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Celebrate Labor Day 2017 with SiriusXM’s special programming all weekend!

Put your work down and turn the radio up! SiriusXM is celebrating the unofficial end of summer with special programming beginning Friday, September 1 and airing throughout the holiday weekend. 50s on 5 (Ch. 5) ’50s School Days All weekend long, 50s on 5 plays … Continued

70s Pop, 80s Pop, Holiday, Listen Now, Music, Oldies, Pop, Rock

Celebrate Labor Day 2017 with SiriusXM’s special programming all weekend!

Put your work down and turn the radio up! SiriusXM is celebrating the unofficial end of summer with special programming beginning Friday, September 1 and airing throughout the holiday weekend. 50s on 5 (Ch. 5) ’50s School Days All weekend long, 50s on 5 plays … Continued

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Memorial Day 2017: Hear Top 100 Countdowns from the ’60s through the ’90s + more!

SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! Tune in for our special holiday programming and start your weekend off right.

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Memorial Day 2017: Hear Top 100 Countdowns from the ’60s through the ’90s + more!

SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! Tune in for our special holiday programming and start your weekend off right.

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Lithium’s Top 100: Counting down the best alternative and grunge tracks of the ’90s

Hear the songs that defined the alternative and grunge signature sound of the 1990’s with hosts Hardy, Madison, Sluggo and Kat Corbett.

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Lithium’s Top 100: Counting down the best alternative and grunge tracks of the ’90s

Hear the songs that defined the alternative and grunge signature sound of the 1990’s with hosts Hardy, Madison, Sluggo and Kat Corbett.

Alternative, Listen Now, Music

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Virgina Hanlon Grohl (Dave’s mom!) on Lithium

SiriusXM Lithium’s Mother’s Day Guest DJ with Virginia Hanlon Grohl (Dave’s mom!) premieres Friday, May 12 at 12 pm ET with replays 5/12 at 3 pm & 11 pm ET; 5/13 at 6 am, 2 pm, & 9 pm ET; 5/14 at 10 am & 5 pm ET; and 5/15 at 12 am ET on Lithium (Ch. 34).

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Virgina Hanlon Grohl (Dave’s mom!) on Lithium

SiriusXM Lithium’s Mother’s Day Guest DJ with Virginia Hanlon Grohl (Dave’s mom!) premieres Friday, May 12 at 12 pm ET with replays 5/12 at 3 pm & 11 pm ET; 5/13 at 6 am, 2 pm, & 9 pm ET; 5/14 at 10 am & 5 pm ET; and 5/15 at 12 am ET on Lithium (Ch. 34).

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Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk takes over Lithium!

Live frontman, Ed Kowalczyk, is taking over Lithium (Ch. 34) to play his favorite ’90s alternative and grunge. Hear music from bands that Live has toured with and music from his personal collection. In between songs, Ed talks about reuniting … Continued

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Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk takes over Lithium!

Live frontman, Ed Kowalczyk, is taking over Lithium (Ch. 34) to play his favorite ’90s alternative and grunge. Hear music from bands that Live has toured with and music from his personal collection. In between songs, Ed talks about reuniting … Continued

Alternative, Music

Test your mid-’90s grunge and alt rock knowledge!

How well do you know the music of Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Green Day, Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Offspring, Jane’s Addiction, Weezer and more ’90s artists?

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Test your mid-’90s grunge and alt rock knowledge!

How well do you know the music of Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Green Day, Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Offspring, Jane’s Addiction, Weezer and more ’90s artists?

Alternative, Music

The Art Alexakis Show comes to Lithium, hosted by the Everclear frontman

The Art Alexakis Show, which airs Sundays from 6 pm to Midnight ET, premieres March 5 on Lithium (Ch. 34).

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The Art Alexakis Show comes to Lithium, hosted by the Everclear frontman

The Art Alexakis Show, which airs Sundays from 6 pm to Midnight ET, premieres March 5 on Lithium (Ch. 34).

Alternative, Music, Rock

Quiz: Kurt Cobain would’ve been 50 this year! How close is your musical taste to his?

Find out how similar your tastes are to Kurt Cobain’s in our quiz!

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Quiz: Kurt Cobain would’ve been 50 this year! How close is your musical taste to his?

