Nirvana

Kurt Cobain (Courtesy Sub Pop)

Nirvana Practiced Ten Hours a Day for ‘Nevermind’ to Stay Warm

According to producer Butch Vig, the band’s relentless practice schedule before recording the 1991 classic was a way to stay warm during the brutal Northwestern winter.

10/03/2014

(Photo by Duane Prokop/Getty Images)

Coolio Really Wanted to Work with Kurt Cobain

“Why you gotta do that before I do a song with you?” he asked. “I was mad at his people.”

10/02/2014

(Rachel Murray/Getty Images)

Courtney Love Spent All of Kurt Cobain’s Nirvana Money

What would you do with $27 million?

08/12/2014

(Photo courtesy Lokal Legend)

Watch Kiesza Cover Nirvana’s ‘Heart Shaped Box’

Kiesza’s rendition of “Heart Shaped Box” was performed as part of her appearance on NME’s Basement Sessions.

08/07/2014

(Rachel Murray/Getty Images)

Courtney Love On Kurt Cobain Biopic: ‘I Am Leading The Charge’

“Some beautiful blond, tragic, gorgeous actor boy is hitting on me, and why? He wants to play Kurt. So I am moving that over to the agency side. I am not Cecil B. DeMille or anything like that.”

07/24/2014

Kurt Cobain of Nirvana (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Here’s What It Took to Appear In Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Video

If you’ve ever wondered how the disaffected kids in the bleacher stands were chosen for Nirvana’s iconic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video, take a look at this casting call.

07/01/2014

Kurt Cobain (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Courtney Love says Kurt Cobain ‘Wanted Fame Bad,’ Contrary to Myth

“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”

06/24/2014

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