Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 15–18

Shakespeare gets a modern update, writers plumb life’s two inevitabilities, and Nirvana’s former manager speaks out.

04/15/2019 By Lily Hansen

Grunge Grudge

Does the Nirvana Smiley Face Mean Anything Anymore?

The band is suing Marc Jacobs for appropriating its iconic logo—but is the designer really devaluing it?

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Sound Artists

30 Big Names in Seattle Music

And why they're important to us.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Music Manual

7 Albums Every New Seattleite Should Listen To

Yes, Macklemore and Nirvana, but also Shabazz Palaces, Tacocat, and Chastity Belt.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Dirty Thirty

For 30 Years Sub Pop Has Given Us Great Music and Savvy PR

As the label celebrates its 30th birthday this month, we look at how it’s long fused art and business.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Seattle Sound

Ranking the Songs of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

A look back at the classic grunge album.

09/24/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Grunge Lives

Listen to a Pre-Nirvana Mixtape from Kurt Cobain

It's weird, you guys.

11/03/2014 By Matthew Halverson

In Memoriam

Remembering Kurt Cobain 25 Years Later

The Seattle rock icon died 25 years ago today. Relive some of his best musical moments.

04/08/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

Top Things to See or Do in April

Gamble on the Seattle Rock Lottery, vary tastes at Hop Scotch, and reflect on 20 years since Kurt Cobain’s death.

04/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound Forever

Nirvana's 'In Utero' Turns 20

Celebrate the classic album with an expansive anniversary reissue and a tribute at the EMP.

09/11/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Sandy Relief

Paul McCartney to Front Nirvana? It Could Happen Tonight

Sir Paul may front a Nirvana reunion for tonight's star-studded Sandy benefit concert in New York.

12/12/2012 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Music News

Nirvana Auction to Benefit Susie Tennant

Sale of rock paraphernalia supports the family of a beloved Seattle music veteran.

02/27/2012 By Laura Dannen

Special Event

Nerd Alert: The MLA Convention is Coming to Seattle

And we wouldn’t miss it.

01/04/2012 By Allie Oosta

Quote

The Nirvana Baby Speaks

"Everyone out there in the world has seen my penis already."

09/20/2011 By Seattle Met Staff

Arts & Culture

Grunge Recap

Nirvana wasn't a grunge band.

09/07/2011 By Josh Feit

Seattle Style News

Hedi Slimane x Frances Bean Cobain

08/08/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Opening Night

Slideshow: More Photos from EMP’s ‘Nirvana’ Exhibit

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic makes an appearance.

04/19/2011 By Laura Dannen

New Exhibit

Slideshow: Nirvana at EMP

It’s the most comprehensive look at Seattle’s grunge gods to date.

04/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

50 Most Influential Musicians

Rock guitarists, jazz singers, folk pioneers, world-class cellists and more—these are the people who changed the sound of our lives.

12/09/2008 By Steve Wiecking, Bart Blasengame, Peter Blecha, Gillian Gaar, Hannah Levin, Michaelangelo Matos, Thomas May, Kurt B. Reighley, Riz Rollins, and John Ross