Find out how similar your tastes are to Kurt Cobain’s in our quiz!

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Green Day celebrates 30 years together + new album ‘Revolution Radio’ in Town Hall

Hear Green Day’s Town Hall with Jenny Eliscu!

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Green Day celebrates 30 years together + new album ‘Revolution Radio’ in Town Hall

Hear Green Day’s Town Hall with Jenny Eliscu!

Alternative, Music

Highs in the Mid-’90s: SiriusXM hosts school you on the who, what and why of music from ’94-’96

Hosts from FLY, Lithium, Backspin, Turbo, Prime Country and 90s on 9 weigh in on those formative years.

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Highs in the Mid-’90s: SiriusXM hosts school you on the who, what and why of music from ’94-’96

Hosts from FLY, Lithium, Backspin, Turbo, Prime Country and 90s on 9 weigh in on those formative years.

Alternative, Music

Blink-182 talks 25 years of songwriting and touring + new album ‘California’ on Lithium

Blink-182 has been one of the most successful punk bands of the last 25 years. You can’t help but feel nostalgic when All The Small Things, Adam’s Song, Stay Together for the Kids, Dammit, First Date and What’s My Age … Continued

Alternative, Music

Blink-182 talks 25 years of songwriting and touring + new album ‘California’ on Lithium

Blink-182 has been one of the most successful punk bands of the last 25 years. You can’t help but feel nostalgic when All The Small Things, Adam’s Song, Stay Together for the Kids, Dammit, First Date and What’s My Age … Continued

Music, What's On

Red Hot Chili Peppers Radio launches on SiriusXM

It’s official. We can “give it away, give it away, give it away now” that Red Hot Chili Peppers Radio will launch on Wednesday, 6/15 at 3 pm ET in celebration of the band’s new studio album, The Getaway. Actor … Continued

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Radio launches on SiriusXM

It’s official. We can “give it away, give it away, give it away now” that Red Hot Chili Peppers Radio will launch on Wednesday, 6/15 at 3 pm ET in celebration of the band’s new studio album, The Getaway. Actor … Continued

Music

Music (Re)discovery: A millennial reviews Alanis Morissette’s Jagged ‘Little Pill’

How would a millennial react to hearing a classic album like it’s something brand new? We believe that music discovery isn’t just about up-and-comers—new music is any music that’s new to you—so we decided to find out. Today is the … Continued

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Music (Re)discovery: A millennial reviews Alanis Morissette’s Jagged ‘Little Pill’

How would a millennial react to hearing a classic album like it’s something brand new? We believe that music discovery isn’t just about up-and-comers—new music is any music that’s new to you—so we decided to find out. Today is the … Continued

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Music-versary: Kurt Cobain died on April 5, 1994

Kurt Cobain had always been a slight man, standing at 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 125 pounds toward the end of his life, but the heroin he used to ease his stomach pains certainly didn’t help his gaunt … Continued

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Music-versary: Kurt Cobain died on April 5, 1994

Kurt Cobain had always been a slight man, standing at 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 125 pounds toward the end of his life, but the heroin he used to ease his stomach pains certainly didn’t help his gaunt … Continued

Music, Rock

Quiz: How well do you know the Ramones?

This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones’ self-titled debut album—recorded over a week in early February 1976 and released a little more than two months later, on April 23. It didn’t set the charts on fire, peaking at … Continued

Music, Rock

Quiz: How well do you know the Ramones?

This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones’ self-titled debut album—recorded over a week in early February 1976 and released a little more than two months later, on April 23. It didn’t set the charts on fire, peaking at … Continued

Music, Pop

Doubt or No Doubt: Gwen Stefani reveals thoughts on aliens, blondes, Tupac and more!

Pop star, Voice coach and former No Doubt frontman Gwen Stefani played a new game we made up called Doubt or No Doubt during her visit to the SiriusXM studios in New York. Here what she had to say about … Continued

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Doubt or No Doubt: Gwen Stefani reveals thoughts on aliens, blondes, Tupac and more!

