Watch Nirvana Reunite With Lorde, Joan Jett, and More at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

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April 11 2014 10:43 AM

Watch Nirvana Reunite With Lorde, Joan Jett, and More at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Dave Grohl at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on April 10, 2014.

Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Just a few days after the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night, and the surviving inductees, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, performed some of the band’s biggest hits. In a year that saw only one female inductee—Linda Ronstadt—Nirvana’s rotating roster of musicians who stood in for Cobain included solely women: Joan Jett, Lorde, Annie Clark of St. Vincent, and Kim Gordon.

Full footage of Gordon’s performance doesn’t appear to be online yet, though Stereogum does have a snippet of it from Vine. You can check out the rest of the performances below.


Jett and the band performed “Smells Like Teen Spirit”:

Lorde took the reigns on “All Apologies”:

Clark takes on “Lithium”:

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.


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