15 bands who took their names from other artists’ songs

As we’ve mentioned before, picking a band name can be pretty hard. There are some pretty amazing band names out there, but let’s be fair, when you name your band, you want that name to come from a pretty amazing place. While there’s the famous story about AC/DC getting their...

11 Bands That Were More Successful After A Lineup Change

Music is a lot like life, where nothing is set in stone and everything is subject to change, and at the drop of a hat, your favourite band could have a new member – or even an all new lineup. If you’re lucky it’ll be for the best, rejuvenating the band...

Maynard James Keenan Says Nirvana’s Success Was “Just Timing”

In case you hadn’t heard, Maynard James Keenan is currently on the campaign trail promoting his new biography, A Perfect Union of Contrary Things, hitting up book stores around the US and conducting interviews, which has been a boon for fans of the frontman looking for juicy tidbits about his...

Double J Unveil Big Plans For The 25th Anniversary Of ‘Nevermind’

Saturday, September 24th marks 25 years since Nirvana’s Nevermind was released, and Double J are celebrating. Nevermind is undoubtedly one of the most popular, critically revered, and influential albums of all time. Heralding the start of the grunge explosion that dominated most of the ’90s, Nirvana’s sophomore album still continues to...

The Fallen Sydney Venue Where Nirvana Played Is Coming Back

Live music venues shutting down in Sydney is nothing new thanks to the lockout laws, but new venues opening is rare and even rarer is a fallen venue reemerging. But as The Music reports, iconic Sydney spot Selina’s, which has previously hosted legendary names like Nirvana and INXS, is set...

Butch Vig Says 90% Of The Sound On ‘Nevermind’ Is Dave Grohl

You’ve heard it a million times before, but Nirvana’s Nevermind really did change the music world when it was released. The perfect combination of punk-informed alt-rock sounds and accessible songwriting and production, it put rock back in the charts. When compared to the band’s previous effort, Bleach, or even their...

Justin Bieber’s Kurt Cobain Tribute Was A Bad Idea, Nirvana Fans Agree

Justin Bieber’s current US tour celebrating his new album slash Christian recruitment tool Purpose has been making a lot of headlines recently. First, there was that unfortunate spelling error on his tour merch. As TMZ reports, one of the T-shirts being sold during Bieber’s world tour opener featured the slogan...

Aussie Drummer Gets Shout-Out From Nirvana, Goes Viral

Australian drummer Kye Smith has become something of an internet sensation thanks to his ‘5 Minute Drum Chronology’ series, in which he plays the entirety of a band’s catalog, front to back — no matter how extensive — in five minutes. One of Smith’s most popular chronologies took on alternative...

The Dandy Warhols Compare Our Very Own Dune Rats To Nirvana

Irreverent Brisbane trio Dune Rats have garnered some pretty solid acclaim from alt-rock veterans The Dandy Warhols following their well-received performance at Splendour In The Grass. Taking to Instagram, the Dandys frontman compared our homegrown three-piece to Nirvana. Taking a cheeky pic from the side of stage, Dandys singer Courtney...

Teen Unearths Incredible Unseen Photos From Nirvana’s First Ever Gig

You’d think that at this point every item ever related to Nirvana would’ve been uncovered. As we covered back in April, you can even stay in Kurt Cobain’s former apartment if you like or listen to a mixtape the frontman made in 1988. However, a teenage girl has just managed...

Nirvana’s Self-Titled Album Is Coming To Vinyl For The First Time

Tone Deaf recently covered the best-selling vinyl releases of 2015 and it now looks as though that list might have received its latest edition. Nirvana’s 2002 self-titled greatest hits compilation is set to be released on vinyl for the first time ever next month. The album featured some of the...

Unseen Photos From Nirvana’s Iconic Nevermind Shoot Have Surfaced Online

It feels like music headlines in 2015 have been dominated by the late and great Kurt Cobain, of course the release of the first and only official documentary on his life may have something to do with that – but so we should see his name in lights when rare images like these appear...

Airbnb Is Renting Out Kurt Cobain’s Apartment If You’re Keen

He may have tragically passed away 21 years ago, but Kurt Cobain is a name that will forever be in the headlines, and this Cobain-classified is yet another shining example of exactly why. Pointed out by the guys at Consequence of Sound, Airbnb is actually renting out Cobain’s former Californian...

Watch Nirvana Play The Lamest House Party Ever

Waiting for the release date of the official Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck is like waiting for a Soundwave lineup, we’re drip-fed tiny bits of excitement, and although it’s painful, each droplet sends us into overdrive, so here’s another Cobain clip to get you all steamy. Premiered on The New York Times, the...

We’ve Seen The Kurt Cobain Doco & Here’s What You Can Expect

If there’s one music based feature-film to be released this year that just about everyone has been pulling their hair out for, it’s the one and only official Kurt Cobain documentary, Cobain: Montage of Heck, directed by Brett Morgen and co-produced by Cobain’s only daughter, 22-year old Frances Bean Cobain. Set for a limited...