Pop star, Voice coach and former No Doubt frontman Gwen Stefani played a new game we made up called Doubt or No Doubt during her visit to the SiriusXM studios in New York. Here what she had to say about … Continued

Music, Rock

RIP Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver + The Wildabouts

Scott Weiland, the inimitable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at 48. His cause of death is still unconfirmed. According to an Instagram post by his account, Weiland died in his sleep while on a tour stop … Continued

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RIP Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver + The Wildabouts

Scott Weiland, the inimitable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at 48. His cause of death is still unconfirmed. According to an Instagram post by his account, Weiland died in his sleep while on a tour stop … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Nirvana Unplugged in New York was recorded November 18, 1993

Credits: Nirvana (Kurt Cobain: guitar, vocals; Dave Grohl: drums; Krist Novoselic: accordion, bass; Pat Smear: guitar, ); Lori Goldston, cello; Cris and Curt Kurkwood, of the Meat Puppets.  Background: Kurt Cobain was never comfortable with fame. His fear of the … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Nirvana Unplugged in New York was recorded November 18, 1993

Credits: Nirvana (Kurt Cobain: guitar, vocals; Dave Grohl: drums; Krist Novoselic: accordion, bass; Pat Smear: guitar, ); Lori Goldston, cello; Cris and Curt Kurkwood, of the Meat Puppets.  Background: Kurt Cobain was never comfortable with fame. His fear of the … Continued

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Music-versary: Beastie Boys released their debut album, ‘Licensed to Ill,’ on Nov. 15, 1986

Twenty-nine years ago, on November 15, 1986, Def Jam/Columbia Records released the Beastie Boys’ first album, Licensed to Ill. It would soon become the first rap album to top the Billboard charts, staying at No. 1 for five weeks. If … Continued

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Music-versary: Beastie Boys released their debut album, ‘Licensed to Ill,’ on Nov. 15, 1986

Twenty-nine years ago, on November 15, 1986, Def Jam/Columbia Records released the Beastie Boys’ first album, Licensed to Ill. It would soon become the first rap album to top the Billboard charts, staying at No. 1 for five weeks. If … Continued

Music

Halloween Playlist: 13 scary songs, according to science

Human instinct causes us to fear certain sounds — creaky doors, nails on a chalkboard, and cackling laughs, for example. This fear also extends to music.

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Halloween Playlist: 13 scary songs, according to science

Human instinct causes us to fear certain sounds — creaky doors, nails on a chalkboard, and cackling laughs, for example. This fear also extends to music.

Music, Pop

Quiz: Who is your ’90s pop star soul mate?

It was the time of pagers, slouch socks, Mad-Libs, and Sony Discmans (not quite a Walkman, not yet an iPod) … and lots of topnotch vocalists bursting onto the scene with high notes and music videos (yes, MTV still played … Continued

Music, Pop

Quiz: Who is your ’90s pop star soul mate?

It was the time of pagers, slouch socks, Mad-Libs, and Sony Discmans (not quite a Walkman, not yet an iPod) … and lots of topnotch vocalists bursting onto the scene with high notes and music videos (yes, MTV still played … Continued

Music

Marathon playlist: Songs to keep you pumped all the way to the finish line

Marathon season is upon us, and we have you covered with a playlist of songs that will keep you going, specially chosen by our SiriusXM channels. So come on! Lace up your running shoes, plug in your headphones, press play … Continued

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Marathon playlist: Songs to keep you pumped all the way to the finish line

Marathon season is upon us, and we have you covered with a playlist of songs that will keep you going, specially chosen by our SiriusXM channels. So come on! Lace up your running shoes, plug in your headphones, press play … Continued

Music

Marathon cool down playlist: Songs to chill out to after a hard run

Marathon season is upon us, and we’re here to meet you at the finish line with a playlist that’ll cool you down. So walk off those miles, breathe in, breathe out, stretch, then pat yourself on the back because you … Continued

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Marathon cool down playlist: Songs to chill out to after a hard run

Marathon season is upon us, and we’re here to meet you at the finish line with a playlist that’ll cool you down. So walk off those miles, breathe in, breathe out, stretch, then pat yourself on the back because you … Continued

Music, Rock

Weezer’s sophomore album ‘Pinkerton’ was released on September 24, 1996

Release date: September 24, 1996 Credits: Rivers Cuomo (vocal, guitar); Brian Bell (guitar); Matt Sharp (bass); Patrick Wilson (drums) Backstory: Weezer had become stars in late 1994 on the back of their multi-platinum, self-titled debut — recorded at Electric Lady … Continued

