Dylan Carlson is the longtime leader of Earth, the monumentally important Pacific Northwest doom metal band that once counted a very young Kurt Cobain as a member. For decades, Carlson has been making slow, majestic, ominous scorched-earth guitar soundscapes that sound like the world ending. (When we last heard him, he was working with adventurous…
Today is Kurt Cobain's birthday. If the iconic Nirvana frontman were still with us, he would be turning 51, and his widow Courtney Love and their daughter Frances Bean Cobain both took to social media to share tributes to their late husband and father. "Happy birthday baby god I miss you," Love wrote on Instagram.
Believe it or not, it's been 24 years since Kurt Cobain took his own life at the height of his fame. The iconic Nirvana frontman would have turned 51 today. Millions of fans and the wife and daughter he left behind took to social medi...Show More Summary
Cobain, who died in 1994, would have turned 51 on Tuesday.
Courtney Love shared an emotional Instagram post for what would have been her late husband Kurt Cobain's 51st birthday on Tuesday morning. The Nirvana singer committed suicide in 1994. Courtney Love shared an emotional message on Instagram...Show More Summary
Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, opened up about her sobriety in a lengthy note posted on Instagram yesterday, Spin reports. "It's my 2nd sober birthday," she wrote in the caption of a short video of her smiling in Hawaii. "It’s an interesting and kaleidoscopic decision to share my feelings…
Frances Bean Cobain is opening up about her past struggle with addiction. In an Instagram post made on Tuesday, Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's only child explained why it was important for her to keep her battle private until now, while also sharing she's two years sober. Related: Frances' Monthly Spending Adds Up To HOW MUCH?? Posting a [...]
It's been 24 years since Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life at the height of his fame. While the exact causes of Cobain's self-destructive mental state remain a mystery, the singer's long struggle with heroin addiction is...Show More Summary
Between 1988 and 1990, Tacoma musician John Purkey says Kurt Cobain gave him demo tapes. Now, he's shared those early Nirvana cassettes on YouTube. Spin reports: One tape includes Bleach demos recorded during the band’s first ever session in 1988 at Reciprocal Studios in Seattle, with Melvins drummer Dale Crover on the drums. Show More Summary
A month after a long-lost Beatles Christmas record arrived on YouTube, another rare piece of music history has shown up on the world's top video site. John Purkey, a friend of Kurt Cobain's has uploaded four early Nirvana demos, which...Show More Summary
This bent my brain a little: if you re-tune Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit in a major key, it sounds like an upbeat pop-punk song. Like, Kurt Cobain actually sounds happy when he says “oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile” and the pre-chorus — “Hello, hello, hello, how low” — is downright joyous. Show More Summary
By messing around with the key and a few other aspects of Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit, Sleep Good was able to transform Kurt Cobain’s dark and moody grunge track into something far more upbeat than we’re used to.
A very peaceful, quiet spot in Viretta Park located next to Kurt Cobain's former house offers an unofficial memorial to the late Nirvana frontman. The two original benches in Viretta Park, located near the house where Cobain died, were sold at auction in 2014, but their replacements have garnered the same attention from fans. Show More Summary
The e-commerce site’s biggest-ticket items include Kurt Cobain's guitar and a rare Art Deco radio. If you were rich, you might indulge yourself too.
”Out of all of the bands, Nirvana was kind of outside of our camp, because our camp was Love Bone, Soundgarden, and Alice.” Continue reading…
In 1992, Nirvana Fought an Anti-Gay Ballot Initiative (and Wanted to Burn Down GOP Headquarters) Nirvana played a 1992 benefit to stop an anti-gay ballot measure. During the show, Kurt Cobain kissed a guy and talked about burning down GOP headquarters Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
The last music video we got from Father John Misty was an animated stop-motion vision of a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Among other clips, the album also gave us the bonkers Macaulay Culkin as Kurt Cobain as Jesus spectacle that was the "Total Entertainmnent Forever" video. But there are no real layers of irony or artifice to…
Exactly 26 years ago today, Kurt Cobain and Dave Grohl played an acoustic Nirvana set for about 30 people at an Edinburgh bar to raise money for the city's Sick Kids Hospital. And now, decades later, a recording of the show has finally surfaced. Listen below.
Born 1963 in San Francisco, New York City-based portrait photographer Michael Lavine grew up in Denver, and graduated from Denver's South High School in 1981. After graduating high school, Lavine headed to the Pacific Northwest and attended The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, graduating in 1985. Show More Summary
SEATTLE — This sprawling city overlooking Puget Sound has been home to some of the world’s most influential singers and songwriters, including Quincy Jones, Judy Collins and Kurt Cobain. But another musician, whom Rolling Stone magazine contends “exploded our idea of what rock music could be,”...