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10 Kurt Cobain Song Influences

Kurt Cobain, (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was musically influenced by the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Aerosmith, Queen, KISS and the Pixies. Each of his songs was inspired by an experience, a person, a book, a band or another song. Here are ten songs written by Kurt Cobain, each with one of their influences.


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Pearl Jam’s Accountant Facing Major Theft Charges

Did a former executive within the Pearl Jam compound stiff the band out of several hundred thousand dollars? That’s what Seattle police and prosecutors are saying in a 33-count allegation handed down earlier this month.



Seattle Woman Does It In the Snow

Last year, around this time, Atlanta was experiencing a snow and ice storm that crippled the city and surroundings areas. Well, this year, it’s Seattle’s turn.


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Dave Matthews Band Working On A New Album?

It’s also rumored that they are working with a legendary producer.


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

“Smells Like Teen Spirit” Pushed Nevermind Up the Charts in 1991

On September 24, 1991, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nirvana [/lastfm]released their second album, Nevermind, which was their first release on a major label. To the surprise of everyone, including the label and the band, the album was a […]


Bumbershoot Day 3: Old School Rules

While Bumbershoot Day 1 went to the locals (Our Report) and Day 2 found the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Butthole Surfers[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jim Jones[/lastfm] making it loud (Our Report), Day 3 at the Seattle Center went to […]


Bumbershoot Festival Day 1: Seattle Scene Stays Strong

Those who think Seattle’s music began and ended with Kurt Cobain are dead wrong. The city’s scene is alive and burgeoning and it’s not just neo-grunge: Seattle bands are turning out spindly guitar-drenched pop, heavy […]


Lastfm_Seapony_385x240 Discover: Seapony

Our friends at Discover recently welcomed [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Seapony[/lastfm] into their studio. The bandmembers performed songs from their sparkling debut album Go With Me. The now-Seattle-based bandmembers got their initial exposure after they posted four of […]



[Bio] The Head and the Heart

Indie folk-pop band, The Head and the Heart, was formed in the summer of 2009 in Seattle, Washington. A series of open mic nights as Seattle’s Conor Byrne Pub brought them together.



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