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Blu-ray & Music Review: ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ and ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ [Deluxe Edition Soundtrack]

Kurt Cobain (Photo Credit: Universal)

Brett Morgen succeeds where others before him have failed in giving the world a Kurt Cobain life story that is as profoundly intimate, non-judgmental and powerful as you could ever ask for. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Soaked in Bleach’ – Controversial Film About Kurt Cobain’s Death

Kurt Cobain, 'Soaked in Bleach,' Benjamin Statler

When news reports of Kurt Cobain's suicide came out, the world was in shock and then settled back to thinking it was another of example of a rocker living fast, dying young and leaving a good looking corpse. Only in Cobain's case it wasn't so good looking; a shotgun blast to the head killed him. Or was it? After the case was closed by the Seattle Police Department another investigator who had information pieced together details and information that he had that the police didn't want to see. His conclusions are explosive and may result in re-investigating Kurt Cobain's death, this time as a homicide. Read More »

Only the Good Die Young: 7 Stars Who Died at 27

Image via Flickr by Roland Tanglao

It's a sad fact that many great artists died too soon through untimely tragedies or the consequences of bad habits. Was there any way these stars could have turned things around? Read More »

Book Review: ‘Completeness of the Soul’ by Jim Booth – Portrait of the Artist as an Aging Rock Star


Can an aging rock star escape stardom with his life, and find completeness outside of it? This is the central question in this brilliant, timely, deeply moving novel by Jim Booth. Read More »

Book Review: ’27: A History Of The 27 Club’ by Howard Sounes


A fascinating, mostly even-handed new book looks at rock's most exclusive fraternity of tragedy, and its six most famous members. Read More »

Music DVD Review: PJ Harvey & Seamus Murphy – Let England Shake: 12 Short Films by Seamus Murphy

Noted photographer collaborates with PJ Harvey for an extraordinary "Video LP." Read More »

Music Review: Nirvana – Nevermind Deluxe Edition

Now twenty years old, Nirvana's monster hit gets tricked out in an expanded edition. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Nirvana – Live at the Paramount

On the cusp of superstardom, Nirvana rocks a relatively small venue on Halloween, 1991. Read More »

Interview: Proverbial’s Guitarist Talks Songwriting, Music Industry, and a Dream Collaboration

Scott Gerry of Virginia-based rock band Proverbial names his musical idols, explains how his group crafts its sound, and much more. Read More »

The Enduring 20-Year Legacy of Nirvana’s Nevermind

Still one hell of a beautiful sounding noise. Read More »