Few musicians possess the talent and character to retain 'Rock God' status nearly 20 years after their demise, but since 1994, the memory of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has not faded one bit. Countless tributes have been paid to Cobain since his suicide, with the latest being a strange and multidimensional stage show featuring Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore.
Since the news broke of a new documentary chronicling the life of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, there have been conflicting reports as to whether the legendary musician's widow Courtney Love will be a part of its creation. Brett Morgen, director of HBO's new documentary on the Rolling Stones, 'Crossfire Hurricane,' was recruited by Love to oversee the Cobain project, but it seems as if that will be Love's only contribution to the project.
The grunge scene of the early '90s has been credited for flipping the music world on its ear and effectively shoving the hair metal dominance of the late '80s to the side. However, grunge's takeover didn't just affect hair metal, and rapper Jay-Z says in a new interview that even the growing popularity of hip-hop stalled out a little bit when Nirvana came to prominence.
Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has long been an inspiration to artists and creative types. Everything from books to music and collectibles have been created in his honor. The latest addition to that list is an upcoming sticker book inspired by the musical visionary titled ‘Kurt and the Gang.’