Posts tagged "kurt cobain"

Review: ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ Is a Reminder That Kurt Cobain Is Dead

Kurt Cobain died at age 27 in 1994 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound; unlike Elvis or Tupac, even his conspiracy theorists don’t think he’s still…
Dan Weiss / November 10, 2015

Kurt Cobain’s Famous ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Sold for $137,500

Update: Wondering what Kurt Cobain’s lock of hair sold for in the auction? SPIN reached out to Julien’s Live to find out what happened to the controversial…
Brennan Carley / November 9, 2015

Hear a Rare Kurt Cobain Demo of Nirvana’s ‘Been a Son’

The forthcoming release of the Montage of Heck companion album will flood the Internet with a bevy of “new” old Kurt Cobain music, and today the…
James Grebey / November 5, 2015

Lock of Kurt Cobain’s Hair to Be Sold at Auction Because People are Creepy Weirdos

If you thought we’d reached the nadir of Kurt Cobain auction paraphernalia when they sold his old credit card last February, well, then you haven’t seen anything…
James Grebey / November 2, 2015

Back to the Future of Music: Taking a Second Look at Some Old Predictions

For the next week, SPIN will be venturing into the great unknown to attempt to answer some questions (or at least hazard some guesses) about…
James Grebey / October 21, 2015

Krist Novoselic Talks Politics and Dreaming About Kurt on FOX Business Show ‘Kennedy’

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic stopped by the FOX Business show Kennedy, hosted by the former MTV VJ — yes, really — earlier this week, to…
Andrew Unterberger / October 10, 2015

Kurt Cobain’s Solo Demo of Nirvana’s ‘Sappy’ Released

  After a long run of speculation, last night the first taste of the Kurt Cobain’s posthumous “solo album” has surfaced thanks to a (literal)…
Colin Joyce / October 6, 2015

New Kurt Cobain Solo Album to Be Released as ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ This November

Update: Montage of Heck director Brett Morgen has unveiled the full Cobain album track list in a new interview with Rolling Stone. See it below. Kurt Cobain,…
James Grebey / September 28, 2015

Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Is the Most Iconic Song Ever, According to Science

Science hath declared that Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” is the most iconic song of all time. The seminal grunge track — a cut from SPIN’s …
James Grebey / September 24, 2015

Kurt Cobain Seven-Inch Featuring Beatles Cover Will Come Out This November

Update: A representative for Universal Music confirms the existence of the seven-inch and says that an official announcement will be made next week. Montage…
Colin Joyce / September 22, 2015

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks Foo Fighters’ Success and Missing Kurt Cobain

Earlier this week, we shared a new exclusive interview between Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic and SPIN founder Bob Guccione Jr. In that clip, the two discussed…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2015

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks About That Time He Was a War Reporter for SPIN

In 1993, SPIN founder (and recent WTF guest) Bob Guccione Jr. commissioned Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic to go report on the unfolding civil war in Croatia.
SPIN Staff / September 9, 2015

Courtney Love Pens Tearful Note to Kurt Cobain for Frances Bean’s Birthday

To commemorate/celebrate daughter Frances Bean Cobain’s recent 23rd birthday, last week Courtney Love shared a sweet photo via Instagram of her, the late Nirvana singer,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 24, 2015

Nirvana’s Previously Unreleased Demo ‘E-Coli’ Hits the Web

The first official documentary about Nirvana’s late lead singer, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, has espoused a ton of never-before-heard demos from the groundbreaking ’90s trio.
Rachel Brodsky / August 24, 2015

Nobody Wants to Buy Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home

There’s one quaint, four-bedroom house on Chicago Avenue in Aberdeen, Washington, that’s different from all the rest. While other houses on the block tend to sell for…
James Grebey / August 19, 2015

Hear Kurt Cobain’s Unreleased Track From ‘Montage of Heck’

Montage of Heck director Brett Morgen has been teasing all sorts of new material for the film’s theatrical re-release. That’s now underway, so some of…
Colin Joyce / August 17, 2015

Watch Kurt Cobain Crack Wise About Stomach Pain in ‘Montage’ Outtake

Another day, another trickle from the everlasting Montage of Heck font. Since tomorrow sees the Kurt Cobain film’s rerelease in theaters — with an unreleased demo…
Brennan Carley / August 6, 2015

6,557 Miles To Nowhere: SPIN’s 2003 Chuck Klosterman Essay

This is the piece that (eventually) became the skeletal structure for Killing Yourself to Live, a book some people love and many people hate. The principal…
Chuck Klosterman / August 6, 2015

‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Soundtrack to Include Demos, Skits

Brett Morgen Is Bawling Over 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck' Brett Morgen…
Harley Brown / August 5, 2015

Billy Corgan on Alt-Rock: ‘You Do Not Hear People Playing Guitar the Way Kurt Cobain Played Guitar’

Billy Corgan’s press appearances and VIP Q&As around this year’s Smashing Pumpkins tours have been, as expected, a veritable goldmine of potent quotables. After praising…
Colin Joyce / August 5, 2015
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