Frances Bean Cobain recently bought a new house, and it’s a swanky one! The heir to the grunge throne of the late rock star Kurt Cobain and daughter of wack-star Courtney Love recently purchased a home in Los Angeles with a $1.8 million dollar price tag. Might seem like a pricey pad for a teenager but when Frances Bean turned 18 last year she inherited approximately 37 percent of the Kurt Cobain estate.
Yesterday (Aug. 18) marked the 19th birthday of Frances Bean Cobain, the sole child of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love. And just in time for her big celebration, Frances has come out of hiding in a new series of photos that reinvent the tattooed wild child as a classic beauty in step with the iconic starlets of the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Frances Bean Cobain has tried her hand at many different artistic pursuits over the years – visual artist, singer, 'Rolling Stone' intern – but a new spread of dramatic black-and-white photos recently taken by Dior Homme designer-cum-photographer Hedi Slimane points to a new possible career for the most famous of famous rock offspring: fashion model.
Nirvana were well known for their destructive on-stage behavior, but rarely did their Who-like antics turn violent. Earlier in the show, Cobain bashed some of the venue's monitors with his guitar due to his frustration with the sound
Back in 1989, Nirvana were just starting to develop a following as a band on the Sub Pop Records lineup. On July 17, 1989, Nirvana were playing at New York City's Pyramid Club when a drunken fan wandered onto the stage