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SHAED’s “Trampoline” Is The Latest Pop Hit Smuggled Through Rock Radio

Because my car is not new or fancy enough to display song titles and artist names when I listen to the radio, I sometimes find…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2019 - 11:05 am

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Suicide, Mental Illness, & Music 25 Years After Kurt Cobain’s Death

Shortly after the 2017 suicides of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, the air was thick with talk of clinical depression, artists and…
Christopher R. Weingarten | May 2, 2019 - 12:34 pm

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After The Fyre: A Brief History Of Other Festival Disasters

By now we’re all aware that Fyre Festival — in theory a three-day luxury music festival in the Bahamas for supermodels and rich dudes who…
Kelly Conaboy | May 1, 2017 - 11:58 am

More Kurt Cobain stories

Hear R.E.M.’s New Remix Of Kurt Cobain Tribute “Let Me In”

R.E.M.'s divisive Monster just turned 25, and to celebrate the occasion, the band are reissuing the album in a big six-disc anniversary box set. That…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 4:35 pm

Kurt Cobain And Courtney Love’s Former Seattle Home For Sale

It's hard to think of a good reason why you'd want to own the house where Kurt Cobain died, but at least theoretically, you can…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2019 - 10:11 am

Seattle Record Store Discovers Kurt Cobain Royalty Check From 1991

Twenty-eight years after the release of Nirvana’s Nevermind, fans are still discovering new secrets left behind in the album’s wake. A Seattle record store owner…
Rob Arcand / Spin | September 6, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Lil Nas X – “Panini”

Lil Nas X is, of course, the force between "Old Town Road," the unstoppable pop juggernaut that has been the #1 single in America these…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2019 - 12:54 pm

Kurt Cobain’s “Corporate Magazines Still Suck” Shirt Becomes $550 Designer Tee

Struggling to reconcile your disdain for the establishment with your affinity for designer clothing? Wishing you could express both with a single garment? Fret no…
Peter Helman | May 22, 2019 - 4:47 pm

Kurt Cobain’s Reading Festival Hospital Gown Is For Sale

Kurt Cobain's hospital gown from Nirvana's performance at Reading Festival in 1992 is up for auction. Fans with copious amounts of disposable income can bid…
Tosten Burks / Spin | March 7, 2019 - 3:59 pm

Kurt Cobain Offers His Thoughts On Rap Music In Unreleased 1991 Interview

A lost Kurt Cobain radio interview has been unearthed and posted in its uncut form to the Bandcamp of the Ontarian band Dead City Beat.
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | November 27, 2018 - 11:47 am

Stream Kanye West & Kid Cudi Kids See Ghosts

Kanye West and Kid Cudi's collaborative album Kids See Ghosts is finally here. It's the third album in the string of the five albums that…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2018 - 9:05 am

Courtney Love Sued By Former Son-In-Law’s Ex Claiming Stalking & Emotional Distress

Courtney Love is facing yet another lawsuit tied to daughter Frances Bean Cobain's messy divorce from her musician ex-husband, Isaiah Silva. In addition to a…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | June 5, 2018 - 3:56 pm

Now Frances Bean Cobain’s Ex Is Suing Courtney Love For Trying To Kill Him Over Kurt’s Unplugged Guitar

Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean has been fighting a two-year legal battle against her ex-husband Isaiah Silva over the guitar her father played for Nirvana’s…
Julia Gray | May 29, 2018 - 8:17 pm

Iconic Kurt Cobain Guitar Goes To Frances Bean’s Ex After 2-Year Legal Battle

The iconic 1959 Martin D-18E guitar that Kurt Cobain played on Nirvana's MTV Unplugged has been at the center of a two-year legal battle as…
James Rettig | May 15, 2018 - 2:25 pm

Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, & Other Rock Stars’ Handwriting Made Into Downloadable Typefaces

The new frontier in rock-star hero worship: fonts.
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2018 - 3:49 pm

Frances Bean Cobain Shares An Original Song On The Anniversary Of Her Father’s Death

Back in February, on what would have been Kurt Cobain's 51st birthday, his widow Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean posted tributes to the late…
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2018 - 10:28 am
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