kurt cobain

Noisey News

Fire Destroys Aberdeen Museum of History, Home to Kurt Cobain Exhibit

The fire broke out Saturday morning at the Armory Building in the center of Cobain's hometown. How much might be salvaged remains unclear.
Alex Robert Ross
New music

Stephen Malkmus and Kim Gordon Have a Country-Pop Song, Y'All

"Refute," taken from Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' new album 'Sparkle Hard,' is a twangy pop song that keeps a little jaggedness.
Alex Robert Ross
we saw this

The Foo Fighters Pub Will Melt Your Ice-Cold Heart

I went to the merch-filled London boozer and their fans are just so nice, dammit.
Niloufar Haidari
Sounding Off

Courtney Love Is Way More of a Pioneer than People Still Like to Admit

Once you scrub away the venom projected onto her, you're left with a string of undeniably influential albums.
Daisy Jones
Future Days

What Is It That Makes Ripoffs of Good Artists so Bad?

You can use hazy filters and sing about all the drugs you want, but it's not going to make you The Weeknd.
Drew Millard

What Should We Do with an Artist’s Music After They Die?

We continue to pry open, quite literally in Prince’s case, the private works of artists to feast on their off-cuts, but is this fair?
Alexandra Pollard

Newcastle... Why Have You Given Us a Nirvana Tribute Band Fronted by an Elvis Impersonator?

Four Geordies came up with the idea for a laugh. Now they're selling out venues up and down the country. We spoke to them about how and why.
Oobah Butler
First Dates

I Went on a First Date with... Sean Paul

I whisked off the dancehall star to a hotel bar to chat about Nirvana, French kissing, and finding out you're dead.
Emma Garland

By George, The By Gods' New EP 'Phone Calls' Is Exactly What We Needed

If the phrase “go in the direction of your dreams” has any weight to The By Gods, then, by god, I hope they do.
Annalise Domenighini

Muscle and Marrow Talk Love, Courtney Love, and Their New Album, Called—You Guessed It—'Love'

Stream their discomfiting sophomore album and read our in-depth interview about emotions, doom, sexism, and Nikki Minaj.
Cat Jones
Noisey News

Now You Can Be the Proud Owner of Kurt Cobain's Angry Letter to David Geffen

Hang it up next to your Kurt Cobain credit card and cardigan.
John Hill
Longreads Or Whatever

Forget Nirvana, Pearl Jam Was the Most Influential Band of the 90s

Nirvana is the band we say changed rock, but we know deep down Eddie Vedder's voice captured the 90s.
Brendan Kelly