Home taping in the 80s didn’t necessarily kill the record industry but the cassette format gave a voice to those that the mainstream didn’t always have an ear for.
Released just a week after Kurt Cobain’s death, Hole’s Live Through This saw Courtney Love bare her soul on an alt.rock classic that still surprises.
With an impact that continues to loom large over music, Kurt Cobain’s legacy is assured. Here artists and former confidantes pay tribute to his life’s work.
Titled 'Sway: Infinite Color And Sound', the exhibition was inspired by Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable revues of the late 1960s.
Cobain was memorably pushed on to the stage in a wheelchair at the 1992 headline set, which is regarded as one of Reading’s greatest ever performances.
The famed show which took place on 31 October 1991 at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre will be released as a double LP.
Pete Shelley, the lead singer and co-founder of punk pioneers Buzzcocks has died in Estonia reportedly from a heart attack at the age of 63.
The Kurt Cobain composition had been on the band’s debut album ‘Bleach’ in 1989, but became a 1994 single from their 'MTV Unplugged In New York' release.
Produced in Minnesota by Steve Albini, the album helped change the course of 1990s rock.
While everyone expected Dave Grohl to recede into the background after the end of Nirvana, he pulled off one of the biggest second-acts in rock history.
The exhibition, titled ‘Growing Up Kurt Cobain’ will be displayed this summer in Ireland at the Museum of Style Icons in Newbridge, Co Kildare.
Pat DiNizio, vocalist and songwriter with New Jersey rockers The Smithereens has died at the age of 62 after suffering ill health
The famous blue teal Cloud guitar played by Prince during the 1980s and 90s sold for a record $700,000 at an LA auction house last weekend
Famous items of memorabilia once owned by Nirvana's Kurt Cobain, Prince, Michael Jackson are going on display in Newbridge, Ireland
The microphones used by producer Steve Albini to record Nirvana's final studio album In Utero are to be auctioned in September 2017