Second to only Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift, the biggest feud in VMAs history occurred between Nirvana's Kurt Cobain and Guns N’ Roses' Axl Rose, who represented two polar-opposite worldviews in rock in 1992.
Although autopsy reports and historical records about the fast lives Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse carried out in their final years can tell us how they met their tragic ends, a better way to understand their deaths is to consider why.
The 1959 Martin D-18E acoustic is now the most expensive guitar ever sold, beating the previous record of $3.975 million for a Black Stratocaster owned by Pink Floyd's David Gilmour.
The guitar Kurt Cobain played during Nirvana's legendary 1993 "MTV Unplugged" session sold for a pretty penny on Saturday at an auction in Los Angeles. Cobain's 1959 Martin D-18E, which was originally purchased by the Nirvana singer at L.A.'s Voltage Guitars, went for a total of $6.01 million, breaking the record for the most expensive […]
Twenty-five years ago, Courtney Love's band Hole issued their breakthrough album -- exactly one week after her husband's death. Cobain’s last words to Love were, reportedly, “Whatever happens, you made a great album."
"Most of it is so misogynist that I can’t even deal with it. ... I totally respect and love it because it’s one of the only original forms of music that’s been introduced, but the white man doing rap is just like watching a white man dance."
The suicides of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain this week have stunned the world and triggered thousands of emotional responses from Yahoo commenters. The back-to-back losses are a stark reminder of what the World Health Organization calls a “global phenomenon.” Close to 800,000 people die due to suicide every year, the WHO reports, making an average of one person every 40 seconds. Along with grieving family and friends, Yahoo commenters are asking: Why?
The Hole singer says that the "universe always rips open on this day," the anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death.
Kurt Cobain's MTV VMA Moonman and Michael Jackson's rhinestone glove are among the notable items that will hit the auction block this month.
The 2015 Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck featured a bunch of drawings from the late Nirvana frontman, and now two of his paintings will be exhibited at the Seattle Art Fair in August. The New York Times reports that the visual arts division of United Talent Agency, which represents Cobain's estate, will man a…
Singer-songwriter Father John Misty is known for skewering pop culture, and his new video for “Total Entertainment Forever” is a total head trip.
Today would have been the late Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday. Nirvana’s music was known for being dark, but don’t forget that the band’s frontman had a sense of humor. Here are eight of his most irreverent quotes:
Frances Bean Cobain has led tributes to her late father Kurt Cobain on what would have been the singer's 50th birthday (20 February 2017). Fans around the world are celebrating the life and career of the Nirvana icon, who tragically died in 1994. In a touching Instagram post, Frances, 21, shared a handwritten message which read: "Today would have been your 50th birthday.
Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who defined grunge and the rise of alternative rock, would have turned 50 on Monday. Rock has kept evolving since his suicide yet "Nevermind," Nirvana's brutal 1991 masterpiece, is still widely considered one of the most influential albums in history. To Cross, Cobain's key contribution is opening the way for songwriters to tackle a wider emotional range.
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 which she debates whether she should sell off an old personal note from Kurt Cobain. "I recently contemplated selling this letter. I would make a copy for myself, of course,…