Music giant BMG has just significantly added to their cache of great songs by acquiring the worldwide rights to Virgin Music Publishing Companies, Famous U.K. Music Publishing and select current songs from Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing. As part of the deal, they're acquiring tracks from artists like Nirvana, Iggy Pop, Lenny Kravitz, Tears for Fears and more.
The Guitar Hero games have become modern classics, with its signature guitar controller having found a place in every college dorm throughout the U.S. Now that six installments of the Guitar Hero series have been released, the franchise has created various playable characters in the likeness of rock legends, perhaps none more spellbinding than Nirvana's Kurt Cobain.
With all the excitement that's come from the surviving members of Nirvana writing and performing and recording an original song with Beatles icon Paul McCartney, there are a million questions about the musical collective's future. Will the spontaneous collaboration lead to more material? Will there be a tour? How exactly do you persuade Sir Paul McCartney to come jam in your basement? To list off the mental ramblings of Nirvana and Beatles fans would fill an encyclopedia, but bassist Krist Novoselic has got some inside info to share via his official blog.
After a triumphant performance of their new song 'Cut Me Some Slack' at the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden, one-time Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear again joined forces with Beatles legend Paul McCartney to perform the song during last night's episode of 'Saturday Night Live.'
For everyone out there who was blown away by surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear jamming with Beatles icon Paul McCartney at the '12-12-12' Hurricane Sandy benefit show, we've got some good news for you! The song performed by the collective, 'Cut Me Some Slack,' is now available on iTunes.
Throughout the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at New York City's Madison Square Garden, a monumental bulk of talent occupied the grand stage. During the charitable event, which lasted for over five hours, legendary artists such as Bruce Springsteen, the Who and the Rolling Stones performed for a worldwide audience, but the true highlight of the night was the collaboration between Beatles legend Paul McCartney and Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear (touring member) on the new song 'Cut Me Some Slack.'
There are rumors that the greatest thing ever may happen tonight at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert tonight at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Nirvana musicians Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear will reportedly take the stage tonight with Beatles legend Paul McCartney for a once-in-a-lifetime performance.
Few musicians possess the talent and character to retain 'Rock God' status nearly 20 years after their demise, but since 1994, the memory of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has not faded one bit. Countless tributes have been paid to Cobain since his suicide, with the latest being a strange and multidimensional stage show featuring Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore.