A newly unearthed angry letter that Kurt Cobain wrote to his DGC Records boss David Geffen in 1992, a year after the release of Nevermind, is going up for auction next month, The Daily Mail reports. In the hand-scrawled missive, Cobain threatens to break up Nirvana in response to a Vanity Fair profile on Courtney […]
Hang it up next to your Kurt Cobain credit card and cardigan.
Our new interview series Icebreaker features artists talking about things—some strange, some amusing, some meaningful—that just might reveal their true selves. This edition stars Los Angeles-based ambient explorer Tim Hecker, whoseShow More Summary
During his lifetime, Kurt Cobain was well-known as an American musician and the frontman of the popular rock band Nirvana.
A few months ago, grunge legend Kurt Cobain’s iconic green cardigan – the one he wore during Nirvana’s highly memorable 1993 Unplugged performance on MTV – sold for a whopping $137,500 on auction website Julien’s Live. Seeing as there are diehard fans out there who have the dough to spend on this kind of thing, it only makes […]
A black-and-white Fender Stratocaster guitar used by Kurt Cobain for the end-of-concert, instrument-destroying jams during Nirvana's final tour – specifically at the band's February 16th, 1994 gig in Rennes, France – has hit the auction block. The seller has posted the instrument on auction house Cooper Owen with a minimum required bid...
IDW to publish Who Killed Kurt Cobain? this October.
A new graphic novel will look at the life and death of iconic musician Kurt Cobain through the eyes of his childhood imaginary friend.
Axl Rose and Kurt Cobain were once alike in many ways: two messed-up small-town guys whose lives were changed forever by aggressive, rebellious rock music. But though Nirvana and Guns N' Roses both found fame by blurring the lines between punk and metal, Rose and Cobain found themselves on the opposite side of the rock...
April 5 marked the 22nd death anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, and many paid tribute to the late musician, posting pictures and messages on social media. In 1994, Kurt Cobain was found shot to death in his Seattle home in what was officially reported as a suicide. Show More Summary
From the perspective of his childhood imaginary friend Boddah, the OGN will capture real-life events from Cobain's life.
SEATTLE will be an apt setting this afternoon for the newest announcement from IDW. The San Diego-based publisher will reveal the title of its new graphic-novel release: “Who Killed Kurt Cobain?” IDW is loosely adapting an English-language version of “Le Roman de Boddah,” a French prose novel by Heloise Guay de Bellissen that details the […]
The private investigator hired by Courtney Love is still convinced she played a part in the Nirvana singer’s death.
Obituaries from 1994 show just how obvious his impact was at the time of his passing.
Just weeks after reuniting with formerly estranged mother Courtney Love, Frances Bean Cobain remembered her late father on the 22nd anniversary of his shocking death. In a touching Instagram post,… READ ON
On the 22nd anniversary of Cobain's death, Michael Roffman meditates on suicide.
It’s been 22 years since the suicide of rock icon Kurt Cobain, and his legend continues to loom large, with Nirvana inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 and a documentary about the musician released in 2015. Here’s an appreciation of the artist we published on April 9, 1994, just...
Kurt Cobain was undoubtedly one of the most tortured souls of 90s music, and today marks 22 years since the Nirvana frontman died by his own hand. His daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, hadn’t even hit two years old, and while her memories of her father are quite likely vague, given research that states that childhood... Show More Summary
Kurt Cobain, legendary grunge musician, became a household name when Nirvana crashed into the limelight with the album Nevermind in the early '90s. But mainstream success was the exact opposite of what Cobain wanted. He was a generally...Show More Summary
Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain continues to inspire as Juvenile Journal looks to the music legend as muse for its spring-summer 2016 issue. Grunge style is revisited by Cheryl Leung as she pulls together a current designer wardrobe. Clad...Show More Summary