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Kurt Cobain Documentary Premiering at Sundance

December 9, 2014

The upcoming Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck, will premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Variety reports. The portrait of the late Nirvana singer-guitarist will be joining a number of other documentaries and features, including...

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Billy Corgan: Kurt Cobain and I Were 'Top Two Scribes'

December 5, 2014

Billy Corgan defined his relationship with Kurt Cobain in a new interview, saying that he did not look up to the Nirvana frontman. "In the purest sense of the word, we were competitors," the Smashing Pumpkins frontman told The Independent. "He and I were...

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Kurt Cobain Doc Director Talks Courtney Love

December 3, 2014

An earlier version of this story cited an erroneous report concerning Courtney Love's involvement in the planned Kurt Cobain documentary. Rolling Stone has reflected new information in the story below.   A report in the Hollywood Reporter...

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Courtney Love, Dave Grohl Bonded Over Actress' Breasts

November 19, 2014

Courtney Love and Dave Grohl have finally buried the hatchet, thanks to their mutual appreciation for an unnamed actress' breasts. "The other night, we just started talking about this one actress' boobs," the Hole singer shared on...

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Lana Del Rey: Being 'On the Periphery of Music' Inspired New Album

July 8, 2014

Lana Del Rey said she felt free to explore and experiment on her new album, Ultraviolence, following the negative reviews of her much-discussed debut, Born to Die, adding that that mindset allowed her to build a fruitful working relationship with...

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Frances Bean Cobain to Lana Del Rey: Early Death Isn't 'Cool'

June 23, 2014

Update: Lana Del Rey has responded to Frances Bean Cobain. Kurt Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean, has reacted to Lana Del Rey's recent "I wish I was dead already" proclamation, which came after an interviewer mentioned Cobain and Amy Winehouse. "The...

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'Talk Dirty to Me' in 20 Different Styles

May 6, 2014

The singer who treated the Internet to a version of Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" as performed by everyone from Kurt Cobain to Frank Sinatra, is back with his new offering: Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty to Me" sung in 20 different musical styles. 20 Unforgettable...

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Inside Nirvana's Post-Rock Hall Secret Show

April 11, 2014

John McCauley is such a big Nirvana fan, his band Deer Tick routinely play covers-only shows as Deervana. So he had a hard time believing it when he got an email from Dave Grohl asking him to play with the surviving members at a Rock & Roll Hall...

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Read Nirvana's Rock Hall Acceptance Speech

April 11, 2014

In their first year of eligibility, Nirvana were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. With Courtney Love and Dave Grohl sharing a stage for the first (and probably last) time in years after a decades-long...

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St. Vincent, Muse Cover 'Lithium'

April 6, 2014

Saturday, April 5th marked the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, and the impact he made on his peers became powerfully clear as a broad range of musicians offered testimony in various ways. Two stirring tributes came during concerts Saturday night...

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Neil Young, Billie Joe Armstrong, Beck and More Remember Kurt Cobain

April 5, 2014

With the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death this weekend, musicians everywhere have been paying homage. AP collected reflections from a handful of artists ranging from ones who influenced him to musicians he inspired, including Neil Young, Beck,...

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Kurt Cobain Doc Headed to HBO in 2015

November 25, 2014

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the first fully authorized documentary about the late Nirvana frontman, will see release on HBO in 2015. The film is the first to be made with the cooperation of Cobain's family, and was written, directed and produced...

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How a Space Heater Inspired Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

October 2, 2014

Record producer and Garbage member Butch Vig recently reminisced on his time producing Nirvana's breakthrough record Nevermind during his recent keynote speech at the Yellow Phone Music Conference in Milwaukee. It was the first time he had ever...

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No Apologies: The Best of Nirvana

June 24, 2014

Twenty years after the death of singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain, Nirvana's beautifully pungent punk-rock still sounds as raw and realized as it did two decades ago. These tracks find the band at its brutally funny – and beautifully honest –...

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Watch the Full Nirvana Hall of Fame Induction

June 2, 2014

Nirvana fans have read all about the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, and probably even watched Michael Stipe's moving speech. But now the entire 38-minute Nirvana event is available online – including the three-minute video intro,...

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The Inside Story Of Nirvana's One-Night-Only Reunion

April 16, 2014

The thought of entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work in Nirvana barely even entered Dave Grohl's head until shortly after he walked offstage at last year's ceremony in Los Angeles after inducting Rush and jamming with them on "2112." ...

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Nirvana Reunite, Kiss Are Civil at Hall of Fame

April 11, 2014

It was exactly midnight when Joan Jett walked onstage with the surviving members of Nirvana and tore into the opening chords of "Smells Like Teen Spirit." By that point, the capacity crowd at Brooklyn's Barclays Center had witnessed a long evening full...

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Courtney Love Rejects Yoko Ono Comparisons

April 6, 2014

Courtney Love does not enjoy being compared to Yoko Ono. As the world marks the 20th anniversary of her late husband Kurt Cobain's death and Nirvana prepares for its induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Love opened up about her relation...

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In Tribute: Kurt Cobain

April 4, 2014
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