All Courtney Love stories

Featured Courtney Love stories

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck is a movie about the frontman of Nirvana, but it isn’t about Nirvana. The word Bleach is never uttered. Dave Grohl was not interviewed, and his entry into the band is not addressed; he’s just there all of a sudden as the archival footage shifts into the Nevermind era. Even… More »

Courtney Love released her definitive artistic statement four days after her husband Kurt Cobain shot himself in the head, and she called the album Live Through This. In terms of morbidly cosmic coincidences, that’s up there with Biggie Smalls naming his second album Life After Death and then dying before its release, or the Ultimate… More »

Maybe it was these tough economic times — the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps
folks just are getting stir crazy from lack of fresh air, sitting in front of their laptops/4-tracks while their bodies slowly give way. Whatever the case, bands were super bitchy this year. Some fights… More »

More Courtney Love stories

Justin Bieber’s Stylist Explains His Controversial Nirvana T-Shirts

It's 2015. Wearing a Nirvana shirt is like wearing a Beatles shirt: no one should take it as a personal affront. Everyone knows a Nirvana…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 6:12 pm

Kurt Cobain’s Unplugged Cardigan Up For Auction

The cardigan Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana’s iconic MTV Unplugged concert in 1993 is part of a large selection of music memorabilia going up for…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2015 - 4:32 pm

Kim Gordon Discusses Grimes, Caitlyn Jenner, Chrissie Hynde, Spice Girls With Bret Easton Ellis

Kim Gordon is the latest rock star to guest on The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast, and her conversation with Ellis touches on lots of people…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2015 - 3:51 pm

Lollapalooza ’95 Had No Shortage Of Courtney Love Drama

Perry Farrell's inaugural Lollapalooza festival-tour launched in the summer of 1991, and it returned every year till 1997, after which it went on hiatus for…
Michael Nelson | August 11, 2015 - 5:40 pm

New Alice In Chains Book Reveals Courtney Love’s Suspicion That Kurt Cobain Didn’t Commit Suicide

The tragic suicide of Kurt Cobain is one of the most often discussed deaths in music history. Partially, this is because of Nirvana's continuing musical…
Caitlin White | August 3, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking Graphic Kurt Cobain Death-Scene Photos

Kurt Cobain's death was officially ruled a suicide over twenty years ago, but hey, crazy conspiracy theorists will be crazy conspiracy theorists. Last year, Seattle…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 11:40 am

Courtney Love Attacked By French Uber Protesters

Uber has come to Paris, and Parisian cabdrivers are not at all happy about it. As NPR reports, thousands of cabdrivers protested in Paris earlier…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2015 - 9:44 am

Courtney Love Files Cease & Desist Against Kurt Cobain Murder Conspiracy Docudrama

Kurt Cobain's death was ruled a suicide in 1994, but there are some people who continue to believe that the Nirvana frontman was murdered. Around…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 17, 2015 - 11:12 am

Courtney Love Explains How Timbaland Dealt With Her Limited Vocal Range On Empire

Girls star Jemima Kirke interviewed Courtney Love for the latest issue of Citizens Of Humanity, and if you're familiar with Kirke's character Jessa on the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 9, 2015 - 4:49 pm

The Melvins’ Buzz Osborne: “90% Of Montage Of Heck Is Bullshit”

Brett Morgen’s intimate and powerful new Kurt Cobain doc Montage Of Heck has been picking up critical plaudits left and right — including from our
Peter Helman | June 6, 2015 - 1:47 pm

Courtney Love – “Miss Narcissist”

It's not often that we get to hear new music from Courtney Love, though she did give us one song on the Empire soundtrack and…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 7:45 am

Courtney Love Reportedly Skipped Out On Insane Psychiatry Bill

Between her tour with Lana Del Rey, her role on Empire, all the hubbub surrounding Brett Morgen's Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck, and countless
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2015 - 11:22 am

Watch Lana Del Rey Cover Jessica Rabbit At Houston Tour Opener

Joseph "Kansas Joe" McCoy wrote the blues song "Why Don't You Do Right?," originally recorded as "Weed Smoker's Dream," in 1936. Peggy Lee had a…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2015 - 9:54 am

Courtney Love Cast In A James Franco Movie

These two are sort of made for each other, aren’t they? James Franco is getting ready to direct a movie called The Long Home, an…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2015 - 8:58 am

Watch Kurt & Courtney Mock Sassy Reader’s Angry Letter In ’92 Home Video

The new Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck has been in select theaters since 4/10, but will officially air on HBO on 5/4. In the…
Caitlin White | April 27, 2015 - 4:01 pm

Kurt & Courtney’s Squalid L.A. Apartment Is Now An Airbnb Rental

In case watching the intensely personal Brett Morgen documentary Cobain: Montage Of Heck didn’t leave you feeling close enough to Nirvana’s late frontman, there’s one…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 22, 2015 - 4:07 pm

Courtney Love: Montage Of Heck Helped Frances Bean Heal “In A Way That I Certainly Couldn’t Do”

Montage Of Heck, the recent documentary about Kurt Cobain's life, might be the most comprehensive, honest portrayal of the iconic Nirvana frontman that's ever been…
Caitlin White | April 17, 2015 - 2:44 pm

Frances Bean Cobain Gives Rare Interview: “I Don’t Really Like Nirvana That Much”

If you were Frances Bean Cobain, you probably wouldn't like Nirvana much, either. So before any diehard fans get up in arms about it, think…
Caitlin White | April 8, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Nick Cave, Courtney Love, Devendra Banhart, And A Million Others Paid Messy Tribute To Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” In L.A.

It was an unusually wet evening in Los Angeles, and soggy Allen Ginsberg fans lined up outside the Theatre at the Ace Hotel to celebrate…
Molly Bergen | April 8, 2015 - 11:13 am
1 2 3 4 ...