In April 1994, Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain was found in his garage in Seattle, dead from a single shotgun blast to the head. It’s been 25 years since his passing and, over that time, Cobain has gone from just the leader of a band to one of the iconic figures of the 90s and of the grunge genre. In this edition of the Renegades Radio Podcast, we’ll look back at Cobain’s life and try to figure out how a bright light burned himself out so quickly.
Recently the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame held its induction ceremonies, enshrining such legends of rock as Stevie Nicks, The Zombies, and Def Leppard into the Valhalla of rock music. Now that the 2019 ceremonies are complete, it’s time to take a look at those who are newly eligible and those that have been eligible for some time but haven’t been voted in. Such newcomers as The Notorious B.I.G., Stabbing Westward and Weezer are all eligible (having released their first album in 1994), while stalwarts such as Warren Zevon, Jimmy Buffett and Pat Benatar all look for their first nominations. Take a listen to the newcomers and the veterans – which ones will be nominated come this fall?