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Hole Drummer Talks About Life With Kurt Cobain In 'Hit So Hard'; Grunge Icon Passed Away 18 Years Ago Today

  • By Edward Davis
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  • April 5, 2012 6:51 PM
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18 years ago today, on April 5, 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain passed away. You all know the story, voice of a generation, grunge icon, inadvertent music game-changer, Cobain committed suicide after grappling with depression and heroin addiction in the midst of a maelstrom of fame, there's not a lot more we can add.

Exclusive: Oren Moverman Says He’s Off Deeply "Unconventional" Kurt Cobain Biopic; Says Courtney Love Was Heartbroken

  • By Edward Davis
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  • November 18, 2011 5:30 PM
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Screenwriter/director Oren Moverman is having a banner year. His sophomore directorial effort, the blistering L.A.P.D. cop-drama “Rampart,” is a stunner, one of the year’s best and it features a scorching performance by Woody Harrelson. Other than Micheal Fassbender in “Shame,” it’s an unparalleled and astonishing turn into darkness (if both those two don’t get nominated, burn the Academy down).

Did You Know? Quentin Tarantino Asked Kurt Cobain To Play Eric Stoltz’s Part In 'Pulp-Fiction'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 25, 2011 11:44 AM
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The year was 1993. It was September and the school year had just started. Unless you were a pre-teener, chances are you were finishing high school or starting college (if you were friends with us). You were disenfranchised, angry, frustrated; the culture of complaint sweeping the zeitgeist was hitting your sweet spot and you were pissed.

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