kurt cobain

Ty Dolla $ign Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Kurt Cobain, Kanye West, and More Artists

Ty Dolla $ign has never made a secret of his influences. Musical heavyweights from across R&B, hip-hop, gospel, and rock have given him a distinct musical lineage and provided…
Will Gottsegen / August 6, 2019

Kanye West’s Sunday Service Performs Christian Versions of Nirvana Classics

Kanye West has been using his Sunday Service performances to explore new material, as well as debut covers of music by the likes of No Doubt. The latest iteration of…
Will Gottsegen / July 29, 2019

Frances Bean Cobain Sings “Sad Song” That Sounds Like It’s About Her Dad

Frances Bean Cobain teased yet another song on Instagram Wednesday. In the caption, the 26-year-old warned that "these are clips of a very sad song but it’s…
Maggie Serota / June 19, 2019

Kurt Cobain’s Sweater From In Utero Photoshoot Goes for $75,000 at Auction

A sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during the last photoshoot before his death went for $75,000 at auction. As Rolling Stone points out, the cardigan…
Rob Arcand / May 19, 2019

Kurt Cobain’s Reading Festival Hospital Gown Is For Sale

Kurt Cobain's hospital gown from Nirvana's performance at Reading Festival in 1992 is up for auction. Fans with copious amounts of disposable income can bid on this dark…
Tosten Burks / March 7, 2019

Read the 911 Call From Frances Bean Cobain’s Ex-Husband’s Alleged Kidnapping [Updated]

Earlier this year, Frances Bean Cobain's ex-husband Isaiah Silva sued his former mother-in-law Courtney Love, Love's manager Sam Lutfi, actor Ross Butler, and several others, alleging…
Tosten Burks / December 3, 2018

Kurt Cobain Offers His Thoughts on Rap Music in Unreleased 1991 Interview

A lost Kurt Cobain radio interview has been unearthed and posted in its uncut form to the Bandcamp of the Ontarian band Dead City Beat. It…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 27, 2018

Riverdale Actor Denies Conspiring With Courtney Love to Murder Frances Bean’s Ex-Husband

Back in May, Francis Bean Cobain's ex-husband Isaiah Silva sued Courtney Love, Love's manager Sam Lutfi, and several other men, whom Silva claimed participated in a conspiracy to…
Tosten Burks / October 16, 2018

In Utero Came Out 25 Years Ago Today — Here’s an Amusing Video of College Students Reviewing It at the Time

The third and final Nirvana album, In Utero, turns 25 today — we did an Anniversary piece on it when it turned 20. On this…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 21, 2018

Watch Dave Grohl Perform Nirvana’s “In Bloom” With Trombone Shorty

This weekend Dave Grohl took the stage with New Orleans trombonist and bandleader Trombone Shorty to perform a cover of a classic by Grohl's former band.
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 17, 2018

The Love Issue: Our October 1998 Cover Story

This cover story originally appeared in the October 1998 issue of Spin. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Hole's Celebrity Skin—originally released September 8, 1998—we are republishing it here.
Philip Weiss / September 8, 2018

An Obviously Bogus Pro-Trump Kurt Cobain Quote Is Going Viral on the Right-Wing Internet

Perhaps you've seen it in your social media feeds this week. A quote, attributed to Kurt Cobain, that eerily predicts and approves of the prospect…
Andy Cush / August 3, 2018

Frances Bean Cobain Speaks Out Against America’s Mental Health Taboo

At the opening of a new exhibition of Kurt Cobain's personal possessions in Ireland, daughter Frances Bean Cobain spoke out against what she described as a…
Anna Gaca / July 17, 2018

Dave Grohl: After Kurt Cobain Died “It Broke My Heart Just to Hear Music”

In an interview with CBS This Morning's Anthony Mason that aired Sunday (July 8), Dave Grohl discussed the period of intense grief he felt after Nirvana…
Maggie Serota / July 9, 2018

Kurt Cobain’s Personal Belongings to Be Featured in New Museum Exhibit in Ireland

Personal items once belonging to late Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain are set to go on display in Ireland's Museum of Style Icons on July 19, Reuters…
Maggie Serota / June 14, 2018
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