Seattle Office of Film + Music


JON STEWART INTERVIEWS REMAINING NIRVANA MEMBERS
August 25, 2011, 2:16 pm
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New York Times
As a way to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind album, which has sold over ten million copies in the United States, Jon Stewart has invited the living members of the legendary music ensemble to his XM radio lair.  Stewart, along with band members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, as well as Nevermind’s producer Butch Vig, will all be present for an open conversation, which will touch on topics like the caliber of success the famed band reached, Grohl’s transition to lead singer of the Foo Fighter, and surely much more.   The interview is all in preparation for the Nirvana-centric SiriusXM radio station, Nevermind Radio, launching in September for several days.

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EDDIE VEDDER, DAVE GROHL AND PAT SMEAR JOIN MIKE WATT ON STAGE AT THE TRIPLE DOOR

SSG Music
It’s understandable that someone like Mike Watt, former bassist of legendary punk band Minutemen, would have a bevy of celebrity musician friends. But his performance at the Triple Door last night was an unprecedented throwback to Seattle’s grunge years when Eddie Vedder (of Pearl Jam), Dave Grohl (of Foo Fighters and Nirvana), and Pat Smear (also of Foo Fighters and Nirvana) joined Watt onstage for a 10 minute-long jam session. The stunt was a huge surprise for everyone, but it’s not the first time Watt has worked with some of these grunge superstars. Back in the mid-nineties, he recruited Vedder and Grohl to be his touring band after the release of his first solo album, Ball-Hog or Tugboat? Check the video below to see Watt rock out with Grohl on drums, Smear on guitar, and Vedder on vocals and guitar.

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EDDIE VEDDER, DAVE GROHL AND PAT SMEAR JOIN MIK…, posted with vodpod
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