It’s hard to believe that it’s been 25 years since Bleach debuted on the shelves, but fans of Nirvana always knew that one day this was coming to the American grunge pioneers. This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place at the Barclay Centre in Brooklyn last night, where Michael Stripe (R.E.M) inducted Nirvana into the hall of fame.
His speech was followed by a revival performance including Dave Grohl on the drums, Krist Novoselic on bass and Pat Smear on guitar, with Joan Jett on vocals standing in for the late Kurt Cobain. The lead vocals were shared by a few contributing artists including Lorde, Kim Gordon, and finally Anne Clark of St. Vincent.
Check out the acceptance speech as well as various performances below.
Joan Jett performing “Smells Like Teen Spirit” with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear.
Lorde performing “All Apologies”.
Muse contributes to the late Kurt Cobain and latest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees.
St. Vincent also contributes to the Inductees by performing “Lithium”.