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Courtney Love says her gay friends made her a rock star and she is a gay icon

The Hole singer credits her homosexual pals with helping her learn how to dress well and have a commanding presence when she enters a room.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hole

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MuchMusic.com

What "A-list male rock stars" could sing for Nirvana?

Last week, the surviving members of Nirvana reunited to perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Music, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Nirvana does Kurt Cobain proud at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony

And-sorry, lifetime enlistees of the KISS Army-it wasn't Paul Stanley making up with his famously sworn enemy Peter Criss.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Kiss, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Nirvana Bass Player Calls All-Female-Fronted Rock ...

In a blog post on Monday, entitled "Punk Rock Gender Parity," Nirvana bass player Krist Novoselic called the band's set last Thursday at its Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction -- in which a succession of female rockers stood in for late frontman Kurt Cobain -- a "good tribute to Kurt and what Nirvana was about."

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Columbian

Off Beat: Nearly two decades later, reporter still revels in Nirvana

When I found Nirvana, it was 1996 and Kurt Cobain was two years gone. But he lived on in my Discman.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Headphones

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Nirvana Steals the Show at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Celebration [President Reagan mocked]

The band was introduced by Stipe, who delivered an eloquent speech that addressed the power and historical importance of the band as part of a counterculture that somehow became mainstream.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Aberdeen, WA

Iol.co.za

He struck a chord with young guns

Kurt Cobain, voice of a generation. Also, that generation's guitar teacher. It has been 20 years since the Nirvana frontman abandoned this plane, leaving behind a trove of power chords that can still be heard beneath the tender fingertips of anyone learning to play the electric guitar.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hypebot

Music Publishing News Weekly Roundup 4.11.14 - UK Stats, Dianne Warren, Kurt Cobain & More

PRS For Music has released its overall numbers for 2013 . The U.K. Performing Rights Organization increased their annual revenue by collecting A 596 million in 2013 to distribute to its collective estimated 100,000 members.

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Rock102online.com

Courtney Love Whacked with Tax Bill, Court Judgement

It's been an up-and-down week for Courtney Love . The singer and widow of Kurt Cobain saw her late husband's band Nirvana inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night, but earlier in the week a Los Angeles court ordered her to pay $96,000 to a fashion designer she'd defamed, The New York Post reports.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge

VH1

Topic Hub Nirvana Reunite At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Joan Jett fronting Nirvana for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was one of the worst kept secrets in rock n' roll but it turned out to be a red herring.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Pop/Rock, Foo Fighters, R.E.M., Music, Entertainment

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Kurt Cobain: Still influential in 2014?

Twenty years ago, we lost Kurt Cobain. Few singular stars were as deeply influential as the Nirvana frontman, who smashed apart the otherness of the rock star persona and made it a more egalitarian pursuit.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Kurt Cobain death conspiracy film gets trailer

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago last Saturday and now, the first look trailer for a docudrama examining his passing has been released.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Suicide

SFGate

Nirvana, Kiss, Gabriel in rock hall

This Dec. 13, 1993 file photo shows Kurt Cobain of the Seattle band Nirvana performing in Seattle, Wash.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Gabriel, Kiss, Pop/Rock, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA)

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Nirvana, Kiss, Gabriel in rock hall

This Dec. 13, 1993 file photo shows Kurt Cobain of the Seattle band Nirvana performing in Seattle, Wash.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Gabriel, Kiss, Pop/Rock, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA)

Salon

When Nirvana fooled the New York Times: Grunge-gate and made-up trends

As the iconic alt-rock act is inducted into music's hall of fame, a look back at a great prank, and the way of fads Kurt Cobain is now 20 years in his grave.

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Stereogum

Watch Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic On The Tonight Show

Tonight, Nirvana will enter the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, possibly performing with Joan Jett filling in for Kurt Cobain.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Winston Aldworth: Listening for echoes of an era

Herald travel editor Winston Aldworth was in Seattle as the city marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Nirvana, Grunge

Hollywood Reporter

Private Pictures of Kurt Cobain's 1989 Breakout Tour

The haunting images, courtesy of Bazillion Points Books, show the Nirvana singer when he was on the cusp of global fame five years before his death.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Mudhoney, Business News

Rock102online.com

Could Joan Jett Stand In for Kurt Cobain at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In...

It's only a rumor, but word on the street is that Joan Jett may be standing in for Kurt Cobain when Nirvana is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tomorrow night.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Pop/Rock, Foo Fighters

Shockya.com

Soaked in Bleach Trailer Uncovers Kurt Cobain Death Conspiracies

A new teaser trailer for the upcoming docudrama, 'Soaked in Bleach,' which offers a definitive examination of the death of beloved Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has been released from is production companies, A Suburban Hitchhiker and Daredevil Films.

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