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NIRVANA's 'History' CD Due In November, Video In The Works

NIRVANA's forthcoming compilation CD will be a "history of the band" and will be released on November 12th in the U.S. through Universal Music Group, according to a statement issued yesterday by NIRVANA's surviving members, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, The disc features the song "You Know You're Right", the last NIRVANA recording, which just ...

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COURTNEY LOVE To Get Multimillion-Dollar Advance For NIRVANA Releases

Under the terms of a settlement with Universal Music Group's Geffen Records over her highly publicized suit to get out of her recording contract, former HOLE frontwoman Courtney Love is expected to be released from her contract and will get a multimillion-dollar advance on the projected earnings of forthcoming NIRVANA archival releases, according to Billboard.com. ...

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DAVE GROHL: LAYNE STALEY's Death Broke My Heart

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl has spoken to Britain's Kerrang! magazine about his sadness over the death of ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley. Grohl was drinking in a Los Angeles bar on April 19th this year when a disconsolate Jerry Cantrell entered the bar. The former ALICE IN CHAINS ...

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KURT COBAIN's Childhood Home To Be Sold For $210,000

The sellers of the childhood home of late NIRVANA mainman Kurt Cobain have received more than 50 bids for the Montesano, Washington house, the highest for more than $40 million, but eventually narrowed down the most serious offer to $210,000, which is $10,000 over the minimum set by Ed and Jennifer McKee of Oregon City, ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBERT FLYNN: New Songs Are 'Sick As Hell'

MACHINE HEAD have been "writing [new material] like crazy" during the past few weeks, and "have about 10 songs/rough ideas written, and three others that have already been sent to the scrap yard for parts," guitarist/vocalist Robert Flynn revealed via his latest diary entry posted at the group's official web site. Among the working song ...

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NIRVANA's Greatest Hits CD Due By Christmas: COURTNEY LOVE

NIRVANA's forthcoming "greatest hits" compilation will be simply titled Nirvana, according to a posting by Courtney Love on HOLE's official web site. "There's [still] a few details [to work out], but they are fine," said Love about the current state of affairs between her and ex-NIRVANA members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, with whom she ...

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NIRVANA's "Greatest Hits" Due In October

NIRVANA's Greatest Hits is set to hit stores on October 22nd, according to a Universal Music release schedule. It's the first greatest hits package by the trio, and it's rumored to feature a previously unreleased track, "You Know You're Right". Although the song's inclusion hasn't been confirmed, it's thought that the track is part of ...

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EYES ADRIFT Announce U.S. Tour

EYES ADRIFT, the new "supergroup" featuring former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, ex-SUBLIME drummer Bud Gaugh, and MEAT PUPPETS guitarist/vocalist Curt Kirkwood, will embark on a tour next month in support of their self-titled debut album, which is set for a September 24th release. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 25 - Dallas, TX - Curtain ...

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NIRVANA Unreleased Recordings To Finally See Light Of Day?

Former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic reports that unspecified "good will" likely will allow for the release of a collection featuring previously unheard studio material from the band later this year. "I can't say until the ink's dry, but it's just probably what you'd expect," Novoselic told Billboard.com in response to whether it will contain the ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Tops Guitar Greats Poll

Rock legend JIMI HENDRIX has been voted the greatest guitarist of all time in a poll of readers of UK music magazine Total Guitar. LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page came in at number two, while former CREAM member-turned-soloist Eric Clapton landed at three. Also appearing in the Top 20 are Slash (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Eddie Van ...

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KURT COBAIN's Diaries To Be Published In November

The late NIRVANA singer Kurt Cobain's diaries will go on sale on November 11th. As previously reported, Cobain kept extensive diaries during his youth and time in NIRVANA, totaling 23 books and 800 pages. Riverhead Books, a division of Penguin Putnam, are to publish the replica of the diaries under the title Kurt Cobain: The ...

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COLD Prepare To Enter Studio To Record "Year Of The Spider"

COLD have completed the songwriting process for their new album, entitled Year Of The Spider, and will enter Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California in July to begin recording the effort with producer Howard Benson (i.e. SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) for a tentative October 29th release through Geffen Records. 13 songs will reportedly be tracked ...

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NIRVANA: Samples Of Unreleased Track Get Posted Online

According to the unofficial NIRVANA website, www.nirvanaclub.com, four short clips of what is claimed to be the unreleased NIRVANA song "You Know You're Right" were posted online over the weekend, raising the possibility that the whole track could appear in the future. The song, which was recorded post-In Utero in January 1994 at Bob Lang's ...

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MONDO GENERATOR Joined By DAVE GROHL For L.A. Gig

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl made a quiet, unannounced appearance Wednesday night (April 24th) at the Troubadour in Los Angeles behind the drums with MONDO GENERATOR, brainchild of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Nick Oliveri, which also features Josh Homme, Dave Catching, and other special guests. MONDO GENERATOR “blew the ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Won't See Court-Ordered Psychiatrist

Courtney Love will not have to undergo a psychiatric exam to determine if she is mentally capable of handling her NIRVANA-related responsibilities under the NIRVANA LLC partnership, Judge Robert H. Alsdorf of the Superior Court of the State of Washington in Seattle ruled on Wednesday, April 24th. As previously reported, surviving members of NIRVANA Dave ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman Passes Away At Age 34

The following article was posted at Seattletimes.com: A body was removed last night from the University District residence of Layne Staley, lead singer and guitarist for the Seattle grunge band ALICE IN CHAINS. KOMO-TV, citing an unidentified source, said the body was that of Staley, 34. A King County medical-examiner's investigator said his ...

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GROHL, NOVOSELIC: COURTNEY Must See Psychiatrist

The following article originally appeared in today's edition of The New York Daily News: The surviving members of NIRVANA are fed up with being in limbo. Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic's ongoing legal battle with Courtney Love, the widow of their bandmate Kurt Cobain, has held up the release of a NIRVANA boxed set, which ...

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What A Girl Wants Is FOO FIGHTERS' DAVE GROHL

Some tabloid-style comedic relief courtesy of Worldpop: Christina Aguilera has a surprise new love in her life... FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl! The odd couple have been dating since the start of the year after Christina split up with dancer boyfriend Jorge Santos. A close friend of Christina revealed that 'Christina has never been happier ...

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THE REVOLUTION SMILE Undecided On Producer For Flawless Debut

Despite LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst's suggestion to the contrary, THE REVOLUTION SMILE have yet to select a producer to man the knobs for the recording of their debut album for Durst's Flawless Records, due in early 2003 (as you may recall, Durst claimed that THE REVOLUTION SMILE were close to picking former NIRVANA producer ...

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CELTIC FROST's TOM G. FISCHER Speaks Out On PROBOT Project

CELTIC FROST/APOLLYON SUN mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer recently commented on his contribution to the upcoming PROBOT project, led by former NIRVANA and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, in the form of a track called "Big Sky", the final recordings for which were delivered over a year ago. According to Fischer, I haven't heard from ...

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