Tag Archives: Kurt Cobain

Wear Your Idols

Some say Kill Your Idols but we all know that’s silly. We want to BE our idols, that’s the whole fucking point. Well, now you can at least dress like your idols. Worn Free has some sweet reproductions of famous vintage tees seen on stars from over the years. No, these are not dopey vintage … Continue reading Wear Your Idols

The (formerly) Private Life of Kurt Cobain

According to Rolling Stone, Charles R. Cross was granted unprecedented access to Kurt Cobain‘s archives for a new book, Cobain Unseen, out now. “It was like a James Bond movie,” Cross says of the high-tech Seattle bunker. “But once you got past security, all his possessions were just in boxes.” With these artifacts, put into … Continue reading The (formerly) Private Life of Kurt Cobain

Danny Goldberg vs. Kurt Cobain

Former Nirvana manager Danny Goldberg has written a memoir about his time with Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Sonic Youth, Nirvana, Hole, Warren Zevon and Steve Earle: Bumping Into Geniuses: My Life Inside the Rock and Roll Business. AOL’s Spinner has an excerpt: Courtney’s very presence was a metaphor for the end of … Continue reading Danny Goldberg vs. Kurt Cobain

Cobain's Ashes Reportedly Stolen

Courtney Love claims that the ashes of her late husband, Kurt Cobain, have been pinched. Rolling Stone reports that Love was storing the ashes in a pink bear-shaped handbag that was hidden in the wardrobe closet of her Hollywood home and believes the bag was taken by a former friend. Apparently, most of Cobain’s ashes … Continue reading Cobain's Ashes Reportedly Stolen

Cobain Signature Shoe Announced

I love Converse shoes and have several pairs of Chuck Taylors and lament my giving away a pair of One Stars several years ago to GLONO co-founder Sabu. So it’s with mixed feelings that I read about the announcement of a limited edition Kurt Cobain signature shoe from the now-Nike owned Converse. The shoe is … Continue reading Cobain Signature Shoe Announced

Rock Stars on Half-Life Plan

Live fast, die young, and leave a beautiful corpse. Clich├ęd, sure, but also apparently true. A recent study of 1,050 American and European music artists between 1965 and 2005 shows that rock and rollers are twice as likely to die young as the rest of us working stiffs. While the idea that rock stars tend … Continue reading Rock Stars on Half-Life Plan

Courtney Selling Kurt’s Stuff – ALL OF IT

As if selling licensing of Kurt’s songs for video game ads or shitty TV shows weren’t enough, Courtney Love now plans to sell off nearly all of his remaining possessions under her control. I guess the massive money dead celebrity auctions is taking in these days is just too much to pass up. Would selling … Continue reading Courtney Selling Kurt’s Stuff – ALL OF IT