Grunge

Pre-"Nevermind" Nirvana Royalty Check Discovered at Easy Street Records

I'm sure most of us would be able to answer the question, "Where were you when you first heard 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'?" The song helped catapult Grunge into mainstream, MTV had the video in heavy rotation, back when they played music videos and it's been deemed as one of the greatest songs in...
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Check out the Pearl Jam exhibit at MoPop

The Museum of Pop Culture is getting in the spirit of the big Pearl Jam shows by opening an amazing exhibit, featuring over 200 artifacts from the greatest band in the history of ever. I had a chance to check it out this morning and if you are a big PJ fan, it is an absolute MUST! In fact, even if...
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Watch: Dave Grohl tells the story of how he ended up in Seattle with Nirvana in Film Series

We say it all the time - Dave Grohl is the coolest guy in rock. Not only is he !&*%@! amazing to his fans, but he's also not above sitting down and sentimentally chatting about where he came from. If you've watched any of his interviews, you can see how real and genuine he is. Dave still gets...
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Somebody Made Nirvana Sound Like Pop Punk By Playing "Smells Like Teen Spirit" In A Major Key

Through the use of distorted guitars, Kurt Cobain's raspy vocals, and angst-filled lyrics, Nirvana began to develop their signature sound that made them one of the pillars of the grunge movement of the '90s.
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Seattle grunge pioneer Mudhoney is going to release two albums in 2018

One of Seattle's pioneering grunge bands, Mudhoney, has announced they are putting out two new records in 2018 - one live and one studio. Happy birthday, Mudhoney! 30 years in! Coming in 2018: two new albums - one studio, one live. pic.twitter.com/UW4VDljQTL — Mudhoney (@_Mudhoney) January 1, 2018...
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Seattle Repertory Theatre Reportedly Has a '90s Grunge Musical in the Works

Seattle is about to get grungy. According to Variety, the Seattle Repertory Theatre has a new musical in the works, set in the city’s early ‘90s grunge scene. Variety reports that Nirvana’s former manager Janet Billig Rich is onboard and will be working on the musical, which tells the fictional...
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Remembering Chris Cornell

I remember doing my first interview ever for radio. It was with Tom Morello, who had recently joined forces with Chris Cornell to form this band called Audioslave. I was a nervous wreck, but the interview turned out great. Chris Cornell dead at 52 As I walked in to the elevator to take me back out...
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Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave at The Promise

Chris Cornell, Lead Singer Of Soundgarden & Audioslave, Dies At 52

Hearts weigh heavy as we must mourn the loss of one of the greatest voices in rock n' roll, Chris Cornell . The Soundgarden , Audioslave and Temple of the Dog frontman, who also ran a successful solo career, has died at the age of 52. His representative, Brian Bumbery , released a statement saying...
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Today Would Have Been Kurt Cobain's 50th Birthday

It's crazy to think that we lost Kurt Cobain 23 years ago. One of the best musicians of our generation, the icon of the grunge era, Kurt's music has touched so many over the years and today, February 20, would have been the Aberdeen native's 50th birthday. Paying respects in Aberdeen Forever in our...
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