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Dave Grohl Remembers Last Conversation With Kurt Cobain

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Together, Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl made history. Nirvana broke new ground with 'Nevermind' in 1991 and the living members of the band are currently celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the band's follow-up effort, 1993's 'In Utero.' In a new interview, Grohl speaks with Rolling Stone about his relationship with the late Kurt Cobain, revealing his final exchange with the singer.

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Pat Smear Thinks Surviving Nirvana Members Should Play Old Tunes Live

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Pat Smear joined Nirvana in 1993 as a second guitarist and recently shared his personal thoughts on the legacy of the music and his feelings about the surviving members playing Nirvana songs live in the absence of Kurt Cobain, who died in 1994.

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Foo Fighters Finish Writing New Album, Dave Grohl Talks Reissue of Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’

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Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl recently checked in with both some good news for fans of the band: Foo Fighters have completed writing their new disc, and it should be coming out in 2014.

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Dave Grohl Names Guitarists Nirvana Considered Recruiting Before Bringing in Pat Smear

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Nirvana are most famously known as a three-piece act, but the seminal grunge band cranked up the volume by welcoming Germs / Adolescents guitarist Pat Smear into the band. Smear performed with Nirvana during the 'In Utero' tour up until frontman Kurt Cobain's death in 1994, but although Smear got the gig, he wasn't the only musician Nirvana were considering.

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Rare Nirvana ‘In Utero’ Commercial Features Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic + Dave Grohl Giving Birth

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Words cannot describe the bizarre, jaw-dropping nature of a long-lost promo for Nirvana's third studio album, 'In Utero' just surfaced. The would-be commercial for 'In Utero' features "pregnant" Nirvana members Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl taking a birthing class taught by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait in drag. Yes, you read that correctly.

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Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Joins Rolling Stones at Anaheim Show

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Most assumed that the Rolling Stones' '50 and Counting' tour moniker was a reference to their 50 years in music, but it might eventually double as a status for the amount of special guests during their current run. The latest to join in the Rolling Stones fun was Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, who hopped onstage to play guitar and sing during the band's Anaheim, Calif. stop Saturday night (May 18). Fan-shot footage can be seen above.

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Dave Grohl: Inducting Rush Into Rock Hall Was ‘One of the Most Special Nights of My Life’

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Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins had the pleasure of inducting Canadian icons Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night, and shortly after the ceremony Grohl was still buzzing about the experience. He and Hawkins not only had a chance to give the induction speech, but they also performed a rather memorable version of the '2112 Overture' with the power trio, while decked out in '70s long haired whigs and kimonos.

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Dave Grohl Contemplated Nirvana Performance With PJ Harvey on Vocals

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Dave Grohl has discussed his reluctance in the past to approach playing Nirvana music, even after a couple of decades removed from the height of their success. However, he did state that reuniting with Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear for the 'Sound City Players' shows did present some interesting conversations. Grohl revealed that one recent scenario involved an invite to PJ Harvey to see if she might be interested in joining them on a performance of a Nirvana track.

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Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players Deliver Epic 2013 SXSW Performance

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Dave Grohl and his Sound City Players are getting into a groove. With mostly the same lineup that appeared at the Sundance Film Festival and in Los Angeles and New York earlier this year, the giant music collective took over Austin's historic music venue Stubb's Thursday night (March 14) for a truly epic set at the South by Southwest festival.

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Frontman Dave Grohl Has ‘Crazy Idea’ for Next Foo Fighters Album

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Much has been made about Foo Fighters old-school approach of recording to tape for their most recent album,'Wasting Light,' and now frontman Dave Grohl is promising an unconventional approach to the band's next album.

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