Tag: Nirvana

Mark Lanegan

Sing Backwards And Weep: A Memoir (Hachette)

Singer Mark Lanegan has lived through hell and back, and his new autobiography Sing Backwards And Weep is an unrelenting and harrowing tale of addiction and self destruction. It’s also one of the best rock autobiographies you’ll ever read.

Sunrise

Add Some Music To Your Day #10: Monday Morning Miscellany

Good morning! Today’s broadcast features an eclectic mix of sounds and artists, all drawn from yours truly’s weekend listening experience. We hope you enjoy it!

Serving The Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain (Ecco Press)

Nirvana manager Danny Goldberg had a ringside seat as one of rock and roll’s most tumultuous bands redefined rock music and underground culture. He has a unique insight into the machinations of one of the best bands of all time. Unfortunately, this book doesn’t offer any, and feels like a missed opportunity.

The Electrical Storm: Grunge, My Part In Its Downfall (Rejected Unknown)

Everett True sits down and tells some choice tales from his wild and adventure-filled life. Enjoy ’em now, because nobody’s making memorable life stories like this anymore.

R.I.P. Lemmy. It feels like most everything that rocked about rock music departed the world when you did.

Everett True waxes philosophical on the late, great Lemmy.

3AM Eternal: Mary Lou Lord, “Camden Town Rain” (1993)

A painfully beautiful goodbye song to a heartbreaker.

3AM Eternal: Nirvana, “Heart-Shaped Box” (1993)

Just because you’re on a downward spiral doesn’t mean you can’t produce a masterpiece in the process….

I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana (St. Martins)

A new book takes a fascinating, interesting, and unique approach to the retelling of the already well-known story of Nirvana.