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[2015-03-22] Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways DVD/Blu-ray up for pre-order
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|NFC News NFC giveaway: win a copy of brand new Nirvana book|
Nick Soulsby’s book new book, I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana, is now out on St. Martin's Press.
"I Found My Friends recreates the short and tempestuous times of Nirvana through the musicians and producers who played and interacted with the band. The guides for this trip didn't just watch the life of this legendary band—they lived it.
Nick Soulsby interviewed over 150 musicians from bands that played and toured with Nirvana, including well-known alternative bands like Dinosaur Jr. and The Dead Kennedys, as well as scores of smaller, but no less fascinating bands.
In this groundbreaking look at a legendary band, readers will see a more personal history of Nirvana than ever before, including Nirvana's consideration of nearly a dozen previously unmentioned candidates for drummer before settling on David Grohl, a recounting of Nirvana's famously disastrous South American shows from never-before-heard sources on Brazilian and Argentine sides, and the man who hosted the first ever Nirvana gig talks of jamming with the band at that inaugural event."
Now you can win a free copy of the book! Simply enter your name in the form below for your chance to win one of three copies that we are giving away together with the publisher, St. Martin's Press. The winners will be found on Monday, April 6.
Note: please only enter the competition if you reside in the United States.
The contest is now over.
|Posted or updated: 04-02-2015 @ 9:17 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Montage of Heck - book and DVD available for pre-order now!|
Montage of Heck will feature a mixture of live-action and animation. It has received rave reviews after screenings at film festivals, including several who have named it one of the best music documentaries ever.
Check out the official trailer here and follow the links below to pre-order the DVD and companion book!
Pre-order hardcover book
Pre-order Montage of Heck (book)
|Posted or updated: 03-22-2015 @ 6:18 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways DVD/Blu-ray up for pre-order|
Featuring a wealth of bonus material, the documentary series follows the Foo Fighters as they visit the 8 American citities where they recorded their latest album. Use links below to pre-order:
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways [DVD] 
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways [Blu-ray] 
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (DVD)
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (Blu-ray)
|Posted or updated: 03-22-2015 @ 6:13 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New album by Ohio band Nerd Table features Nirvana cover with Chad Channing|
Nerd Table, hailing from Columbus Ohio, will release a new EP on January 15th, 2015. Featuring a Nirvana cover Big Long Now with Chad Channing (Nirvana, Before Cars) on guest vocals, Chad also sings on Bitch Eat Baloney All Day which also has a really cool guitar solo from the legendary Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers). There will be 30 limited edition copies available. Each CD is an original piece of art by Galactic Turkey. The cover has art by Elmo Kirkwood (Meat Puppets).
Read more about the album at:
Nerd Table IV The Quest For Peace
1. Fucking Nazi Bitch - Mastered by Kramer (Noise Miami)
2. Big Long Now - Mastered by Tad Doyle (Witch Ape Studio - Skyway Audio)
3. Bitch Eat Baloney All Day - Mastered by Big Bass Brian Gardner
4. In The P.M. (this is a "hidden" track)
|Posted or updated: 12-07-2014 @ 9:24 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New Kurt Cobain documentary coming in 2015|
A new documentary about Kurt Cobain is set for release in 2015.
The Brett Morgen film is called Montage Of Heck and will premiere next year on the HBO channel in the US. Pitchfork reports that it is the first "fully authorised" film about the Nirvana frontman. His daughter Frances Bean Cobain is acting as executive producer on the project.
Speaking about the film, filmmaker Morgen explained that the film has been eight years in the works. "I started work on this project eight years ago," he said in a press release. "Like most people, when I started, I figured there would be limited amounts of fresh material to unearth. However, once I stepped into Kurt's archive, I discovered over 200 hours of unreleased music and audio, a vast array of art projects (oil paintings, sculptures), countless hours of never-before-seen home movies, and over 4000 pages of writings that together help paint an intimate portrait of an artist who rarely revealed himself to the media."
The film is named after one of Cobian's mixtapes, which was circulated widely online earlier this month. Cobain's former partner Tracy Marander spoke to The Guardian about the tape recently. "He made it using records, some TV, and random sounds he recorded. It was all made in Aberdeen [Washington], I believe. It took him quite a while."
|Posted or updated: 11-29-2014 @ 1:29 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Emmelie de Forest covers Nirvana|
The beautiful and talented Eurovision Song Contest winner Emmelie de Forest has released a cover of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit. The cover is featured on a new Acoustic EP that was released earlier this month. Check out video of the cover:
|Posted or updated: 09-29-2014 @ 1:24 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Krist Novoselic returns to Aberdeen for Nirvana mural dedication|
About a week ago, Krist Novoselic was in Aberdeen, Washington for the official unveiling of a special Nirvana mural. Read more here, courtesy of The Seattle Times.
|Posted or updated: 09-29-2014 @ 1:19 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New interview with Curt Kirkwood|
Journalist Greg Prato recently interviewed Curt Kirkwood of The Meat Puppets - an interview that briefly covers Nirvana. Read more.
|Posted or updated: 09-29-2014 @ 1:17 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News No Seattle - Forgotten sounds of the Northwest Grunge Era|
This compilation features some of the many divergent bands who emerged out of the North-west during this era. Intensely researched and documented this album features many bands who have now disappeared from history after releasing maybe just a couple of singles, or an album, or even never making it onto vinyl – alongside some bands that continue to this day.
All Roads lead to Nirvana: 17 of the bands featured here played alongside Nirvana in the period 1987-93. All 23 bands featured feature members who shared a stage with Nirvana. Jack Endino (The Ones) produced 37 Nirvana songs. Dave Foster (Helltrout) was Nirvana's 3rd drummer. Bundle of Hiss became TAD who played more gigs with Nirvana than any other band.
Buy the album, get sound clips and read more here
|Posted or updated: 09-29-2014 @ 1:15 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New video - Nirvana fans interviewed by MTV News in 1992|
A rare video uncovered recently shows MTV News interviewing fans all the way back in September 1992 when Nirvana played a show in Seattle. MTV recorded the footage outside the venue before the show. Check out the video here.
Special thanks to Tom Mullen!
|Posted or updated: 06-25-2014 @ 3:22 PM (GMT) by RH.|
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