Nirvana

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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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Baby on Nevermind cover sues Nirvana over child sexual exploitation
Spencer Elden, who appeared at four months old on iconic album design, claims the image is child pornography

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

25, Aug, 2021 @9:32 AM

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‘Our sound man had Kurt Cobain against the wall’: iconic Leeds gig pub ‘reopens’
Nirvana, Blur and Coldplay all played early shows at the Duchess of York. Twenty-one years after it closed, a new pop-up version calls attention to the plight of today’s small venues

Dave Simpson

14, Jul, 2021 @10:40 AM

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Trailerisation: the movie trend resurrecting old pop music
Trailers for Eternals, The Suicide Squad, The Batman and more have twisted vintage pop – from Nirvana to Steely Dan – into epic new shapes. Industry insiders explain why

Niall Doherty

27, May, 2021 @6:30 AM

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‘It’s cooler to hang Lennon’s guitar than a Picasso’: pop culture wins out at auctions
Sales of items from celebrities such as Janet Jackson and K-poppers BTS are trending – and reframing what goes under the hammer

Priya Elan

26, May, 2021 @11:21 AM

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Dave Grohl to publish memoir, The Storyteller
First autobiography from Foo Fighters and Nirvana musician will chart ‘all the experiences I’ve had in my life – incredible, difficult, funny and emotional’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Apr, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Guns N' Roses: how they soundtracked my last gasp of pre-teen freedom
In the first of a new series on the artists who had a formative influence on our writers, Rebecca Nicholson celebrates the hysterical melodrama of Axl Rose and co

Rebecca Nicholson

20, Jan, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Dave Grohl's teenage obsessions: 'I learned drums by arranging pillows on my floor'
Ahead of the 10th Foo Fighters album, their frontman recalls the music and scenes that made him – from punk gigs in Chicago to sleeping on floors in Italian squats

As told to Dave Simpson

14, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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From the archive: with Nirvana in New York, August 1993
A poignant interview with Kurt Cobain, less than a year before his death. By Chris Hall

Chris Hall

20, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Being invited into my son’s music appreciation group was the best Father’s Day present | Paul Mitchell
We started chatting about deep stuff, things we normally wouldn’t find a way to discuss

Paul Mitchell

05, Sep, 2020 @8:00 PM

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