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Dave Grohl Reportedly Almost Quit Nirvana After Kurt Cobain Criticism

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Michael Lavine, Nirvana.com

A new biography about the life and times of Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl asserts that the former Nirvana drummer nearly quit the band in 1993 -- after hearing Kurt Cobain discuss his shortcomings at great length while on a flight from Seattle to Los Angeles.

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Dave Grohl Tells Jon Stewart Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Album Was ‘Almost Like a Scam’

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Dimitrios Kambouris/Jason Merritt, Getty Images

During an interview with Jon Stewart, surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic admitted the low budget recording of 'Nevermind' was somewhat of a fairy tale come true. The group, along with producer Butch Vig, sat down with Stewart to discuss the 20th anniversary of the iconic album on Saturday night (Sept. 24) in a special "Town Hall" broadcast on SiriusXM satellite radio.

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Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Celebrated With a Week of MTV Coverage

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Frank Micelotta, Getty Imagses / Hulton Archive

Any self-respecting rock fan worth his or her salt knows that the end of the week -- Sept. 24, if you want to be exact -- marks the 20th anniversary of the watershed album 'Nevermind' by Nirvana. The album single-handedly defined alternative rock in the '90s.

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Jon Stewart to Host Q&A With Surviving Members of Nirvana

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Win McNamee / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of their game-changing album 'Nevermind,' the surviving two members of Nirvana, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, will participate in a Q&A session for SiriusXM. Jon Stewart of 'The Daily Show' will host the Q&A, dubbed 'SiriusXM Town Hall With Nirvana.' The event is scheduled to begin at 8 PM ET and will run for two hours on the satellite radio broadcaster on Sept. 24.

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Kurt Cobain Allegedly a Pain in the Ass

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Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

Original 'Nevermind' producer Butch Vig has fond memories of working with Nirvana and Kurt Cobain during their early 90s recording sessions. He also has some gripes. As the band prepares to release a remastered version of the album on Sept. 27, Vig talked to Rolling Stone about the difference in opinions that ultimately resulted in Andy Wallace being brought in to mix the project.

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Nirvana and The Who Cover Songs Chosen Among Worst of All Time

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Frank Micelotta / Andy Lyons, Getty Images

An cover of Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' from teen pop star Miley Cyrus has narrowly edged out Limp Bizkit's version of the Who's 'Behind Blue Eyes' as the worst cover song of all time.

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Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic to Perform ‘Nevermind’ in Concert

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Jeff Kravitz, Getty Images

Krist Novoselic leads the pack of bands that will perform every song from Nirvana’s 1991 landmark album ‘Nevermind’ at a special concert in Seattle on Sept. 20.

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Kurt Cobain’s Daughter Frances Bean Reveals Glamorous New Photos on 19th Birthday

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Rocky Schenck

New photos of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, featuring her dressed up in glamorous '30s settings and poses, have been revealed on the occasion of her 19th birthday.

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Kurt Cobain’s 18 Year Old Daughter Frances Bean Reveals Wild Side in New Photos

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Hedi Simane

When you're the daughter of late Nirvana mastermind Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love, it's a natural thing that you might wind up as a bit of a wild child.

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Kurt Cobain Bridge Renaming Rejected by City Council

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Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

A proposal to rename a bridge in Kurt Cobain's hometown of Aberdeen, Wash., has been rejected by the city council in a 10-1 vote. However, a piece of land next to the bridge will be called Kurt Cobain landing.

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