Darkness is a wide spectrum. For the sake of diversity and inclusiveness, this list is compiled to reflect various locations on the darkness spectrum, from depressed and morose (lyrically and personally), to stage presence, to outright disgusting. Here’s an (incomplete) list of ten musicians who dabble in misery, shock value and the darker side of life.
In Utero, Nirvana’s third and final album, is being prepped for a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue edition set for release Sept. 24.
Now that Peter Murphy of ‘80s goth heroes Bauhaus has been arrested on charges of alleged DUI, hit and run as well as narcotics possession (charges to which he’s pleaded not guilty), the singer has […]
Say it isn’t so, Courtney! According to a slip of the tongue from her new manager, rumors are swirling that she’s planning on turning the story of Nirvana into a Broadway musical. We are not amused.
Scheduled to headline the then-tour that was Lollapolooza in 1994 were none other than the princes (in the tortured Hamlet-equse sense) of grunge: Nirvana. But on April 7, the band unexpected cancelled. A day later […]
It was one of the greatest moments in the history of MTV — and it’s at least somewhat arguable that it may have been the last great MTV moment, before the channel surrendered the unique […]
During the mammoth 27-song Reading Festival set, Grohl dedicated “These Days” to his former Nirvana bandmates Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic, saying “I’d like to dedicate this song to a couple of people who couldn’t be here tonight.”
In honor of NBC’s Neil Young/Neil Armstrong mix-up this weekend, here are five other rock star death rumors through the years.
Almost exactly eighteen years ago, Kurt Cobain’s body was found with a suicide note addressed to his childhood imaginary friend Boddah. The infamous Nirvana frontman, husband, and father had died at the age of 27 […]
Listeners for U.K. radio station XFM just voted for the top-20 greatest frontmen of all-time. Oasis singer Liam Gallagher beat out plenty of great modern rock singers and some bona fide legends to take the […]