kurt cobain

You Can Now Check Out Some of Kurt Cobain’s Unseen Paintings

We recently caught word that a couple Kurt Cobain paintings would be on display at the Seattle Art Fair this summer, including a couple-never-before-seen works. Now…
Dale Eisinger / August 3, 2017

Watch Full Video of Nirvana’s 1988 Radio Shack Performance, Plus a 90-Minute Interview With Kurt Cobain

On January 23, 1988, a fledgling band not yet known as Nirvana recorded their first demo tape. The following day, they posted up after hours in…
Anna Gaca / July 5, 2017

Kurt Cobain’s Incesticide Painting Will Be Shown at Seattle Art Fair This Summer

Two Kurt Cobain paintings that have never been displayed will be on show at at the Seattle Art Fair from August 3 through the 6,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 29, 2017

Krist Novoselic Is Peddling Fake News About That Photo of Kurt Cobain and the Notorious B.I.G.

There's a photo you may have seen floating around recently, perhaps Instagrammed by A$AP Ferg or model Cara Delevingne. It's a grainy image of the Notorious B.I.G. hanging…
Anna Gaca / May 15, 2017

Watch a Young Kurt Cobain Play With Plasma Globes at Radio Shack

Yesterday, on what would’ve been Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday, video archivist Mike Ziegler published a previously unreleased video of the Nirvana frontman playing with three…
Taylor Berman / February 21, 2017

Frances Bean Cobain Pens Note to Father Kurt Cobain on His 50th Birthday: “Thank You for Giving Me the Gift of Life”

On what would’ve been her father’s 50th birthday, Frances Bean Cobain shared a handwritten note to Kurt Cobain on Instagram. "You are loved and you…
Taylor Berman / February 20, 2017

Nirvana’s Nevermind Turns 25

This piece originally ran in the September 2011 issue of SPIN to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind. It has been edited for space and…
SPIN Staff / September 24, 2016

Classic Reviews: Nirvana, Nevermind

This review originally ran in the December 1991 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 25th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, we've republished this piece here. …
Lauren Spencer / September 23, 2016

Nirvana Confirms Kurt Cobain Is Still Dead, Not Living in Peru

Today is the 20th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death, but the latest death hoax conspiracy involves another Gen X icon. Four years ago, Peruvian talent…
Brian Josephs / September 13, 2016

Frances Bean Cobain Releases Her First-Ever Musical Recording — on Instagram

Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle" is a known millennial classic and reliable karaoke mainstay. Now it has the distinction of being the song chosen for Frances…
Brian Josephs / August 8, 2016

Frances Bean Cobain’s Estranged Husband Says He’s Keeping Kurt’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar

Frances Bean Cobain's divorce from Isaiah Silva, her husband of 21 months, has taken another turn for the dramatic: According to TMZ, the 31-year-old frontman of the Eeries claims that…
Anna Gaca / July 6, 2016

Here’s a Handwritten Letter From Kurt Cobain to Juliana Hatfield

Juliana Hatfield has decided to sell a handwritten letter sent to her from Kurt Cobain, a choice she's written about for the Talkhouse. The note…
Rachel Brodsky / May 5, 2016

Guitar Kurt Cobain Played on Nirvana’s Final U.S. Tour Is Up for Auction

Since Kurt Cobain's credit card and iconic green sweater have sold at auction (a lock of the Nirvana frontman's hair was initially for sale, but was taken…
James Grebey / April 18, 2016

A New Graphic Novel Will Ponder the Question: ‘Who Killed Kurt Cobain?’

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain killed himself on April 5, 1994. Many people disagree. Perhaps then they'll be interested in a new graphic novel that's being…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Frances Bean Cobain Files for Divorce After 21 Months of Marriage, Wants to Protect Father’s Estate

Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of the legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has filed for divorce from her husband of 21 months. According to People, divorce documents…
James Grebey / March 24, 2016
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