Nirvana’s “Something In The Way” is Featured in “The Batman” Movie


The new Batman movie The Batman has been released this weekend to much acclaim and crowds back at movie theaters. As teased in multiple trailers, Nirvana’s deep cut “Something In The Way” is prominently featured throughout the film. Released by Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures, and based on the Batman Year One and The Long Halloween, story by Frank Miller, the trailer features some of Batman’s rogues gallery of villans. The song was the final track on Nirvana’s breakout 1991 album Nevermind (Geffen Records) which just turned 30 years-old in 2021. The Batman was directed by Matt Reeves’ (War For The Planet of The Apes), with a script by Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire) and stars Robert Pattinson as The Dark Knight, Jeffrey Wright Commissioner Gordon, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler, Colin Farrell as The Penguin, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone; Andy Serkis as Bruce Wayne’s trusted butler, Alfred, and Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham District Attorney Gil Colson. Continue reading


The New Trailer for The Batman Features More of Nirvana’s “Something In The Way”


The new Batman movie The Batman shared another trailer for its highly anticpated March 2022 release via Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures. As with the previous trailer, Nirvana’s deep cut “Something In The Way” is prominently featured throughout the trailer. Based on the Batman Year One story by Frank Miller, the trailer features a rogues gallery of villans. The song was the final track on Nirvana’s breakout 1991 album Nevermind (Geffen Records) which just turned 30 years-old one month on September 24th. The trailer was shown during the highly anticipated panel for Matt Reeves’ (War For The Planet of The Apes), with a script by Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire) and stars Robert Pattinson as The Dark Knight, Jeffrey Wright Commissioner Gordon, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler, Colin Farrell as The Penguin, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone; Andy Serkis as Bruce Wayne’s trusted butler, Alfred, and Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham District Attorney Gil Colson. Continue reading


Nirvana’s “Nevermind” 30th Anniversary Editions Due Out This Fall


Nirvana’s Nevermind was released on September 24, 1991 and set off a revolution culturally and musically. Beginning November 12, 2021, Geffen/UMe commemorates the 30th anniversary of Nevermind with several multi-format reissues. A total of 94 audio and video tracks–70 previously unreleased–will be made available across configurations ranging from Super Deluxe Editions to standard digital/CD and single disc vinyl with bonus 7-inch. In all formats, Nevermind is newly remastered from the original half-inch stereo analog tapes to high-resolution 192kHz 24-bit. Pre-orders are live at the link below.

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The Baby From the Cover of Nirvana’s “Nevermind” Album Sues The Band for “Child Pornography”


Spencer Elden, who as a baby was featured on the album artwork of Nirvana’s classic album Nevermind (Geffen) is suing the surviving members of the band and the estate of late frontman Kurt Cobain for Child Pornography charges and restituition acccording to a record from court records s obtained by TMZ. Elden alleges the image of the baby reaching for a dollar in a swimming pool violated federal child pornography statutes and argues child sexual exploitation.Continue reading


Nirvana’s Iconic First Hit “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Hits 1 Billion Streams on Spotify


 

Nirvana’s career-breaking hit song “Smells Like Teen Spirit’ has surpassed one billion streams on Spotify, making it the band’s first song to reach that mark. There are many pop and rap songs with over a billion streams, but relatively few rock songs. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was the lead track of Nevermind (Geffen/UMe), their second album, 30 years ago and went on to sell more than 30 million copies worldwide. The single made its radio debut on August 27, 1991 and the video also has over 1 billion plays on YouTube.Continue reading


Nirvana’s “Something In The Way” Featured in The Debut Trailer for “The Batman”


Perhaps the most anticipated movie of 2021 is the new Batman movie The Batman! Warner Bros. closed out the DC Fandome weekend on Saturday night and Nirvana’s deep cut “Something In The Way” featured throughout the trailer of the film, based on the Batman Year One story by Frank Miller. The song was the final track on Nirvana’s breakout 1991 album Nevermind (Geffen Records). The trailer was shown during the highly anticipated panel for Matt Reeves’ (War For The Planet of The Apes), with a script by Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire) and stars Robert Pattinson as The Dark Knight, Jeffrey Wright Commissioner Gordon, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler, Colin Farrell as The Penguin, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone; Andy Serkis as Bruce Wayne’s trusted butler, Alfred, and Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham District Attorney Gil Colson. The film is only 25% finished so the trailer is just the beginning of what the final film will look like. Continue reading


The Video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana Approaches 1 Billion Views on YouTube


Nirvana’s star-making video for ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ which catapulted the band to rock superstardom is approaching one billion video views on YouTube. ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ was the lead track and single from Nirvana’s breakthrough release Nevermind (Geffen/UMe) which hit No. 1 around the world, selling more than 30 million copies worldwide. The single made its radio debut on August 27, 1991.Continue reading


Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain – 25 Years Later


For those of a certain age, the news that twenty-five years have passed since the death of Kurt Donald Cobain will scarcely be believable. But it is 25 years and yes, you do now feel old. You probably still feel sad and melancholy. Time has a terrible way of playing tricks with your memory but the passing of Nirvana’s frontman still resonates as if it were yesterday. The past remains, undoubtedly, a foreign country but I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing. I was in laundrette in Bristol, England doing a weekend load of washing (this is what students did then). I was listening to the BBC on my five-year-old Sony radio walkman- remember those?- when the terrible, heart-stopping news came through on that grey, terrible slate grey April day.

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Famed Nirvana Concert “Live At The Paramount” Is Coming To Vinyl


According to a published report from The Pulse of Radio and now the bands’ social media accounts, Nirvana will finally release their famous Live At The Paramount on vinyl. The concert was held in Seattle on Halloween 1991, approximately one month after the release of Nevermind (Geffen). Coming on April 12th the double LP will include bonus features such as a 12×24″ poster insert and a replica of an original backstage pass which will be presented as a download card. In 2011, a DVD and Blu-ray of the concert was released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Nevermind. Continue reading


Nirvana Sues Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs Over Logo Infringement


According to a report from TMZ, Nirvana filed a lawsuit against Marc Jacobs over a design featured in the brand’s “Redux Grunge” collection. The collection celebrates the cultural significance of the clothing that went on to become cultural icons. Included in the collection are socks, shirts, and sweaters. The lawsuit centers on a design featuring a rip-off of the exact Nirvana smiley face logo, trademarked officially after the band blew up in 1992, following the release of Nevermind (Geffen).

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