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NFC News Cobain mentioned in Helios Creed interview
Helios Creed who appeared with Nirvana on a Sub Pop compilation apparently spoke with Kurt Cobain shortly before his death, talking about the musical direction he wanted to take.

Check out the interview here, thanks to Brent.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 02-19-2011 @ 3:28 AM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Kurt Cobain: About A Son to air on TV
The film Kurt Cobain: About A Son will air on TV in the US this Sunday, February 20 at 8 PM, on the Documentary Channel. The film is made up of audio interviews with Cobain conducted by Micahel Azerrad for his book, Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana. Directed by AJ Schnack, the film combines the audio of Cobain discussing his life with footage of the Northwestern part of the US where the singer grew up.

The film will also be made available online. Read more here.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 02-19-2011 @ 3:23 AM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Cobain fans meeting at Viretta Park this Sunday
According to King5 in Seattle, a work party has been organized for tomorrow, February 20, at Viretta Park in Seattle - the small park adjacent to the home where Kurt Cobain lived up until his death in 1994.

A work party has been organized at Viretta Park on Sunday, February 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday would have been Kurt Cobain's 44th birthday.

The event is aimed to clean up, restore and repair the park.

Fans typically gather at Viretta Park on Cobain's birthday each year and on the anniversary of his death to leave flowers, letters, and write messages on park benches.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 02-19-2011 @ 3:21 AM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Dave Grohl talks about re-uniting with Krist
In a new interview, former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl talks about re-uniting with Krist Novoselic who appears on a track on the upcoming Foo Fighters album.

While recording the upcoming Foo Fighters album, a hard-rocking, back-to-basics record titled Wasting Light, Dave Grohl reunited with his former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic and Butch Vig, the producer of their incomparable Nevermind. Vig is once again working as Grohl's producer on the upcoming Foo effort, while Novoselic appears on a track called "I Should Have Known."

"The three of us haven't been in a studio together since 1991," Grohl revealed. And in spite of the years apart, the trio easily found their rhythm again as they recorded in Grohl's home studio. "Musically, it sounded great and it felt natural," Grohl added.


Read the full story here, courtesy of MTV. It also includes quotes from Butch Vig talking about the collaboration.

Pre-order the new Foo Fighters album now: Wasting Light
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 02-19-2011 @ 3:17 AM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Top 10 Albums of the Nineties: Nirvana #1
In a new Rolling Stone poll, Top 10 Albums of the Nineties, as decided by the readers, Nirvana landed in the number one spot with Nevermind:

Last weekend we asked our readers to name their favorite album of the Nineties. The votes are tabulated and here are the top 10, with videos of standouts from each album.

Nobody should be surprised that Nirvana's Nevermind was the clear winner. Released in September of 1991, it famously knocked Michael Jackson's Dangerous off the top of the charts and sent shockwaves through the industry. Its effect has been slightly exaggerated over the years, but it did send label executives scurrying to sign soundalikes.


More info here where you can see the whole Top 10 as well, which includes bands such as Metallica, Guns N' Roses and Pearl Jam.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 02-19-2011 @ 3:09 AM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News New Steve Albini interview
In issue 33 of the Italian fanzine YOUTHLESS, they feature an interview with Steve Albini. You can read the interview here (scroll down for the English version).
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 02-19-2011 @ 3:06 AM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Nirvana "Incesticide" to be re-issued on vinyl
On February 22, Original Recordings Group (ORG) will be releasing a re-issue of Nirvana's Incesticide album on vinyl. The 180g vinyl has been re-mastered from the original recording sources and comes on clear vinyl.

You can order the vinyl here.

VINYL FORMAT. Re-compiled and re-mastered from the original tape and recording sources by Bernie Grundmand at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios, Hollywood; pressed on 180 gram vinyl at RTI. On clear vinyl!
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 02-19-2011 @ 3:02 AM (GMT) by RH.

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