Search results for 'nirvana'

Filter by

Sort by


News

DAVID ELLEFSON Says It Was 'Illegal' For Metal Fans To Admit To Liking NIRVANA In Early 1990s

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has weighed in on the never-ending debate about how the rise of grunge in the early 1990s forced most hard rock bands off the radio and MTV, with album and tour sales plummeting. Speaking to the X5 Podcast, he said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET):...
June 20, 2024
News

TED NUGENT Explains His Exclusion From 'Best Guitarists' Lists

In a new interview with Scott Itter of Dr. Music, legendary conservative rocker Ted Nugent was asked about his exclusion from various lists of the best guitarists of all time. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Let's examine that. Let's examine that for a minute. Let's talk about a guita...
June 11, 2024
News

Watch: FIREHOUSE Performs With New Singer NATE PECK In Grantville, Pennsylvania

The Jim Powers YouTube channel has uploaded video of FIREHOUSE's June 7 performance at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pennsylvania. Check out the footage below. Last month, Nate Peck, 2023 "American Idol" golden ticket recipient from Season 21, officially joined FI...
June 8, 2024
News

Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON: 'We Weren't Really Threatened By Grunge'

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has weighed in on the never-ending debate about how the rise of grunge in the early 1990s forced most hard rock bands off the radio and MTV, with album and tour sales plummeting. Asked in a new interview with Greg Prato of Ultimate Guitar how he and his then-ba...
May 24, 2024
News

FIREHOUSE Announces New Singer NATE PECK

Nate Peck, 2023 "American Idol" golden ticket recipient from Season 21, has officially joined FIREHOUSE as the band's new lead vocalist. He replaces late FIREHOUSE frontman CJ Snare, who died on April 5 at the age of 64 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Peck performed an outstanding audition f...
May 17, 2024
News

GOJIRA's MARIO DUPLANTIER Releases Video For New Drum Solo, 'Meteor'

GOJIRA drummer Mario Duplantier has released a video for his latest drum solo "Meteor". The clip, which was directed by Anne Deguehegny, can be seen below. In an interview with the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast, GOJIRA frontman Joseph Duplantier was asked if he ever has arguments with Mario, who is als...
May 16, 2024
News

JIMMY PAGE Pays Tribute To STEVE ALBINI: 'He Was So Passionate And Knowledgeable'

Legendary LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page has paid tribute to producer Steve Albini. Steve served as recording engineer and mixer for Page's 1998 collaborative album with Jimmy's ZEPPELIN bandmate Robert Plant, "Walking Into Clarksdale". Earlier today (Friday, May 10),Page took to his social medi...
May 10, 2024
News

FOO FIGHTERS Dedicate 'My Hero' To STEVE ALBINI At Charlotte Concert

FOO FIGHTERS paid tribute to Steve Albini Thursday night (may 9) during the band's concert in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to launching into the FOO FIGHTERS hit song "My Hero", the band's frontman Dave Grohl, who worked with the producer on NIRVANA's "In Utero" album, told the crowd: "Tonight,...
May 10, 2024
News

MASTERS OF REALITY Release First New Music In 15 Years

MASTERS OF REALITY return with their first new music in 15 years. Today, they release their new single, "Sugar", on Mascot Records. They will also be playing shows across Europe in May — Eindhoven (The Netherlands),Utrecht (The Netherlands),Leuven (Belgium),Bielefeld (Germany),Rüsselsheim (Germa...
May 9, 2024
News

Punk Rock Legend And Producer STEVE ALBINI Dead At 61

Steve Albini, the legendary record producer, has died of a heart attack. He was 61 years old. In addition to fronting underground rock acts SHELLAC and BIG BLACK, Albini produced albums by NIRVANA, PIXIES, PJ Harvey and Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. He was an aggressive critic of musicians and others...
May 8, 2024
News

Watch: CJ SNARE's Daughter HEATHER Sings 'Here For You' With Surviving Members Of FIREHOUSE

With the blessing of late FIREHOUSE frontman CJ Snare's family, his bandmates honored the singer, his music and legacy at their performance on Saturday, April 13 in Greeneville, Tennessee at Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Nate Peck, 2023 "American Idol" golden ticket recipient from Season 21, han...
April 19, 2024
Review

Tarantula Heart

What you can always expect from the mighty MELVINS is the unexpected. Running four decades strong and boasting over 30 albums, the MELVINS have been responsible for some of the undergournd's most unique sounds, merging heavy metal, punk, doom, and rock, while influencing everyone from NIRVANA to EYE...
April 15, 2024
News

FIREHOUSE To Celebrate CJ SNARE's Legacy At This Weekend's Concert In Tennessee

With the blessing of late FIREHOUSE frontman CJ Snare's family, his bandmates will honor the singer, his music and legacy at their performance in Greeneville, Tennessee at Niswonger Performing Arts Center this Saturday, April 13. Nate Peck, 2023 "American Idol" golden ticket recipient from Season 21...
April 9, 2024
News

FIREHOUSE Singer CJ SNARE Dead At 64

FIREHOUSE singer CJ Snare died Friday night (April 5) at age 64. Snare's daughter Heather tells TMZ his official cause of death is cardiac arrest. Earlier today (Sunday, April 7),FIREHOUSE released the following statement via social media: "Today is a sad day for Rock N Roll. "It is with great sorr...
April 7, 2024
News

New KURT COBAIN Documentary To Air On BBC This Month

A new documentary about NIRVANA leader Kurt Cobain will receive its premiere later this month. Directed by John Osborne and produced by Touchdown Films, "Moments That Shook Music: Kurt Cobain" will air Saturday, April 13, on BBC iPlayer and BBC 2, as part of programming dedicated to the 30th anniver...
April 5, 2024