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Weezer’s sophomore album ‘Pinkerton’ was released on September 24, 1996

Release date: September 24, 1996 Credits: Rivers Cuomo (vocal, guitar); Brian Bell (guitar); Matt Sharp (bass); Patrick Wilson (drums) Backstory: Weezer had become stars in late 1994 on the back of their multi-platinum, self-titled debut — recorded at Electric Lady … Continued

Music, Rock

Watch: Chris Cornell plays Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ Soundgarden classic

Grunge pioneer Chris Cornell — who was in town to promote his new solo album, Higher Truth — recently stopped by the SiriusXM studios for an in-depth interview with Rolling Stone’s David Fricke and an intimate acoustic performance backed by cellist Bryan Gibson and fellow guitarist Keaton … Continued

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Watch: Chris Cornell plays Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ Soundgarden classic

Grunge pioneer Chris Cornell — who was in town to promote his new solo album, Higher Truth — recently stopped by the SiriusXM studios for an in-depth interview with Rolling Stone’s David Fricke and an intimate acoustic performance backed by cellist Bryan Gibson and fellow guitarist Keaton … Continued

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Photos: Marilyn Manson and Billy Corgan sit down in Chicago with Jenny Eliscu

Airing on Lithium on Friday 8/7 at 12 pm and 3 pm ET; Saturday 8/8 at 3 am, 9 am, 6 pm; Sunday 8/9 at 6 am and 9 pm ET; Monday 8/10 at 10 am ET; Tuesday 8/11 at 1 am and 5 pm … Continued

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Photos: Marilyn Manson and Billy Corgan sit down in Chicago with Jenny Eliscu

Airing on Lithium on Friday 8/7 at 12 pm and 3 pm ET; Saturday 8/8 at 3 am, 9 am, 6 pm; Sunday 8/9 at 6 am and 9 pm ET; Monday 8/10 at 10 am ET; Tuesday 8/11 at 1 am and 5 pm … Continued

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Celebrate 4th of July weekend SiriusXM-style with these special shows!

Barbecue, fireworks, and sunshine! 4th of July Weekend is upon us, which means it’s finally time to debut that American Flag swimsuit you purchased on sale last year. Whether you’re headed on vacation or relaxing at home, Independence Day wouldn’t be the same … Continued

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Celebrate 4th of July weekend SiriusXM-style with these special shows!

Barbecue, fireworks, and sunshine! 4th of July Weekend is upon us, which means it’s finally time to debut that American Flag swimsuit you purchased on sale last year. Whether you’re headed on vacation or relaxing at home, Independence Day wouldn’t be the same … Continued

Music

Hear exclusive commentary from ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ director

The new HBO documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck gives us unprecedented access to the Nirvana frontman’s private audio recordings, home videos, journals and art. The film’s director Brett Morgen talked to SiriusXM Lithium about his startling findings, including Cobain’s story about his first sexual … Continued

Music

Hear exclusive commentary from ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ director

The new HBO documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck gives us unprecedented access to the Nirvana frontman’s private audio recordings, home videos, journals and art. The film’s director Brett Morgen talked to SiriusXM Lithium about his startling findings, including Cobain’s story about his first sexual … Continued

Music, Rock

Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

International Guitar Month got cranked up with SiriusXM’s Ultimate Guitar 101, a list of guitar greats compiled from all our axe-oriented channels – Classic Rewind, Classic Vinyl, Deep Tracks, Hair Nation, Jam_ON, Octane, BB King’s Bluesville, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Ozzys Boneyard, RockBar, The … Continued

Music, Rock

Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

International Guitar Month got cranked up with SiriusXM’s Ultimate Guitar 101, a list of guitar greats compiled from all our axe-oriented channels – Classic Rewind, Classic Vinyl, Deep Tracks, Hair Nation, Jam_ON, Octane, BB King’s Bluesville, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Ozzys Boneyard, RockBar, The … Continued

Music, What's On

Happy 4/20! Here are our top songs for your … wait… what were we talking about?

