Quote: "We're friends again. We text and we're cool... I think you just get to an age where (you think), 'Why are we suing each other? Like really, honestly?' It just got stupid. Honestly, me and Dave Grohl, we had some gnarly times over the years and if we can make up, anyone can make up! And we're really cool now... (We realised) the energy's hurting (us) and the families and the kids, everyone." Courtney Love is grateful to have reconciled with her late husband Kurt Cobain's former Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl after spending two decades fighting over the rights to the band's back catalogue.
Quote: "We haven't even talked about it. We looked at that evening as a night that may never happen again. That's what made it so powerful and beautiful and meaningful. And it may never happen again, so we made the most of it. And it was f**king great." Dave Grohl is adamant the Nirvana reunion on the night of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this month (Apr14) was a one-off.
Fact: A secret show by the surviving members of Nirvana in New York City on 10 April (14) was caught on camera. The gig at a small bar in Brooklyn featured Joan Jett, St. Vincent and Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon filling in for late frontman Kurt Cobain on lead vocals and came shortly after their performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. It is not yet known if the stars plan to release the footage.
Quote: "I feel we conjured the spirit of the band, and we could not have done that alone. This, for me, is a bittersweet notion as we all miss Kurt so much. But considering we were inducted, the show had to go on." Rocker Krist Novoselic is proud of the performance he and his Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl put on at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last week (10Apr14). The pair was joined by Joan Jett, Lorde, St. Vincent and Kim Gordon to sing lead on hits like Smells Like Teen Spirit and Lithium in place of late frontman Kurt Cobain.
Tweet: "So honoured and happy I got to help celebrate Nirvana's rock and roll hall of fame induction tonight. true f**king rock stars, all, forever." Pop star Lorde was delighted after performing with the surviving members of rock band Nirvana at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday (10Apr14).
Fact: Teenage pop star Lorde was an odd choice to join Nirvana onstage for a performance of All Apologies at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Thursday (10Apr14) - the Royals hitmaker, 17, wasn't even born when frontman Kurt Cobain died in 1994.
Quote: "It's bittersweet because our friend Kurt has been gone 20 years. So it's a good way to remember him. He should be here." Nirvana star Krist Novoselic is upset his late bandmate Kurt Cobain will not be present on Thursday (10Apr14) when they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Fact: The town of Hoquiam, Washington has named 10 April, 2014 'Nirvana Day' to coincide with the grunge band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain lived in the town for several months. It is just a few miles from the his hometown of Aberdeen.
Fact: A remastered version of Nirvana's final studio album, In Utero, is to be released later this year (13) to mark the record's 20th anniversary. The special edition will also contain demo tracks and live recordings. It is scheduled for release in September (13), 20 years to the month since the original first hit stores.
Fact: Former Hole star Eric Erlandson has written a poetry book inspired by the death of Nirvana star Kuirt Cobain - the late husband of his one-time bandmate Courtney Love. The book will hit stores in April (12) just after the 18th anniversary of Cobain's death.
Quote: "So many bands haven't won. Maybe it just wasn't our time. But the kids seemed to like it, and that's all that matters." Former Nirvana rocker Dave Grohl on the fact the trio failed to win a Grammy Award for their landmark album Nevermind.
Fact: Bosses at Universal Music are to mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's landmark album Nevermind in September (11) by releasing a box set containing a remastered version of the record, a full-length concert Dvd, and rare and unreleased recordings by the band.
Quote: "Smells Like Teen Spirit was the only rock song that (would) come on and you'd be like,'That one is OK, I can deal with that one'. I was young and I actually listened to the lyrics. I probably felt at that time I was rebelling and I can associate myself with that. (I could) relate to the things he (Kurt Cobain) was talking about in the songs. I probably couldn't, but I thought I could." Lil Wayne was a big fan of Nirvana in his youth.
Fact: Former child star Miley Cyrus showed off her rock credentials at a gig in Ecuador, South America last week (beg25Apr11) by performing a cover version of Nirvana's grunge anthem Smells Like Teen Spirit.
Quote: "One of the things about the expanded Nirvana family, it doesn't matter how much time has passed, when you see each other you're immediately connected by that, by the good and bad things. When I see Krist, I hug him to celebrate our lives but I also hug him to console him." Dave Grohl is still close to NIRVANA bassist KRIST NOVOSELIC.
Quote: "When you're a widow of a suicide you always get some sort of blame, whereas widowers don't get quite as much. There's a huge amount of guilt that I feel." Rocker Courtney Love on the emotional weight of her husband Kurt Cobain's death since the former Nirvana frontman was found dead in his Seattle, Washington home in 1994.
Quote: "It is just sort of insulting... that all I will probably be remembered for is the fact that a very famous dude casually dropped my name in an interview. That this is as good as it will get for me, that I will always be subservient to that remark." The Pixies frontman Frank Black fears his biggest legacy will be inspiring Nirvana legend Kurt Cobain.
Quote: "I don't need to be the lead singer of a band. I am, fortunately, and I love doing it. But to go and sit at the drum set and be the utility guy, like 'Alright what do you need? How loud do you want it?' I just wanted to blow those guys away." Foo Fighters star and former Nirvana percussionist Dave Grohl is relishing his role back behind the drums for his new band Them Crooked Vultures.
Fact: Nirvana's back catalogue is to be re-released on vinyl for the first time later this year (09).
Fact: Famed British rock venue the LONDON ASTORIA will close its doors for the last time on Wednesday (14Jan09) after 32 years. The 2,000 capacity venue, which has hosted legendary shows by the Rolling Stones, U2, Nirvana, Metallica, and Pearl Jam, will be bulldozed to make way for a new rail link after a massive public campaign to save it failed.
Fact: Nirvana song BREED is to be used to help sell a new mobile phone in Austria.
Quote: "He's listening to Nirvana really loudly all the time, but I don't think I'll be COURTNEY (LOVE). It's never gonna happen." Actress Amanda Peet on living with screenwriter husband David Benioff as he pens the screenplay for new Kurt Cobain biopic HEAVIER THAN HEAVEN.
Quote: "It's kind of creepy that many people have seen me naked." SPENCER ELDEN - who was the naked baby in the iconic cover of Nirvana's NEVERMIND - ponders of the legacy of that 17 year old photo.
Quote: "After Kurt died, I really resented everybody getting into Green Day. I was like, 'A f**king legend just passed, and you guys are listening to Green Day...' I was really passionate about it." Interpol frontman PAUL BANKS found GREEN DAY's success in the wake of Nirvana star Kurt Cobain's 1994 suicide intensely irritating.
Fact: An upcoming episode of U.S. TV drama COLD CASE will feature nothing but Nirvana music in the background.
Quote: "I appreciate the guy was in pain... and anybody shacked up with Courtney Love would want to f**king die, but still, you've got a duty as a rock star to inspire kids." Oasis star Noel Gallagher has little sympathy for tragic Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Quote: "I never thought I would be defined by the man I was with. It took me by surprise." Courtney Love was brought up in a feminist commune and never expected to be overshadowed by her late husband, Nirvana frontman KURT COBAIN.
Fact: Nirvana's 1994 concert film LIVE! TONIGHT! SOLD OUT! will be released for the first time on DVD next month (NOV06).
Fact: <p>SAMUEL BAYER, the director of Nirvana's groundbreaking SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT video, is to make his directorial debut on the big screen after signing up to take charge of Bruce Willis' new crime drama BLACK WATER TRANSIT. </p>