grunge

  • HOLLYWOOD, FL - OCTOBER 12: Singer Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots  performs at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on October 12, 2010 in Hollywood, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
    December 4, 2015   BY  

    Scott Weiland, who fronted the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died on Thursday at 48, his wife Jamie Weiland confirmed to the L.A. Times. A post on the musician’s Facebook page said Weiland “passed away in his sleep while … Continue reading

  • American singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain performs with his group Nirvana at a taping of the television program "MTV Unplugged" on Novemeber 18, 1993. Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
    April 4, 2014   BY  

    On April 5, 1994, the life of Kurt Cobain ended abruptly with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. His band Nirvana, which had only months earlier released its third studio album, In Utero, redefined 1990s rock, establishing the raw, dark, bohemian musical subgenre that came to be known as grunge.On the eve of the anniversary of his death, we reached out to musicians, radio hosts and music producers, and asked them to reflect on Kurt Cobain, his impact and his legacy. Among them, Jack Endino, who produced and recorded Nirvana’s debut album, Bleach, and David Lovering, drummer of the rock band, the Pixies, who powerfully influenced Cobain’s musical style.
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