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Nirvana win lawsuit over Nevermind baby album cover
A US judge has dismissed Spencer Elden’s claim that an image of him as a naked baby on the 1991 album constituted child sexual abuse

Laura Snapes

05, Sep, 2022 @9:56 AM

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John Peel: personal records and memorabilia set for Bonhams auction
Items including a handwritten letter from David Bowie and Peel’s horn gramophone will be up for sale next month

Laura Snapes

18, May, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Madonna at the Haçienda to Obama’s inauguration: the tickets we can’t bear to throw away
As QR codes take over, Guardian writers and readers share their prized paper stubs – including the Beatles at Shea Stadium and the Nirvana gig that never was

Lucy Knight, Joe Stone, Kate Hutchinson, Rebecca Nicholson, Alexis Petridis, Andrew Pulver

09, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Kurt Cobain’s final days to be dramatised by Royal Opera House
Last Days, adapted from acclaimed 2005 film, ‘plunges into the torment’ of Nirvana singer before death in 1994

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

06, Apr, 2022 @1:38 PM

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Sub Pop’s Megan Jasper: ‘It felt like the ground beneath us could give at any moment’
In an extract from a new collection of essays on women’s experiences in music, the chief executive of the record label famous for launching Nirvana looks back

Megan Jasper

27, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Mark Lanegan defied darkness to become one of his generation’s most soulful singers
Once primed to self-destruct, Lanegan found salvation and creative freedom in collaborations that brought out the nuances of his uniquely dignified voice

Stevie Chick

23, Feb, 2022 @10:23 AM

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Nirvana Nevermind baby cover artwork lawsuit dismissed
Plaintiff Spencer Elden, who appeared as a naked baby on the album cover, claimed he was the victim of child sexual exploitation

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2022 @9:24 AM

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Nirvana seek to dismiss sexual abuse lawsuit concerning Nevermind cover
Lawyers describe Spencer Elden’s claim of child exploitation as ‘not serious’ and says it fails to meet statute of limitations

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Dec, 2021 @10:17 AM

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40 years of Japanese rockers Shonen Knife: ‘Nirvana looked wild – I was so scared!’
With songs about jellybeans and feline transformations, the Osaka band brought joy and fun to a serious punk-rock scene. After decades of cult hits, frontwoman Naoko Yamano explains why she wants to end up the world’s oldest rock star

Daniel Robson

03, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘The cover is supposed to be provocative’: the daunting task of redesigning Nirvana’s Nevermind
With a lawsuit from the famous baby – now 30 years old – prompting the band to consider altering the artwork, five album artists give us their alternative takes on the grunge classic

Daniel Dylan Wray

07, Oct, 2021 @2:39 PM

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Dave Grohl: The Storyteller review – rock’n’roll raconteur riffs with profanity and positivity
Nirvana and Foo Fighters man’s memoir inspires a sparkling monologue on success, suicide and scrambled-egg sarnies

Ian Gittins

28, Sep, 2021 @10:33 AM

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Keen spirit: Australian cyclist uses GPS to recreate Nirvana’s Nevermind cover
Enthusiast marks album’s 30th anniversary with 150km ride around Adelaide using Strava to sketch naked baby

Tory Shepherd

26, Sep, 2021 @2:47 AM

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