So I associate [‘Rape Me’] with the disappointment—and then having to hear it over and over again, and slowly accepting that I hated it. Because you’re not allowed to dislike Nirvana. You’re allowed to dislike the Foo Fighters, but you’re not allowed to dislike Nirvana. Even if the song is bad. And I think if it were a Soundgarden song, people would just not like ‘Rape Me.’
The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne plays Loudwire’s Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction.
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.
I lost about $27 million.* I know that’s a lifetime of money to most people, but I’m a big girl, it’s rock & roll, it’s Nirvana money, I had to let it go. I make enough to live on, I’m financially solvent, I focus on what I make now.
Arcade Fire briefly cover Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” in the intro and outro to “Rococo,” Friday night in George, Wash.