“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”
The note was found in Cobain’s wallet after his body was discovered on April 8, 1994, logged into evidence in the Seattle Police Department case file, and never made public until now.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”
Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell discusses fame’s strangle hold on Kurt Cobain.
“There would have to be a story, and a great story, one that hasn’t been told before,” Love said of the proposed musical production.
The couple could have definitely used a housekeeper.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Cobain’s death and the band’s upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Fine Brothers set out to gauge reactions from teens who were too young to understand Nirvana.
For a low, low price, you could be the proud owner of a telephone, video game and pair of skis that Cobain once owned. The skis don’t have poles, but like the guys says, these are a lot cooler than your average pair of skis.
Filmmaker David Markey released a 15-minute clip of Nirvana performing at the Los Angeles Forum during what would be the band’s final show in L.A. before the tragic death of frontman Kurt Cobain in April of 1994.
Amid a teeming sea of concertgoers that includes the occasional crowd surfer, Nirvana sounds as on-point as the band ever did, assisted by second guitarist Pat Smear filling out the song’s crunching guitar on the chorus and backing vocals.