Tag Archives: Nirvana

Alec Baldwin to host SNL for record-breaking 16th time

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Tonight marks the 37th season premiere of Saturday Night Live, and repeat host Alec Baldwin will helm the episode. The event will mark Baldwin’s sixteenth time serving as host of the classic comedy sketch show, marking a clean break from his tie with Steve Martin, who[...]

Kurt Cobain bridge memorial plans “scrapped”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Plans to honor Kurt Cobain with a memorial bridge in his home town of Aberdeen, Washington have hit a road block. City council members “scrapped” a motion to rename a bridge after the late Nirvana singer for fear that such a move would honor Cobain’s drug[...]

‘Glee’ hasn’t made a fan out of Dave Grohl

HollywoodNews.com: A lot of musicians and singers have been supportive of having their music featured on ‘Glee,’ but Foo Fighter and former Nirvana musician Dave Grohl doesn’t care about being involved. Grohl recently spoke to ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ about musicians getting to choose whether or not they want involvement, states[...]

Foo Fighters doc completely rocks SXSW

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It took a documentary about a band to finally rock my world at South By Southwest this year. Granted, the Foo Fighters might be the biggest – if not the only – rock-and-roll band left, so the crowd jammed into the Paramount Theater last night for[...]

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch to distribute William S. Burroughs documentary

Hollywoodnews.com: You have to admire the decisions made by Oscilloscope Laboratories, the moderate-sized production company guided by Beastie Boy Adam Yauch. The company just announced plans to release a documentary about famed Beat writer William S. Burroughs entitled “A Man Within.” The picture, directed by Yony Leyser, showcases a number[...]

Courtney Love made hanky panky with Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani knows

By Staff Courtney Love, former lover to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, is shouting out to the world that she had an affair with Gavin Rossdale after he married Gwen Stefani. Stefani has been married eight years to Rossdale, the former lead bandmember of grunge band Bush, and has two[...]

Rpattz playing Kurt Cobain would be “silly”, says Courtney Love

By Kim Palacios Despite a flurry of speculation (dare I say hope?) caused by the U.K. based rag, The Sun, in its April 9th article, Robert Pattinson is unlikely to be offered the role of Kurt Cobain.  The late musician’s widow, Courtney Love, has dominion over the short list of[...]

“Messenger” director Oren Moverman to do Kurt Cobain film

BY STAFF THR’s Risky Business Blog has reported that Oren Moverman, director of “The Messenger,” is set to direct a film about the rock star Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) who took his own life in 1994. “Brothers” screenwriter David Benioff took the project in 2007 and has done a fair share[...]