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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 Nominations Announced: Pearl Jam, Tupac, Jane’s Addiction

posted by Oscar October 18, 2016

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The nominees for the 2017 class of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have been unveiled, featuring new notable new additions Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur on their first year of eligibility (both of their first records were released in 1991). Also nominated for the first time are Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, Bad Brains, and Joan Baez.

Kraftwerk, Janet Jackson, The Cars, MC5, and Journey return with another nomination. Nine Inch Nails and the Smiths are notably excluded from this year’s nomination list despite featuring on the list in the previous two years.

The 2017 inductees will be announced in December; fans can cast their vote on the Rock Hall website. See the full list of nominees below. Continue Reading

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The Cribs – “Burning For No One”

posted by Oscar February 2, 2015

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The Cribs have the lead single from their forthcoming album  For All My Sisters, produced by none other than The Cars’ Ric Ocasek. The song has impeccable melodies with a danceable aesthetic that makes it irresistible to not groove to.

For All My Sisters is out 3/23 via Sonic Blew. Stream “Burning For No One” below. Continue Reading

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Video: Nirvana Performing “My Best Friend’s Girl” (+ More) Live in Europe

posted by Oscar September 24, 2013

Now that the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana’s In Utero, the world has gotten tons of rarely-seen material from the band that ruled the world in the early 90’s. The band has taken to Vevo to unveil a lot of great live footage of the band performing tracks from the album and earlier today we got a great batch of new clips. The one that stood out to me the most was Nirvana’s cover of the Cars’ “My Best Friend’s Girl” while out in Munich, Germany. Kurt Cobain’s vocal aren’t too far off from the original’s, but the band’s signature sound is present and gives the song a nice twist.

Other clips released include live versions of “Pennyroyal Tea,” “Drain You” and “Rape Me.” The Germany clips are a bit more crude, but the shots from Paris look great and fresh, almost like they were taken fairly recently. See those below. Continue Reading