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April 7, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Cartoonist Ward Sutton revisits Nirvana

Nirvana will be inducted into Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 10, in a ceremony in Brooklyn, N.Y. In anticipation, The Seattle Times asked artist Ward Sutton to draw a tribute to the band. Sutton, a New York-based cartoonist, illustrator and rock-poster artist, lived in Seattle in the band’s heyday in…

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April 1, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Chat with the world’s foremost Nirvana expert

Nirvana, the rock band that put Seattle on the rock map, will be inducted April 10 into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Coincidentally, the induction comes just five days after the 20th anniversary of the day Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain committed suicide. What are your thoughts about Nirvana and its legacy? Many readers…

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December 16, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Nirvana chosen for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

(MTV)

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Monday that Seattle rock band Nirvana is one of seven 2014 inductees.

Nirvana is the fourth Seattle-related musical act to earn popular music’s highest honor, following Jimi Hendrix, the Ventures and Heart.  Heart was inducted earlier this year in Los Angeles.

In a press release, Nirvana bass player Krist Novoselic said, “This is a great honor. Thank you to the people who nominated and voted for us. Thank you most of all to Kurt Cobain. And to everyone who’s kept Rock music going strong for 60 years and counting.”

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