Watch Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, and Lorde Perform With Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

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Watch Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, and Lorde Perform With Nirvana at  the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony
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Nirvana joined the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility, alongside Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt. Michael Stipe, from R.E.M., inducted Nirvana into the hall of fame saying "Nirvana tapped into a voice that was yearning to be heard. Nirvana were kicking against the mainstream. They spoke truth and a lot of people listened."

Here were the four Nirvana performances during the show:

Joan Jett joined Nirvana onstage to perform "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

Kim Gordon, from Sonic Youth, sang "Aneurysm" St. Vincent performed "Lithium"

And Lorde sang "All Apologies"

RIP: Jim Marshall, at 88

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RIP: Jim Marshall, at 88
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Jim Marshall, whose pioneering Marshall amplifiers were behind some of the biggest names in rock and roll -- Jimi Hendrix, Pete Townshend of The Who, and Eric Clapton -- and who is considered "the founder of loud" and responsible for the sound of rock, has died.

From Marshall Amplification: "Your memory; the music and joy your amps have brought to countless millions for the past five decades; and that world-famous, omnipresent script logo that proudly bears your name will always live on."

[ap / musicradar]

The Best Earthquake of the Day

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The Best Earthquake of the Day
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The Best Earthquake of the Day: Geologists with Auckland GeoNet announced today that seismic activity recorded during the Foo Fighters' Tuesday night concert at Western Springs was "similar to volcanic tremors."

In other words, they literally rocked the place.

50,000 attendees and the band's powerful sound system are believed to be the sou