Check out one of the only photos taken in 1991 of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California recording the legendary “Nevermind” album. Me being the seller of vintage t-shirt to stars, I quickly realized that Kurt is wearing a (now vintage) 1982 The Clash “Combat Rock” shirt.
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Pat Smear has never forgotten his punk rock roots. After having been a member of Nirvana and an on again, off again member of the Foo Fighters, he still reminds himself of his first band from 1976-1980 Germs.
Nirvana performed their last show on March 1, 1994 at Terminal 1 in Munich, Germany. The shirt Cobain was wearing is a Sonic Youth 1992/93 Astronaut Japan T-Shirt. The legendary shirt was put up for auction in 2014 and fetched $25k
One of Dave Grohl’s most well known guitars is this custom black Flying-V used in the Foos 2011 “Rope” music video. The history behind this guitar is pretty awesome. It was originally custom built by Dave Dearnaley in Cardiff UK in or around 1984 for Phil Campbell of Motörhead.
It has long been rumored that Pat Smear, the legendary punk rock guitarist from the bands The Germs, Nirvana & Foo Fighters was an extra in the 1985 Prince music video “Raspberry Beret”. I spoke to Smear backstage at a gig and he 100% confirmed that he was in the video and shared some stories with me about it..
AUTISM SPEAKS PRESS RELEASE September 27, 2018: We are thrilled that Dave Grohl is supporting Autism Speaks and its mission by headlining the 2018 “Into the Blue Gala” with an acoustic performance on October 4, at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
There aren’t many photos or video footage floating around of Nirvana during the “Nevermind” recording sessions in May of 1991 at Sound City Studios. Check out this never before published photo of Dave Grohl’s Nirvana “Nevermind” Dum Kit set up.
The Flipper band logo was made famous when Kurt Cobain made a “do it yourself” Flipper shirt backstage at Saturday Night Live when Nirvana performed on SNL for the first time on January 11, 1992. The “Cobain Flipper” became the popular logo because he continued to wear the Shapie’d shirt in concerts, in the “Come As You Are” music video and in photo shoots for the Nirvana “In Utero” album.
The Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” music video was set up to look like a high school gym, leading many to believe it was filmed at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. The video was actually filmed on Stage 6 at GMT Studios in Culver City, California. Here are some feelnumb.com exclusive photos inside the sound stage.
From their early songs like “King of Rock”, to the guitar driven “Rock Box” and of course the Aerosmith collaboration “Walk This Way”, Hip-Hop legends Run-D.M.C. have always been influenced by rock music. Looks like Rock N’ Roll has also influenced the fashion of music fanatic D.M.C. He ditched the Adidas jumpsuit and sneakers for a pair of black jeans and a rock band shirt.