The hard life and fast times of grunge’s tragic hero Kurt Cobain have been told and retold, but not quite like this. A new iPad app depicts the story of Nirvana’s frontman as a graphic novel, with bright colors and playful art used to represent Cobain’s childhood and darker, more chaotic strokes to parallel the rocker’s life in turmoil.
At one time he was every parent’s worst nightmare and conservative America’s quintessential example of what happens when you drink, take drugs and embrace a life of rock 'n' roll. Now, Ozzy Osbourne is embraced by mainstream America and even an icon of Americana, ‘The Today Show’ eagerly book interviews with the 62-year-old rock legend.
In late August, Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan announced that the band would tour the U.S. in 2012, but the entire band has been noncommittal about whether or not they’ll ever release another studio album – until now.