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‘Kurt Cobain Day’ To Be Declared in Late Nirvana Singer’s Hometown of Aberdeen, Washington

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The year 2014 is proving to be quite the eventful one for Nirvana considering it's been 20 years since the band was active. The group will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year and now comes word that the late Kurt Cobain will be celebrated annually in his hometown of Aberdeen, Wash.

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Footage of Nirvana’s Final Los Angeles Gig Before Kurt Cobain’s Death Posted Online

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Geffen Records

As we draw closer to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's tragic passing, it will certainly be a time of reflection on the music that left such a lasting impact on the world. As fans pour through the Internet watching footage of the band, we're always in search of more. Most recently, filmmaker Dave Markey discovered some personal footage he had of Nirvana's last show in Los Angeles, Calif. before Cobain's suicide, and posted it on Dec. 30 (watch above via CraveOnline).

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Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain Visited GG Allin in Prison

Kurt Cobain / GG Allin
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Just imagine this beautiful scene. In early 1990, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain visited deranged punk rocker GG Allin in prison. The entire story has been captured in a new book about the Flaming Lips, and the meeting between Cobain and Allin is too hilarious not to read.

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Kurt Cobain Nearly Banned Dave Grohl From Performing at Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged’ Concert

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Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

On Nov. 18, 1993, Nirvana took a trip to New York City and taped their iconic 'Unplugged' set for MTV. The special aired less than a month later on Dec. 14, adding yet another immortal moment to Nirvana's vast list of achievements. However, 20 years later, MTV has revealed that at the insistence of Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl almost didn't perform at the 'Unplugged' set.

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What Would Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon + Other Late Rockers Look Like Today?

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Frank Micelotta, GettyImages / Sachs Media Group

Get ready to be fascinated and totally creeped out at the same time. We've all imagined what our favorite late and legendary rock musicians would look like in the present day, but with the use of advanced aging technology, we can actually see it for real.

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Gene Simmons on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain: ‘Just Because You Died That Makes You an Icon? No’

Gene Simmons and Kurt Cobain
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While Kiss have certainly carved out their own chapter in music history, Gene Simmons recently shared his thoughts on the current state of the music industry for new bands, the challenges that they face and the disappearance of the rock icon.

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Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home Up for Sale

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The mother of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has put the singer's childhood home on the auction block. Wendy O'Connor is selling the 1.5-story Aberdeen bungalow that resides two hours southwest of Seattle.

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Dave Grohl Remembers Last Conversation With Kurt Cobain

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Geffen Records

Together, Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl made history. Nirvana broke new ground with 'Nevermind' in 1991 and the living members of the band are currently celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the band's follow-up effort, 1993's 'In Utero.' In a new interview, Grohl speaks with Rolling Stone about his relationship with the late Kurt Cobain, revealing his final exchange with the singer.

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Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain – Rockers Who Died at Age 27

Dave Alexander / Kurt Cobain / Kristen Pfaff
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After the deaths of legends like Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin all at the age 27, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain added his own name to the list after committing suicide in 1994. And it was Cobain's death that really brought the notion of a ‘27 Club' to the public eye. 

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Rare Nirvana ‘In Utero’ Commercial Features Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic + Dave Grohl Giving Birth

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YouTube: Nirvana

Words cannot describe the bizarre, jaw-dropping nature of a long-lost promo for Nirvana's third studio album, 'In Utero' just surfaced. The would-be commercial for 'In Utero' features "pregnant" Nirvana members Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl taking a birthing class taught by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait in drag. Yes, you read that correctly.

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