Krist Novoselic

Krist Novoselic

 

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Krist Anthony Novoselic (/ˌnvəˈsɛlɪ/; Croatian: Krist Novoselić; often referred to as Chris Novoselic, born May 16, 1965) is an American rock musician, and was the bass guitarist and founding member of the grunge band Nirvana. After Nirvana disbanded following the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994, Novoselic formed Sweet 75[1] in the same year and Eyes Adrift in 2002, releasing one album with each band. From 2006 to 2009 he played in the punk band Flipper, and in 2011 contributed bass and accordion to the song "I Should Have Known", on Foo Fighters' studio album Wasting Light, along with playing bass guitar and accordion in Giants in the Trees since June 2016.[2]

Apart from his musical endeavours, Novoselic has been active politically, including the creation of the political action committee JAMPAC (Joint Artists and Musicians Political Action Committee).[3] From 2007 through 2010 he wrote a weekly column on music and politics for Seattle Weekly's website.[4] Since 2008 Novoselic has been board chair of the electoral reform organization FairVote.

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Nirvana
 
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Surviving Members of Nirvana Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Reunite On Stage in Oregon
  –  December 7, 2017
welcoming bassist Krist Novoselic on stage for a tune. Novoselic, who along with Grohl and the late Kurt Cobain formed the iconic grunge trio, came up for Foo Fighters’ “Big Me.” The reunion was augmented by the presence of Foo Fighters guitarist Pat ...
Fred Armisen Reunites With ‘Former Bandmates’ Henry Rollins And Krist Novoselic On ‘Portlandia’
  –  January 17, 2018
Portlandia is returning to TV for its eighth season premiere tomorrow night (January 18th at 10 p.m. on IFC), and for the first episode back, Fred Armisen got some punk and grunge legends ... s when Henry Rollins, Krist Novoselic, and Fugazi’s Brandan ...
Surviving Members of Nirvana Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Reunite On Stage in Oregon
  –  December 7, 2017
welcoming bassist Krist Novoselic on stage for a tune. Novoselic, who along with Grohl and the late Kurt Cobain formed the iconic grunge trio, came up for Foo Fighters’ “Big Me.” The reunion was augmented by the presence of Foo Fighters guitarist Pat ...
Krist Novoselic reunites with Dave Grohl and Pat Smear onstage to perform Foo Fighters’ “Big Me”: Watch
  –  December 8, 2017
While we all wish Kurt Cobain were still around making brilliant music (and probably some really pithy comments about smartphones), it’s heartening that the rest of Nirvana—Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear, who joined the band as a touring ...
Watch Krist Novoselic Join Foo Fighters On Stage To Play ‘Big Me’
  –  December 7, 2017
Krist Novoselic has joined fellow Nirvana members Dave Grohl and ... he toured with the band in 1993 and 1994 while the band was touring In Utero. Novoselic currently making music with his new band Giants In The Trees who dropped their first single earlier ...
Henry Rollins, Krist Novoselic, and Brendan Canty “reunite” as Riot Spray on Portlandia: Watch
  –  January 18, 2018
Portlandia begins its final season tomorrow night on IFC. Though it may be the show’s last hurrah, the eighth season of the sketch show will be as guest-heavy as years past. That includes a trio of rock legends who appear in one particular sketch with ...
PORTLANDIA Returns to IFC for Eighth and Final Season This January
  –  January 18, 2018
Saturday Night Live), musician Krist Novoselic, Henry Rollins (The Legend of Korra, Sons of Anarchy), Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish, Reed Between the Lines), novelist Cheryl Strayed, Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok, Annihilation, Westworld, Creed), David ...
Portlandia Reunites the Band as Fred Armisen is joined by Henry Rollins and Krist Novoselic
  –  January 18, 2018
In a clip from the season 8 premiere of Portlandia, Fred Armisen’s character Spyke reunites the members of his band Riot Spray. The Rolling Stone coverage of this riotous clip also features Henry Rollins, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and Fugazi ...
See Henry Rollins Rock Out With Krist Novoselic, Fugazi's Brendan Canty on 'Portlandia'
  –  January 17, 2018
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's beloved sketch comedy show Portlandia is set to kick off its final season tomorrow, January 18th, on IFC. A hilarious new segment from the premiere episode finds an aging punk-rocker, played by Armisen, reuniting his ...
