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Footage of Nirvana’s Final Los Angeles Gig Before Kurt Cobain’s Death Posted Online

Nirvana
Geffen Records

As we draw closer to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's tragic passing, it will certainly be a time of reflection on the music that left such a lasting impact on the world. As fans pour through the Internet watching footage of the band, we're always in search of more. Most recently, filmmaker Dave Markey discovered some personal footage he had of Nirvana's last show in Los Angeles, Calif. before Cobain's suicide, and posted it on Dec. 30 (watch above via CraveOnline).

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Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain Visited GG Allin in Prison

Kurt Cobain / GG Allin
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images / GGAllin.com

Just imagine this beautiful scene. In early 1990, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain visited deranged punk rocker GG Allin in prison. The entire story has been captured in a new book about the Flaming Lips, and the meeting between Cobain and Allin is too hilarious not to read.

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April 10 To Be Declared Nirvana Day in Hoquiam, Washington

Nirvana
Nirvana.com

On the heels of the announcement that Nirvana will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the seminal grunge will receive yet another honor. This coming year, the town of Hoquiam, Wash., will declare April 10 as Nirvana Day.

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Dave Grohl + Krist Novoselic React to Nirvana’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Dave Grohl-Krist Novoselic
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

As announced late last night, Nirvana have been voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This was the first year that the iconic grunge band was eligible for a nomination, and along with Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens, Nirvana will be immortalized at the Hall's 2014 induction ceremony. In response, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl have responded to the honor.

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Nirvana, KISS + More Among 2014 Class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Frank Micelotta / Paul Kane, Getty Images
Frank Micelotta / Paul Kane, Getty Images

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2014 class of inductees late Monday night (Dec. 16), and grunge goliaths Nirvana and hard-rock heroes KISS are among the acts who have been elected into the prestigious institution.

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Kurt Cobain Nearly Banned Dave Grohl From Performing at Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged’ Concert

Kurt Cobain
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

On Nov. 18, 1993, Nirvana took a trip to New York City and taped their iconic 'Unplugged' set for MTV. The special aired less than a month later on Dec. 14, adding yet another immortal moment to Nirvana's vast list of achievements. However, 20 years later, MTV has revealed that at the insistence of Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl almost didn't perform at the 'Unplugged' set.

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Win a Nirvana 20th Anniversary ‘In Utero’ Vinyl + Deluxe CD Prize Package!

Nirvana
Geffen Records

One of the greatest albums of the '90s, Nirvana's 'In Utero,' turned 20 this year and we're giving you a chance to win a major prize package featuring the 20th anniversary editions of this great disc.

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Melvins’ Buzz Osborne Criticizes Kurt Cobain + Smashing Pumpkins

The Melvins
Ipecac Recordings

Nirvana and Melvins will forever be connected in rock history. Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain famously cited Melvins as perhaps his greatest influence, inspiring the would-be grunge icon to create a specific blend of punk rock and sludge which would turn Cobain into the voice of disenfranchised youth. However, Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne and longtime friend of Cobain doesn't have the most positive viewpoint of the musician, as evidenced in a new interview.

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Dave Grohl Performs With Zac Brown Band at the Country Music Awards

Rick Diamond, Getty Images
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

While the 2013 Country Music Awards may be the last place rock fans would expect to see Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, that’s exactly where he showed up with his drum kit last night (Nov. 6).

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Pre-Teen Covers Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ on Acoustic Guitar – Best of YouTube

Acoustic Nirvana cover
YouTube: jwcfree

This cover is a little more unique than a traditional electric guitar cover of a timeless rock song. Here we are treated to a stunning acoustic performance of Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by this young lad.

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