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Fascinating Fact: 4007577

27th December 2013

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...

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Dave Grohl Overwhelmed By Nirvana's Hall Of Fame Induction

19th December 2013

Dave Grohl has paid tribute to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain after the grunge icons were named among the 2014 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The Smells Like Teen Spirit legends were...

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Lady Gaga Smokes Cannabis To Feel Young

6th December 2013

Lady Gaga used to smoke cannabis to feel young again. The 27-year-old singer has openly admitted to being addicted to the drug in the past, but she insists she became reliant on it because it...

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Primal Scream Pay Tribute To Kurt Cobain

22nd November 2013

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie paid tribute to rock icon Kurt Cobain during the band's concert in Italy this week (beg22Nov13) by singing classic Nirvana track Heart-Shaped Box.The Rocks hitmakers were performing at the Alcatraz...

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Alexa Chung Loves London Street Style

21st November 2013

Alexa Chung loves London ''street style''.The 30-year-old star thinks England's capital has a unique look which doesn't compare to anywhere else, but maintains that it is often difficult to find a good bargain in the...

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Lady Gaga Won't Join 27 Club

15th November 2013

Lady Gaga is adamant she won't join the 27 Club.The 'Do What You Want With My Body' singer says she was dependent on smoking marijuana earlier this year, but has vowed to curb her drug...

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Courtney Love: 'Actors Try To Bed Me To Land Cobain Movie Role'

5th November 2013

Rocker Courtney Love is often propositioned by young actors eager to land the lead role in a planned biopic about her late husband Kurt Cobain.The former Hole singer has been working on the idea of...

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Kurt Cobain Opened Up About Sexuality In Lost Interview

24th October 2013

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain opened up about his teenage flirtation with homosexuality in a lost interview unearthed by Pbs bosses.The troubled grunge icon, who died from a gunshot wound in 1994, spoke with music journalist...

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Courtney Love Is No Fan Of 'Sad' Katy Perry

23rd October 2013

Courtney Love thinks Katy Perry's is ''kind of sad''.The grunge rocker isn't a huge fan of the 'Roar' singer since she got her major record label deal in 2007, saying she preferred her when she...

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#Votenirvana: Getting Kurt Cobain's Men Into 'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame'

By Michael West | 17th October 2013

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its annual list of nominees on Wednesday (October 16, 2013),with grunge legends Nirvana the most notable of the 16 potential candidates. Almost 20 years after frontman Kurt...

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Hologram Museum To Open In London

16th October 2013

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London.Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame...

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Dave Grohl's Children In The Dark Over Kurt Cobain's Death

25th September 2013

Foo Fighters drummer Dave Grohl is refusing to tell his children how Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain died as they are too young to cope with the tragedy.The rocker has two daughters - Violet, seven, and...

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Kurt Cobain's Childhood Home Up For Sale

25th September 2013

The house where rock legend Kurt Cobain grew up is to go on sale for $500,000 (£333,000).The white wood bungalow, in Aberdeen, Washington is being put on the market by his mother Wendy O'Connor, who...

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Got $500,000? Want To Buy Kurt Cobain's Dingy Childhood Home?

By Michael West | 25th September 2013

In the same month that fans of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana are marking the 20th anniversary of the band's final album In Utero, the rock star's mother, Wendy O'Connor, is putting his childhood home up...

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Kurt Cobain's Childhood Home For Sale

25th September 2013

Kurt Cobain's mother is selling the home he grew up in.The late rocker's mother, Wendy O'Connor, has put the bungalow in Aberdeen, Washington, US, up for sale with an asking price of $500,000.The musician's family...

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Free Tattoos & New Song To Celebrate Nirvana’S 'In Utero' 20th Anniversary [Listen]

By Lauren James | 25th September 2013

Nirvana fans across the globe have banded together in celebration this month to celebrate two decades of the grunge rock group's final album, In Utero, which was released on the 13rd September 1993. To commemorate...

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Dave Grohl Nearly Had Seizure On Nirvana Track

25th September 2013

Dave Grohl nearly ''had a seizure'' recording Nirvana's 'Heart Shaped Box'. The grunge band's drummer told how he and bandmates Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic used a strobe light to help them stay in time...

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Kurt Cobain Was 'Serious About His Music'

23rd September 2013

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...

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Nirvana Played 'Lifeless' Shows

15th September 2013

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...

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Nirvana Became A Bluegrass Band

14th September 2013

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...

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Courtney Love Wants To Work With Jay Z

11th September 2013

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...

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Courtney Love: Katy Perry Bores Me

11th September 2013

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...

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Pat Smear Wants To Play Nirvana Songs Live

6th September 2013

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...

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Dave Grohl Thought Nirvana Would Quit After Nevermind

30th August 2013

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...

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Frank Turner Copies Kurt Cobain's Wheelchair Entrance At Reading

24th August 2013

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...

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Green Day Play Dookie In Full At Reading Festival

24th August 2013

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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Fascinating Fact: 3823040

19th August 2013

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...

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

31st July 2013

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...

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

By Lauren James | 30th July 2013

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...

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Courtney Love's Cobain Communication

21st July 2013

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...

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