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Dave Grohl Says Queens of the Stone Age Are ‘The Baddest Band in the World’

It's only been a few weeks since Dave Grohl began his second stint as drummer with Queens of the Stone Age, but he's already laying down some serious smack. In a new interview, he heaped praise upon his current (and past) musical partners.

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Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Video Smashed Bass Hits the Auction Block

Nirvana’s memorable music video for ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ served as the battle cry for a whole new revolution for rock music, and now, a little piece of musical history from the clip is up for grabs. However, you better have deep pockets if you’re hoping to score the rock ‘n’ roll remnant.

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Jay-Z: Kurt Cobain ‘Stopped Hip-Hop for a Second’

The grunge scene of the early '90s has been credited for flipping the music world on its ear and effectively shoving the hair metal dominance of the late '80s to the side. However, grunge's takeover didn't just affect hair metal, and rapper Jay-Z says in a new interview that even the growing popularity of hip-hop stalled out a little bit when Nirvana came to prominence.

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Kurt Cobain Asked J Mascis to Join Nirvana – Twice

J Mascis, the frontman and only constant member of alternative heroes Dinosaur Jr., was almost a member of Nirvana. In a new interview, Mascis confirms long-believed rumors that Kurt Cobain asked him to be the band's second guitarist after a show at Maxwell's in Hoboken, N.J, in the summer of 1989.

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Kirk Hammett Talks Upcoming Metallica Album, Recalls Encounters With Kurt Cobain

Metallica are busy with their 3D film right now, but guitarist Kirk Hammett says work on their follow-up to 'Death Magnetic' will 'happen soon.'

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Note Emotionally Struck Neil Young

"It's better to burn out than to fade away" may be one of Neil Young's most quotable lyrics, but the singer says that he's still haunted by the fact that the 'Hey Hey, My My' quip resonated so much with Kurt Cobain that the late Nirvana singer quoted it in his suicide note.

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‘Melvan’ Featuring Artwork by Kurt Cobain Sells for $24,701 on eBay

As an automobile, this 1972 Dodge van has seen better days. But as a pop culture artifact, it’s worth over $20,000, thanks to some scribbling Kurt Cobain did on the side during his stint as a roadie for sludge metal pioneers the Melvins.

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Nirvana, Metallica, Green Day Members Land on ’30 Richest Drummers in the World’ List

Unfortunately, if you’re looking to make fat stacks of cash, becoming a professional musician is far from your best bet. Most bands are lucky to break even when it comes to their sonic endeavors, but there are a few prominent rock and metal musicians out there that have been able to use $100 bills as wallpaper thanks to their illustrious careers.

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Van Decorated by Kurt Cobain Up For Sale on eBay Again

A beat-up 1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal van that used to belong to the Melvins with artwork by Kurt Cobain is currently available for sale on eBay, Rolling Stone is reporting.

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Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic Talks About Secretive Musical Project With Dave Grohl

It was announced earlier this year that former Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic would be making sweet music together once again. Although details have remained vague, the nature of the current collaboration is centered around the upcoming documentary on Sound City Studios, where the Nirvana opus ‘Nevermind’ was recorded.

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Dave Grohl: ‘If It Weren’t for the Beatles, I Would Not Be a Musician’

A new Beatles compilation ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ was released today (July 24) exclusively on iTunes, and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has written a letter in the digital liner notes of ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ describing the impact the group’s music had on him.

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Former Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic Hints at New Dave Grohl Collaboration

The CBGB Festival went on over the weekend in New York to celebrate the legacy of the legendary club that helped launch so many rock careers. One of the keynote speakers during the event was Nirvana co-founder Krist Novoselic, who somewhat let the cat out of the bag that he is working on something with fellow Nirvana alumnus Dave Grohl.

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