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14 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

5 Seconds of Summer's Influences: 10 Acts That Shaped Their Sound

Blink-182, Green Day, Good Charlotte, Nirvana, Mayday Parade among those whose sound can be heard in young Aussie pop-punk band.


Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Grunge, Green Day, Good Charlotte, Parade, Dance, One Direction, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Courtney Love Says Kurt Cobain Biopic To Go Into Production Within Next Year

Kurt Cobain of Nirvana during the taping of MTV Unplugged at Sony Studios in New York City, 11/18/93.


Related Topix: Kurt Cobain, Grunge, Celebrities, Courtney Love, Creative Artists Agency, Advertising, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Slightly Stoopid Aces Summer Sessions at Santa Barbara Bowl

Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald of Slightly Stoopid brought their Summer Sessions Tour to the packed Santa Barbara Bowl on Friday night.


Related Topix: Grunge, Cypress Hill, Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Q&A: Weird Al sticks to the shtick

Weird Al Yankovic's 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, has debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's chart.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, UHF, Comedy Movies, Grunge, Black Entertainment, Coolio, Rap, Music, Weird, Entertainment

USA Today

Song premiere: Dreamers cover Nirvana's 'Drain You'

Dreamers three-piece "Hearing Nirvana cassettes trickling out of my big sister's bedroom is one of my earliest memories.


Related Topix: Grunge, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Autos

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Albania, busting misconceptions

As Nirvana celebrated being on top of the Billboard charts with Nevermind and Barbara Kendall took board sailing gold at the Barcelona Olympics, Albania was waking up to a new day, no longer under the communist iron fist.


Related Topix: Albania, Europe, World News, Grunge,

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Courtney Love: - It's time to do Kurt Cobain biopic'

The rocker has offered her full support to the filmmakers linked to the project and has come to terms with the fact she won't get to approve who plays her late husband in the movie - but she's happy with the actors lined up for the role.


Related Topix: Kurt Cobain, Celebrities, Courtney Love, Grunge

Denver Westword

Why Jux County's reunion is the best show at UMS tonight

Jux County is playing a rare show this Thursday, July 24th, at 9 p.m. at the Eslinger Gallery for the UMS .


Related Topix: Grunge

Daily Mail

Who's laughing now? Weird Al Yankovic's new album becomes first...

Who's laughing now? Weird Al Yankovic's new album becomes first comedy record in 50 years to top the Billboard charts Parody singer 'Weird Al' Yankovic's latest album has become the first comedy record in more than 50 years to top the Billboard charts.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Grunge, Weird

The LookOut news

Santa Monica Natives to Headline Thursday Twilight Concert

Santa Monica's own indie beach rock band Cayucas will be co-headlining the third concert in Santa Monica's 30th annual Twilight Concert series Thursday on the Santa Monica Pier.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Grunge

Wed Jul 23, 2014


This Day in Music History: July 23rd

1989: Ringo Starr kicked off his first solo tour with his All-Starr band in Dallas, TX, which featured Joe Walsh, Billy Preston, Clarence Clemons & Dr. John.


Related Topix: Grunge, Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, Dallas, TX, The Police

JAM! Showbiz

Weird Al on career longevity and No. 1 album 'Mandatory Fun'

With a newly released 14th album, Mandatory Fun, and with eight ridiculously popular videos that preceded it, it seems the Godfather of Parody is a little taken aback from the newfound online fame that has been thrown his way.


Related Topix: Grunge, Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, North America, Canada, World News

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Thursday music picks: Kawehi, !!!, Amanda Shires

Kawehi at Empire Patio. She's standing on a gravel road in the middle of a cornfield, strumming a ukulele a while pressing buttons, keys and pedals to fashion a chorus of loops on her laptop.


Related Topix: Grunge, North Carolina


Courtney Love says production on Kurt Cobain biopic will begin in 'next 12 months'

As reported, a film of the late Nirvana frontman's life is set to go into production.


Related Topix: Kurt Cobain, Grunge

Tue Jul 22, 2014


St Vincent on Kurt Cobain's death: 'The wound is still raw' - " watch

St Vincent has discussed her part in the recent Nirvana reunion which saw her singing vocals in the band as they were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.


Related Topix: Kurt Cobain, Grunge


The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

Seattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so it's only right that we delve into their record collection as Budweiser Made in America festival quickly approaches.


Related Topix: Grunge

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

Madelyn Brene heats up The Summer Serenade

PRLog - Jul. 21, 2014 - DALLAS -- Through the sultry Texas heat, classically trained Singer, Songwiter Madelyn Brene intrigued her audience with her vocal range.


Related Topix: Grunge


Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes Teach Prog-Metal to Dance

Welcome to Young Guns, our series exploring the most notable guitarists from the next generation of legends.


Related Topix: Grunge, Music, Entertainment


Krist Novoselic Supports Eddie Vedder, Who Covered Imagine

Two of the biggest bands to emerge out of Seattle during the Grunge Era were Pearl Jam and Nirvana, so there's a camaraderie the two acts share.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam, Grunge, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Animator finds limelight in Yankovic's 'Word Crimes'

"Weird Al" Yankovic's new album "Mandatory Fun" out now on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFun Amazon: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFunAMZ Google Play: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFunGP http://www.WeirdAl.com Music video by "Weird Al" Yankovic performing Word Crimes.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, Grunge