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Pitt Scared Of Cobain Legacy

Budding actor/musician MICHAEL PITT was more scared to play rocker KURT COBAIN in LAST DAYS than he was of simulating masturbation in controversial movie THE DREAMERS. Last Days is loosely based on the life...

Pat Smear: 'Playing With Nirvana Was The Highlight Of My Life'

Guitarist PAT SMEAR insists the time he spent touring with NIRVANA is the best thing that has ever happened to him - even though his stint with the iconic rockers was cut short after KURT...

Sonic Youth Regret Allowing Cobain To Distance Himself

SONIC YOUTH legends KIM GORDON and THURSTON MOORE regret allowing tragic rockstar KURT COBAIN to distance himself from them during the 18 months preceding his suicide in 1994. Gordon plays a record executive in...

Moore Advised Pitt On Cobain Mannerisms

SONIC YOUTH rocker THURSTON MOORE drew on his close friendship with late legend KURT COBAIN in a bid to help actor MICHAEL PITT play his role as a tortured rock star with as much realism...

Van Sant Fears Love Will Find Cobain Film Too Sad

Film-maker GUS VAN SANT has mixed emotions about COURTNEY LOVE seeing his new movie LAST DAYS, because he fears the rocker will be upset by scenes depicting her late husband KURT COBAIN's suicide. MICHAEL...

Drumkit Diver Cobain Wanted To Be A Stuntman

Former NIRVANA drummer DAVE GROHL was shocked the first time KURT COBAIN dived into his drumkit because he didn't know the tragic rocker had a penchant for onstage self-destruction. Grohl's kit had sentimental value...

Grohl Felt Like An Outcast In Nirvana

Former NIRVANA drummer DAVE GROHL was plagued by loneliness during his time in the band - because of the special relationship late frontman KURT COBAIN shared with bassist KRIST NOVOSELIC. Grohl never felt accepted...

Grohl Feared Cobain Wanted To Fire Him

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL was terrified late rocker KURT COBAIN wanted to throw him out of NIRVANA during their early 1990s heyday. Grohl has discussed his anxieties about being in the phenomenally successful...

Grohl: 'Foo Fighters Was An Accident'

American rocker DAVE GROHL is amazed at the success of FOO FIGHTERS, because the band started life 10 years ago as a vehicle for releasing the songs he wrote when he was drumming with NIRVANA....

Grohl: 'I'd Be Happy To Die Today'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is convinced his life is coming to an end - but he'd be happy to die today because he already feels he's cheated death after years of drug and alcohol...

Love's Pill Box Sold On Ebay

Troubled rocker COURTNEY LOVE's empty pill box from fifteen years ago is being sold on internet auction site eBay. The small plastic container - dated 1990, with the singer's name on the label -...

Grohl Uncertain Of Van Sant's Cobain Film

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has dismissed GUS VAN SANT's movie tribute to KURT COBAIN as mere "entertainment" because he fails to see how it can capture the true spirit of the tragic singer....

Cobain Film Inspired By Cheese

A film loosely based on the final days of singer KURT COBAIN's life was inspired by macaroni cheese. At the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL premiere of GUS VAN SANT's rock 'n' roll drama LAST DAYS,...

Grohl Heartbroken By Cobain Movie

Rocker DAVE GROHL can't bring himself to watch a new movie about his late NIRVANA bandmate KURT COBAIN, because he'd find it "heartbreaking". LAST DAYS, a fictional account of the last 48 hours of...

Argento: 'I Don't Play Love'

ASIA ARGENTO has blasted reports she portrays rock widow COURTNEY LOVE in LAST DAYS - a screen tribute to late grunge icon KURT COBAIN. The Latina beauty insists her character is very different from...

Cobain's Death Influences New Van Sant Film

Late icon KURT COBAIN's final hours before his suicide are the inspiration behind a new movie from GUS VAN SANT. For his latest picture LAST DAYS, the maverick film-maker is attempting to imagine how...

Love Apologises To Mckagan For Cobain's Criticisms

COURTNEY LOVE has apologised to bassist DUFF McKAGAN on behalf of her late husband KURT COBAIN, who viciously slammed the rocker's former band GUNS N' ROSES. The NIRVANA star publicly blasted the PARADISE CITY...

Cobain's Come As You Are Is A Tourist Attraction

Aberdeen, Washington is to pay homage to the city's tragic son KURT COBAIN by adding the words 'COME AS YOU ARE' to its signposts. More than a decade after the NIRVANA frontman's death, locals...

Flaming Lips Star Fears Meeting Same Tragedy As Beach Boy

FLAMING LIPS star STEVEN DROZD is determined to avoid meeting the same alcohol-fuelled fate of BEACH BOYS legend DENNIS WILSON - as he approaches the late drummer's fateful age. The 35-year-old LATE NIGHT TALES...

Love Caught Up In Financial Wrangles

COURTNEY LOVE is in the midst of new legal problems over a pair of allegedly unpaid bills. The former HOLE frontwoman is facing a Saturday (06FEB05) deadline to resolve non-payment of legal fees in...

Lost Nirvana Performance To Air In Los Angeles Store

A lost in-store performance is set to turn a Los Angeles record shop into NIRVANA-ville on 2 February (05) when bosses air the footage for the first time. The rock group, fronted by...

Razorlight Singer's Drug Recovery

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL's spiralling drug habit once saw him in hospital with intense chest pains, before he decided to discharge himself. The GOLDEN TOUCH singer sought medical help after touring and living it...

Handwritten Cobain Letter Sells For Thousands

A handwritten letter from KURT COBAIN to COURTNEY LOVE has been sold at an auction for $19,120 (GBP10,063). The two-page letter, which was sold in a rock 'n' roll memorabilia sale on Friday (17DEC04)...

Love To Tell All

COURTNEY LOVE is planning to cover her mounting debts by telling her life story in a forthcoming book. The troubled singer has had an eventful year, during which she has battled a heroin addiction,...

Nme Magazine Accused Of Glamorising Drug Abuse

Editors of British magazine NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS (NME) have been accused of glamorising drug abuse by naming troubled cocaine and heroin addict PETE DOHERTY its "Cool Icon" of 2004. Drugs charities ADDACTION and DRUGSCOPE...

Lennon Voted Number One Icon

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been voted the Greatest Music Star Of All Time by a British music magazine. Lennon - who was murdered by deranged fan MARK CHAPMAN in New York in 1981...

Cobain's Love Letter For Sale

Late NIRVANA singer KURT COBAIN's drug-fuelled letter to his then-wife COURTNEY LOVE is expected to fetch a staggering $14,000 (GBP8,000) at US auction house CHRISTIE'S on 17 December (04). Cobain wrote the never-before-seen letter...

Andre's Bachelor Boudoir

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 sleeps on a mattress on the floor of his home - despite having millions of dollars in the bank. The HEY YA! star says his bedroom is his bachelor pad...

Lavigne Goes Blonde To Play Love

Canadian superstar AVRIL LAVIGNE recently died her hair blonde because she is desperate to play troubled rocker COURTNEY LOVE in an upcoming movie. The COMPLICATED singer is keen to land the much sought-after role...

Love Begs Lavigne: Don't Turn Out Like Me

Troubled rocker COURTNEY LOVE has begged singer AVRIL LAVIGNE not to mess up her life by using drugs, getting married and having children too early, like she did. The former HOLE frontwoman,...

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