Kurt Cobain Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


10th July 2015

Tweet: "Happy birthday mum. Thanks for giving me life, for implementing the importance of good taste&for being a total weirdo". Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean Cobain sent her mother, Courtney Love, a sweet tweet as the rocker celebrated her 51st birthday on Thursday (09Jul15).


11th February 2015

Quote: "We're friends again. We text and we're cool... I think you just get to an age where (you think), 'Why are we suing each other? Like really, honestly?' It just got stupid. Honestly, me and Dave Grohl, we had some gnarly times over the years and if we can make up, anyone can make up! And we're really cool now... (We realised) the energy's hurting (us) and the families and the kids, everyone." Courtney Love is grateful to have reconciled with her late husband Kurt Cobain's former Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl after spending two decades fighting over the rights to the band's back catalogue.


10th July 2014

Tweet: "Happy birthday to my unorthodox/free spirited mother @Courtney thanks for teaching me to embrace creativity&survive". Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain sends her mum a birthday message as she turns 50 on Wednesday (09Jul14). The 21 year old is Love's only child with late husband Kurt Cobain.


17th April 2014

Fact: A secret show by the surviving members of Nirvana in New York City on 10 April (14) was caught on camera. The gig at a small bar in Brooklyn featured Joan Jett, St. Vincent and Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon filling in for late frontman Kurt Cobain on lead vocals and came shortly after their performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. It is not yet known if the stars plan to release the footage.


14th April 2014

Quote: "I feel we conjured the spirit of the band, and we could not have done that alone. This, for me, is a bittersweet notion as we all miss Kurt so much. But considering we were inducted, the show had to go on." Rocker Krist Novoselic is proud of the performance he and his Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl put on at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last week (10Apr14). The pair was joined by Joan Jett, Lorde, St. Vincent and Kim Gordon to sing lead on hits like Smells Like Teen Spirit and Lithium in place of late frontman Kurt Cobain.


10th April 2014

Quote: "It's bittersweet because our friend Kurt has been gone 20 years. So it's a good way to remember him. He should be here." Nirvana star Krist Novoselic is upset his late bandmate Kurt Cobain will not be present on Thursday (10Apr14) when they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


7th April 2014

Quote: "I heard from some people in his camp, in his circle, that he wanted to come to Arizona and record at my studio, Zenorecords, and do an album of old blues covers. I thought that would be good for him personally, but how do you go from mega-million Lp sales to an album of old blues covers from a corporate point of view? Two weeks later he was gone." Wipers guitarist Greg Sage claims tragic Kurt Cobain was working on an album of blues covers when he took his life 20 years ago (Apr94).


3rd April 2014

Fact: More photos from Kurt Cobain's death scene have been released by police in Seattle, Washington ahead of the 20th anniversary of his death. One of the two close-up shots, made public on Thursday (03Apr13), features a box of shotgun shells next to the rocker's foot, while the second image depicts his arm with a hospital Id bracelet around his wrist. The Nirvana frontman took his own life on 5 April, 1994.


27th December 2013

Fact: The town of Hoquiam, Washington has named 10 April, 2014 'Nirvana Day' to coincide with the grunge band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain lived in the town for several months. It is just a few miles from the his hometown of Aberdeen.


19th August 2013

Fact: 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 getting crunk (partying) w/ (with) 25 members of the Scooby gang. Love my friends. Thnx (thanks) for coming out tonight fools."


18th July 2013

Tweet: "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 this year's event on Thursday (18Jul13).


11th June 2013

Tweet: "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 the social networking site.


14th March 2013

Quote: "When Kurt died, I was lost. I was numb. The music I had devoted my life to had now betrayed me. I had no voice. I turned off the radio. I put away my drums. I couldn't bear to hear someone else's voice singing about pain, or joy. It just hurt too much." Dave Grohl opens up about the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain during his keynote address at the South by Southwest festival in Texas on Thursday (14Mar13).


20th February 2013

Tweet: "Happy birthday Kurt." Pregnant actress Evan Rachel Wood remembers late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain on what would have been his 46th birthday.


16th July 2012

Quote: "I was on his tour bus once before a gig. He went upstairs to get something so I took all his cocaine. When he came back he asked me what I'd done with it, so I told him I'd taken the lot. He wasn't happy but I said I'd repay him when Nirvana played Brixton. He never made it to that gig." Buzzcocks rocker STEVE DIGGLE once stole drugs from tragic rocker Kurt Cobain.


7th October 2010

Fact: A handwritten letter Kurt Cobain wrote - but never sent - slamming the bosses of MTV is up for auction via Julienslive.com. Bidding has already reached $2,500 (£1,660) - $500 (£333) more than the expected finishing price.


