kurt cobain

food news

A Dirty Paper Plate Used by Kurt Cobain Just Sold for $22,400

After eating pizza off the plate, Cobain used it to write the setlist for a Nirvana show in 1990.
Bettina Makalintal
Noisey News

Fire Destroys Aberdeen Museum of History, Home to Kurt Cobain Exhibit

The fire broke out Saturday morning at the Armory Building in the center of Cobain's hometown. How much might be salvaged remains unclear.
Alex Robert Ross
New music

Stephen Malkmus and Kim Gordon Have a Country-Pop Song, Y'All

"Refute," taken from Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' new album 'Sparkle Hard,' is a twangy pop song that keeps a little jaggedness.
Alex Robert Ross

Hole's Drummer Shares Her Brutally Honest Tale of 90s Grunge and Addiction

We spoke to Patty Schemel about her new memoir, 'Hit So Hard,' her addiction to heroin, and her grief over lost friends.
Hannah Ewens
we saw this

The Foo Fighters Pub Will Melt Your Ice-Cold Heart

I went to the merch-filled London boozer and their fans are just so nice, dammit.
Niloufar Haidari

Kurt Cobain Was Also a Brilliant Visual Artist

The Seattle Art Fair's exhibition offered a thrilling glimpse at the late Nirvana frontman's other artistic pursuits.
Beckett Mufson
Sounding Off

Courtney Love Is Way More of a Pioneer than People Still Like to Admit

Once you scrub away the venom projected onto her, you're left with a string of undeniably influential albums.
Daisy Jones

A Gifted Painter Fills Canvases With Whatever He Wants, Including Dog Poop

Todd Bienvenu’s “Endless Bummer” does for the summer of ’96 what Brian Adams did for ’69.
Laura Hutson Hunter
Future Days

What Is It That Makes Ripoffs of Good Artists so Bad?

You can use hazy filters and sing about all the drugs you want, but it's not going to make you The Weeknd.
Drew Millard

What Should We Do with an Artist’s Music After They Die?

We continue to pry open, quite literally in Prince’s case, the private works of artists to feast on their off-cuts, but is this fair?
Alexandra Pollard

Newcastle... Why Have You Given Us a Nirvana Tribute Band Fronted by an Elvis Impersonator?

Four Geordies came up with the idea for a laugh. Now they're selling out venues up and down the country. We spoke to them about how and why.
Oobah Butler
First Dates

I Went on a First Date with... Sean Paul

I whisked off the dancehall star to a hotel bar to chat about Nirvana, French kissing, and finding out you're dead.
Emma Garland