tapes feature early versions of tracks that would end up on 'Bleach' and 'Nevermind.'
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