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In Tribute: Kurt Cobain

April 4, 2014
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Kurt Cobain Musical 'Very Likely,' Courtney Love Says

April 1, 2014

Courtney Love has big plans for Kurt Cobain's legacy – if she can make them happen. The Nirvana frontman's widow recently said that she hopes to make a biopic, documentary and musical about him. The latter production, she told NME, is "very likely"...

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Kurt Cobain Gets His Own Comic Book

March 27, 2014

Kurt Cobain's life will be captured in the pages of a new comic book that sees release in print and digital forms on April 2nd, a few days before the 20th anniversary of the Nirvana frontman's death, Billboard reports. Written and drawn by Jayfri Hashim,...

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Nirvana's Bassist Plays Lorde on Accordion

March 12, 2014

Lorde had better buy a box of tissues. Less than a week after the teen pop singer reported that Bruce Springsteen's cover of her song "Royals" at a New Zealand gig made her "teary," Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has gone and done the same thing...

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Aberdeen's Kurt Cobain Day Features Weird Crying Statue

February 21, 2014

Kurt Cobain's hometown of Aberdeen, Washington declared Thursday, February 20th "Kurt Cobain Day" yesterday. But the tribute festivities turned awkward with the unveiling of a bizarre Crying Cobain statue (with its solitary tear) in the town's museum. Needless...

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Nirvana's HOF Induction Might Be 'Awkward'

February 12, 2014

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies make strange bedfellows, with band members (and their significant others) putting aside their differences (or not) for one night to celebrate a group's achievement and legacy. Check Out Nirvana's Road to...

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Celebrate 'Kurt Cobain Day' on February 20th

January 23, 2014

Kurt Cobain will be celebrated every year on his birthday by his hometown of Aberdeen, Washington. Yesterday, Mayor Bill Simpson and the city council decided that February 20th will become "Kurt Cobain Day" annually. "Aberdeen residents may justifiably...

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See Nirvana's Final L.A. Concert

January 7, 2014

For the encore of their final Los Angeles concert, the members of Nirvana clamored onstage with acoustic instruments for a brief set of songs they'd played a little over a month earlier at their Unplugged taping. In recently surfaced footage of the gig...

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Rock Hall CEO Talks Fights and Kiss' Wrath

April 4, 2014

It's less than a week until the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and the organizations's President and CEO Joel Peresman is having trouble getting a good night's sleep. "Some nights I wake up at 4 a.m. and...

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Police Release Kurt Cobain Death-Scene Photos

March 28, 2014

Last week, Seattle police said they were reexamining the evidence surrounding Kurt Cobain's suicide. Although they didn't find anything that warranted reopening the case, they did unearth a series of bleak photos taken at the scene of the Nirvana...

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Unreleased Jay Reatard Nirvana Cover Surfaces

March 13, 2014

One of garage rocker Jay Reatard's final recordings, before his 2010 death at age 29, was a cover of Nirvana's "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle," an emotionally frayed deep cut on the group's final album In Utero. Reatard's version features...

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Rivers Cuomo: 'I Was Nirvana's Biggest Fan'

February 19, 2014

Weezer's Rivers Cuomo called RS to talk about his love of Nirvana. Find his tribute and much more in Rolling Stone's new special collectors edition on the grunge stars' music and legend, available now. "In some ways, I feel like I was Nirvana's biggest...

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McCartney Recalls Magic of Nirvana Team-Up

January 27, 2014

"This is my friend, Paul," said Dave Grohl. "Hello, Dave," replied Paul McCartney. The two were crowded onto a small stage with Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear for a backstage press conference at last night's Grammy Awards, after winning Best Rock Song...

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Courtney Love Cries During Her Libel Trial

January 22, 2014

Courtney Love broke down in tears yesterday in the Los Angeles Superior Court, where she is being tried for libel. She began sobbing, according to Spin, during the testimony of Canadian businessman Phillip Gross, who detailed how he purchased a guitar...

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Nirvana Day to Be Celebrated in Hoquiam, Washington

December 26, 2013

Hoquiam, Washington will celebrate its first-ever Nirvana Day on April 10th, 2014, paying tribute to the band whose frontman, Kurt Cobain, was born and raised just four miles away in Aberdeen. Kurt Cobain and 14 More Rock & Roll Rebels Though the...

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Pharrell's Next Album Will Be Rap-Free

December 3, 2013

Pharrell has found time in his never-ending production schedule to work on a new solo record, which he says will be rap-free. "That's the difference between 30 and 40. 'Cause I was 30, now I'm 40 – and I'm not rapping," he said in an extensive,...

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Kurt Cobain Gets Animated

October 24, 2013

Kurt Cobain discussed a variety of topics, ranging from condemning sexism to wondering if he was gay, in an interview with British journalist Jon Savage for a profile that ran in The Observer in 1993. Now, over two decades after that feature ran, PBS...

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