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Kurt Cobain Will Be a Comic-Book Star Now, Too

Kurt Cobain is getting his very own comic book. Bluewater Productions, a publishing and production company that specializes in comics and graphic …

Kurt Cobain Talks Feminism, Thinking He Was Gay as a Teenager, in This New Interview - PAPER

The folks at Blank on Blank have unearthed -- and, ugh, animated -- a never-before-heard interview with <b>Kurt Cobain</b> from July of 1993. The interview, conducted by British journalist Jon Savage, covers a variety of subjects relating to Cobain's identity, including his attempts to uncover his family …

New Book: Kurt Cobain's Legacy, 20 Years On, and the Makings of Grunge

Grunge took a fatal blow on April 5, 1994, when Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound at his Lake Washington home. But what are the precise origins of the movement that surrounded him? In new book_ Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain_ (It Books), released for …

New photos of Kurt Cobain's Los Angeles apartment surface

Twenty years after his suicide, new photos have emerged of the way Kurt Cobain lived.<p>A press photographer released stills taken at the Los Angeles …

10 Bands Kurt Cobain Loved

And which you might, too<p><b>Twenty years after In Utero and their MTV Unplugged, Esquire.com is spending all this week remembering Nirvana.</b><p><b>Kurt Cobain always had a complicated relationship with the indie-rock scene.</b> During Nirvana's early days he was a small-town headbanger trying to get in with the …

Nirvana for Two-Year-Olds

A few days before the start of Christmas vacation, my family was in a post-dinner slump. The mere contemplation of the upcoming holidays—the travelling, the festivities—had exhausted us. Then my daughter, Evangeline—tireless, though by her standards a bit subdued—had the idea to play loud music. I …

Nevermore

What Kurt Cobain did for rock and roll.<p>The recorded legacy of Nirvana is ungodly small—three studio albums, the first of which cost six hundred and six dollars and seventeen cents to make, plus one miscellany and two posthumously released live CDs. Given the exploitations that might well have …

Kurt Cobain "Honored" With Crying Grunge Statue

<b>Kurt Cobain</b>'s hometown of Aberdeen, Washington dedicated an almost unbelievably <b>poorly-executed statue</b> to the beloved Nirvana frontman—or as King 5's …

Kurt Cobain Craigslist advert revealed as hoax

The advert claiming to be selling the Nirvana frontman's belongings was actually a stunt by Sub Pop Records receptionist Derek Erdman<p>A Kurt Cobain‘s …

Nirvana - In Bloom

Nirvana - All Apologies (MTV Unplugged)

The Chemistry of an Echo

Image by Katie Marshall<p>I was thirteen when Kurt Cobain died, and entirely more interested in the <i>Jurassic Park</i> soundtrack than Nirvana. I watched the …

Paris, Texas

I didn’t grow up in the sort of dusty nowhere in which Wim Wenders’ <i>Paris, Texas</i> begins, but I didn’t grow up in the sort of place where a lot of …

Kurt Cobain vs. Anti-Drone Hoodies | Hazlitt

<b>Greetings! I write to you</b> from a hotel in Los Angeles, the centre of the artistic universe, the birthplace of the great Shia LaBeouf, the home of the …

A town like Nirvana: Washington's Aberdeen is honouring its most famous son with its first annual Kurt Cobain Day

Kurt Cobain did not have especially happy memories of growing up in Aberdeen, Washington. When asked about his hometown after achieving fame 80 miles …

Kurt Cobain Was My First Feminist Hero

I didn’t know I was a feminist until I was 18-years-old.<p>Not one person during my 14-year stretch in Catholic school was ever like, “you know, that Joan of Arc saint was not only a martyr but a pretty badass feminist, too,” or “Let’s deconstruct how the patriarchy ruins Lady Macbeth.” Nuh uh. My …

Courtney Love Wants to Do a Kurt Cobain Musical

What would Nirvana look like on Broadway? We could soon find out, as a Kurt Cobain musical could be happening if Courtney Love has anything to do …

This Video Proves Teens Totally Know Who Nirvana Is

It’s a rather easy joke to take something old, put it in front of a bunch of youngins, and capture their reactions on camera. What’s amazing about …

Inside Sonic Youth and Nirvana’s Epic 1991 Tour

Months before Nirvana overtook the world with “Teen Spirit” mania in late 1991, the band was tapped by Sonic Youth for a European festival tour. Dave …

It Goes to Eleven

Eleven years have passed since the death of Kurt Cobain on April 5, 1994. A lot has changed. The Reaganites are back in power. The Foo Fighters are …

Nirvana - Lithium

Part 2: 1991: “What’s so civil about war anyway?”

“The Guns N’ Roses it’s okay to like.”—A headline about Nirvana from British music weekly <i>New Musical Express</i>“His role has been played for years. Ever …

Death And Taxes | SPIN

President Trump called in to Fox & Friends Thursday morning, and treated the hosts, and by extension the country, to a spirited 30-minute rant …

A Profile Of Kurt Cobain’s Grandpa

Leland Cobain is the only member of the Cobain family that is willing to talk to Nirvana fans about his grandson. He lives in a trailer in Montesano, …

FEATURE: Kurt Cobain’s Freedom Now

<b>On April 8, 1994 I was sitting behind my desk at WFNX-FM in Boston. Around 11 AM one of the station’s disc jockeys walked into my office and said</b> …

Inside Kurt Cobain’s Letters and Journals

On February 20, 1967, legendary Nirvana frontman <b>Kurt Cobain</b> took his first breath. Twenty-seven years later, after a debilitating struggle with addiction and depression, he took his own life with a shotgun to the head and became the tragic patron-saint of the grunge generation. The posthumously …

Kurt Cobain, The Rolling Stone Interview: Success Doesn’t Suck

Ashirtless, disheveled Kurt Cobain pauses on the backstage stairway leading to Nirvana‘s dressing room at the Aragon Ballroom, in Chicago, offers a …

Albums of Our Lives: Nirvana’s Nevermind

<i>“I miss you; I’m not gonna crack”</i><p>I was 14 and following older kids through the woods. Our destination was a structure known as “the shack.” Its walls …