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The Best Ever Nirvana Recording ‘In Utero’ Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

In Utero has always been thought of in the context of conflict, so it's only appropriate that Nirvana would mark its 20th anniversary by reviving the debate over what the album was supposed to sound like versus what it turned out to be.

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No Recess: The Heaviest Nirvana Mixtape

PopMatters takes to the deck to bring you the heaviest Nirvana mixtape. Titled No Recess, this compilation pulls the most visceral and raucous songs from Nirvana's lauded discography and arranges them into a sequence that makes complete head-banging sense.

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The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

You're so vain but this song is about you.

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Queens of the Stone Age: ...Like Clockwork

Josh Homme and friends' first album since 2007 is a fun, laid-back affair that retains all the crunchiness of their previous records. Plus Dave Grohl is back on drums and it makes a big difference.

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In Defense of Going to South By Southwest

Four days, six stories, one column, dozens of tweets and nearly 10,000 words later, I'm still wondering how we define success at SXSW.

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Nirvana: Nevermind (Deluxe Edition)

Over time, it has become clear that this is an album about the feelings of one man (not a generation), and his struggle between rock purity and pop sensibility is what makes this classic.

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No Past Resignations: The First Two Foo Fighters Albums

Foo Fighters might be at the peak of their fame now, but it was those first two albums that stand as the conclusive proof that Kurt Cobain wasn't the only brilliant songwriter to have spent time in Nirvana.

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On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.

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12 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Slash: Slash

The Guns ‘N Roses/Velvet Revolver guitar-slinger gathers some of the most recognizable voices in popular music for his brand new solo album and... er, it doesn’t work out.

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Them Crooked Vultures: 8 February 2010 - New York

Them Crooked Vultures are a supergroup in the "classic" sense of the word, which is to say they inspire a slippery question: at what point does a no-pressure jam session end and a real band begin?

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Them Crooked Vultures have sparked mystery and intrigue amongst music fans and critics alike. The line-up consists of John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), Dave Grohl

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SEATTLE—Danny Goldberg was the manager of Nirvana. In his long career in the music business, he also covered Woodstock for Billboard; did PR for

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Foo Fighters: The Colour and the Shape

For anyone who experienced the heyday of Nirvana, it's still surreal that the lanky, string-haired drummer is the guy who'd be on magazine covers and writing #1 rock radio hits 15 years later.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Nirvana Unseen

['Nirvana Unseen' is] a head-trip because MTV would never let a band do something like that now.

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