Tag: Kurt Cobain

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Dylan Carlson, “Conquistador”

I know it’s utterly blasphemous to suggest in underground circles, but my first point of entry when listening to Dylan Carlson’s new...

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad: R.I.P. Kurt & Layne

METAL DAD: THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW. COLLECTS YEARS 3 & 4! Click here. METAL DAD shirts! Click here to get yours....

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #713: “The Foo Fighter”

METAL DAD: THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW. COLLECTS YEARS 3 & 4! Click here. METAL DAD shirts! Click here to get yours....

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Buzz Osborne — A Walk With Melvin

Buzz Osborne doesn’t give a s*** what you think about the new Melvins record....

Music, News

In Memoriam: Chris Cornell (1964-2017)

Shock abounds as fans learn of the singer's passing....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Kurt Cobain, “Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings”

Kurt Cobain’s first solo record – recently released 21 years after his 1994 suicide and paired with a suspect “documentary” film...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Elephant Rifle, “Ivory”

This record begins with the uncontrolled wailing of guitar feedback and squalor, later joined by the gasps of a dying piano. And that’s a...

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Jesse Frohman, “Kurt Cobain: The Last Session”

Twenty years after Kurt Cobain’s tragic suicide, he’s still, it seems, as popular as ever. Sure, Cobain and company have sold some 25...

DVD Reviews, Music, Music Videos

DVD Review: “Money for Nothing: A History of the Music Video”

A critical look at a critical look at the history of the music video....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Nirvana, “In Utero: 20th Anniversary Edition”

Nirvana’s In Utero always has been ripe with context. Upon release in 1993, it wasn’t just the group’s third full-length record...

SXSW 2013

SXSW Keynote Speech: Dave Grohl

It all started with a riff: the monster jam that gives life to a great rock song. Dave Grohl, the Nirvana basher and Foo Fighters front...


Dave Rullo Presents: Aging Hip Replacement #52

The 52nd Aging Hip Replacement post (a whole year, kids!) finds Dave Rullo wondering who'll be the voice of the next generation....

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Three

Episode 3 focuses on MTV: the role of politics in its history and programming, and the politically motivated artists who've been a part of...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On…The Primacy Of Rock Guitars

Remember when rock was popular and not niche? Dw Dunphy does....


Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: MC 900 Ft. Jesus’ “If I Only Had a Brain” (1994)

Certain musical acts come along that are so original, so different, so forward leaning that their arrival brings irrevocable change to the...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Foo Fighters, “Wasting Light”

Do you remember rock 'n roll? On Foo Fighters' latest, Wasting Light, the answer is yes....


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Doesn’t Smell Like Team Spirit to Me

As most of you know by now, “The Goon and the Prune” didn’t shoot a single frame of film in Bootleg City. Amnesty...


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: Nirvana, “Live At Reading”

Can you remember 1992? I certainly can, and what I remember is that trash TV — and to some extent, even the mainstream media —...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Video Games

Dw. Dunphy On… The Easy Way Out

Dw. Dunphy has returned with a new column -- and as it turns out, he's all fired up about these damn kids, with their Rock Band, and...


Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: The Cult, “Sonic Temple”

Things should have been going swimmingly for The Cult. Their album Electric had succeeded in becoming the biker-rock record they hoped it...


Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: “Grunge Is Dead: The Oral History of Seattle Rock Music”

It’s hard to believe (for those of us who lived it, anyway) that it’s been fifteen years since Kurt Cobain committed suicide....


Film, Music

Long, Cold Winter: The Music of “The Wrestler”

Mickey Rourke got all sorts of accolades in Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler -- but, as Cory Frye observes, the film's soundtrack has...



Being Kurt Cobain

My first impression of Kurt Cobain, even before I knew anything about him, was that he was the kid in school who was painfully quiet, but...


Books, Bookshelf

Bookshelf: Danny Goldberg, “Bumping Into Geniuses”

Danny Goldberg – Bumping Into Geniuses: My Life Inside the Rock and Roll Business (2008) purchase this book (Amazon) Most rock &...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: “Produced by Don Dixon”

Last week’s column opened by noting that, when you hear the name “Don Dixon,” you’re probably more likely to think...