Artist > Nirvana

Universal Confirms Nirvana, Soundgarden, R.E.M. Masters Damaged or Destroyed In 2008 Fire

4 monthes ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

A massive fire burned down a Universal Music Group warehouse in Florida back in 2008, but reports about what was inside - 500,000 high-quality master recordings , many of which were for iconic records - didn't surface until last year. Now, Universal has acknowledged that master recordings to albums by Nirvana , Soundgarden , Slayer , R.E.M. , Elton John were either damaged or destroyed in the fire.
The reason this is news 12 years later is because Universal never told the artists impacted by the fire in the first place, even those who were the legal owners of those masters. Instead, it was...
Read more ...

 

Universal Confirms That Nirvana, Beck, Soundgarden, Slayer, More Masters Were Damaged Or Destroyed In 2008 Fire

Universal Confirms That Nirvana, Beck, Soundgarden, Slayer, More Masters Were Damaged Or Destroyed In 2008 Fire

4 monthes ago   |   By Stereogum

Last year, in a massive feature , the New York Times reported on a massive musical-history loss that had been kept largely secret. In 2008, a massive fire at the Universal Studios Florida lot raged through and devastated a warehouse where Universal Music Group had been keeping decades' worth of master recordings. Many thousands... More »
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Nirvana      Album      R.E.M.      Entertainment News      Music News      2008 Universal Fire      Alternative Rock      Fire      Universal Music Group      Feature      News      ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead      Beck      Bryan Adams      David Baerwald      Elton John      Jimmy Eat World      Les Paul      Michael McDonald      Peter Frampton      Sheryl Crow      Slayer      Sonic Youth      Soundgarden      Surfaris      Suzanne Vega      White Zombie      Y&T  


SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM!

SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM! 19 April at 20:00(Atlanta,USA), at 3:00 (Moscow,Russia) the Transfer of the group "The show broadway group" ON the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL... Read more ...

Law on local radio Freedom

Chuck Schumer U.S. senator Dear Mr. Gorbunov: Thank You for contacting me to Express your concern about S. Con.Res.6, the Law on local radio Freedom. While the local... Read more ...

The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

GET THIS SHOW !!! From NoiseTrade and get free music from @showbroadway3 at @noisetrade. Listen here... Read more ...

Eminem Takes a Strong Stance Against Police Brutality in New Song With Kid Cudi

Eminem Takes a Strong Stance Against Police Brutality in New Song With Kid Cudi

For Eminem and Kid Cudi's first collaboration, "The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady" is a powerful one. The over-four-minute song tackles subjects like police brutality... Read more ...

Yeasayer Are No Longer Suing The Weeknd For Copyright Infringement

Yeasayer Are No Longer Suing The Weeknd For Copyright Infringement

Earlier this year, the members of the defunct Brooklyn indie band Yeasayer filed a lawsuit against Kendrick Lamar and the Weeknd for copyright infringement. Yeasayer claimed... Read more ...

100 Gecs - “hand crushed by a mallet ” (Feat. Fall Out Boy, Craig Owens, &...

100 Gecs - “hand crushed by a mallet ” (Feat. Fall Out Boy, Craig Owens, & Nicole Dollanganger)

Extremely online weirdo-pop duo 100 gecs broke out in a big way last year with their debut LP 1000 gecs, one of the best albums of 2019. And now they're taking a well-deserved... Read more ...

Coldplay Unveil Alternate Take Of “Yellow” Video For Parachutes' 20th...

Coldplay Unveil Alternate Take Of “Yellow” Video For Parachutes' 20th Anniversary

Coldplay's debut album Parachutes just turned 20 yesterday. And to commemorate the annivesary, the band has shared footage from the never-before-seen first take of the music... Read more ...

Simple Plan Bassist Quits Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Simple Plan Bassist Quits Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The bassist for Montreal pop punk band Simple Plan has stepped down in light of accusations of sexual misconduct that have surfaced on social media. David Desrosiers announced... Read more ...

These Photos of Victoria and Harper Beckham Are So Cute, Your Heart Might...

These Photos of Victoria and Harper Beckham Are So Cute, Your Heart Might Explode

We always love seeing the Beckham family out and about , but we have to admit that we have a soft spot for Victoria and Harper's adorable mommy-and-me moments. Whether they are... Read more ...

Brie Larson Reminds Us "We're Gonna Be Alright" With a Melodic Ariana Grande...

Brie Larson Reminds Us "We're Gonna Be Alright" With a Melodic Ariana Grande Cover

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brie on Jul 9, 2020 at 9:57pm PDT If you're looking for a pick-me-up today, please allow Brie Larson to serenade you with her... Read more ...

I Adopted a Traumatized "Street Cat," and She's Made My Life Infinitely Better

I Adopted a Traumatized "Street Cat," and She's Made My Life Infinitely Better

When I rescued my cat, Hazel, she was 9 months old and had been at the Humane Society for six months. After being returned by a family due to biting behavior, Hazel had been... Read more ...

Contemporary Urbanity and Blackness in 'New Jack City'

Contemporary Urbanity and Blackness in 'New Jack City'

"For the Love of Money/Living for the City" performed by R&B groups Troop, Levert, and rapper Queen Latifah sampled two well known social commentary songs to describe the "new... Read more ...

Parachutes Turns 20

Parachutes Turns 20

Raise your hand if you remember when Coldplay were the new Travis. Before the U2-for-millennials arena rock, the Grey's Anatomy tearjerker power ballads, the old-timey military... Read more ...