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THIS IS IT, HEAVY METAL FANS! THE BIG DAY HAS FINALLY COME! GET EXCITED! WOO!

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Yes, my fellow connoisseurs of all things heavy, today is the day you’ve been waiting for: NIRVANA DAY! As you all well know, November 3rd sees the release of several Nirvana and Nirvana-related releases. For those of you who haven’t already created your NIRVANA DAY CHECKLIST, here’s a handy cheat sheet of the day’s releases:

  1. The “Deluxe” reissue of Bleach, Nirvana’s 1989 debut for Sub Pop, featuring a previously unreleased 1990 concert from Portland, Oregon (CD / Vinyl formats)
  2. Nirvana: Live At Reading, an official edition of the oft-bootlegged audio/video recording of the band’s classic performance at the 1992 Reading Festival (CD / DVD formats)
  3. The first, of what will likely be many, anthologies of the Greatest Hits of former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters (CD / Vinyl formats)
  4. A curious collection of previously unavailable and presumed discarded “death metal” demos entitled Nirvana 2002: Recordings 89-91, arguably for collectors only (CD format)

Oh, and I think that Slayer band has a new one out today too.

-GS

[Gary Suarez is so polite. He usually manages the consistently off-topic No Yoko No. Say, why don’t you follow him on Twitter?]

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