The grunge scene of the early '90s has been credited for flipping the music world on its ear and effectively shoving the hair metal dominance of the late '80s to the side. However, grunge's takeover didn't just affect hair metal, and rapper Jay-Z says in a new interview that even the growing popularity of hip-hop stalled out a little bit when Nirvana came to prominence.
"It's better to burn out than to fade away" may be one of Neil Young's most quotable lyrics, but the singer says that he's still haunted by the fact that the 'Hey Hey, My My' quip resonated so much with Kurt Cobain that the late Nirvana singer quoted it in his suicide note.
Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has long been an inspiration to artists and creative types. Everything from books to music and collectibles have been created in his honor. The latest addition to that list is an upcoming sticker book inspired by the musical visionary titled ‘Kurt and the Gang.’
As an automobile, this 1972 Dodge van has seen better days. But as a pop culture artifact, it’s worth over $20,000, thanks to some scribbling Kurt Cobain did on the side during his stint as a roadie for sludge metal pioneers the Melvins.
If you didn’t spend your life savings purchasing the childhood home of Ronnie James Dio on eBay recently, there’s another auction up for grabs that might interest fans of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Slash recently stopped by the Howard Stern Show to promote his new album and ended up discussing Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland‘s “uncontrollable diva” behavior. The iconic guitarist also shared his love for Nirvana and offered his thoughts on the grunge era that gave birth to Weiland’s career.
In the new documentary ‘Hit So Hard: The Life & Near Death Story of Patty Schemel,’ there is home video footage of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love casually performing the unreleased song ‘Stinking of You’ — check it out below.
April 5, 2012 marks eighteen years that the world has been without the influential Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. His words and music changed the world as we knew it in the early 90's and to pay tribute, we take a look at some of his finest performances.
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