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Crappy Bond movie director to helm Kurt Cobain biopic

February 17, 2009 drainu182 0

There’s no way better to honor Kurt Cobain’s life than to make a movie about him, especially one that’s directed by the dude who made the newest James Bond movie, Quantum of Shit Solace. It’s being reported on Production Weekly (via Cinema Blend that Forster’s interested in it. Forster has also directed The Kite Runner, Stranger Than Fiction and Monster’s Ball. For a detailed timeline about the project, head on over to the Play List.…

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The Huffington Post Interview with Danny Goldberg

November 18, 2008 drainu182 0

Stephen Elliot from The Huffington Post recently interviewed Danny Goldberg. Danny Goldberg used to manage Nirvana, run Atlantic Records, Artemis Records, Air America Radio, produce movies and write political books. He wasn’t really great at any of those jobs but it’s cool because he wrote a book about the music industry and we all go gaga over that kinda stuff. Having worked for Danny, I can say that he was sort of like Commandant Lassard from the Police Academy movies: …

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Kurt Cobain won’t be lit in a blunt and smoked

October 2, 2008 drainu182 0

Yesterday, news came out that some artist named Natascha Stellmach said that she had acquired Kurt Cobain’s ashes and that she was going to smoke it as the finale to some exhibit she has on October 11th. She’s getting attention for it and The Perv only mentions it because it’s being reported today by Courtney Love’s publicist Alan Nierob that Kurt’s ashes were never stolen. Courtney’s still a psycho but let’s just hope we’re done talking about Kurt’s ashes.…

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Nirvana biographer Michael Azerrad Interview

September 30, 2008 drainu182 0

Jim Shearer over at IFC interviewed famed music author/journalist Michael Azerrad a few weeks ago. Azerrad wrote probably the best Nirvana biography Come As You Are back when Kurt Cobain was still alive. Shearer asks Azerrad about making About A Son (the Kurt Cobain movie that came out last year), how Kurt was as a father, how he’d react to blogs and the music scene nowadays. It’s quite good stuff. Read all about it here. …

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Kirk Hammett talks about solo album, early Metallica, Kurt Cobain

September 23, 2008 drainu182 0

With the new Metallica album dropping, there’s been a cornucopia of interviews, news, blurbs and all that other stuff. The Perv’s trying to limit their coverage but thought it’d be interesting to share a video clip of Kirk Hammett, Metallica’s guitarist, talking about how Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was a big fan of the band and about the early days of Metallica in this Rolling Stone interview. Click to see the video

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Kurt Cobain Memorial Tribute Show Review (with Videos)

September 16, 2008 drainu182 0

This Saturday they had the 2nd annual Kurt Cobain Memorial Tribute Concert in Hoquiam, WA. Here is a brief review of the show. If you didn’t go, don’t worry, we have videos for ya (Thanks to RazingCulture on flickr for the pic):

Harvey Danger – Very Ape (Nirvana cover)

Harvey Danger – Aneurysm (Nirvana cover)

Schoolyard Heroes – Territorial Pissings (Nirvana cover)

Gebular – 27

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Crazy Courtney Love throws suicide themed bday party for daughter

September 15, 2008 drainu182 1

Psycho bitch Courtney Love threw a “goth” suicide-themed birthday party for her daughter Frances Bean’s 16th birthday. Frances Bean is Kurt Cobain (the Nirvana dude) and Courtney Love’s daughter. And we all know how Kurt died. So yeah.. Courtney… you’re sick. But hey, let’s hear what her rep had to say about the party:

“It was a lovely party with a live band, In & Out Burgers and a bunch of 16 year old kids.”

Here are some actual details …

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Kurt Cobain Tribute Show Tomorrow (9/13)

September 12, 2008 drainu182 0

For the second year in a row, The Kurt Cobain Memorial Committee is putting on a tribute to Kurt Cobain concert in Hoquiam, WA. As you may know, the famous singer/guitarist from Nirvana was born in Aberdeen which is only about four miles away. The show will be taking place at the 7th Street Theatre and proceeds will go towards a youth center named after Kurt and a park among other things. One hit wonders, Harvey Danger, will be headlining …