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Tinie Tempah Waiting For New Kurt Cobain

Tinie Tempah thinks the current generation needs a Kurt Cobain figure.The 'Pass Out' hitmaker called for a new artist to capture the spirit of today's teenagers and the times in the same way the the...

Kurt Cobain Biopic Will 'Embody' The Late Musician

Brett Morgan's film about Kurt Cobain will be an ''embodiment of his character''.The director has been making a feature based on the late Nirvana frontman's life with his widow, Courtney Love, for the past five...

Dave Grohl Denies Nirvana Reunion Tour Rumours

A representative for Dave Grohl has shot down rumours suggesting the Foo Fighters star is planning to stage a Nirvana reunion tour by hiring a new singer to front the legendary band.The drummer-turned-singer reteamed with...

12-12-12 Benefit Concert Raises Over $30 Million For Hurricane Relief

The 12-12-12 Concert, which took place on, yes, the 12th this month, was a rousing success, with over 20 million viewers tuning in nation-wide and $30 million raised, according to Nielsen estimates.The lineup was an...

Nirvana Fronted By Paul Mccartney - What Did Courtney Love Think?

So, Paul McCartney joined the surviving members of Nirvana to perform a one off gig in aid of the victims of Hurricane Sandy, which was hardly going to provoke a hostile reception right? I mean...

Courtney Love Is Against Paul Mccartney Fronting Nirvana In Place Of Kurt Cobain

Courtney Love, Kurt Kobain's widow and mother of his only child, has expressed her distaste at the appointment of Paul McCartney to be the front man of a Nirvana reunion at the 12-12-12 charity gig...

Standing Out From The Crowd: Katie Holmes And Blake Lively Stuning At Sandy Relief Concert 12-12-12

Katie Holmes and Blake Lively were in danger of stealing the limelight from the host of rockers performing at last night’s Concert For Sandy Relief at New York’s Madison Square Garden (December 12, 2012). Even...

Sandy Benefit Concert Highlights: Bruce Springsteen, Rolling Stones, Paul Mccartney And Nirvana Hit The Mark

Yesterday’s Concert For Sandy Relief (December 12, 2012) turned into a year’s worth of rock and pop headlines, all rolled into one. Not only were some of the coolest kids on the block performing (Alicia...

Paul Mccartney Fronts Nirvana Reunion At Hurricane Benefit

If you’ve wondered what it would be like to have Paul McCartney perform with Nirvana – and we’re sure you have in some darker moments – well, now that exists.McCartney took the stage at last...

Bruce Springsteen And The Rolling Stones Among The Lineup Of Sandy Benefit Concert

A slew of New York natives, as well as plenty of Brits performed at last night’s 12-12-12 benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy, which ripped through the city in October.Bruce Springsteen, a Jersey man...

Courtney Love 'Not Amused' By Nirvana Reunion

Courtney Love is ''not amused'' by Sir Paul McCartney's performance with Nirvana.The outspoken musician - widow of the band's late singer Kurt Cobain - was fuming over The Beatles star fronting a mini reunion with...

Paul Mccartney Fronts Reunited Nirvana For Star-studded Sandy Benefit

Sir Paul Mccartney turned grunge rocker on Wednesday night (12Dec12) as he fronted a reunited Nirvana with drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic during the finale at the epic 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief...

Nirvana And The Beatles Join At 12/12/12 Concert, Paul Mccartney Plays Kurt Kobain

Two of the biggest rock bands in history, shrouded in tragedy, are Nirvana and The Beatles, so their collaboration- of sorts- is a really big deal. As the Sun reports, Paul McCartney is joining forces...

Nirvana And The Beatles Join At 12/12/12 Concert, Paul Mccartney Plays Kurt Kobain

Two of the biggest rock bands in history, shrouded in tragedy, are Nirvana and The Beatles, so their collaboration- of sorts- is a really big deal. As the Sun reports, Paul McCartney is joining forces...

Has The World Gone Mad? Is Sir Paul Mccartney Really Replacing Kurt Cobain In Nirvana?

Is Sir Paul McCartney really going to replace Kurt Cobain in a newly-reformed Nirvana?Well, if you cast a glace over the online chatter today, you would certainly think that. It’s not strictly true, of course...

Sir Paul Mccartney Joining Nirvana Members?

Sir Paul McCartney is set to front Nirvana at the 12.12.12 concert in New York tonight.The legendary Beatles musician is to team up with the surviving members of the grunge band - Dave Grohl and...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Sing With Nirvana At Sandy Relief Gig

Sir Paul Mccartney is to fill in for Kurt Cobain as the surviving members of Nirvana reunite at the Superstorm Sandy benefit in New York on Wednesday (12Dec12).Grunge stars Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic...

Kurt Cobain Documentary In The Works

A documentary about Kurt Cobain is being made.The late Nirvana star's wife, Courtney Love, has approached filmmaker Brett Morgan about the project, which has reportedly been in the works since 2007.Brett told the new York...

Rolling Stones Director Working On Kurt Cobain Film With Courtney Love

The director behind the Rolling Stones' latest documentary is working on a new film about Kurt Cobain with the Nirvana frontman's widow Courtney Love.Brett Morgan teamed up with the veteran British rockers to make Crossfire...

Michael Jackson Highest Earning Dead Musician

Michael Jackson earned more than any other dead musician in the 2012. The 'Thriller' star, who passed away in 2009, made $145 million to top the chart - calculated for the year running October 2011...

Smashed Smells Like Teen Spirit Guitar Up For Auction

The guitar Kurt Cobain smashed in Nirvana's classic Smells Like Teen Spirit video is expected to fetch up to $40,000 (£25,000) at auction when it goes under the hammer in London next month (Nov12).The instrument...

Courtney Love Eyes Nirvana Musical

Rock icon Kurt Cobain's widow Courtney Love is writing a musical based on his band Nirvana's rise to fame.Love is collaborating with Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lutfi on a potential stage show telling the...

J Mascis, Dinosaur Jr Frontman Was Asked To Join Nirvana – Twice!

Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis has revealed that Kurt Cobain asked him to join Nirvana, on more than one occasion. In an article with Spin magazine, Mascis reveals that the first time he was asked...

Foo Fighters Hiatus Confirmed By Dave Grohl

After hinting that the Foo Fighters will be going on hiatus at last weekend's Global Citizen Festival in New York, Dave Grohl has confirmed this on the band's Facebook page in a warm letter to...

Coldplay, Pink Floyd And Kylie Minogue To Be Dropped

Coldplay, Pink Floyd and Kylie Minogue are to be dropped by their label.Troubled British record company EMI is undergoing a £1.2  billion takeover by Universal Music Group, and the European Commission ruled today (24.09.12) it can...

Melvins Tour Van With Kurt Cobain Mural Sold For $24,701

A battered tour van used by cult rock band the Melvins and featuring a mural by Kurt Cobain has recently been sold on eBay for a generous $24,701.The van, dubbed 'Melvan', was auctioned as a...

Have The Foo Fighters Played Their Last Ever Gig?

Foo Fighters splitting up? Well, no, we didn't think they were either, but they definitely aren't. So Foo Fighters fans can rest easy now, safe in the knowledge that the band will definitely be performing...

Foo Fighters Close Reading

Foo Fighters' played their ''last show for as long time'' at Reading Festival on Sunday (26.08.12).The US rockers closed the three-day event with a 26-song set and frontman Dave Grohl advised fans to make the...

Dave Grohl: Don't Plan To Be Be A Rock Star

Dave Grohl says nobody should plan to become a rock star.The Foo Fighters frontman says he is ''really lucky'' to have made a career out of music, but advises young people that they should never...

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