25 recordings are set to enter the Grammy Hall Of Fame this year. Among those chosen are Nirvana’s “Nevermind,” Queen’s “A Night At The Opera,” Aerosmith’s “Dream On,” Jimi Hendrix’s “Band Of Gypsys,” David Bowie’s “Space Odyssey,” The Rolling Stones’ “Paint It Black,” Johnny Cash’s “Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison,” Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power,” Dr. Dre’s “The Chronic” and more. The full list can be seen HERE.
A Tacoma musician named John Purkey has uploaded four videos to YouTube containing cassette audio of Nirvana demos that he says were given to him by Kurt Cobain. The tapes feature music the band recorded with Dale Crover (Melvins), tracks that eventually made it onto “Bleach,” pre-Dave Grohl “Nevermind” material with Chad Channing on drums, etc.
As part of the Museum of Pop Culture’s Founders Award celebration, Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) and Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) joined members of The Doors onstage to perform the band’s tracks “Love Her Madly” and “Light My Fire.” Check out footage of Cantrell playing “Love Her Madly” with Robby Krieger and footage of Novoselic playing “Light My Fire” with Krieger and John Densmore below:
Krist Novoselic, who of course performed woth Dave Grohl and Pat Smear in Nirvana, joined Foo Fighters onstage in Eugene, Oregon last night (December 5). Check out footage of them performing “Big Me” below:
During Architects’ performance at Maida Vale studios yesterday (October 31) as part of BBC Radio 1‘s “Radio 1 Rocks,” they played a cover of Nirvana‘s “Territorial Pissings.” You can see footage of that and “Doomsday” below:
Foo Fighters were joined onstage by various guests during their performance at the 2017 Cal Jam at the Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, CA last night (October 7). They included: Dave Koz and The Kills’ Alison Mosshart who reprised their roles on “La Dee Da,” Liam Gallagher and Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry who played a cover of the Beatles’ “Come Together,” Perry agian for a performance of Aerosmith’s “Draw the Line,” and Rick Astley for a “Never Gonna Give You Up” / “Smells Like Teen Spirit” mashup. You can see footage of all that below: