1. Fat Possum Opens Its Own Vinyl Pressing Plant to Meet (Its Own) Demand

    December 23, 2014 10:55 AM EST Memphis Record Pressing, a new vinyl pressing plant dreamed up and run by Fat Possum founder Matthew Johnson , in partnership with Bruce Watson and AudioGraphics Masterworks owners Mark Yoshida and Brandon Seavers , is ready for business 10 months after construction began in March of this…

  2. Nirvana & Friends Fill It Up at Brooklyn's Saint Vitus Bar

    April 11, 2014 6:16 AM EDT Not content with induction at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame ceremony, the surviving members of Nirvana have called on some girl-power for a hits-filled post-Hall set. Brooklyn's 350-capacity Saint Vitus venue hosted a secret show soon after the grunge titans were inducted into the Rock…

  3. Nirvana Joined By Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, Lorde at Rock Hall Ceremony

    April 11, 2014 3:30 AM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame audience had to wait a long time for Nirvana to hit the Barclays Center stage on Thursday night. More than four hours into a show that veered between galvanizing and grueling, the band's surviving members, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, its special…

  4. Nirvana on 'Fallon': Grohl & Novoselic Talk Cobain Ahead of Rock Hall Induction

    April 10, 2014 8:40 AM EDT On the eve of Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, surviving membersDave Grohl and Krist Novoselic took the couch on NBC's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death. Acknowledging the "bittersweet"…

  5. Rock Music Finds Winning Tough at GRAMMYs

    January 27, 2014 12:47 AM EST At the end of Sunday night’s ceremony, host LL Cool J noted that “here at the Grammy Awards, we never stop rockin’.” But you could have fooled us. With a paucity of major category nominations (only Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” for Record of the Year) rockers were consigned to the Rock…

  6. Washington City to Celebrate Nirvana Day This April

    December 26, 2013 4:28 PM EST Nirvana Day will be held April 10, the same day as the band's Rock Hall induction Kurt Cobain was born and raised in Aberdeen, Wash., and four miles away, another city in Washington state will honor the musician's legacy with a day in his band's name. According to Rolling Stone…

  7. Dave Grohl's Sound City Players to Perform Debut Gig at Sundance

    January 02, 2013 5:20 PM EST Dave Grohl won't just be bowing his directorial debut at the Sundance Film Festival this month. The Foo Fighters frontman will also lead the debut performance of the Sound City Players, a group gathering "core musicians and special guests" from "Sound City," Grohl&…

  8. Paul McCartney & Nirvana Members Unite Again on 'SNL'

    December 16, 2012 3:45 AM EST New collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack" now available on iTunes. "Sirvana" strikes again: Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana once again united to perform their new collaboration, "Cut Me Some Slack," on "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday …

  9. Sandy Concert Duets: Watch Springsteen & Bon Jovi, Waters & Vedder + More

    December 13, 2012 11:45 AM EST Along with a slew of winning performances from the biggest music stars on the planet, 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief boasted a handful of marquee collaborations that are unlikely to ever duplicated. The Boss rocked out with Bon Jovi, the leaders of Pearl Jam and Pink Floyd got…

  10. 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief Setlist

    December 13, 2012 5:00 AM EST Many of music's biggest stars including Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Alicia Keys and Kanye West played and played and played… and played during the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief Wednesday night, to the tune of nearly six hours. Our full report is here and the setlist is below.…

  11. Sandy Concert Rocks NYC With Stones, McCartney and a Reunited Nirvana

    December 13, 2012 2:30 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. CONCERT FOR SANDY RELIEF • Stones, The Who, Joel,…

  12. Dave Grohl Jams with Rick Springfield, QOTSA for Documentary

    April 27, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Butch Vig Gives An Update on Sound City Studios Profile Though he's in full Garbage mode for the May 14 release of the group's new album, "Not Your Kind of People," and the accompanying tour, Butch Vig already has a good answer for what's next on his agenda. Vig has…

  13. Smells Like An Anniversary: Seattle Celebrations Still To Come

    September 20, 2011 12:23 PM EDT Sept. 20: Following Pearl Jam 's Labor Day weekend concert in East Troy, Wis., the band's ongoing 20th-anniversary celebration continues with the release of the Cameron Crowe-directed documentary "Pearl Jam Twenty." The film, which premiered at the Toronto International…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jon Stewart to Host Nirvana Special, Trace Cyrus & Brenda Song Expecting

    August 25, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jon Stewart To Hold Nirvana Special With Remaining Members on SiriusXM In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's "Nevermind," comedian and "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart will…

  15. Billboard Bits: Nirvana Bassist To Throw 'Nevermind' Show, T-Swift Song Hits 'True Blood'

    August 18, 2011 6:35 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Nirvana Bassist to Perform 'Nevermind' for Album's 20th Anniversary Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic is planning a Seattle tribute concert on September 20 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of…

  16. Foo Fighters Become 'F**kin' Movie Stars,' Play New Album at SXSW

    March 16, 2011 10:30 AM EDT "We're f***in' movie stars!" That's how Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl greeted the packed crowd at the band's surprise show Tuesday night at Stubb's, part of a Media Temple party closing the South By Southwest Interactive conference. And it was indeed a…

  17. Foo Fighters Reveal 'Wasting Light' Album Title, Tracklist

    February 15, 2011 2:29 PM EST The Foo Fighters have revealed the title and full tracklist of their seventh full-length and follow-up to 2007's "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace." "Wasting Light" will be released on April 12 in the U.S. through Roswell/RCA. "Rope," the album's…

  18. Foo Fighters' New Album Due April 12

    February 02, 2011 4:00 PM EST The Foo Fighters have confirmed a release date for their still-untitled seventh album on their official website . The album is due out April 12 in the U.S. on Roswell/RCA. The band also shared a 38-second instrumental snippet from a new song on its website, after posting a 30-second teaser of…

  19. Foo Fighters: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 2:17 PM EST Foo Fighters Title TBD April After an extended run playing with Them Crooked Vultures, Dave Grohl is bringing back Foo Fighters in a big way. Grohl has said that the group's next album doesn't feature any ballads-just 11 rockers in a row. He's also brought in some old friends…

  20. Foo Fighters Debut New Songs at Secret L.A. Show

    December 22, 2010 9:11 AM EST The Foo Fighters played a secret show in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (Dec. 21), returning to one of singer Dave Grohl's favorite "Valley" haunts, rock club Paladino's. In advance of their last album, 2007's "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace," Grohl and…

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