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Kurt Cobain Was 'Serious About His Music'

Kurt Cobain was ''very serious'' about his art.According to his former Nirvana band mate Pat Smear, the late rocker - who committed suicide in April 1994 - was ''fun'' but focused on his music.He told...

Nirvana Played 'Lifeless' Shows

Nirvana were ''pretty lifeless'' at the end of their career. The 'Heart Shaped Box' band's live shows were known for being past paced, ferocious and full of energy, but by Christmas 1993 - four months...

Nirvana Became A Bluegrass Band

Nirvana were renamed The Simon Ritchie Bluegrass Ensemble when they recorded 'In Utero'.The 'In Bloom' grunge band were so famous after the success of their second album 'Nevermind' they had to be booked into a...

Courtney Love Wants To Work With Jay Z

Singer Courtney Love is hoping to team up with rapper Jay Z on her new album after she let him use a sample of her late husband Kurt Cobain's Nirvana track Smells Like Teen Spirit...

Courtney Love: Katy Perry Bores Me

Courtney Love says Katy Perry ''bores the s**t'' out of her.The former Hole rocker blasted the 'Roar' hitmaker, branding her bland, while coming to the defence of Miley Cyrus and her controversial twerking performance at...

Pat Smear Wants To Play Nirvana Songs Live

Pat Smear thinks the surviving members of Nirvana should play the band's songs live. The guitarist was a member of the iconic grunge band for six months before they ended in 1994 with the suicide...

Dave Grohl Thought Nirvana Would Quit After Nevermind

Dave Grohl didn't think Nirvana would make another record after 'Nevermind'. The 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' grunge band had a huge worldwide hit with their second album in 1991, but drummer Dave wasn't sure they...

Frank Turner Copies Kurt Cobain's Wheelchair Entrance At Reading

Rocker Frank Turner honoured late Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain at Reading Festival on Friday (23Aug13) by turning up onstage in a wheelchair, mimicking the star's iconic 1992 entrance.The singer/songwriter was one of the headlining acts...

Green Day Play Dookie In Full At Reading Festival

Green Day performed 'Dookie' in full at Reading Festival last night (23.08.13).The punk rock superstars were headlining the first night of the event and treated fans when they played their iconic 1995 album in its...

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Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain turned 21 on Sunday (18Aug13) and celebrated with a massive party. In a post on her Twitter.com page, she wrote, "Had a f**king amazing birthday bash...

Dave Grohl's Lollapalooza Tears Over Kurt Cobain's Death

Dave Grohl broke down in tears surrounded by 30,000 rock fans at a music festival when they joined in a rendition of Nirvana's All Apologies as a tribute to tragic frontman Kurt Cobain.The drummer headed...

Nirvana To Release Complete Live Show With 'In Utero' Album 20th Anniversary Reissue

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of 1993 album, In Utero, Nirvana will release their original album remastered featuring more than 70 remixed, rare, live and unreleased recorded tracks, reports Spin. The so-called...

Courtney Love's Cobain Communication

Courtney Love has her daughter on speed dial.The Hole rocker has a turbulent relationship with Frances Bean Cobain - her 20-year-old daughter with the late Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain - but Courtney insists they have...

The Things They Tweet: 3769434

"Comic Con. Year 6 b**ches. making it weird." Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain, who is a regular at the annual comic book convention in San Diego, California, celebrates the opening of...

Youtube Makes Exception For Timberlake's New Video

Justin Timberlake's new music video will be shown on YouTube.The 'Mirrors' hitmaker music video for 'Tunnel Vision' was deemed too racy for the video sharing site as its topless models performing a series of provocative...

Jay-z Uses R.e.m. Lyrics

Jay-Z uses lyrics by R.E.M. new album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail.'The hip-hop superstar will use lines from the indie band's 'Losing My Religion' on the track 'Heaven'. The chorus line of the R.E.M. hit: ''That's...

Jay-z Track Smells Like Teen Spirit

Jay-Z uses the lyrics to Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' in new track 'Holy Grail'.The hip-hop superstar has been granted permission to use words written by the late grunge legend Kurt Cobain on his forthcoming...

Jay-z Is Using 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' Lyrics On New Album, Says Courtney Love

Jay-Z announced last weekend that he is going to release his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, as part of a special service with smartphone manufacturers Samsung. He has so far been relatively quiet in...

Jay-z Asked Love For Permission To Use Cobain's Lyrics On New Album

Jay Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail will feature lyrics written by the late Kurt Cobain, according to the rocker's widow Courtney Love.The former Hole singer has revealed she gave the rapper permission to...

The Things They Tweet: 3714452

"On an official Twitter hiatus. Having every single tweet scrutinised, analysed & dissected is a bit too ridiculous for my taste. Bye t**tter." Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain bids farewell to...

Paris Jackson Attempted Suicide After Being Forbidden From Marilyn Manson Gig?

Paris Jackson's shock suicide attempt yesterday (5th June) left her in hospital last night.She reportedly sliced her arm with a cleaver knife and took an overdose of painkillers after a relative forbade her from attending...

Courtney Love: 'My Daughter Turned Down Kristen Stewart's Twilight Role'

Kristen Stewart's role in the Twilight movie franchise nearly went to Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter, according to her mother.The Hole rocker told U.S. radio host Howard Stern on Thursday (30May13) that Frances Bean...

Courtney Love Hasn't Seen Daughter For Three Years

Courtney Love claims she hasn't seen her daughter in three years. The Hole singer is slowly rebuilding her relationship with daughter Frances Bean - whose father is late grunge star Kurt Cobain - although the...

Courtney Love Still Guarding Nirvana Rights

Courtney Love is preventing Nirvana's music being used for a ''jukebox musical.''The 'Doll Parts' singer - widow of grunge band's late songwriter Kurt Cobain, and shareholder in the rights to the band's back catalogue -...

Frances Bean Cobain Takes Aim At Model Kendall Jenner In Tweet War

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter has sparked a feud with Kim Kardashian's half-sister after taking offence to a tweet the young model posted and later deleted on Tuesday (21May13).Frances Bean Cobain took aim at...

Kendall Jenner Accused Of Seeking Attention

Frances Bean Cobain has accused Kendall Jenner of venting her problems in public for attention.The 20-year-old model - who is the daughter of Courtney Love and the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain - doesn't think...

Courtney Love: 'Nirvana Catalogue Is A Curse'

Courtney Love is beginning to curse the day she became the guardian of her late husband Kurt Cobain's Nirvana catalogue - because it has become a big anchor in her life.The rocker admits it's a...

Photos Of Kurt Cobain's Death Scene Published For First Time

Previously unpublished photos of the scene of Kurt Cobain's suicide have been released on the 19th anniversary of his death.The Nirvana frontman was found dead in the greenhouse at his Lake Washington home in Seattle,...

Courtney Love Advertises Electronic Cigarettes

Courtney Love is advertising electronic cigarettes.The Hole singer has signed up to become the unlikely star of a new web-based advertisement for NJOY electronic cigarettes in a bid to revamp her unhealthy rock 'n' roll...

Dave Grohl Asked Pj Harvey To Join Supergroup For Nirvana Tribute

Dave Grohl almost landed a historic Nirvana moment with late rocker Kurt Cobain's favourite singer Pj Harvey at a recent Sound City Players gig in London.The man behind the supergroup rarely performs Nirvana tracks out...

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