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Indie Heroes the Vaselines (Finally) Play the States
Indie Heroes the Vaselines (Finally) Play the States
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Indie Heroes the Vaselines (Finally) Play the States

Only one date left for US fans to see Scottish group that was Cobain's fave

(Newser) - Known stateside as Kurt Cobain’s favorite band, Scottish rockers the Vaselines finally made their US debut Wednesday—18 years after their only release. To a small, adoring, and cultish crowd, the show was “the second coming of Jesus, John Lennon, and Ian Curtis, all at once," writes...

50 Top Pop Brainiacs
 50 Top Pop Brainiacs 

50 Top Pop Brainiacs

Lennon, Marley, Berry rock on

(Newser) - "Towering natural abilities" and "exceptional creative powers" infuse the most memorable music of generations, forged by Blender's top 50 pop-music geniuses. The top 10:
  1. Bob Dylan: Each of his brave self-reinventions is "an authentic American original."
  2. John Lennon: "His drive pushed the Beatles from a
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Chanel Eyes Cobain 'Teen Spirit'

15-year-old daughter of Love and Cobain may be Lagerfeld's new face

(Newser) - Karl Lagerfeld wants grunge god Kurt Cobain's 15-year-old living legacy as the face of his next Chanel ad campaign, the Daily Mail reports. Rocker mom Courtney Love keeps a tight leash on Frances Bean Cobain, who posed for a number of mags earlier this year, so no deal has been...

Cobain Isn't Curt in New Documentary

Nirvana leader opens up on life and Love in unheard interviews

(Newser) - A new documentary tells the story of Kurt Cobain’s life in the singer’s own words, the Independent reports. Kurt Cobain: About a Son, on DVD this month, is constructed around 25 hours of previously unreleased interviews of the Nirvana frontman by journalist Michael Azerrad. Cobain, who committed suicide...

Fans to Reach Nirvana at the Movies
Fans to Reach Nirvana at
the Movies

Fans to Reach Nirvana at the Movies

Courtney Love will produce Universal bio-pic on Kurt Cobain

(Newser) - The story of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain will soon come to life on the big screen, Variety reports. Universal Pictures has commissioned a screenplay about the troubled life of the grunge rocker, which will be based on the Cobain biography “Heavier than Heaven.” Courtney Love, the rocker’s...

Courtney to Hawk Cobain Memorabilia

"I'm going to have a Christie's auction," singer mumbles

(Newser) - Tormented rock queen Courtney Love is staging a high-profile yard sale for the personal effects of husband Kurt Cobain, the Nirvana frontman who committed suicide 13 years ago. "We'll make a lot of money and give a bunch of it to charity," the addled singer promises.

Swank Rehab Center Sues Courtney Love

The court forced her into rehab. Now will it make her pay the bill?

(Newser) - Courtney Love, mother to Francis Bean, widow to Kurt Cobain, and unexplainable guest at Comedy Central's Pamela Anderson roast, is in the courts again. No drugs or assault on the docket this time: Beau Monde International, a plush rehab facility where Love spent three months in 2005, is trying to...

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