Jon Stewart to Host Session With Nirvana Members

 

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart will host a Q&A session with the surviving members of rock band Nirvana to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its album “Nevermind.”

Stewart will host the event on SiriusXM for two hours on Sept. 24. It will feature fans, Nirvana band members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, and Butch Vig, the producer behind “Nevermind.” Kurt Cobain, the band’s lead singer, committed suicide in 1994.

“Nevermind” was the band’s second album and has sold 10 million units in theUnited States. It features Nirvana’s biggest hit, “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”

Grohl is now the lead singer of the Foo Fighters.

SiriusXM will also launch the all-Nirvana channel, Nevermind Radio, on Sept. 23 until Sept. 28.

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(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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One Response

  1. The origins of Nevermind actually came from Prince claiming a song I wrote as Alexander Nevermind called Sugar Walls performed by Sheena Easton.

    I usually like to draw connections to the songs I write and the connection to Sugar Walls was the song I wrote with Joe Elliott of Def Leppard named Pour Some Sugar On Me.

    In ’83 Kurt Cobain was on the road crew of Def Leppard’s Rock Till You Drop tour. I went to the May ’83 concert and later met Joe and Kurt. Over the next 11 years Kurt and I worked on many songs for many different artists.

    Amy Lee (founder of Evanescence)

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