Nirvana’s “Live And Loud” To Receive Vinyl Release

Nirvana‘s “Live And Loud” will be receiving a vinyl release on August 30. The effort features a show the band played at Pier 48 in Seattle, WA on December 13, 1993. Pre-orders can be found HERE.

Track Listing:

LP 1:

01. “Radio Friendly Unit Shifter”
02. “Drain You”
03. “Breed”
04. “Serve The Servants”
05. “Rape Me”
06. “Sliver”
07. “Pennyroyal Tea”
08. “Scentless Apprentice”
09. “All Apologies”
10. “Heart-Shaped Box”

LP 2:

01. “Blew”
02. “The Man Who Sold The World”
03. “School”
04. “Come As You Are”
05. “Lithium”
06. “About A Girl”
07. “Endless, Nameless”

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Marc Jacobs Responds To Nirvana’s Smiley Face Lawsuit

As previously reported, Nirvana filed a lawsuit against Marc Jacobs for ripping off their “smiley face” logo and now the fashion brand has officially responded. According to Billboard, the designer’s lawyers are arguing that the band does not own the copyright for the logo and that there are pronounced differences between the designs. The suit was originally filed in response to a shirt in Marc Jacobs’ “Bootleg Redux Grunge” product line, which features the squiggly face with the X’s switched out for the letters “M” and “J.” The band’s camp says they have had a trademark for the logo since 1992 and and that the shirt is a “blatant ripoff.”

Nirvana’s “Live At The Paramount” To Be Released On Vinyl

Nirvana‘s “Live At The Paramount” will be released on vinyl on April 12. That effort features a show the band played at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA on October 31, 1991. It was previously released on Blu-ray and DVD in 2011, but this is the first time it will be available on vinyl. The 2 LP set will come with a couple of extras including a 12×24″ poster insert and a cloth sticky VIP pass replica as the download card insert.

[via The PRP]

Nirvana Reportedly Sue Marc Jacobs For Ripping Off Their Smiley Face Design

According to TMZ, Nirvana are suing Marc Jacobs for ripping off their “smiley face” logo. The suit was filed in response to a shirt in Jacobs’ “Bootleg Redux Grunge” product line, which features the squiggly face with the X’s switched out for the letters “M” and “J.” The band have held the trademark for the logo since 1992 and their camp is saying the shirt is a “blatant ripoff.” You can read more about that HERE.

Watch Surviving Nirvana Members Reunite Onstage At Cal Jam

As previously teased, surviving Nirvana members Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear reunited onstage once again during Foo Fighters’ set at the Cal Jam festival in San Bernardino, CA last night (October 6). The group were joined by John McCauley (Deer Tick) and Joan Jett and the following tracks were perfomed: “Serve The Servants” (feat. McCauley), “Scentless Apprentice” (feat. McCauley), “In Bloom” (feat. McCauley), “Breed” (feat. Joan Jett), Smells Like Teen Spirit (feat. Joan Jett), and All Apologies (feat. Joan Jett and Brody Dalle).

Surviving Nirvana Members Rumored To Reunite Onstage At Cal Jam

It looks like surviving Nirvana members Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear will be reuniting onstage once again during Cal Jam, which is set to take place on October 6 at the Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, CA. The rumors stem from a cryptic teaser Foo Fighters posted featuring “Serve The Servants” being played backwards along with footage from a reunion show the group played after the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. That set featured various guests including Joan Jett and John McCauley (Deer Tick), both of whom are scheduled to appear at the festival. Novoselic‘s band Giants In The Trees will perfom as well. Furthermore, the teaser was retweeted by the Nirvana account adding fuel to the fire. This news comes after the former Nirvana bandmates reunited during Foo Fighters’ September 1 show in Seattle, WA.

Krist Novoselic Responds To Fan Criticisms Related To Nirvana Members’ Recent Live Reunion: “We Tried To Contact Kurt, We Couldn’t Get Through”

Former Nirvana bandmates Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear recently reunited to play a cover of The Vaselines‘ “Molly’s Lips“ during Foo Fighters’ September 1 show in Seattle, WA and some fans were apparently upset that they chose to perform without the late Kurt Cobain. Novoselic has since responded to the backlash in a hilarious tweet: