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Pat Smear Thinks Surviving Nirvana Members Should Play Old Tunes Live

Pat Smear joined Nirvana in 1993 as a second guitarist and recently shared his personal thoughts on the legacy of the music and his feelings about the surviving members playing Nirvana songs live in the absence of Kurt Cobain, who died in 1994.

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Foo Fighters Guitarist Pat Smear Reminisces About His Time With Nirvana

It's almost been 20 years since Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life. Despite the band's dissolution afterwards, fans still go nuts for the grunge band's ageless music. This interest has led to an interview with Foo Fighters member, Nirvana touring guitarist and founding Germs member, Pat Smear, who spoke in depth about his time jamming with the group.

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Sub Pop

Nirvana’s Original Sub Pop Contract Reveals Band Was Signed With $600 Advance

It seems like ever since the rock world lost Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994, little bits and pieces of Nirvana's famed history have been popping up. This latest discovery posted online is a simple piece of paper. However, printed on that very page is Nirvana's first-ever contract with Sub Pop records, who signed the band for a mere $600.

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Foo Fighters Finish Writing New Album, Dave Grohl Talks Reissue of Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl recently checked in with both some good news for fans of the band: Foo Fighters have completed writing their new disc, and it should be coming out in 2014.

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Universal Music

Full Track Listing Reveals Rare Gems on Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Deluxe Reissue

The full track list for the upcoming 20th anniversary deluxe reissue of Nirvana's 'In Utero' has been revealed, and the release looks like it's a must-have for any fan of the legendary grunge act.

Rolling Stone reports that a never-before-h

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Pat Smear + Dave Grohl
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Dave Grohl Names Guitarists Nirvana Considered Recruiting Before Bringing in Pat Smear

Nirvana are most famously known as a three-piece act, but the seminal grunge band cranked up the volume by welcoming Germs / Adolescents guitarist Pat Smear into the band. Smear performed with Nirvana during the 'In Utero' tour up until frontman Kurt Cobain's death in 1994, but although Smear got the gig, he wasn't the only musician Nirvana were considering.

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Paul McCartney + Surviving Nirvana Members Jam ‘Cut Me Some Slack’ + Beatles Classics in Seattle

Paul McCartney and surviving Nirvana musicians Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear made history last year for the '12-12-12' Hurricane Sandy benefit concert. More than seven months later, the four musicians united again during Paul McCartney's July 19 concert in Seattle.

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Rare Nirvana ‘In Utero’ Commercial Features Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic + Dave Grohl Giving Birth

Words cannot describe the bizarre, jaw-dropping nature of a long-lost promo for Nirvana's third studio album, 'In Utero' just surfaced. The would-be commercial for 'In Utero' features "pregnant" Nirvana members Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl taking a birthing class taught by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait in drag. Yes, you read that correctly.

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New Jay-Z Song ‘Holy Grail’ Borrows Lyrical Inspiration From Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

Kurt Cobain and Nirvana have paved the way for many musicians that came in their wake, but fans might be surprised to know who the latest artist is to draw inspiration from the works of Cobain and Nirvana.

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Late Nirvana Frontman Kurt Cobain’s Grandfather Leland Cobain Dies at 89

Leland Cobain, the grandfather of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has passed away at the age of 89. According to GrungeReport.net, the elder Cobain died in Montesano, Wash., on Wednesday (May 29).

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