Black Flag's Henry Rollins on 'Portlandia' and Why Resistance Belongs to Young People
  –  January 17, 2018
Rollins appears with Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty and Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic as three aging punk rockers trying to get their old band back together. They get distracted while rehearsing by going antiquing or admitting that Bruno Mars is actually not t ...
Watch Henry Rollins + Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Jam With Fred Armisen on ‘Portlandia’
  –  January 17, 2018
The final season of IFC’s Portlandia is set to debut tomorrow Jan. 18 and there’s an all-star lineup of rockers featured in its premiere. Henry Rollins, Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic and Fugazi’s Brendan Canty all join Fred Armisen’s character to ...
Put a heard on it! 'Portlandia's' best musical cameos
  –  January 17, 2018
But we are especially looking forward to all the cameos by Fred and Carrie’s musical friends (including Henry Rollins and Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, seen in this sneak preview clip), since a typical Portlandia cast listing often reads like a who’s ...
Fred Armisen Reunites With ‘Former Bandmates’ Henry Rollins And Krist Novoselic On ‘Portlandia’
  –  January 17, 2018
Portlandia is returning to TV for its eighth season premiere tomorrow night (January 18th at 10 p.m. on IFC), and for the first episode back, Fred Armisen got some punk and grunge legends to make an appearance as older rockers who may or may not have gone ...
‘Portlandia’ Star Fred Armisen: Donald Trump Could Save Punk
  –  January 12, 2018
Get that mohawk gel going and sew some patches on your jean jacket — here’s the lineup of that “Portlandia” super group: Henry Rollins, lead singer Krist Novoselic (of Nirvana), bass Brendan Canty (of Fugazi), drummer
The sound of silence is all there is to be heard at the Christchurch Town Hall
  –  January 12, 2018
When Dave Grohl's band, Scream, disbanded, he approached Buzz for advice. Buzz, as the story goes, then introduced Grohl to Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic. It's not hard to see the influence of the Melvins, the "godfathers of grunge", on Nirvana's music.
Rewinding the Charts: In 1991, Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Dethroned the King of Pop
  –  January 11, 2018
The Seattle-based trio — Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic — were 24, 22 and 26, respectively, when Nevermind crowned the chart with the help of its hit single, "Smells Like Teen Spirit," which reached No. 1 on the Alternative Songs airplay ...
JetBlue flight returns to Boston airport after unusual odor sickens passengers, crew
  –  January 7, 2018
Nirvana – composed of vocalist Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic – played with two other bands that Wednesday night: Fits of Depression and Bikini Kill. The show was only the second in Seattle that the band played with Grohl ...
2018 Grammy predictions: Can Metallica overtake Foo Fighters to win their first ever songwriting award?
  –  January 5, 2018
They won for “Walk,” but frontman Dave Grohl had an additional victory in 2014 with Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear for “Cut Me Some Slack.” So the recording academy is certainly appreciates their songwriting, and “Run” is one of ...
‘Portlandia’: Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Create the Next True Crime Podcast Sensation… Maybe
  –  December 25, 2017
musician Krist Novoselic, Henry Rollins, Tracee Ellis Ross, novelist Cheryl Strayed, Tessa Thompson, David Wain, Brent Weinbach, Dolly Wells, Shannon Woodward, and singer-songwriter Kurt Vile. Returning guest stars include Ed Begley Jr., Jeff Goldblum ...
'Nostalgia is for Losers' shows off relics of '90s grunge era
  –  December 15, 2017
An early photo of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and bassist and co-founder Krist Novoselic taken by Karen Mason-Blair. "Nostalgia is For Losers" will showcase Collins' memorabilia and Karen Mason-Blair's photos This early mix of Nirvana's "In Utero" was ...
Surviving Members of Nirvana Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Reunite On Stage in Oregon
  –  December 7, 2017
Tuesday night during Foo Fighters’ concert at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR, frontman Dave Grohl orchestrated a mini reunion of surviving Nirvana band members, welcoming bassist Krist Novoselic on stage for a tune. Novoselic, who along with ...

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