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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Recreates Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover

Matthias Clamer, ESPN The Magazine If imitation is the ultimate sign of flattery, then Nirvana ‘s ‘Nevermind’ album cover has to be one of the most beloved images in pop culture history. The iconic artwork has been replicated many times over the years, and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is the latest to pay tribute, recreating the image for ‘ESPN The Magazine’s new music issue.  The magazine has turned their focus to sports loving musicians for their latest issue, with Pearl Jam ‘s Jeff Ament recently sharing his basketball past in a piece that turned up prior to the issue’s release. Incidentally, the image of Lochte swimming with the almighty dollar in front of him seems apt as since his Olympic victories the commercial opportunities have opened up. He recently signed on to star in the reality series , ‘What Would Ryan Lochte Do?’ The ‘ESPN The Magazine’ music issue hit newsstands today (Feb. 8). See a full gallery of Ryan Lochte’s ‘Nevermind’ photo shoot here  and see a behind-the-scenes video below: Ryan Lochte ‘Nevermind’ Photo Shoot – Behind-the-Scenes Video [button href=”” title=”Next: Unique ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Covers” align=”center”]

Nickelback Frontman Chad Kroeger Engaged to Avril Lavigne

Canada’s got a new power couple! People reports that Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger is now engaged to pop star Avril Lavigne. The couple have been dating around six months, having first gotten together when Kroeger was called in to co-write a song for Lavigne’s next record. A photo from the studio showed the pair looking rather chummy earlier this year. A friend of Lavigne’s told the magazine, “A romantic relationship

Dates Unveiled for AP Tour Featuring Miss May I, Ghost Inside, Amity Affliction + More

The lineup and dates have been set for the AP Tour Fall 2012. Miss May I will headline this year’s tour that is sponsored by Alternative Press Magazine. Other bands on the bill include The Ghost Inside, Like Moths To Flames, The Amity Affliction and Glass Cloud. Miss May I, who just wrapped up a stint on Warped Tour, released their latest album ‘At  Heart’ in June.   ‘Get What You

Wolfgang Van Halen Discusses Influence on Van Halen’s ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ Album

Wolfgang Van Halen, the current bassist of Van Halen who happens to be the son of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, has shed some light on just how much influence he had on the band’s new album, ‘A Different Kind of Truth.’ Wolfgang tells Guitar World Magazine (via Van Halen News Desk), “I knew that Van Halen had this incredible catalog of music they’ve recorded and written that nobody has ever heard.