Deer Tick Frontman Explains How Nirvana Jam Came To Be

04/15/2014
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(Classic Rock) Deer Tick frontman John McCauley's dream came true on Thursday night when he got to perform with his heroes Nirvana - and later told how he believed it was an April Fool prank.

Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear played a set at their Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction, fronted by guests including Joan Jett, Kim Gordon and St Vincent's Annie Clark.

They followed it with a secret show at a 230-capacity club in Brooklyn, with McCauley invited to take a turn alongside the big-name guests to deliver Nirvana tracks Serve The Servants and Scentless Apprentice.

"I got an email from Dave personally - but it was the day before April Fool's Day so I didn't really get my hopes up," He tells Rolling Stone. "It could have been anybody with a fake email account. I was skeptical for a couple of days, but then I got an email from their manager and it got real legit."

"Then I was like, 'Holy sh*t - this is weird, man. But let's do it.'" more on this story

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