WE REMEMBER: Kurt Cobain

110404-kurt-cobain-4.png
Kurt Cobain performs at MTV Live and Loud, December 1993 (Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
WRITTEN BY
William Goodman

Seventeen years ago on April 8, the body of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was discovered at his mansion just outside Seattle, WA. Coroner's reports claim he killed himself three days earlier, making April 5 the unofficial anniversary of Cobain's death.

In memoriam, we are revisiting our past stories about the late Nirvana frontman, including Chuck Klosterman's theoretical piece about Kurt's life if hadn't died, featured in SPIN's April 2004 tribute issue; Chris Norris' moving tribute, also featured in our April 2004 issue; and a scrapbook of Cobain photos, including some donated by Courtney Love, collected from the pages of SPIN.

Check out more Nirvana stories on SPIN.com >>

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26
  • 2 Buzzcocks — "It's Not You" " 02:46
  • 3 The Drums — Magic Mountain " 04:05
  • 4 Jessie Ware — Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe " 03:46
  • 5 Flying Lotus — Coronus, the Terminator " 02:40
  • 6 JEFF The Brotherhood — Gouge Away " 02:52

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA