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Nirvana Day, Manson to Headline, Lacuna Coil Dropping Out, and NIИ Tops the List

The QLZ Music Minute--Music news written by Bishop for Springfield’s Real Rock, 92.7 QLZ


Nirvana Day


The town of Hoquiam, Washington, has proclaimed April 10th to be Nirvana Day in their fair city. That’s the day that the stewards of early 90s grunge will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hoquiam mayor Jack Durney acknowledged that the late singer Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic both lived in Hoquiam for a little while and says that it’s important to “honor our sons and their great accomplishments.” On a more somber note, both the proclaimed Nirvana day in Hoquiam and the induction ceremony will take place five days following the 20th anniversary of Cobain’s suicide.


Manson to headline


Not sure what an Alt-Fest is, but Marilyn Manson will be headlining in 2014. The UK-based festival will run from August 15 through the 17th at some estate in the backwoods of the United Kingdom. The festival will also feature the likes Truck Fighters, Cradle of Filth, KMFDM, Killing Joke and others.


Lacuna Coil dropping out


Lacuna Coil are bowing out of ShipRocked this coming January. The band posted a message to their Facebook page that says they decided to pull out … of the festival so they can take care of some pressing personal issues. The joint statement goes on to say they are unable to travel such far distance away from loved ones and that they’re sorry for everyone who was planning on checking them out on the cruise for metal heads. Don’t worry though, if you have tickets, you’re still gonna get rocked, with ShipRocked, as Five Finger Death Punch, Sevendust, In This Moment and Device, plus others, prepare to rock the ocean’s vastness. ShipRocked takes off from from Miami to the Bahamas January 26th.


NIИ tops the list


The elaborate live stage show brought on this year by Nine Inch Nails helped secure their spot on Entertainment Weekly’s list of top performances this year. The magazine writes that Nine Inch Nails used epic, churning light shows to wow fans. NIN will release a concert video for their Tensions tour sometime next year.


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