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|NFC News Krist Novoselic and Charles Peterson to attend opening of EMP exhibit|
On April 15, there will be a special member preview of the Nirvana exhibit at the Experience Music Project museum in Seattle. The event is set to be attended by Krist Novoselic, Charles Peterson, producer Steve Fisk who worked with Nirvana, and Mark Pickerel from the Streaming Trees who also worked with the band members.
To attend the event you need to buy a membership of the EMP. More information here, courtesy of The Examiner.
In related news, the Seattle Times is working on a timeline of Nirvana events. You can help by submitting memories and photos. Check it out here. The best entries will receive prizes related to EMP|SFM's "Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses" exhibition.
|Posted or updated: 03-31-2011 @ 7:56 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New article on Nevermind|
With the 20th anniversary of Nevermind fast approaching, lots of tributes and articles are coming up. One of them is from crawdaddy.com which explores 'the weakest cut' - an interesting take on the legendary album. Check out the article here. Thanks to Angie.
|Posted or updated: 03-25-2011 @ 1:48 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Photos from Nirvana's Amsterdam 1991 show|
Photographer Michael Leach posted some photos from Nirvana's concert in Amsterdam in 1991. Check out the previously unseen shots here.
|Posted or updated: 03-25-2011 @ 1:44 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New previously unreleased footage of Kurt and Courtney|
Hit So Hard, a new documentary about former Hole drummer Patty Schemel apparently features previously unreleased and unseen footage of Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain singing a cover of the song "Stinking of You".
From NME: Candid home footage recorded by Schemel of Cobain and Love, including footage of them playing 'Stinking of You', is featured.
"Kurt used to hang around us, 'cos he hated his band [Nirvana]," Love says in the film when discussing the last year of Cobain's life.
All four original Hole members are set to reunite for the first time in 13 years at the New York premiere of the film on March 28.
Story courtesy of NME and perezhilton.com. See pattydoc.com for more info on the film.
|Posted or updated: 03-25-2011 @ 6:13 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Nirvana-related statue to be unveiled in Aberdeen|
In Kurt Cobain's home town of Aberdeen, WA, a stylized guitar sculpture inspired by Cobain and Nirvana is set to be unveiled on April 5 to mark the 17th anniversary of Cobain's death in 1994.
The statue will be presented at a public event that begins at 1 PM at the park next to the Young Street Bridge in North Aberdeen (US).
The sculpture, designed by Kim and Lora Malakoff, will be 8 1/2 feet tall, and will also incorporate lyrics from the Nirvana song "On A Plain."
Check out more information here, courtesy of The Examiner.
|Posted or updated: 03-25-2011 @ 6:04 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New Foo Fighters documentary to be screened in cinemas worldwide|
FOO FIGHTERS BACK AND FORTH chronicles the 16 year history of the Foo Fighters: from the band's very first songs created as cassette demos Dave Grohl recorded during his tenure as Nirvana's drummer, through its ascent to their Grammy-winning, multi-platinum, arena and stadium headlining status as one of the biggest rock bands on the planet. (...] The new record marks the Foos' first full-length effort with legendary producer Butch Vig, with whom Grohl worked on Nirvana's classic album Nevermind.
The film includes footage from the studio where the band worked with Pat Smear and Krist Novoselic on their new album (Pat is currently a full-time member of the band).
For show times, a trailer and more information, check out foofightersfilm.com.
|Posted or updated: 03-25-2011 @ 5:53 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Hormoaning EP to be re-released on Record Store Day|
As part of the annual Record Store Day initiative, Nirvana's Hormoaning is set to be re-released on vinyl. The EP, originally only sold on Nirvana's 1992 tour of the Pacific Rim, will now be available in selected record stores on April 16.
This re-release is limited to just 6,000 copies.
The tracklisting for Hormoaning is:
D-7 (The Wipers)
Son Of A Gun (The Vaselines)
Even In His Youth
Molly's Lips (The Vaselines)
Check this link for a list of participating stores in the US.
Other artists that release vinyls on Record Store Day include Foo Fighters and Metallica.
|Posted or updated: 03-25-2011 @ 5:45 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Win a Nirvana weekend in Seattle|
In connection with the extensive Nirvana exhibit opening soon at the EMP museum in Seattle, they are now running a competition where you can win a 'Nirvana weekend' as described below:
Enter to win a free two-night's stay courtesy of our hotel partners, plus exclusive access to the VIP party, events, and programs at EMP during opening weekend of Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses April 15-16, 2011!
Read many more details here, including information on how you enter.
Next month, EMP will present the world's most extensive exhibition of memorabilia celebrating the music and history of Nirvana. The exhibit will feature rare and unseen artifacts and photography from the band, their crews and families. Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses runs April 16, 2011 - April 22, 2013. More details.
|Posted or updated: 03-21-2011 @ 9:17 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New Nirvana live recording surfaces|
For the first time in quite some time, a new Nirvana show has surfaced from 1991 from Lawrence, Kansas. The recording includes what is believed to be the first known performance of Curmudgeon. You can find out more information here.
|Posted or updated: 03-19-2011 @ 8:15 PM (GMT) by Nathan.|
|NFC News "It's Kind of a Funny Story" - now on DVD and Blu Ray|
Recently released on DVD and Blu Ray, It's Kind of a Funny Story, based on a novel by former Nirvana webmaster Ned Vizzini.
The movie features Zach Galifianakis who hosted SNL just this past Saturday as well as Keir Gilchrist and Emma Roberts.
Check out a review of the Blu Ray here.
|Posted or updated: 03-15-2011 @ 10:56 AM (GMT) by RH.|
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