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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. Eve… More »

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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 police reviewed the case and examined four previously undeveloped rolls of 35mm film of the crime scene and came to the same conclusion of suicide, and they released some previouslyMore »

By: Peter Helman / August 1, 2015 - 11:40 am

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 done. That’s mostly due to the skillful hand of the film’s director Brett Morgen, who Courtney Love specifically tapped. V Magazine published a conversation between the two of them revealing… More »

By: 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 about how the stuff your parents are affiliated with indelibly loses some of its crisp, shiny meaning, blunted by family ties. And, to her credit, Frances has mostly avoided talking… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 8, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck Has Unreleased Beatles Cover, Not Dave Grohl

A cut of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck premiered at Sundance last night. It’s the first fully authorized documentary about the Nirvana singer, and was executive produced by his daughter, Frances Bean Cobain. The film will air later this year on HBO. Notably, the film does not feature any interview footage of Dave Grohl, though… More »

By: James Rettig / January 25, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Courtney Love Is In The Kurt Cobain Doc Montage Of Heck But Has No Control Over It

Frances Bean Cobain executive produced HBO’s upcoming documentary about her father, Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, but her mother Courtney Love’s name wasn’t listed among the film’s contributors when it was announced last week. That was curious because Love is the one who initially asked director Brett Morgen to take on the project in 2007. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 3, 2014 - 11:39 am

HBO Announces First Fully-Authorized Kurt Cobain Documentary Montage Of Heck, Exec Produced By Frances Bean

There have been more than enough unauthorized documentaries and biographies about Kurt Cobain. Next year, though, HBO will release the first fully authorized Cobain documentary. The film will be called Montage Of Heck, and its executive producer is Cobain’s daughter, Frances Bean. It will be written, directed, and produced by filmmaker Brett Morgen (Crossfire Hurricane,… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Frances Bean Cobain Warns Lana Del Rey Not To Romanticize Dying Young

During a recent interview with The Guardian, Lana Del Rey said a bunch of provocative things, the most widely quoted of which was this: “I wish I was dead already.” Now, there’s no reason to take her at face value there; anytime Del Rey says anything like that, she’s essentially doing character work. Still, she’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 23, 2014 - 8:56 am

Courtney Love Downplays Hole Reunion Talk, Vows To Join Foe Dave Grohl Onstage At Nirvana’s Rock Hall Induction

A few months ago, Courtney Love gave Hole fans something to be excited about when she confirmed in a Facebook Q&A that she was “slowly, steadily” reuniting with the band’s Celebrity Skin-era lineup of Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel, and Melissa Auf Der Maur. Then in an interview earlier this month, Love mentioned that the quartet… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 7, 2014 - 9:56 am

Frances Bean, Not Courtney, Now Controls Kurt Cobain’s Likeness

According to some court documents that recently surfaced, Courtney Love apparently has just about no say in the rights to almost everything about her late husband Kurt Cobain. The Fix reports that Love’s daughter Frances Bean has actually controlled Cobain’s likeness since 2010, the year after Love lost custody of her. Frances has taken over… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 3, 2012 - 9:46 am

Frances Bean Issues Statement Re: Mom’s Twitter Rant

Earlier this week, Courtney Love lobbied some hateful tweets against Dave Grohl, accusing him of trying to seduce Frances Bean Cobain and having a “romney rape thing about him.” She also claimed Grohl hired a “submissive drummer” who looked like Kurt, named his daughter after a Hole song, and greedily licensed Nirvana music to TheMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 12, 2012 - 6:08 pm

Courtney Love Alleges Dave Grohl Seduced Frances Bean, Tweets A Lot About It

As is well-established at this point, shit is bound to go down on Courtney Love’s Twitter. But, her account (which is set to private) veered into creepy territory as she lobbed accusations at Dave Grohl, who was allegedly handsy with his former bandmate’s daughter recently. The tirade also questions the nature of Foo Fighters drummer… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 11, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Courtney Love Killed Frances Bean’s Pets :(

Rock’s saddest, most fucked-up ongoing story just became even more depressing. Back in 2009, Courtney Love lost legal guardianship of her daughter Frances Bean Cobain. And now the court documents behind that split have come to light. In them, Frances alleges that Courtney was responsible for the deaths of two of her pets, a dog… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 2, 2012 - 3:34 pm

Frances Bean Gets Engaged

According to People, the 19-year-old Frances Bean Cobain, who made some serious Internet noise earlier this summer in a photoshoot with Heidi Slimane, has gotten engaged to her boyfriend, Isaiah Silva. Silva, who is the lead singer of L.A. rock group the Rambles, and Cobain have been going out about a year and recently posted… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 27, 2011 - 4:27 pm

Frances Bean Cobain, All Grown Up

Frances Bean Cobain has done a pretty good job staying out of the spotlight, but now that’s she’s all grown up — goth, inked, and gorgeous — we may be seeing more of her. The child of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love (who lost custody of her two years ago) turns 19 this month, and… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 8, 2011 - 12:32 pm

Evelyn Evelyn – “My Space” (Feat. Amanda Palmer, Jason Webley, Frances Bean Cobain, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Andrew W.K., Neil Gaiman, Et Al)

As mentioned, Dresden Doll Amanda Palmer’s teamed up with Jason Webley for the concept album Evelyn Evelyn, about a pair of fictional conjoined twins who have a really stocked rolodex. The guest list is sprawling, a lively slice thereof — including Andrew W.K., “Weird Al,” and graphic novelist/Palmer fiancé Neil Gaiman — turn up o… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 30, 2010 - 1:38 pm

Frances Bean To Make Vocal Debut With Amanda Palmer, Andrew W.K., “Weird Al” & Gerard Way

The emancipated daughter of Courtney Love and a guy named Kurt will sing her first song (on record) with the aforementioned folks with a track called “My Space” for Amanda Palmer’s new project Evelyn Evelyn. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 4, 2010 - 3:52 pm

Courtney Loves Trashes Frances On Facebook

In a deleted Facebook rant, Courtney Love called her daughter “clearly deluded” for wanting to move out and live with grandma: “I don’t care really, I hate to sound cold, but any kid of mine who pulls this shit has lost her position.” MTV has more. (As does Love.)… More »

By: brandon / December 18, 2009 - 12:08 pm

Courtney Love Loses Legal Control Of Frances Bean

The Cali courts have granted guardianship over 17-year-old Cobain to Kurt’s mom and sister, both for Bean’s personal and financial well-being after an extended period of conduct by Courtney which met the legal standard for pretty much bonkers. More at TMZ. UPDATE: There’s a restraining order too. More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 14, 2009 - 3:03 pm

Courtney Love Talks Nobody’s Daughter

With her perpetual case of blogarrhea (it’s a real condition) it’s easy to forget we’re actually waiting on a new album from Courtney — one that has sounded both promising and terrible. Today we find out it’s probably going to be her last one, because this music thing has caused too much emotional damage. (“I’m… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 6, 2008 - 3:27 pm
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