The origins of the term “420” are a little fuzzy, but the important thing to (try to) remember is that every April 20 we can all celebrate that what’s from the earth is of the greatest worth. And there’s no … Continued

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Happy 4/20! Here are our top songs for your … wait… what were we talking about?

The origins of the term “420” are a little fuzzy, but the important thing to (try to) remember is that every April 20 we can all celebrate that what’s from the earth is of the greatest worth. And there’s no … Continued

Music, Rock

Valentine’s Day Playlist: Lithium’s top 10 songs for a night of love and lust

SiriusXM’s ’90s alternative and grunge rock station Lithium has curated quite a playlist for your Valentine’s Day listening. With songs like Pearl Jam’s Last Kiss and Stone Temple Pilots’ Set Type Thing these tunes bring love and lust together with a … Continued

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Valentine’s Day Playlist: Lithium’s top 10 songs for a night of love and lust

SiriusXM’s ’90s alternative and grunge rock station Lithium has curated quite a playlist for your Valentine’s Day listening. With songs like Pearl Jam’s Last Kiss and Stone Temple Pilots’ Set Type Thing these tunes bring love and lust together with a … Continued

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Listen to The Toadies cover Blondie’s Heart of Glass

If you thought Blondie’s Heart of Glass couldn’t translate to a post-grunge cover, well, you thought wrong. Not only did The Toadies morph Blondie’s twinkling pop anthem into a slowed-down, distortion-filled ballad, but they practically revamped it into an entirely … Continued

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Listen to The Toadies cover Blondie’s Heart of Glass

If you thought Blondie’s Heart of Glass couldn’t translate to a post-grunge cover, well, you thought wrong. Not only did The Toadies morph Blondie’s twinkling pop anthem into a slowed-down, distortion-filled ballad, but they practically revamped it into an entirely … Continued

What's On

Alt Nation’s 4th of July Guest Host Extravaganza, SiriusXMU’s All-American Indie + more alt rock

On this American day of independence (and long weekend!), maybe you’re trying to decide between a few summery activities: seeing a live outdoor show, attending someone’s rooftop party, finding just the right keg for 100+ people, or gathering up some … Continued

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Alt Nation’s 4th of July Guest Host Extravaganza, SiriusXMU’s All-American Indie + more alt rock

On this American day of independence (and long weekend!), maybe you’re trying to decide between a few summery activities: seeing a live outdoor show, attending someone’s rooftop party, finding just the right keg for 100+ people, or gathering up some … Continued

Music, Rock

Remember Kurt Cobain on the 20th anniversary of his death + hear Nirvana’s Road to the Rock Hall

Since his untimely death in 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has been immortalized by the music industry via countless posthumous awards, editorial profiles, and Best Of lists. In fact, Nirvana, a legendary alternative/grunge three-piece that’s gone on to sell more … Continued

Music, Rock

Remember Kurt Cobain on the 20th anniversary of his death + hear Nirvana’s Road to the Rock Hall

Since his untimely death in 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has been immortalized by the music industry via countless posthumous awards, editorial profiles, and Best Of lists. In fact, Nirvana, a legendary alternative/grunge three-piece that’s gone on to sell more … Continued

Music

Toad the Wet Sprocket live on Lithium

American alternative rock quartet Toad the Wet Sprocket took over SiriusXM Lithium as Guest DJs this past Thanksgiving Day. In addition to playing their favorite ’90s alternative and grunge rock tracks by other artists, the band did a live performance of … Continued

Music

Toad the Wet Sprocket live on Lithium

American alternative rock quartet Toad the Wet Sprocket took over SiriusXM Lithium as Guest DJs this past Thanksgiving Day. In addition to playing their favorite ’90s alternative and grunge rock tracks by other artists, the band did a live performance of … Continued

Music, Rock

This week in SiriusXM history: 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind

Two years ago today on September 28, 2011, SiriusXM and our listeners celebrated the 20th anniversary of the iconic Nirvana album Nevermind. Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Nevermind producer Butch Vig were reunited in the fish bowl for a SiriusXM … Continued

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This week in SiriusXM history: 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind

Two years ago today on September 28, 2011, SiriusXM and our listeners celebrated the 20th anniversary of the iconic Nirvana album Nevermind. Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Nevermind producer Butch Vig were reunited in the fish bowl for a SiriusXM … Continued

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