Nirvana

File photo: Kurt Cobain performs for MTV Unplugged on Nov. 18, 1993. (Getty Images)

Author: Courtney Love, not Kurt Cobain, Wrote Note Mocking Wedding Vows

Police found note in Cobain’s wallet after his 1994 suicide, it appears to mock his wedding vows.

05/03/2014

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Sub Pop Sea-Tac Store Makes Waiting For A Plane Not Suck

Sub Pop Records’ new retail store inside Sea-Tac Airport may change the attitudes of the many travelers who loathe the wait that occurs between finishing the security check and boarding a plane.

CBS Seattle–05/01/2014

(Photo by Frank Micelotta. )

Aberdeen Celebrates Kurt Cobain Day [PHOTOS]

The city of Aberdeen celebrates Kurt Cobain day on what would have been the singer’s 47th birthday.

CBS Seattle–02/20/2014

Kurt Cobain accepts his award at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)

Hoquiam Mayor: ‘Nirvana Day’ Coming April 10

Nirvana’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 will be accompanied by a local honor: Hoquiam will declare April 10 (of next year) “Nirvana Day.”

CBS Seattle–12/24/2013

Kurt Cobain in 1992 (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Mom Selling Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home

Cobain’s mother, Wendy O’Connor, is putting the tired, 1.5-story bungalow two hours southwest of Seattle on the market this week.

09/25/2013

(photo credit: Paul Fritts)

Aberdeen Keeping ‘Come As You Are’ Welcome Sign

After hearing from Kurt Cobain and Nirvana fans across the United States, the Washington state city of Aberdeen is keeping the words “Come as you are” on a welcome sign.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2013

(from Sub Pop Facebook page)

Happy Birthday, Sub Pop!

Twenty-five years ago today, Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman turned a reoccurring fanzine and mix tape collection into an underground, Pacific Northwest record label. After a quarter century of spikes, booms, financial plunges, cooky artwork, and music from all over the globe, Seattle’s independent record label Sub Pop is a household name among record collectors and bands across the planet.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2013

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‘Sir-Vana’ Returns? Dave Grohl Forms All-Star Band To Play Sundance – But Doesn’t Reveal Its Members

CBS Seattle–01/02/2013

Rocket from the Crypt (photo courtesy Vagrant/Swami Records)

Rocket From The Crypt Makes Reunion Official With Europe Dates

The teasing is over for the strong, dedicated — incredibly anxious — fan base of San Diego’s soul-punk-“you name it” band Rocket from the Crypt. Frontman Speedo (also known as John Reis) announced via Facebook and Swami Records (his record label) that the hiatus is over and the band will be playing five shows in Europe.

CBS Seattle–12/12/2012

credit: Lance Mercer, Lance Mercer Photography, www.facebook.com/pages/Lance-Mercer-Photography

Seattle Music Project Exhibit Opens at Downtown Nordstrom

Nordstrom taps into the triad of fashion, music and the Northwest with the Seattle Music Project. To celebrate the history of Seattle’s music scene, Nordstrom will unveil an in-store photo exhibit showcasing iconic Seattle musicians. Noted music photographer, Lance Mercer and a team of Nordstrom stylists will curate the exhibit on display at Nordstrom Downtown Seattle from September 21-30.

09/12/2012

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