August 19th, 2014

nirvananews:

August 19th, 1990 - Poster from a Nirvana show at The Casbah in San Diego, California. It advertises Chad Channing as being a member of Nirvana but at this time, he had already been removed as a member of Nirvana. Dale Crover was the current drummer.

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July 30th, 2014

NME: Original Nirvana drummer Chad Channing says he would be up for a band reunion

When asked if he would reunite with the surviving members of the band in the future, he replied: “Yeah, if they wanted me to. It’d maybe be something like Dave playing guitar and singing and Krist doing bass. That’d be about the only arrangement I could think of that we cold pull off.”
June 15th, 2014

Silver anniversary alert! Nirvana’s debut album Bleach turns 25 today (June 15). What’s your favorite song on the album?

April 10th, 2014

Three Nirvana drummers and Jack Endino walk into a Barclays. From left to right: Dan Peters (Mudhoney), Endino, Dale Crover (Melvins) and Chad Channing (Before Cars), gathered for Nirvana’s Rock Hall of Fame induction.

(Source: twitter.com)

March 18th, 2014

nirvananews:

New photo of Krist Novoselic, Kurt Cobain and Dan Peters, 1990.

Mudhoney drummer Dan Peters, who was replaced by Dave Grohl in Nirvana, will attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction as a guest of Nirvana’s. However, he will not be inducted.

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March 14th, 2014
coslive:

When Nirvana will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, the band will include original drummer Chad Channing.

The original drummer for Nirvana is Aaron Burckhard, but whatever.UPDATE (3/17/14): Channing won’t be inducted after all.

coslive:

When Nirvana will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, the band will include original drummer Chad Channing.

The original drummer for Nirvana is Aaron Burckhard, but whatever.

UPDATE (3/17/14): Channing won’t be inducted after all.

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September 8th, 2013

From Spin’s slideshow of cassettes (“bootlegs, official releases, and homemade wonders from back in the day”):

And finally, a bona fide copy of Nirvana’s legendary “Smart Studios” demo — recorded with Butch Vig in April of 1990 — slipped to us by an A&R guy later that year (it was such a hot item that the exec actually tried to obscure the band’s name with Wite-Out). The tape included seven then-new songs along with three from Bleach. Five of those new songs would be re-recorded for Nevermind (including “Pay to Play,” a.k.a. “Stay Away”) along with two that weren’t: “Dive” (released as the B-side of “Sliver”) and “Sappy,” later re-recorded and retitled “Verse Chorus Verse.” It did not have a j-card — this one, such as it is, is homemade.

July 8th, 2013

youremyvitamins:

On today in 1989 Nirvana play at Club Dreamerz in Chicago. They open with ‘School’ & close with ‘Blew’.

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November 23rd, 2012

Twentieth-anniversary edition of Nirvana’s Incesticide (45 RPM), a Record Store Day Black Friday release.

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