Nirvana

  1. Nirvana Catalog To Be Re-Released On Vinyl

    March 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The bulk of Nirvana's catalog is set for a high-fidelity do-over this year as the Original Recordings Group (ORG) prepares to release "Nevermind," "In Utero," and "MTV Unplugged" on 180-gram, audiophile quality v ...

  2. Boom In Music Video Games Helps Original Artists

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST "This song is dedicated to Debbie Harry," flinty-eyed Lisa Hsuan purrs into a microphone on the red-lit stage of Hyperion Tavern. It's a cozy dive where patrons drink Coke and beer from bottles and a fading chandelier dangles overhe ...

  3. Courtney Love Sued By Management Firm

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love has been sued by a management firm for allegedly failing to pay commissions for the partial sale of her share of the Nirvana publishing catalogue. The suit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday by the management firm London ...

  4. Spain's Oreja Reveals New Singer

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spain's most successful pop group of the past decade, Latin Grammy winner La Oreja de Van Gogh, has a new lead singer. Leire Martínez, 29, was presented to the media in Madrid on Monday. She joins the four male founder-members of LOVG ahead o ...

  5. Razor & Tie Team With Gary Gersh's TAO

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Razor & Tie Entertainment and Gary Gersh's The Artist Organization (TAO) have partnered. Under the deal, Razor & Tie will provide marketing, sales and distribution to TAO. The two companies plan to sign a handful of artists per year, ...

  6. The Vaselines Reunite For Festival Dates

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scottish indie rock act the Vaselines -- whose music was covered in the 1990s by Nirvana -- has reunited for two upcoming festival performances. Vaselines members Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee will reportedly appear at Scotland's Tigerfest o ...

  7. Punk Veterans Line Up For Charity Gig, DVD

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST London-based concert promoter Peafish Promotions has finalized the line-up for a charity event in London this Friday (Jan. 25) which will see a string of punk rock veterans from 1977-1978 back on stage to celebrate the 30th anniversary of U.K. qua ...

  8. Cancer Claims Ruts Guitarist Fox

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Fox, guitarist with pioneering British punk band the Ruts, has died, aged 56. Fox had been diagnosed with cancer in May 2007. He died at home in Uxbridge, West London, in the early hours of Sunday morning (Oct. 21). The Ruts, name-checked as ...

  9. Killing Joke's Raven Dies

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Raven, bass player with influential British post punk group Killing Joke, died in his sleep during the early hours of Saturday morning, at the age of just 46. He was in Geneva, Switzerland, where he had been recording. Born Jan. 16, 1961 in W ...

  10. R.E.M., Bowie Set For Cobain Film Soundtrack

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard will be found on the soundtrack to "Kurt Cobain -- About a Son," due Sept. 11 via Barsuk. The film is told in Cobain's voice from audiota ...

  11. Eagle Rock Buys Back HG Interest

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Eagle Rock Group Ltd. management, aided by private equity firm Beringea and edel Music AG, has bought back the company from HG Capital, which had a 68% interest in the company since 2001. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eagle Rock ...

  12. Avril Maintains Top Slot, Joe Starts at No. 2

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "The Best Damn Thing," while R&B singer Joe begins in the runner-up slot with his new "Ain't Nothing Like Me" ... U.K. band Arctic Monkeys bow in the top 10, while ...

  13. IFPI Platinum Awards Handed Out

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Albums by U2, Snow Patrol and Nirvana were among the IFPI Platinum Europe Award winners in January, according to certifications unveiled this week by the international trade body. Platinum Awards are presented to those albums which surpass one mil ...

  14. Big Day Out Flag Controversy

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Australia's festival Big Day Out has become embroiled in a controversy over the Australian flag. Its Sydney show is traditionally held on Australia Day (Jan. 26). During the public holiday, citizens usually wave large flags during the all-day ...

  15. Courtney Love Rules BBC Radio Waves For A Day

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love is being made an honorary music controller for the day of Dec. 11 on BBC 6 Music, the digital radio station operated by the United Kingdom's public broadcaster the BBC. As the "6 Music Selector," as the all-day program ...

  16. Nirvana Concert Film Making DVD Debut

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will hit stores Nov. 7. The Nirvana concert film "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" will make its DVD debut Nov. 7 via Geffen. Originally issued on VHS in 1994, the release was conceived by Kurt Cobain as a way to anthologize Nirvana's quic ...

  17. EMI Adminstering Cobain Catalog

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pub giant handling Primary Wave's interest. EMI Music Publishing will be handling worldwide administration of Primary Wave Music Publishing's recently acquired interest in the Kurt Cobain catalog. EMI has been the exclusive administrator ...

  18. Report: Love Sells 25% Of Nirvana Songs

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Acquired by former Virgin Records COO. The rumors that Courtney Love was going to sell the rights to the Nirvana songs have come true. Rolling Stone reports Love has sold 25 percent of the publishing catalog to Larry Mestel of Primary Wave Music P ...

  19. Meat Puppet Signs To Little Dog

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kirkwood to release first solo album. Singer/songwriter/guitarist Curt Kirkwood, best known for his work as leader of the Meat Puppets, has signed to Little Dog Records. Kirkwood has recently been in the studio working with Grammy Award-winning pr ...

  20. Universal Pub Signs Dave Grohl

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has signed Dave Grohl to an exclusive worldwide co-publishing deal for future works. Universal Music Publishing Group has signed Dave Grohl to an exclusive worldwide co-publishing deal for future works. The Foo Fig ...

  21. California Judge Issues Warrant for Courtney Love

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Beverly Hills judge issued a bench warrant on Wednesday for singer-actress Courtney Love after she failed to show up for a hearing on felony drug possession charges. A Beverly Hills judge issued a bench warrant on Wednesday for singer-actress Co ...

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