13th May 2010

Quote: "When you're a widow of a suicide you always get some sort of blame, whereas widowers don't get quite as much. There's a huge amount of guilt that I feel." Rocker Courtney Love on the emotional weight of her husband Kurt Cobain's death since the former Nirvana frontman was found dead in his Seattle, Washington home in 1994.


28th April 2010

Quote: "There's Ryan Gosling and then there's James McAvoy. They're both really good. I watch them on different chat shows to see what they're really like." Rocker Courtney Love is dissecting the actors' behaviour before assigning the coveted role of her late husband Kurt Cobain in a new biopic.


16th April 2010

Tweet: "Hey I like R-Patz, he's just not right for KC!" Courtney Love is adamant Robert Pattinson will not be hired to play her late husband Kurt Cobain.


1st April 2010

Quote: "It is just sort of insulting... that all I will probably be remembered for is the fact that a very famous dude casually dropped my name in an interview. That this is as good as it will get for me, that I will always be subservient to that remark." The Pixies frontman Frank Black fears his biggest legacy will be inspiring Nirvana legend Kurt Cobain.


29th March 2010

Quote: "I like Kurt Cobain. (He) is like my dream boyfriend." Teenage superstar Miley Cyrus has a big crush on the late Nirvana frontman, who died in 1994 at the age of 27 - when the singer/actress was just a year old.


19th February 2010

Quote: "She cursed us. She's always had demonic powers." Courtney Love accuses her former mother-in-law, late husband Kurt Cobain's mother WENDY O'CONNOR, of ruining her life. O'Connor currently has legal custody of the rocker's teenage daughter, Frances Bean.


12th February 2010

Quote: "I married a guy, he killed himself, I inherited everything. That's the way it goes." Courtney Love is blunt when it comes to discussing how she inherited her late husband Kurt Cobain's fortune following his suicide in 1994.


7th April 2009

Quote: "I think Kurt Cobain and grunge took the fun out of rock 'n roll." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers prefers his music with a pop edge.


9th February 2008

Quote: "Frances grew up on musicals. I think musicals comfort her. She's a gay man trapped in a woman's body, like me." Courtney Love talks about her daughter with the late Kurt Cobain, 15-year-old FRANCES BEAN COBAIN.


1st February 2008

Fact: Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's teenage daughter FRANCES BEAN has kicked off her modelling career with a spread in the March (08) issue of fashion magazine Harpers Bazaar. The 15-year-old donned a 1950s look for a GREASE-inspired photo session.


12th January 2008

Quote: "I'm anticipating it... 27 was when Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison all died." Jessica Alba fears her next birthday in April (08) will be her last.


23rd October 2007

Quote: "He's listening to Nirvana really loudly all the time, but I don't think I'll be COURTNEY (LOVE). It's never gonna happen." Actress Amanda Peet on living with screenwriter husband David Benioff as he pens the screenplay for new Kurt Cobain biopic HEAVIER THAN HEAVEN.


19th October 2007

Fact: Celebrated screenwriter David Benioff has been commissioned to adapt CHARLES CROSS' Kurt Cobain biography HEAVIER THAN HEAVEN for a new biopic. Cobain's widow Courtney Love will be an executive producer of the project.


23rd August 2007

Quote: "We're the f**king JIM MORRISONs, we're the f**king KURT COBAINs of this." Rapper Kanye West claims he and 50 Cent are already as legendary as the late The Doors and Nirvana frontmen.


18th August 2007

Quote: "After Kurt died, I really resented everybody getting into Green Day. I was like, 'A f**king legend just passed, and you guys are listening to Green Day...' I was really passionate about it." Interpol frontman PAUL BANKS found GREEN DAY's success in the wake of Nirvana star Kurt Cobain's 1994 suicide intensely irritating.


11th December 2006

Quote: "I appreciate the guy was in pain... and anybody shacked up with Courtney Love would want to f**king die, but still, you've got a duty as a rock star to inspire kids." Oasis star Noel Gallagher has little sympathy for tragic Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.


29th November 2006

Quote: "Kurt Cobain used to listen to YOU TOOK THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF MY MOUTH." Meat Loaf is still boasting about late Nirvana star Cobain's pre-show listening pleasure.


11th September 2006

Fact: Rock star Kurt Cobain is being turned into a doll - the plastic model can be purchased for only GBP18 (GBP10) and comes complete with acoustic guitar, chair, microphone and music stand.


20th June 2006

Quote: "I miss him. There are a lot of times when we're passing around a guitar, around a campfire or something, and I just think, like, he'd be right there with us. I think about him all the time." Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder talks about his former grunge rival Kurt Cobain.


27th September 2005

Quote: <p>"I think a lot about if he was still around. How we might be sitting by the water in Seattle, by a campfire or something, talking. It could've been. We were running on parallel trains." PEARL JAM star Eddie Vedder on how he misses fellow grunge icon Kurt Cobain. </p>


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