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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 »

Funny thing about suicide: It’s not a mystery to be solved. When someone you know, or someone you admire, takes her own life, there’s always a temptation to rifle through your memories of that person, looking for some clue of what might happen. It’s not there — or, if it is, there’s usually no reaso… More »

The story goes something like this: Sheriff Kurt moseys into town just long enough to purge the spandex-clad outlaws before riding off into the sunset forever, leaving behind the Clinton Administration, Lollapalooza, and lucrative major label deals for flannel-flyin’ underdogs everywhere. More »

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Stream Nirvana’s Previously Unreleased 9-Minute Jam “E-Coli”

In the wake of the most recent Nirvana documentary, Montage Of Heck, more relics from their past keep emerging. A whole slew of unheard demos
Caitlin White | August 24, 2015 - 10:14 am
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Asking Price For Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home Drops To $329k

Realtors are having some trouble selling Kurt Cobain’s childhood home. When the Aberdeen, Washington house first went on the market back in 2013, the asking…
Peter Helman | August 18, 2015 - 7:17 pm

Hear An Unreleased Kurt Cobain Song From The Montage Of Heck Theatrical Cut

The Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck aired on HBO a few months ago, and since then, a slightly different cut of the movie ha…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 8:57 am

Watch Kurt Cobain Joke About His Chronic Stomach Pain In A Never-Before-Seen Montage Of Heck Outtake

The latest homage to the iconic Kurt Cobain came in the form of Brett Morgen's critically-acclaimed documentary Montage Of Heck. The movie uses video cli…
Caitlin White | August 6, 2015 - 3:26 pm
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Montage Of Heck Album Includes Kurt Cobain Demos, Comedy Sketch

Montage Of Heck, Brett Morgen’s Emmy-nominated, Buzzo-defecated Kurt Cobain documentary, will soon generate a spinoff album around the time of its home video release thi…
Chris DeVille | August 5, 2015 - 5:35 pm
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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
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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…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 11:40 am
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Montage Of Heck Theatrical Release Includes Previously Unreleased Kurt Cobain Demo

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck already had its premiere on HBO a few months back, but the documentary was so popular that it's getting a…
James Rettig | July 30, 2015 - 4:28 pm

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
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More Buzz Osborne On Kurt Cobain: “The ‘Truth’ About His Situation Has Always Been False”

Buzz Osborne isn't quite done hating on Brett Morgen's Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage Of Heck. In a recent Talkhouse essay, Osborne -- who had know…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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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
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Watch A New Trailer For Kurt Cobain Conspiracy Theory Docudrama Soaked In Bleach

This year is an embarrassment of riches if you're really into documentaries about Kurt Cobain. First we had Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, which wa…
James Rettig | May 12, 2015 - 7:57 pm
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Montage Of Heck Team Releasing Kurt Cobain Album This Summer

In making his new documentary Cobain: Montage Of Heck, director Brett Morgen got access to a ton of untouched home recordings from Kurt Cobain, and…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2015 - 2:59 pm

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
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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
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Hear Kurt Cobain Cover The Beatles’ “And I Love Her”

It's hard to believe that, after more than 20 years of posthumous exploitation, there's any unreleased Kurt Cobain music anywhere. But for the new documentary…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2015 - 10:08 am
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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 bee…
Caitlin White | April 17, 2015 - 2:44 pm

Watch Nirvana Play A Show For Two People In New Montage Of Heck Clip

When director Brett Morgen agreed to take on the Frances Bean-produced documentary Cobain: Montage Of Heck, he thought that it would take 18 months to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2015 - 11:38 am
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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
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Hear A Previously Unreleased Kurt Cobain Demo From Montage Of Heck

HBO's Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck comes to a few theaters on Friday, and we already know that it features a few unheard Cobai…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 1:01 pm
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