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For all of his talent, Kurt Cobain was not the spokesman for my generation

For all of his talent, Kurt Cobain was not the spokesman for my generation

I was finishing my senior year in college, and remember watching MTV’s announcement of Kurt Cobain’s suicide, 20 years ago today. I admit I wasn’t surprised, as he always seemed like a tortured soul. Two decades later, I must admit, I still feel ambivalent toward Nirvana.

‘Dave is an a**hole; Krist, I’m disappointed in’; Courtney Love goes off on Sirvana collaboration with Paul McCartney

‘Dave is an a**hole; Krist, I’m disappointed in’; Courtney Love goes off on Sirvana collaboration with Paul McCartney

“Sirvana,” Courtney Love muses. “That’s hilarious.” But the widow of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has deeper feelings on the subject of Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic’s collaborations with Paul McCartney.

Paul McCartney’s new solo album reportedly to include a second collaboration with Nirvana alumni

Paul McCartney’s as-yet untitled new solo album is said to feature guest appearances by Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton and — in a surprise — the living members of Nirvana. Mick Ronson, of Amy Winehouse fame, produced four tracks.

‘The best songs happen that way’: Dave Grohl on his thunderous jam session with the Beatles’ Paul McCartney

For Dave Grohl, working with Paul McCartney was a throwback to the days before labels brought in multiple songwriters and producers to finish tracks, before singers went on TV to try to make it big.

Nirvana bassist says he’d tour with Van Halen’s David Lee Roth; Dave Grohl counters: Wait, what?

Nirvana bassist says he’d tour with Van Halen’s David Lee Roth; Dave Grohl counters: Wait, what?

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, still apparently amped up about playing with Sir Paul McCartney during the 12-12-12 concert and on Saturday Night Live, has started thinking about other unlikely pairings. How about David Lee Roth?

One Track Mind: Paul McCartney and Nirvana, “Cut Me Some Slack” (2012)

Paul McCartney joined an almost-reunion of Nirvana with drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and former touring guitarist Pat Smear on Wednesday during the 12-12-12 benefit event. Stream their new song here!

Record Store Day/Black Friday 2012 picks: Bob Dylan, Joe Strummer, Miles Davis, My Morning Jacket

Record Store Day/Black Friday 2012 picks: Bob Dylan, Joe Strummer, Miles Davis, My Morning Jacket

Where else will you find, side by side by side, new reissues of Miles Davis’ Porgy and Bess, Nirvana’s 1992 compilation Incesticide, and the Fat Boys’ Pizza Box album — packaged in (yes) a pizza box?

Kurt Cobain killed himself, and grunge, 18 years ago today. So what?

Yeah, yeah, I know, today’s the 18-year anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. We’re all supposed to be wallowing in depressing reminiscences, etc., etc., but really, I can’t register much of anything at all.

Two decades later, Nirvana producer Butch Vig admits: I had no idea Dave Grohl could shred

As the Foo Fighters await word on whether they’ll claim any of the amazing six Grammys they’re up for on Sunday, frontman Dave Grohl and producer Butch Vig reminisced about their initial project together: Nirvana’s supernova hit Nevermind.

Something Else! sneak peek: Garbage, "Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses?" (2011)

All hail the long-awaited return of the ass-kicking rebel chick Shirley Manson and her scraggly band of alterno-rockers in Garbage.

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