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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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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

Watch Foo Fighters Cover “Molly’s Lips” For The First Time

Nirvana released their cover of the Vaselines' song "Molly's Lips" as half of a split single with fellow Seattle band the Fluid in 1991, and…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 11:54 am

Watch John McEnroe Try To Cover Nirvana’s “Territorial Pissings”

Have you ever heard tempestuous tennis great John McEnroe talk about music? It's fucking weird, man. I once caught an episode of Morning Joe that…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 11:04 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

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

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

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

Stream 17 Previously Unreleased Nirvana Mixes & Demos

A bunch of previously unreleased Nirvana mixes and demos have leaked online, and Reddit users have identified and offered info on the tracks, which are…
Caitlin White | August 3, 2015 - 11:12 am

Watch A$AP Rocky & Vic Mensa Wild Out To Nirvana At Lollapalooza

Yesterday evening was the final day of Chicago's Lollapalooza festival, and it featured A$AP Rocky, performing near the top of the bill, paying tribute to…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2015 - 8:55 am

Watch Big Brother’s Ridiculous Grunge-Themed Competition

As someone who obsessively (and sorta regretfully) followed Big Brother for about eight years, I can say without hesitation that pretty much all of their…
James Rettig | July 22, 2015 - 5:58 pm

Teen Unearths Previously Unseen Photos From Nirvana’s First Show

The teenage daughter of Tony Poukulla, a high school friend of Kurt Cobain, has just unearthed some previously unseen photos of Nirvana's first ever show…
Peter Helman | July 20, 2015 - 6:34 pm

Nothing – “Something In The Way” (Nirvana Cover) Video (NSFW) (Stereogum Premiere)

Philadelphia's Nothing released their cover of Nirvana's "Something In The Way" on a compilation covers album called Whatever Nevermind. The record mimics Nervermind's tracklist, with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 9, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Watch Duff McKagan & Krist Novoselic Play “Sweet Child O’ Mine” Together

Nirvana and Guns N' Roses famously didn't like each other, mostly owing to a backstage spat between Axl Rose and Kurt Cobain at the 1992…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 10:34 am

Watch Kurt Cobain’s Ridiculous Chris Cornell Impression From Montage Of Heck

Behold, the best part of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck. In my review of Brett Morgen's Kurt Cobain documentary, I noted that "one Cobain joke…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2015 - 12:41 pm

Stream Whatever Nevermind: A Tribute To Nirvana’s Nevermind

Robotic Empire has put together a second Nirvana tribute album for Record Store Day. The first one was released for last year’s RSD, and had…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 10:46 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 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

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

Nothing – “Something In The Way” (Nirvana Cover)

Philly's Nothing have shared a cover of Nirvana's muted and melancholic "Something In The Way," the last track on the band's seminal 1991 album Nevermind
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 7, 2015 - 3:55 pm
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