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Nirvana: “Heart Shaped Box” – The Director’s Cut

Influential Seattle grunge outfit releases director’s cut of “Heart Shaped Box” video

 

A director’s cut has surfaced online of Nirvana’s 1993 video for “Heart Shaped Box.” The video was one of the most ambitious produced by the Seattle grunge trio and was directed by Anton Corbijn.

 

The arty, colorful video is loaded with the kind of faux… Read More

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Video: Paul McCartney & Nirvana “Get Back” Live in Seattle

Sir Paul joined onstage in Seattle by Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear

 

Surviving members from two of rock’s greatest bands joined forces on Friday night as Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear joined Sir Paul McCartney onstage at Seattle’s Safeco Field.

 

The trio reunited with the Read More

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Gibson Unveils 50th Anniversary Thunderbird Bass

Gibson USA celebrates Golden Anniversary of boldly-styled bass beast

 

By Alex Baker

 

First introduced in 1963 as the bass counterpart to the Gibson Firebird guitar, the Gibson Thunderbird has been the weapon of choice for influential bass players like Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx, GNR’s Duff McKagan, and Read More

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Mr. Spoon

Hailing from Pembroke, Wales in the UK, Mr. Spoon are a heavy alt rock band with a sound that’s heavily influenced by Nineties grunge acts like the Pixies and Nirvana and classic hard rock a la Led Zeppelin. The three-piece power trio is fronted by singer/guitarist James Amen Heslop and includes bassist G Funk and a drummer simply known as Boots. Mr. Spoon’s sound manages to be both retro and contemporary at the same time and contains elements of jazz, punk, funk, dub, dance and classical. We think these lads… Read More

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Dave Grohl Appears on Letterman with Stevie Nicks to Promote “Sound City”

Dave Grohl joined by Steve Nicks on Late Night to promote captivating documentary on one of rock’s most unsung but influential studios

 

By Alex Baker

 

As if Dave Grohl doesn’t already have an impressive enough resume? Now the former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman has branched out into film directing and his debut is a captivating documentary on Sound City, an influential but now-defunct recording studio in Read More

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Drone

Drone is a heavy progressive rock band from Denmark, that describes themselves rather accurately as progressive grunge. The band combines diverse influences that include King Crimson, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Tool, and even Peter Gabriel era Genesis, to concoct a modern heavy rock sound that is at once familiar and intriguing. Recently these Danish rockers followed in the footsteps of the Beatles, relocating to Hamburg, Germany to take their career up a notch. Check out this rocking clip of Drone performing  “Divide and Conquer” live in Las Vegas.

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