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2015 In Review

The 14 Weirdest Music Festival Attractions Of 2015

It isn't news anymore that festivals have become a major cornerstone in the music industry. It didn't used to be like this: There weren't dozens…
Ryan Leas | December 18, 2015 - 1:29 pm

2015 In Review

The 10 Most Unnecessary Albums Of 2015

One of the best problems about music in 2015 is that there is way too much of it. In the digital landscape, you have access…
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2015 - 11:13 am

Essay

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck: The Stereogum Review

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…
Chris DeVille | March 27, 2015 - 10:21 am

More Kurt Cobain stories

Frances Bean Cobain Shares 8-Second Jimmy Eat World Cover

Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, technically made her recorded vocal debut on the Evelyn Evelyn song "My Space" along…
Collin Robinson | August 8, 2016 - 12:12 pm

Hear An Unearthed Nirvana Recording Session Featuring Previously Unreleased Songs

A few unreleased Nirvana recordings have made their way online thanks to a fan who bought a reel on eBay containing a session from 2/15/93…
James Rettig | June 22, 2016 - 11:49 am

Juliana Hatfield Shares Letter From Kurt Cobain That You Can Maybe Even Buy From Her For $20k

Juliana Hatfield has a history of selling off possessions and custom paintings over the years, and today she's written an essay for The Talkhouse in…
James Rettig | May 5, 2016 - 12:05 pm

Angry Letter From Kurt Cobain To David Geffen Going Up For Auction

A newly unearthed angry letter that Kurt Cobain wrote to his DGC Records boss David Geffen in 1992, a year after the release of Nevermind,…
Peter Helman | April 23, 2016 - 4:05 pm

Seattle Police Release Photos Of Kurt Cobain’s Suicide Gun In Response To Public Records Request

22 years after Kurt Cobain took his own life, Seattle police have shared photos of the shotgun that he used to kill himself. Two years…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 10:50 am

2015 In Review

The 10 Most Unnecessary Albums Of 2015

One of the best problems about music in 2015 is that there is way too much of it. In the digital landscape, you have access…
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2015 - 11:13 am

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

Stream Kurt Cobain Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings

In the process of making his recent documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, director Brett Morgen was granted access to a trove of the Nirvana…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2015 - 12:13 am

Hear Kurt Cobain’s “Been A Son” Demo From Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings

The accompanying soundtrack to Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck comes out next week, featuring a ton of unreleased recordings and demos from the Nirvana frontman…
James Rettig | November 5, 2015 - 11:52 am

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

Kurt Cobain – “And I Love Her” (The Beatles Cover)

We heard a portion of Kurt Cobain's Beatles cover from Montage Of Heck earlier this year, but it disappeared quickly. Now "And I Love Her"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 8, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings Tracklist Revealed

The latest documentary about Kurt Cobain's life Montage Of Heck came out earlier this year but has produced plenty of offshoots since. Foremost, a purported
Caitlin White | October 7, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Kurt Cobain – “Sappy”

Twenty-one years after his death, Kurt Cobain's first official solo single is here. In the process of making his recent documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of
Peter Helman | October 5, 2015 - 7:23 pm

Here Is The Kurt Cobain Solo Album’s Rumored Tracklist And Artwork

Brett Morgen's documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain, Montage Of Heck, will be released in multiple physical formats this November, along with what's being…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 1, 2015 - 10:56 am

Kurt Cobain “And I Love Her”/”Sappy” 7″ Out This Fall

A new Kurt Cobain 7" containing songs from Brett Morgen's biopic Montage Of Heck is on the way. The Vinyl Collective message board points to…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2015 - 11:44 am

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

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 has…
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 clips…
Caitlin White | August 6, 2015 - 3:26 pm

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 this…
Chris DeVille | August 5, 2015 - 5:35 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

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

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 known…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 11, 2015 - 12:00 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

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 was…
James Rettig | May 12, 2015 - 7:57 pm

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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