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Hump Day Unusual Moment: Half Japanese “Paint It Black”

What can you say about a band whose lead guitarist feels that only an improperly tuned guitar can convey the intended musical message? Half Japanese has been around since the late 70’s. Kurt Cobain was […]

08/13/2014

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Courtney Love Spent All of Kurt Cobain’s Nirvana Money

What would you do with $27 million?

08/12/2014

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Courtney Love On Kurt Cobain Biopic: ‘I Am Leading The Charge’

“Some beautiful blond, tragic, gorgeous actor boy is hitting on me, and why? He wants to play Kurt. So I am moving that over to the agency side. I am not Cecil B. DeMille or anything like that.”

07/24/2014

Kurt Cobain (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Courtney Love says Kurt Cobain ‘Wanted Fame Bad,’ Contrary to Myth

“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”

06/24/2014

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Lana Del Rey Responds To Frances Bean Cobain’s Criticism, Denies Romanticizing Death

In an interview, Lana claimed she wishes she was dead, just like Kurt Cobain. His daughter took umbrage with the comment, tweeting yesterday (June 23) that Lana should “embrace life because you only get one.”

06/24/2014

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Times Like These: 10 of the Best from Foo Fighters [Playlist]

Dave Grohl is truly a wonder of the music industry. From his entrance into the music scene as drummer for Nirvana to being front man of the Foo Fighters (among other production and engineering roles), Grohl has become an icon of the music world.

06/06/2014

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How Our Favorite Singers’ Vocal Ranges Compare

The website Concert Hotels dot com has compiled a list of pop, rock, country and R&B singers and measured their recorded vocal ranges. The site lists the songs for which both male and female singers […]

05/27/2014

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Kurt Cobain To Thom Yorke — Ten Musicians Featured In Video Games

Musicians and the platforms of movies and television meet all the time, there have already been quite a few rock stars on the show Portlandia, but musicians are rarely involved in the world of video games. It’s […]

WXRT–05/14/2014

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Newly Revealed Note from Kurt Cobain Death Scene Mocks His Wedding Vows

The note was found in Cobain’s wallet after his body was discovered on April 8, 1994, logged into evidence in the Seattle Police Department case file, and never made public until now.

04/30/2014

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Nirvana Rock Hall Induction Featured Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent & Lorde

“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”

04/11/2014

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