American Idol Goes Grunge: Casey Abrams Covers Nirvana

There has been a strong rock-and-roll undercurrent on American Idol this season—not that we watch or anything. First, James Durbin paid tribute to Judas Priest (video here), and now, Top 12 contest Casey Abrams has tried his hand at grunge, choosing to sing Nirvana classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” Tell us what you think in the comments.


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  • glane0139

    no comment!

  • Matt Roach

    Whoa…that was bad. Like baaaaaad.

  • Arturo_Cr7

    weird al yankoviks version is even better!!!
    F this dude…!!!

  • Lawallace4

    it was scary bad!!!

  • Michael Cline

    Nirvana sucks

  • Anmo96

    it is american idol…what they call “talent” i call a joke

  • Julius Delgado


    Oh yeah, fuck you Steven Tyler.

  • Ozzyslostchild

    That was definetly not good, I mean it wasn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be, but he is no Kurt Cobain by far.

  • Bash Fr: Mt.Currie

    He should of followed in Milli Vanilli’s steps and just lip synched…he may have had a chance then, either way He’s a load.