Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam.

5 Great Grunge Documentaries Not Based on Kurt Cobain

Buzz 16:32PM EDT

No music documentary has gotten as much hype this year as 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,' the document on the life of Nirvana's frontman featuring new footage, new songs, and potentially even a sex tape featuring Courtney Love (not really...but director Brett Morgen had a chance). Cobain was arguably the most influential musician of the '90s, a demigod among many music icons that emerged from Seattle's grunge scene. We can't wait to check out Montage of Heck but for the time being we recommend you check out these other five documentaries that look at aspects of Seattle's rock scene during the era, looking at Pearl Jam, Mudhoney and more. No, 'Singles' isn't one of them.READ MORE

Old-timey Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam 'Singles' Offshoot Citizen Dick Getting Record Store Day Release of Original Track 'Touch Me I'm Dick'

Buzz 10:31AM EDT

A lost grunge classic will finally get an official release on Record Store Day, as the essentially-Pearl-Jam band Citizen Dick, one of the focal points of the Cameron Crowe film Singles, will drop its single "Touch Me I'm Dick" as an exclusive 7" record.READ MORE

The Sonics

The Sonics Announce First New Album in Nearly 50 Years, Share Song 'Bad Betty' [LISTEN]

Buzz 11:50AM EDT

Legendary garage rock band The Sonics have announced a new album "This Is The Sonics" and have shared its ferocious lead single "Bad Betty," which you can check out below. According to "Pitchfork," the album is set for release March 31 through Revox Records and will be the band's first new studio album since 1967's "Introducing The Sonics."READ MORE

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6 Artists Whose Debut Songs Were Their Best: The B-52's, Black Flag, and more

Exclusives 15:00PM EDT

It's not uncommon for an artist's debut album to be its best work, but some artists have debut singles that are so unequivocally excellent that they never again write anything that good. Here are six artists who's debut song was their best.READ MORE

RZA, GZA, and Bill Murray in Coffee & Cigarettes

Seven Hilarious Movie Cameos by Musicians: David Bowie, The Wu-Tang Clan, and more

Exclusives 19:06PM EDT

A well-placed cameo appearance in a film can be a lot of fun, but there’s nothing really surprising about seeing an actor appear as themselves, since you’ve already seen them in movies a hundred times. The most interesting cameos are by musicians, since they’re usually unexpected, and sometimes these cameos become highlights of the film. Here are seven films with hilarious cameo appearances from musicians.READ MORE

The Cosmic Psychos: Grunge Influences Are Yeomen by Day, Australian Punk Legends by Night

Interviews 16:09PM EDT

If you ask Ross Knight, bassist and vocalist for Melbourne's Cosmic Psychos, how he regarded the band, he'd probably refer to it as a "hobby." Members of the bands the Psychos have influenced (Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, The Melvins, L7) tell a different story during the new documentary "Blokes You Can Trust." READ MORE

Nirvana Original Contract Placed on Tumblr by Record Label Sub Pop

Genres 12:20PM EDT

An awesome piece of memorabilia has been put on Tumblr by the folks at Seattle music label Sub Pop. The piece of paper seems to be the original contract signed by Nirvana when it joined the label in 1988 (the contract was signed in '88, the actual term began in 1989). READ MORE

'Kurt Cobain' Stars in 'Nirvana' Response To Virginia Tech Mascot's Request for Video Shout Out [WATCH]

Genres 11:13AM EDT

A Virigina Tech student running for homecoming queen (and also apparently the face-behind-the-mask for the school's mascot), requested of music label Sub Pop that the band Nirvana send a video shout-out to support her cause. Although Nirvana's Kurt Cobain has been dead for nearly 20 years and the band disbanded as well, Sub Pop decided to grant the unnamed student's wish. READ MORE

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