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Weird Al Yankovic talks rejection from Prince and working with Kurt Cobain

The king of parody songs “Weird” Al Yankovic appeared on The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday to discuss his career while promoting his Return Of The Mandatory World Tour. Yankovic has parodied every genre from rock to 1st wave and … Continued

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Weird Al Yankovic talks rejection from Prince and working with Kurt Cobain

The king of parody songs “Weird” Al Yankovic appeared on The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday to discuss his career while promoting his Return Of The Mandatory World Tour. Yankovic has parodied every genre from rock to 1st wave and … Continued

Alternative, Music, Rock

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

Alternative, Music, Rock

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: 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: 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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Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit was released on September 10, 1991

Release Date: September 10, 1991 Credits: Kurt Cobain (lyrics/guitar/vocal) , Krist Novoselic (bass), Dave Grohl (drums), Butch Vig (producer) Album: Nevermind (released September 24, 1991) Backstory: Nirvana’s first hit ushered in the grunge era, giving a voice to the Gen-X … Continued

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Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit was released on September 10, 1991

Release Date: September 10, 1991 Credits: Kurt Cobain (lyrics/guitar/vocal) , Krist Novoselic (bass), Dave Grohl (drums), Butch Vig (producer) Album: Nevermind (released September 24, 1991) Backstory: Nirvana’s first hit ushered in the grunge era, giving a voice to the Gen-X … Continued

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SiriusXM On Demand: Oodles of Town Halls + the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

This week is chock full of SiriusXM Town Halls! And lucky for you, you can listen to them on your own time with SiriusXM On Demand. Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Reba McEntire answers subscriber questions about her new album, Love Somebody, … Continued

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SiriusXM On Demand: Oodles of Town Halls + the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

This week is chock full of SiriusXM Town Halls! And lucky for you, you can listen to them on your own time with SiriusXM On Demand. Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Reba McEntire answers subscriber questions about her new album, Love Somebody, … Continued

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Happy birthday Kurt Cobain: Father John Misty covers ‘Heart-Shaped Box’

With the new, fully authorized documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, premiering at Sundance last month, and his birthday just around the corner (he would have turned 48 on Feb. 20), Kurt Cobain’s been on the zeitgeist’s mind lately. In fact, … Continued

Alternative, Music, Rock

Happy birthday Kurt Cobain: Father John Misty covers ‘Heart-Shaped Box’

With the new, fully authorized documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, premiering at Sundance last month, and his birthday just around the corner (he would have turned 48 on Feb. 20), Kurt Cobain’s been on the zeitgeist’s mind lately. In fact, … Continued

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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

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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

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductees and RRHOF Radio on Classic Vinyl

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Radio takes over Classic Vinyl Airing Friday 12/20 12 pm ET until Monday 12/23 12 am ET on Classic Vinyl Back in October the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame announced the 2014 nominees. Today … Continued

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductees and RRHOF Radio on Classic Vinyl

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Radio takes over Classic Vinyl Airing Friday 12/20 12 pm ET until Monday 12/23 12 am ET on Classic Vinyl Back in October the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame announced the 2014 nominees. Today … Continued

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Vote: 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2014 nominees were released today and the list includes some of the most iconic (but diverse) music makers, including ’90s grunge rockers Nirvana,  gangster rap pioneers N.W.A., Chic, Linda Ronstadt, LL Cool J, … Continued

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Vote: 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2014 nominees were released today and the list includes some of the most iconic (but diverse) music makers, including ’90s grunge rockers Nirvana,  gangster rap pioneers N.W.A., Chic, Linda Ronstadt, LL Cool J, … 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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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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WATCH: 2CELLOS Cover Nirvana Classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Live On SiriusXM Pops

Grunge meets grace and classic meets classical in this powerful performance at the SiriusXM Pops studios. Listen to strings burning as indie duo 2CELLOS slam their way through Nirvana’s biggest hit.

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WATCH: 2CELLOS Cover Nirvana Classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Live On SiriusXM Pops

Grunge meets grace and classic meets classical in this powerful performance at the SiriusXM Pops studios. Listen to strings burning as indie duo 2CELLOS slam their way through Nirvana’s biggest hit.

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