Nirvana Reform With Paul McCartney

artist: nirvana date: 12/12/2012 category: general music news
I like this
voted: 134
Nirvana Reform With Paul McCartney
In a last minute bid for "WTF of the year", Paul McCartney will front a reformed Nirvana at a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert tonight. Both Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic are taking part, along with Pat Smear who once toured as an additional Nirvana guitarist and now plays in the Foo Fighters lineup. With McCartney being a personal hero to Kurt Cobain, this is as close to a Nirvana reunion as we'll ever see. Of course, it could end up being a Beatles performance for all we know. Nirvana were huge fans of the Beatles, so they'd probably jump at the chance to perform their songs with Macca. They've been secretly working on a new song in preparation for the gig, after Grohl asked McCartney to "jam with some mates". McCartney says he didn't realise who they were at first, according to the Sun: "They are saying how good it is to be back together. I said Whoa? You guys haven't played together for all that time? "And somebody whispered to me 'That's Nirvana. You're Kurt.' I couldn't believe it." The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi and Eric Clapton will also play at the benefit concert, alongside several pop stars. Money raised from the event will go to the Sandy Relief benefit fund to aid those whose lives were affected by the recent hurricane on the East Coast. You can watch a live stream of the concert here when it starts later tonight:
We're speechless, but if you have something to say about the biggest news of the year, go ahead in the comments.
Submit your story new
More nirvana news:
+ Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' Is the Most Iconic Song of All Time, Study Finds General Music News 09/24/2015
+ Krist Novoselic: 'Kurt Cobain Would Have Made a Great Monk' General Music News 09/12/2015
+ Tennis Legend John McEnroe Covers Nirvana's 'Territorial Pissings' General Music News 08/28/2015
+ Lawsuit Seeking Release of Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Dismissed General Music News 08/03/2015
+ Teenage Girl Uncovers Photos From Nirvana's First-Ever Concert in 1987 General Music News 07/21/2015
+ Someone Dropped a Shovel and It Sounded Just Like Nirvana Entertainment 07/10/2015
+ view all
Your captcha is incorrect