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Lorde Got To Be In Nirvana Last Night

Lorde was born in 1996, two years after Kurt Cobain’s tragic death. But his legacy is in good hands with her, and the other amazing women who helped induct Nirvana into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

1. Lorde joined the surviving members of Nirvana to perform “All Apologies” on Thursday in Brooklyn.

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Nirvana was among the nine acts inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year. At Thursday’s induction ceremony, four female singers joined the surviving members of the band to perform.

2. Joan Jett did “Smells Like Teen Spirit”:

3. Kim Gordon sang “Aneurysm”:

4. St. Vincent’s Annie Clark did “Lithium”:

After the main ceremony, the night raged on at a metal bar in Brooklyn, where St. Vincent and members of Nirvana did “Heart Shaped Box,” and Joan Jett reprised “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”

5. And Lorde closed things out, covering “All Apologies.”

6. She was slaying a hot pink suit.

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Kim Gordon played bass, Krist Novoselic played accordion.

8. During his life, Cobain spoke out about feeling alienated by male-dominated culture.

He famously wrote the above quote in the liner notes of the 1992 Nirvana compilation Insecticide.

9. So, pretty much:

Rock belongs to women now, so says the legacy of Kurt Cobain #RRHOF

— annkpowers (@annkpowers)

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