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Whether it’s H&M encouraging tearaway fans of Disney’s Frozen to flick the V at their parents, Sports Direct selling T-shirts fronted by a Black Metal Murderer, or the entire back-catalogue of The Misfits merchandise—which ranges from...Show More Summary
Most teens don't find music history in their dad's stuff, but Maggie Poukkula's dad is Seattle musician Tony Poukkula, who was a friend of Kurt Cobain. Her find? Photos of Nirvana's first concert, performed by then 20-year-old Cobain and his new band in March 1987 in Tony Poukkula's basement. "My...
Yesterday I saw two biopic films: "Amy" about the life of Jazz sensation Amy Winehouse who died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27 and "Montage of Heck" about the life of Kurt Cobain, the grunge-rock generational voice who died of an overdose of heroin and valium at the age of … 27. Show More Summary
Kurt Cobain, the legendary frontman of the grunge rock act Nirvana, died 12 years before Twitter ever existed, but a user of the social media site has given fans the opportunity to travel back in time and see previously unreleased photos of the Seattle-based bands first concert. Show More Summary
On a random Saturday night in March 1987, Kurt Cobain—along with his friends Krist Novoselic and Aaron Burckhard—loaded up in a borrowed panel van and drove half an hour south of their Aberdeen, Washington hometown. The destination? Their first-ever gig together as Nirvana, in the basement of some dude’s house. Show More Summary
The teenage daughter of Tony Poukulla, a high school friend of Kurt Cobain, has just unearthed some previously unseen photos of Nirvana’s first ever show at a Raymond, Washington house party in 1987. Poukulla lived at the house and played second guitar on a few songs with Nirvana, then made up of Kurt Cobain, Krist […]
Brett Morgen's Montage of Heck and Dave Grohl's "Sonic Highways" have both been nominated for Emmys, Stereogum reports. Montage of Heck was nominated for Best Documentary, Outstanding Writing, Directing, Cinematography, Picture Editing, Sound Editing, and Sound Mixing (a total of seven nominations). Show More Summary
The nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today, and HBO productions Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck and Sonic Highways both picked up some nods. The Cobain documentary got 7 nominations: Best Documentary, Outstanding Writing, Directing, Cinematography, Picture Editing, Sound Editing, and Sound Mixing. Show More Summary
After an acclaimed stretch on the film festival circuit, a brief theatrical run and its HBO premiere, Montage of Heck will return to movie theaters this August. Abramorama will distribute the Brett Morgen-directed film at select cinemas starting August 7th. Montage of Heck has already booked engagements at New York's IFC Center...
Three acclaimed documentary films this summer—‘Amy,’ ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,’ and ‘I Am Chris Farley’—satisfy our collective fascination with celebrity death.
Dave Grohl could not bear to watch the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck, he said in a recent interview with The Washington Post. The Foo Fighters frontman, who served as the final drummer in Nirvana, told the paper that when his wife stumbled on an airing of the film...
Dave Grohl hasn't watched Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the documentary about his former Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain. In an interview with the Washington Post, he said he was "terrified" when he caught a part of it on television (via Consequence of Sound). Show More Summary
Nirvana drummer admits he was only able to watch about 10 minutes of it.
It’s a wrap on the European menswear spring 2016 shows! This weekend in Paris, Thom Browne sent questionable goth "samurais" down the runway in embroidered robes and headpieces with an Edward Scissorhands twist. Saint Laurent nailed Kurt Cobain’s aesthetic with '90s beanies, layered flannel, grandma knits, and versions of the... More »
“Soaked in Bleach,” the recently released documentary about Kurt Cobain’s death has got a lot of people talking. And one of the more notable people discussing Cobain’s death is Norm Stamper, Seattle’s former police chief. According to...Show More Summary
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When Kurt Cobain died in 1994, audiences were stunned that a promising musical genius could take his own life. Fast forward to 2015, and an individual who investigated the Nirvana frontman's self-inflicted gunshot wound believes Cobain may not have committed suicide. He may have been murdered. [ Related: Kurt Cobain's LA Apartment Is Up For Sale! ] Norm Stamper [...]
Spoiler alert: Director Benjamin Statler's docudrama "Soaked In Bleach" ends with former Seattle police chief Norm Stamper saying he would reopen the investigation into the death of Kurt Cobain, if he were calling the shots today. But Stamper was the guy in charge from 1994 to 2000, including the time of Cobain's death. Show More Summary