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Dave Grohl's rep denies Nirvana reunion tour rumors
Dec. 17, 2012, 8:12 AM EST
A representative for Dave Grohl has shot down rumors suggesting the musician
is planning to stage a Nirvana reunion tour by hiring a new singer to front the
Bing: Paul McCartney and Nirvana members play
The drummer-turned-singer re-teamed with his former Nirvana band mate Krist
Novoselic and the group's touring guitarist, Pat Smear, for a performance at the
12-12-12 charity concert in New York City last week. They played with Paul
McCartney, filling in for frontman Kurt Cobain, who died in 1994, and revived
the line-up for a second time with a performance on "Saturday Night
Live" over the weekend.
The performances sparked rumors that the Nirvana members are planning to
resurrect the band for a tour with a new frontman, but a representative for
Grohl insists the story is not true, telling New York Post gossip column Page
Six the rumors are "nonsense."
The collaboration has garnered mixed reviews from fans, and Cobain's widow,
Courtney Love, blasted McCartney's involvement as "bad."